Project Support Officer at UNOPS, Gonaives, Haiti

Deadline: 25 September 2017

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Support Officer in Gonaives, Haiti. The duration of this post is 6 months.

UNOPS project managers and their local employees are helping to check the safety of damaged houses, build transitional shelters for homeless families, provide cleaner toilets for those living in camps, clear canals of debris to prevent floods, repair roads, and construct maternity centers and schools.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Project Support Officer will perform the following-

  • 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.
  • Advise the Project Manager of any deviations from the plan and update plans.
  • Monitor project budget and financial expenditure and all administrative procedures in line with the work-plan.
  • Support the Project Manager by monitoring budgets, cash flow and reporting on expense obligations to ensure that deliverables are met.
  • Coordinate vendor communications, meetings, and reports as necessary.
  • Assist the Project Manager in the preparation of project completion reports and ensure compliance with contractual obligations.
  • Support the compilation of lessons learned as per defined reporting format.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. Business Administration, Logistics, Emergency Management, International Relations).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Emergency Management or related field is required with 2 additional years of relevant experience can be considered in lieu of a Master degree.
  • Fluency oral and written in English and French.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant and progressive professional experience, specifically in the field of Project Management and Operations Management with focus on monitoring, reporting, development, and coordination is required.
  • Experience in humanitarian emergency operating contexts, including humanitarian coordination mechanisms, donors, security, and operations management is desirable.
  • Experience and demonstrated knowledge of UN rules and procedures in Procurement, Finance, HR Management and administrative rules and regulations will be an advantage.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.

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