Project Management Support - Associate

Job categories Project Management, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2024/B5110/26985
Department/office ECR, RSMCO, Serbia MCO
Duty station Podgorica, Montenegro
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-6
Duration Open-ended, subject to organisational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
Application period 26-Mar-2024 to 16-Apr-2024

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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In Serbia, where UNOPS has been active since 2000, and North Macedonia and Montenegro where UNOPS works since 2017, the organisation provides support in conduct of demanding socio-economic reforms and facilitating accession to the European Union. The projects focus on sustainable socio-economic development, good governance, rule of law, social cohesion, environment and emergency response. The projects are implemented with the funding from the European Union (EU), Kingdom of Norway, Governments of Switzerland, Sweden, North Macedonia, and Serbia. UNOPS Serbia Multi-Country Office (RSMCO) also covers Bosnia and Herzegovina, where the need for support and potential engagements are being assessed. The work of UNOPS and the projects it implements is contextualised within the broader Sustainable Development Goals frameworks and objectives of the countries of its operations.

UNOPS has been a reliable partner primarily of the Government of Serbia, and later of the Governments of North Macedonia and Montenegro, in providing support for demanding socio-economic reforms and facilitating accession to the European Union.

As part of its UNOPS Republic of Serbia Multi-Country Office (RSMCO) operations, and in partnership with the Ministry of Education in Montenegro, UNOPS is initiating a Functional analysis of education infrastructure” Project (Project) in Montenegro, which will contribute to improved quality of pre-school, primary and secondary education in Montenegro, by enhancing the capacity of national and local stakeholders, primarily MoE, to better plan, deliver and manage school infrastructure. Therefore, there are two results that the Project will achieve:

  • Enhanced MoE capacity for assessment and planning of school infrastructure 

  • Enhanced functionality of Montenegro Education Information System (MEIS)  

This Project is part of the broader vision focused on further comprehensive education reforms, and key beneficiaries of the Project are the Ministry of Education and schools in Montenegro.

The Project Management Support - Associate works under supervision and guidance ...

Education  Secondary school diploma is required.  Bachelor&rs...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

This is a local position, it is therefore open to nationals of Montenegro a...

Please note that UNOPS does not accept unsolicited resumes. Applications rec...

The UNOPS Republic of Serbia Multi Country Office (RSMCO) is implementing 16 pro...
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