Partnerships Development Specialist (readvertisement)

Job categories Partnerships
Vacancy code VA/2024/B5502/27569
Department/office AR, EAPMCO, Indonesia
Duty station Jakarta, Indonesia
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-10
Duration Open-ended
Application period 22-Feb-2024 to 21-Mar-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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UNOPS South East Asia Multi-Country Office (EAPMCO)

The South East Asia and Pacific Multi Country Office (EAPMCO) supports, develops and oversees the UNOPS portfolio of projects in South East Asia and the Pacific. EAPMCO was established in January 2023 following the merger of the Thailand Multi-Country Office, which covered 20 countries across  North East Asia, South East Asia and the Pacific, and the Cambodia Multi-Country Office, which covered 4 countries South East Asia - 3 countries in the Mekong Sub-region (Cambodia, Lao PDR and Vietnam) and the Philippines.  EAPMCO currently covers 24 countries across North East Asia, South East Asia and the Pacific. With its head office in Bangkok, the Multi-Country Office comprises nine business units: SEMCO Thailand, EAPMCO Indonesia,  EAPMCO Pacific Operations Cluster, EAPMCO Papua New Guinea, EAPMCO China, EAPMCO Vietnam, EAPMCO Lao PDR, EAPMCO Philippines and EAPMCO Cambodia.

In 2023, the UNOPS EAPMCO implemented projects worth more than USD 75 million, in the areas of Energy Transition, Digital Transformations, Sustainable Environmental Management, Climate Change, Waste Management, Rule of Law and Access to Justice, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Post Conflict Reintegration, Emergency Relief, Post COVID19 Economic Transformations, and Health, through HR, procurement, construction, contract management, fund and program management services.  

The Multi Country Office head office in Bangkok provides strategic direction, operational support, delivery oversight and assurance of the excellence of business processes and quality standards across all of the entire Multi Country Office locations. It is also responsible for developing, delivering and managing the portfolio of engagements in the country of the MCO location itself. 

UNOPS in Indonesia

UNOPS established its operations in Indonesia in 2005 in response to the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami in December 2004. Since then, UNOPS Indonesia has delivered more than $200 million in projects, focusing on infrastructure, fund management, and capacity building related to environmental protection, strengthening health systems and improving post-disaster management and recovery.  Other UNOPS activities in Indonesia are related to strengthening economic resilience post-COVID-19, promotion of sustainable energy solutions, transactional services to other UN agencies and procurement of medical items. UNOPS projects in Indonesia  contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular, SDG 13 on climate action, SDG 15 on protecting life on land, SDG 7 on affordable and clean energy and SDG 3 on good health and well-being. 

Reporting to the Head of Partnerships, the incumbent will be responsible for the identification, negotiation and formulation of new engagements and developments for UNOPS to support the Governments of Indonesia and Timor-Leste and more broadly across the MCO. The role will also have a secondary reporting line to the Indonesia Country Manager. 

The Partnerships Development Specialist will act as an interface between UNOPS and the Government of both Indonesia and Timor-Leste, for a wide range of initiatives in the areas of infrastructure, innovation, environmental management and health. This will require expertise in relationship building and the provision of advice in the management and direction of strategic approaches when engaging with senior Government counterparts. The incumbent will also assist the coordination of business development activities with UNOPS, Government stakeholders, project development consultants and UNOPS internal teams. 

As is deemed required, the position may also work to identify new engagements across the Pacific and broader countries of operation under EAPMCO. 

The incumbent will lead and coordinate several business development activities i...

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

Education: Minimum advanced university degree (master’s or equivalent...

Contract type: LICA Contract level: ICS 10 / LICA-10 Contract duration: ...

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