Country Manager H/F

  • Nom de l'entreprise UNOPS
  • Secteur d'activité Services
  • Lieu de travail Dakar, Sénégal
  • Date d'expiration 21 Juillet
  • Nombre de postes 01 poste ouvert
  • Type de contrat Indépendant/Saisonnier
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UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.

Working with us

UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.

Diversity

With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.


description 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 organizations. With over 8,000 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.

UNOPS CDOH in the Central African Republic (CAR) is looking for a Country Manager based in Bangui to manage the programme and stakeholders and lead the business development activities. The Country Manager reports directly to the Hub Director located in Democratic Republic of Congo who provides direction and general supervision and to the Hub Head of Programme as the secondary supervisor. It is the most strategic role for UNOPS in CAR. The Country Manager is responsible for programme development planning and programme implementation. The role contributes to the development and implementation of strategies to enhance the competencies and position of UNOPS in sustainable project management, sustainable infrastructure and sustainable procurement.

The Central African Republic Country Office (CAR) has a growing portfolio of over 100 million USD in projects, with more than 100 personnel. The portfolio of the CAR Country Office reflects that of its Hub in that it ranges from infrastructure rehabilitation and construction to multi-sectoral projects for social protection and peace and security.

profile Education

A Master’s degree in project management, public administration, business administration, social sciences, engineering or other relevant related field is required.

A combination of Bachelor’s degree with an additional 2 years of relevant work experience (meaning a total of minimum 12 years relevant experience as described below) may be accepted in lieu of the education requirements outlined above.

Certifications

PRINCE2® Foundation/Practitioner an asset, but required completion within first 6 months of onboarding.

Experience

A minimum of 10 years of experience managing multi-sectoral projects and that combines strategic and managerial leadership in project/programme management, planning and operations in a large international and/or corporate organization.

At least 5 years of leadership experience in country office management or equivalent, including supervising teams and managing budgets.

Some experience in UN system organizations preferably in a developing country is an advantage.

Experience in hardship or post conflict environments is desirable.LanguagesFluency in French required. Full working knowledge in English is essential.

offer

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.

Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Work life harmonization - UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract types

For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post

The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.


  • Nom de l'entreprise UNOPS
  • Secteur d'activité Services
  • Lieu de travail Dakar, Sénégal
  • Date d'expiration 21 Juillet
  • Nombre de postes 01 poste ouvert
  • Type de contrat Indépendant/Saisonnier
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