Assessment Project Manager at UNOPS, Kampala, Uganda

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Deadline: 29 November 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Assessment Project Manager in Kampala, Uganda. The duration of this post is 3 months.

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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 Assessment Project Manager will perform the following functions-

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  • Establish solid working relationship with the technical committee, the implementing partners and other key stakeholders.
  • Manage communications and ensure all stakeholders are aware of activities, progress, exceptions and are in a position to accept handover products.
  • Develop and maintain project and sub project plans.
  • Implement approved project plans (including the establishment of milestones) within tolerances set by the technical committee.
  • Manage budgets, cash flow and obligations to ensure that deliverables are met and payments to contractors and personnel are received on time.
  • Ensure that all expenditure comply with UNOPS Financial Rules and Regulations (FRR).
  • Participate in the relevant Communities of Practice.
  • Engage and coordinate with other UN agencies, as well as national and international partners, as needed.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced University Degree in Project Management, Business Administration, International Relations, Political Science/Security Management/Development Studies, or other relevant discipline is required.
  • University Degree (bachelor’s degree / first level) with additional 2 years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the advance university degree.
  • Master’s degree with 5 years of relevant experience in programme/project management and implementation or related is required.
  • At least 4 years of experience in a supervisory role required.
  • Previous similar experience in Uganda or similar duty stations is an asset.
  • Full working knowledge of English language is required.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.