Partnerships Senior Officer - Liaison

Job categories Partnerships
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5010/26045
Department/office ECR, AUMCO, Austria
Duty station Home-based, Azerbaijan
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-9
Duration Up to 150 working days within 1 year, with possibility of extension subject to performance and availability of funds
Application period 15-May-2023 to 02-Jun-2023

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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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 organisations.  With over 6,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, where they need it.  By implementing around 1,000 projects for our partners at any given time, UNOPS makes significant contributions to results on the ground, often in the most challenging environments.

The Austria Multi-Country Office (AUMCO) was set up in August 2019 as a part of the UNOPS Europe & 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

Under the direct supervision of the Partnerships Specialist, the incumbent should be an organized, efficient, and communicative Liaison Officer to coordinate between UNOPS and Government entities. In this role, the incumbent will act as the middle person between UNOPS and the different Ministries to support acquisition of new business,  streamline operations, resolve issues, improve communications, and generally ensure that the relationships are mutually beneficial. S/he may be asked to provide similar services to other AUMCO activities in Central Asia and elsewhere. 

The Partnerships Senior Officer will assist the AUMCO management team (and relev...

Education: Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Business Administra...

Contract type: Local Contract Agreement, Retainer Contract level: ICS-09 / ...

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

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UNOPS – an operational arm of the United Nations – supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by successfully implementing its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.

Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development.

We are proud of our people. The UNOPS family brings together approximately 160 nationalities, represented by over 5,000 UNOPS personnel as well as some 7,800 personnel recruited on behalf on our partners. Spread across 80 countries, our workforce is rich in diversity and culture – with inclusion at its core.

We understand the importance of balancing professional and personal demands and offer several flexible working options.

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