Project Manager at UNOPS, Bangui, Central African Republic

Deadline: 26 November 2017

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Manager in Bangui, Central African Republic. The duration for 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 Project Manager will perform the following functions-

  • The Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management and coordination of the main project phase which follows the project pilot phase which will end in 2017.
  • Through the provision of operational and capacity building services to the government ministries, NGO and consulting partners/stakeholders and to local beneficiary communities.
  • Applicants will provide the strategic vision of the office, play a key advisory role to the government, and ensure that the project results are delivered on time and to a high standard.
  • Applicants is expected to meet and exceed the organization’s performance and delivery goals.
  • The PM will be directly supervised by the Head of Office (HoO) in CAR, under the overall direction of the CDOH Head of Programme based in DRC.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced University Degree in Engineering, Local Development Planning, Urban Planning, Project Management, or other relevant discipline.
  • University Degree (bachelor’s degree / first level) with a combination of 2 additional years of relevant professional experience in Engineering, Local Development Planning, Project Management or other international development relevant discipline, may be accepted in lieu of the advance university degree
  • A relevant combination of academic credentials and industry certifications and qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the university education.
  • At least 7 years of progressively responsible experience in programme/project management is required.
  • Fluency in both written and oral French and English required

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.