Project Coordinator at UNOPS, Brasília, Brazil

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Deadline: 4 July 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Coordinator in Brasília, Brazil. The duration of this post is 12 months.

UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure, and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Project Coordinator will perform the following functions-

  • Establish working procedures and coordination mechanisms with UNEP, MCTIC, Project Technical Coordinator and the co-executing partners.
  • Work with the Project Technical Coordinator and the Project Director to define and implement the appropriate workflows and procedures related to the approval of project documents.
  • Ensure adequate inter-institutional coordination and stakeholder participation mechanisms during project implementation, upon directions from the Project Director.
  • Manage communications and ensure stakeholders are aware of project activities, progress, and deadlines
  • Manage the information flows between the Executing Partner (MCTIC), UNEP, the Project Technical Coordinator and the co-executing partners.
  • Support in the negotiation and establishment of institutions partnerships for achieving projects results, including preparation/revision/amendment/extension of legal and cooperation documents for the approval of the parts involved.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • University Degree (bachelor’s degree / first level) in Project Management, Business Administration, International Relations, Political/Security/Development Studies is required.
  • Advanced University Degree in Project Management, Business Administration, International Relations, Political/Security/Development Studies, or other relevant discipline is highly desirable.
  • At least 2 years of progressive experience in project development and management, with focus on monitoring, reporting, development, and coordination preferably in the UN System.
  • Experience in coordinating transversal projects and interaction with multi-sector stakeholders.
  • Oral and written fluency in English and Portuguese

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.