Project Manager at UNOPS, Juba, South Sudan

Deadline: 4 July 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Manager in Juba, South Sudan. 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 Manager will perform the following functions-

  • Establish solid working relationship with the project board (Executive, Senior Users and Senior Suppliers), client and key stakeholders.
  • Manage communications and ensure stakeholders are aware of project activities, progress, exceptions and are in a position to accept handover products.
  • Advise the client on issues that may impact the achievement of their outcomes (including issues of sustainability and post project requirements such as maintenance).
  • Manage the information flows between the Project Board/OC Director and the project(s).

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s Degree in Project Management, Business Administration, International Relations, Political/Security/Development Studies, or other relevant discipline is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree 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 Master’s degree.
  • Minimum 7 years of progressive experience in project development and management, with focus on monitoring, reporting, development and coordination in either public or private sector organizations is required.
  • Experience in post-conflict/ conflict situation is required.
  • Fluency in written and oral English required.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.