Project Management Specialist at UNOPS, Copenhagen, Denmark

Deadline: 24 March 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Management Specialist in Copenhagen, Denmark. The duration of this post is 1 year.

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 Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • The PM Specialist will be responsible for the development and maintenance of UNOPS engagement development and acceptance procedures, including policy, process, system and tools.
  • The PM Specialist will work closely with the IPMG Standards unit, the unit responsible for setting UNOPS’ project management and infrastructure standards, to support the development of an effective Enterprise Portfolio Project Management (EPPM) system in integration of engagement development, acceptance and assurance.
  • The PM Specialist will support the definition of the operating envelope for engagement development, acceptance and assurance processes whilst ensuring alignment with the Project Management Methodology (PMM) and corporate reporting requirements.
  • This will be carried out in consultation with operations/operations support units and relevant policy units.
  • The PM Specialist shall work closely with IPMG Standards, liaise with system design and HQ units/regions to support the development of an iterative process that improves the programme and project development, acceptance / assurance processes and system functionality.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • An Advanced University degree (Master’s or equivalent) in Civil Engineering, Project Management, International Development, Risk Management, or a related field is required.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree with 2 additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a Master’s degree (total 7 years of experience).
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in project development, project management, portfolio management, engineering, risk management or any other relevant field is required.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.

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