Partnerships Specialist (multiple positions), Multiple positions

Job categories Partnerships
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5316/26154
Level ICS-10
Department/office AFR, GHMCO, Nigeria
Duty station Accra, Ghana and Abuja, Nigeria
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration Open-ended
Application period 09-Jun-2023 to 18-Jul-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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Organisational Context:

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.

Multi-Country Office Context:

The UNOPS Ghana Multi Country Office (GHMCO), located in Accra, Ghana is responsible for projects in Anglophone West Africa, covering Ghana, Gambia, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. GHMCO is responsible for managing strategic and operational risks engagements portfolio, developing and delivering cost effective services contributing to partners’ sustainable results and achievement of UNOPS management results.

We intend to recruit two partnerships specialists, one to be based and responsible for the office in Abuja, Nigeria, and a second one to be based and responsible for the office in Accra, Ghana. 

About the positions: 

Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Multi-Country Director for the Ghana Multi-Country Office and in close coordination with the Regional Office for Africa and the HQ Partnerships Group, a Partnerships Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing the partnership and programme development plan for countries within the Multi-Country office. They may also be requested to support partnership building in other offices and countries handled by the Multi-Country Director.

Summary of functions: They will be responsible for the following summary of Fun...

A.  Education A Master’s Degree (Advanced University Degree or ...

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

We intend to recruit two partnerships specialists, one to be based and responsib...

Please note that UNOPS does not accept unsolicited resumes. Applic...
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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.

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