Management/Project Management Officer at UNOPS, Dhaka, Bangladesh


Deadline: 28 February 2019

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Management/Project Management Officer in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The Management/Project Management Officer is to contribute to a strong technical leadership, guidance, capacity building and improved organizational effectiveness of LGED in the establishment of the Climate Resilient Local Infrastructure Centre.

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 Management/Project Management Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Contribution to the development of the charter and business plan of CReLIC.
  • Contribution to the development of services for CReLIC to be rendered to LGED and other clients.
  • Contribution to the development of a sustainable finance plan.
  • Setup of a system for continuously screening relevant funding opportunities for CReLIC.
  • Setup and management of a project management and information system within CReLIC.
  • Preparation of project funding proposals for CReLIC in accordance with LGED and in cooperation with local and/or regional / international partners.
  • Organisation and follow up of the meetings of the Project Coordination Committee (PCC), Project Steering Committee (PSC) and Consultative Advisory Group (CAG).

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • University degree in economics, business administration, geography / urban planning & management or related fields.
  • At least 4 years of professional experience in project management measures.
  • Professional experience in Bangladesh.
  • Experience working for international development agencies is an asset.
  • Knowledge on infrastructure, construction and/or climate change impacts and adaptation strategies and measures is an asset.
  • Proficiency in using ICT.
  • Proficiency in English skills (at least C1-level according to the Common European Framework of References for Languages).
  • Fluency in oral and written Bengali.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.