Project Management Support Senior Officer

Job categories Project Management, Procurement
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5502/26664
Department/office AR, EAPMCO, Indonesia
Duty station Multiple duty stations (the position is to be based in Jakarta for the first 6 months and may change to Palembang due to the exigencies of the project), Indonesia
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-9
Duration Open-ended
Application period 08-Sep-2023 to 21-Sep-2023

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

This vacancy has been cancelled.

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South East Asia and Pacific  Multi-Country Office (EAPMCO)

The South East Asia and Pacific Multi Country Office (EAPMCO) supports, develops and oversees the UNOPS portfolio of projects in South East Asia and the Pacific. EAPMCO was established in January 2023 following the merger of the Thailand Multi-Country Office, which covered 20 countries across  North East Asia, South East Asia and the Pacific, and the Cambodia Multi-Country Office, which covered 4 countries South East Asia - 3 countries in the Mekong Sub-region (Cambodia, Lao PDR and Vietnam) and the Philippines. EAPMCO currently covers 24 countries across North East Asia, South East Asia and the Pacific. With its head office in Bangkok, the Multi-Country Office comprises nine business units: EAPMCO Thailand, EAPMCO Indonesia, EAPMCO Pacific Operations Cluster, EAPMCO Papua New Guinea, EAPMCO China, EAPMCO Vietnam, EAPMCO Lao PDR, EAPMCO Philippines and EAPMCO Cambodia.

In 2022, the UNOPS EAPMCO implemented projects worth more than USD 95.7 million, in the areas of Energy Transition, Digital Transformations, Sustainable Environmental Management, Climate Change, Waste Management, Rule of Law and Access to Justice, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Post Conflict Reintegration, Emergency Relief, Post COVID19 Economic Transformations, and Health, through HR, procurement, construction, contract management, fund and program management services.  

The Multi Country Office head office in Bangkok provides strategic direction, operational support, delivery oversight and assurance of the excellence of business processes and quality standards across all of the entire Multi Country Office locations. It is also responsible for developing, delivering and managing the portfolio of engagements in the country of the MCO location itself.

Background - Job Specific

Project Information:

The climate village programme / Program Kampung Iklim (PROKLIM) has been led by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry of The Republic of Indonesia (MOEF), since its inception in 2012. As of 2016, PROKLIM has become a strategic programme and a national movement for community-based climate change control in Indonesia. PROKLIM is one of MOEF’s priority programmes to respond to the impacts of climate change at ground level. 

The programme encourages the active participation of multiple stakeholders to increase community resilience, the impact of climate change and the reduction of GHG emissions. These include multi-stakeholder collaboration and partnership between governments, local communities, local businesses, NGOs, private companies, academia and financial institutions.

At the request of MOEF, UNOPS will assist the Government of Indonesia in effectively expanding PROKLIM’s coverage as well as strengthening sustainable livelihood activities.  This project, funded by the Temasek Foundation, intends to implement its activities in 100 villages across 10 districts in South Sumatra. 

EAPMCO is hiring for the position of Project Management Support Senior Officer under its Indonesia office and will report to the Project Manager, who provides general guidance and supervision in programme preparation, and for managing all stages of the programme to achieve results.

In addition to the PROKLIM programme, the Project Management Support Senior Officer will support the Project Manager in other programmes implemented by the Indonesia Office. 

Local Context: 

In Indonesia, UNOPS implements activities in coordination and partnership with the Government of Indonesia and other stakeholders and provides capacity building, policy development, technical expertise, knowledge enhancement and stakeholder coordination to improve the delivery of the Programme. UNOPS is engaging with Ministries and Government Agencies, donors and partners on various initiatives in Indonesia, including on Fund Management, Programme Management, Procurement, Infrastructure, Environment, Climate Change, and Energy. The position is to be based in Jakarta for the first 6 months and may change to Palembang due to the exigencies of the project. The current security level in the duty station (Jakarta) is low (2). 

Background on the Position description

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the incumbent will provide a strong contribution to the overall success of the project. S/he will play an important role in supporting the Project Manager with the coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, reporting and communication   activities related to the programme activities. In addition, the incumbent  will support the programme in areas of administration and procurement.

The Project Management Support Senior Officer will contribute to the effective delivery and implementation of strategic and effective procurement services, for a select group of goods and services. These services reflect best practices in international public procurement, compliance with UNOPS Financial Rules and Regulations and procurement policy, rules, regulations and procedure, ensuring appropriate risk management and obtaining the best value for money. 

The Project Management Support Senior Officer is also responsible for the quality of administrative support services provided within the programme portfolio. He/she analyzes and interpret the administrative rules and regulations and provide solutions to complex issues related to administration. The Project Management Support Senior will work in close collaboration with the support services within the Multi-Country Office to successfully deliver programme outcomes. 

The Project  Management Support Senior Officer will support the Project Manager in creating the Implementation Plan, using the Project Initiation Document (PID), the Legal Agreement, and having a thorough understanding of the terms, conditions, and the respective roles and responsibilities of the partners/stakeholders, to ensure the project outputs are capable of meeting the business cases for both UNOPS and the partner. 

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