Support Services Manager

Job categories Finance, Human Resources, IT, Procurement, Security
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5313/18136
Level ICS-10
Department/office AFR, CDMCO, Central African Rep
Duty station Bangui ( Non- Family Duty Station ), Central African Republic
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration Ongoing ICA – ‘Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
Application period 09-Sep-2020 to 01-Oct-2020

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

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. UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of peace building, humanitarian and development projects. 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 organizations.

The UNOPS Multi Country Office in Central Africa, located in Kinshasa, DR Congo, covers eleven countries, including in the Central African Republic (CAR). The multi-country office has developed strong working relations with the international partners, UN agencies including UN Missions and Governments of Central Africa over the years. It provides technical support and capacity building in strategic development areas including infrastructure rehabilitation and development across health, education, public works, governance/public administration sectors; procurement, project management and sectoral advisory services; peace and security, environmental preservation and protection among others.

The Central African Republic Country Office (CAR) has a growing portfolio of over 100 million USD in projects, with more than 100 personnel. The portfolio of the CAR Country Office reflects that of its Multi Country Office in that it ranges from infrastructure rehabilitation and construction to multi-sectoral projects for social protection and peace and security

The Support Services Manager has a dual reporting line to the Head of Support services based in the Multi-Country Office in Kinshasa and Country Manager - CAR office, leads and guides the Support Services Team in the Central African Republic Office, develops collaboration within the team as well as the client-oriented approach. Under the overall guidance of the Head of Support services, the Support Services Manager works in close collaboration with a number of local internal stakeholders, relevant partners as well as colleagues in HQ - to successfully deliver operations services.

Located in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) the UNOPS Hub in Cen...

The Support Services Manager acts as an advisor to Senior Management on all aspe...

Master’s Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administr...

A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in operations manag...

Fluency in written and oral French and English required.

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

1. Contract type: International individual contract agreement (IICA) 2. Contract...

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

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...
This vacancy is closed.


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