Head of Programme

Job categories Project Management, Leadership, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2022/B5101/24009
Level ICS-12
Department/office AR, AFCO, Afghanistan
Duty station Kabul, Afghanistan
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level P5
Duration One year initially, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability
Application period 19-May-2022 to 19-Jun-2022

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.  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 Country Office (CO) is responsible for managing strategic and operational risks associated with the CO portfolio of engagements, developing and delivering cost effective services contributing to partners' sustainable results and achievements of UNOPS management results.

With more than 20 years of experience in the country, UNOPS Afghanistan focuses on providing support to the people of Afghanistan through the  delivery of projects and services that improve the lives of people in need.  The UNOPS Afghanistan Country Office (AFCO) serves as an organizational mechanism to deliver a range of projects for which UNOPS is the implementation agency.  These include managing the construction of critical infrastructure, procurement, HR services, and humanitarian protection amongst others.  Reflecting the changing environment in the country, UNOPS is increasingly working with grants and labour intensive projects that build livelihoods in vulnerable communities. UNOPS  aims  to provide efficient and cost-effective implementation services on behalf of all our partners to support the people of Afghanistan.

The Head of Programme reports directly to the Country Office Director who provid...

Summary of key results: Programme ...

Education: A Master’s degree, preferably in project management, public adm...

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

Contract type: Staff Contract level: P5 Contract duration: One (1)&nbs...

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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