Senior Project Manager At UNOPS

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Summary of key responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Country Manager, the Senior Project Manager is responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project, including but not limited to: day-to-day operations and shall provide services to relevant donors, partners and beneficiaries. He/she is expected to meet and exceed the organization’s performance and delivery goals.
Summary of functions:

  1. Project Delivery and Performance
  2. Procedures
  3. Monitoring and reporting
  4. Stakeholder engagement
  5. Quality assurance
  6. Knowledge management and innovation
  7. Personnel management

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  • Advanced University Degree (master) in Project Management, Procurement and/or Supply Chain Management, Law, Commerce, Business Administration, Public Administration, Political/Security/Peace and Development studies, Finance, Economics, Engineering (physical infrastructure related), Civil Engineering, or other relevant disciplines.
  • A combination of a Bachelor’s degree with an additional 2 years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the education requirements outlined above.
  • A relevant combination of academic credentials and/or industry certifications and qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the university education.
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner Certification – Preferred.
  • For those who do not have a degree in Procurement of Supply Chain Management, Chartered Institute of Supply and Management (CIPS) or similar international Certification, is a distinct advantage.
  • Knowledge of UN/ /UNOPS Procurement Rules and Regulations is a distinct advantage.


  • Minimum seven (7) years of progressive experience (or more depending on academic credentials) in project development and management with a focus on monitoring, reporting, development and coordination of projects in either public or private sector organizations.
  • International experience of a minimum of seven (7) years is desirable.
  • Minimum seven (7) years experience in management and coordination of multi-disciplinary teams and external consultants within challenging environments is desirable.
  • Knowledge and experience of procurement practices are desirable.
  • Past experience within international/UN organizations, particularly UNOPS, in development, management and implementation of peace and development projects would be considered as a significant asset.
  • Good skills in interpersonal and communication relationships (spoken and written) is highly desirable.
  • Analytical, organizational and negotiation skills is desirable.
  • High level of ethics and integrity and demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships is preferred.
  • Experience working in the Philippines and Asia Region is desirable.
  • Experience working with minimal remote and general supervision is desirable.
  • Personnel supervisory experience in procurement is desirable.
  • Experience of working with Incoterms or International Commercial Terms is strongly desirable.
  • Knowledge of UNOPS policy relating to project management and procurement would be an asset.


  • Fluency in both written and spoken English is required.
  • Knowledge of an official Philippine language (Tagalog) is an asset.

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