Project Support Officer at UNOPS, Islamabad, Pakistan

Deadline: 22 August 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Project Support Officer in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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 Support Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Preparation and maintenance of project files, including internal and external project reports.
  • Manage information flows and oversee change controls, risk registers and issue management by establishing document control procedures
  • Manage assigned delivery of work packages and take responsibility for progress.
  • Coordinate and liaise with the Project Manager on the implementation progress.
  • Advise the Project Manager of any deviations from the plan and update plans.
  • Work with Project manager to identify and manage risks.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • A Master’s Degree in a relevant field (e.g. Business Administration, Logistics, Emergency Management, International Relations).
  • A combination of Bachelor’s degree with an additional 2 years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the education requirements outlined above.
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant and progressive professional experience, specifically in the field of Project Management and Operations Management with a focus on monitoring, reporting, development and coordination.
  • Full working knowledge of English is essential.
  • Knowledge of at least one local language of the duty station is required.
  • Nationality of Pakistan.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.