Project Manager - Urban Infrastructure Planning

Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5516/17561
Level ICS-10
Department/office AR, SAMCO, Nepal
Duty station Kathmandu, Nepal
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration Open-ended subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and/or satisfactory performance
Application period 20-Mar-2019 to 03-Apr-2019

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 has been cancelled.

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1. General Background

The Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the project(s) and provides services to the different donors, partners and beneficiaries.  He/she is expected to meet and exceed the organization's performance and delivery goals.

2. Purpose and Scope of Assignment

The project manager is responsible to produce/read the project initiation documents (PID), Legal Agreement and have a thorough understanding of the terms, conditions, and the respective roles and responsibilities of the partners/stakeholders to ensure the project(s) products are capable of meeting the business cases for both UNOPS and the client. Success of the project(s) and hence Project Manager will be based on the Success Criteria of UNOPS engagements which are linked to the below responsibilities. 

The Urban Infrastructure Planning Project Manager will work closely with Provincial Governments of Nepal to assess their infrastructure planning, delivery and maintenance capacity. The assessment may cover one or several infrastructure sectors, including roads, public transportation, water and sanitation, energy, waste management, ICT, health infrastructure and other public buildings. He/she will design and lead the implementation of capacity building activities based on the results of the initial stakeholder engagement. Work packages may include policy recommendations, organisational change, HR planning, technical training, software and hardware procurement as well as related change management activities.

The project will rely on a number of external suppliers for its successful delivery, managing tight timeline with some flexibility.

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