Project Management Specialist

Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2024/B0053/27388
Level ICS-10
Department/office AFR, AFROD, Office of the RD
Duty station Nairobi, Kenya
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
Application period 25-Jan-2024 to 11-Feb-2024

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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Africa Regional Office

Based in Nairobi, the Africa Regional Office (AFR RO) supports UNOPS’ offices throughout the region, providing programme, partnerships, management and oversight, health and safety, and human resources support.

The Africa Regional Office helps ensure that programmes and projects are executed to the highest standards, providing a shared knowledge base and ensuring that best practices and lessons learned are disseminated between projects across the entire region.

Under the guidance and supervision of the Regional Management and Oversight Senior Advisor (RMOA) the Project Management Specialist is responsible for operations, management and oversight analysis, and reporting. The Project Management Specialist promotes a collaborative, client-focused, quality and results-oriented approach. She/he works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and project management teams within Africa Region (AFR) and Headquarters (HQ) as required.

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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.

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