Project Management Support Associate

Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2024/B5131/28461
Department/office ECR, AUMCO, Albania
Duty station Tirana, Albania
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-6
Duration Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.
Application period 01-Jul-2024 to 15-Jul-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.


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Austria Multi-Country Office (AUMCO)

The Austria Multi-Country Office (AUMCO) is part of the UNOPS Europe and Central Asia Region (ECR). Specifically, AUMCO aims to enable achievement of Agenda 2030 and the Paris Agreement through global programmes and tailored interventions in the Balkans, South Caucasus, and Central Asia, focused on:
  • Infrastructure
  • Procurement 
  • Project Management (full service, back on track)
  • HR and Transactional Services
  • Grants Management 
  • Technical and Advisory Services
  • Project Information

UNOPS in Albania 

Established in 2020 to support, develop and manage a growing portfolio of projects, the UNOPS office supports the government of Albania in implementing the Build Back Better approach in addressing the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2019 earthquake.  In close collaboration with partners, UNOPS in Albania supports efforts to boost social and economic development of local communities throughout the country. UNOPS also supports partners' efforts to improve access to, and provision of, healthcare - helping transform medical care and diagnostic services in Albania.

From rescuing, repairing and renovating important cultural heritage sites, to procuring and delivering state-of-the-art medical equipment, UNOPS is supporting partners’ work to improve the lives of communities across Albania.


Project Background and Role of the incumbent

The Project “Support to the Rule of Law through digital transformation: Advancing  Case Management and Business Intelligence capabilities in Albania ” is designed to contribute to the enhancement of the Rule of Law system by increasing efficiency and effectiveness of the judiciary institutions in Albania and bringing  the system for promotion and protection of human rights in line with the best EU practices. The project will take four years for implementation. The Project Support Associate  will be supervised by the Project Manager and work in the core team of the project consisting of the international Project Manager, an international Change Mgt and Communication Specialist, and three local ICT specialists. The project is funded by the EU and is expected to start in 2024.  

The incumbent will support the Project Manager in ensuring UNOPS Policies and Procedures, Financial Rules and Regulations (FRR) are adhered to for efficient project implementation. In this role, the incumbent will assist in providing support to the overall aspects of operations related to finance, reporting, procurement, contract management, and administration. They will also work closely with the communications team and the support services team in the UNOPS Albania office. 

Project Implementation: Maintain project tracking and alert managers on dea...

Education Completion of secondary school combined with 6 years of professio...

Contract type: ICA Contract level: L-ICA-6 (ICS-6) Contract duration: Open-...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Please note that UNOPS does not accept unsolicited resumes. Applic...

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