Support Services Officer at UNOPS, Bamako, Mali

Deadline: 25 September 2017

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Support Services Officer in Bamako, Mali. 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 Support Services Officer will perform the following-

  • Full compliance of operations with UNOPS rules, regulations and policies, implementation of corporate operational strategies, establishment of management targets and monitoring of achievement of results.
  • Knowledge building and sharing with regard to management and operations in the Programme, organization of the operations staff trainings, synthesis of lessons learned/good practices, and sound contributions to UNOPS knowledge networks and communities of practice.
  • Proper planning, expenditure tracking and audit of financial resources, in accordance with UNOPS rules and regulations.
  • Programme compliance with corporate human resources policies and strategies. Optimal staffing of the offices and projects.
  • Oversight of recruitment processes in accordance with UNOPS rules and regulations, appropriate use of different contractual modalities, contracts management, performing the function of HR Manager in One UNOPS.
  • Efficient implementation of a vendor database and use of the system to record the listing, updating, evaluation and monitoring of performance of service providers and vendors.
  • Provision of guidance on all procurement matters.
  • Establishment and management of a vehicle pool for providing transportation services as required by the Programme as well as to meet logistical needs.
  • Development and implementation of a vehicle management and maintenance system in accordance with UNOPS vehicle management policy and procedures.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced university degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Supply Chain Management, Public Administration or other related field with 5 years of relevant experience.
  • First level university degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Supply Chain Management, Public Administration or other related field with 7 years of relevant working experience.
  • 5 years of relevant experience in managing support services which includes; human resources, procurement, contract management, logistics, fleet management, transport management, finance, asset management and Information technology management is required.
  • At least 2 years of experience carrying out supervisory responsibilities to minimum 10 personnel is required.
  • 2 years of logistics experience is required.
  • 2 years of experience working in conflict or post conflict locations is required.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and French is required.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.

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