Project Management at UNOPS, Mazar-I-Sharif, Afghanistan

Deadline: 17 December 2017

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Management in Mazar-I-Sharif, Afghanistan. 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 Management will perform the following functions-

  • Manage the production of the required products, taking responsibility for overall progress and use of resources and initiating corrective action where necessary.
  • Liaise with any external suppliers or account managers.
  • Authorize Work Packages.
  • Advise the Project Board and OC Manager of any deviations from the plan.
  • Identify and manage risks so that maximum benefit to client and stakeholders is achieved.
  • Manage and review product quality and ensure products are accepted.
  • Monitor and evaluate performance of service providers.
  • Identify and report potential business opportunities for UNOPS to supervisor.
  • Identify and report threats to UNOPS internal business case to supervisor.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced University Degree in Project Management, Business Administration, International Relations, Political/Security/Development Studies, or other relevant discipline.
  • University Degree (bachelor’s degree / first level) with a combination of 2 additional years of relevant professional experience in Project Management, Business Administration, International Relations, Political/Security/Development Studies, or other relevant discipline, may be accepted in lieu of the advance university degree.
  • 5 years of progressive experience in project development and management, with focus on monitoring, reporting, development and coordination in either public or private sector organizations.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.

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