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

You may find more information at https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=22066

Requirements

Education:

  • 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.

Experience:

  • 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.

Languages:

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

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