Regional Infrastructure Advisor

Job categories Project Management, Partnerships, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2017/B0051/13117
Level ICS-11
Department/office AR, AROD, Office of the RD
Duty station Bangkok, Thailand
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration One year initially, renewable subject to funding availability and performance
Application period 18-Sep-2017 to 09-Oct-2017

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

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UNOPS strategic focus places increased emphasis on national capacity development and sustainable approaches to project management, procurement and infrastructure services.  A key objective is to be recognized as an organization that delivers world-class infrastructure and project management, which is both economically and socially sustainable, even in the most challenging environments

Within UNOPS, the Infrastructure and Project Management Group’s objectives are to serve the organization’s personnel and partners by broadening their infrastructure and project management capabilities, while disseminating best-practices in both of these areas. Through this work, the group helps facilitate the successful delivery of programmes and projects around the world. This role will play a critical role working within the Asia Region (AR) while working closely with the Infrastructure and Project Management Group to serve the needs of the region in an Infrastructure Regional Advisory position.

Working with both the Asia Region (AR) and the Infrastructure and Project Management Group (IPMG), the successful incumbent can be expected to be responsible for providing Infrastructure Advisory services to Country Office senior management and technical staff in support of regional strategies and various projects across the Asia Region, within the offices which UNOPS operates.

This role will provide regional support in quality assurance, implementation of infrastructure projects and business development.  The incumbent will support the business development agenda in the Asia Region through their expertise, regional contacts and ability to demonstrate a depth of experience in their field.

The Regional Infrastructure Advisor will be a critical link between AR and its operations in the field, as well as with IPMG. This position will report to the Asia Regional Director with a secondary reporting line to IPMG. The incumbent will be required to work in a collaborative manner, with colleagues within the Asia Regional Office, Asia Region Country Teams at all levels across the organization.

This role will be based in Bangkok, Thailand but should business needs change, the duty station may be re-located within the Asia Region

Functional Responsibilities The Regional Infrastructure Advisor will be responsi...

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

Education: An advanced university degree (Master's or equivalent) in re...

Certifications: Certification in a recognized project management method...

Contract type:International ICA Contract level:IICA3 Contract duration:Initially...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

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