Project Management Support Specialist (Finance & Contract Management)

Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5303/26704
Level ICS-10
Department/office AFR, KEMCO, Kenya MCO
Duty station Bujumbura, Burundi
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration Open ended subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability
Application period 21-Sep-2023 to 06-Oct-2023

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Kenya Multi-Country Office (KEMCO)

Kenya Multi-Country Office (KEMCO) sub-region currently consists of an established Operation Centre in Nairobi/Kenya which manages a portfolio of engagements in multiple countries in East and South Africa. These countries include Kenya, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania, Eritrea and several island states. KEMC focuses on Infrastructure, Procurement, Project Management, HR and Transactional Services, and Fund Management services in those countries. Our goal is to support countries, help people in need and enable our partners through delivering on our mandate of infrastructure, procurement and project management in the countries across East and South Africa.

Background Information - Job-Specific

Biodiversity conservation, sustainable land management and enhanced water security in Lake Tanganyika basin project is a project aimed at strengthening the collaborative partnerships between the Lake Tanganyika Authority (LTA) and the contracting States (Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania and Zambia). Lake Tanganyika Authority (LTA) was established by the contracting States on 12 June 2003 when the contracting States adopted what they call “Convention on the Sustainable Management of Lake Tanganyika.”

The project is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) through United Nations Environment (UNEP). UNOPS will be the Project Executing Agency, and is accountable to UNEP for the overall implementation of the project. UNOPS will establish a trans-boundary Project Coordination Unit (PCU) in Bujumbura, Burundi to coordinate the day-to-day administration and operations of the project across the four riparian countries (Burundi, DRC, Tanzania and Zambia). The duty station for the position will be Bujumbura, Burundi (Family duty station).

The project is comprised of 4 components:

(i) Addressing identified transboundary threats to fish biodiversity

(ii) Protection of core conservation zones in protected areas

(iii) Sustainable natural resource use in protected areas and their buffer zones

(iv) Transboundary coordination, information management and M&E.

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Project Management Supp...

Education: A Master’s degree in business administration, Account...

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