Portfolio Senior Assistant, Multiple positions

Job categories Project Management, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5007/26726
Department/office GPO, GVA, Geneva
Duty station Multiple
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-5
Duration Open-ended subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and/or to satisfactory performance
Application period 15-Sep-2023 to 07-Oct-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 is closed.

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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organisations. With over 6,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, where they need it. By implementing around 1,000 projects for our partners at any given time, UNOPS makes significant contributions to results on the ground, often in the most challenging environments.

The Geneva Office is looking for a highly motivated, skilled and experienced individual for the role of Portfolio Senior Assistant. Reporting to the Portfolio Manager, the Portfolio Senior Assistant works in close collaboration with both internal and external partners especially with UNOPS Bangkok Shared Service Center (BSSC), HR, Finance, Operations, and programme and projects personnel as well as with the focal points of the partner organizations to exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery. The incumbent is responsible for implementation of operational strategies, portfolio planning, administration and management, knowledge building and knowledge sharing.

The positions are to be located in Geneva, Switzerland and Copenhagen, Denmark. 

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UNOPS – an operational arm of the United Nations – supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by successfully implementing its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.

Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development.

We are proud of our people. The UNOPS family brings together approximately 160 nationalities, represented by over 5,000 UNOPS personnel as well as some 7,800 personnel recruited on behalf on our partners. Spread across 80 countries, our workforce is rich in diversity and culture – with inclusion at its core.

We understand the importance of balancing professional and personal demands and offer several flexible working options.

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