Project Management Support, Senior Officer

UNOPS - Tshikapa, toutes les provinces

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Contrat

Type de contrat
Durée déterminée
Délai de candidature
30/06/2024

La description

Bureau
Project Management Support, Senior Officer
Postes à pourvoir
1
La description

Functional Responsibilities
The key responsibility of the Local Advisor is the successful delivery of the SUIDAC Program in Tshikapa, DRC. Working under the supervision of the Uganda Technical Officer, the Local Advisor is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the SUIDAC Program and the implementation of SUIDAC in Tshikapa. Under the guidance of the Technical Officer, the Local Advisor will support the implementation of the project, assisting the implementing partners on an ongoing basis during the Initiation and Implementation Stage, ensuring that the project outputs are delivered by the grantees within the specified project tolerances of time, cost, quality, scope, risk, and benefits. He/she is expected to meet the organization’s performance and delivery goals. This position may involve regular travel.

Project Delivery and Performance
Under the oversight from the Technical Officer, develop, complete, and update the implementation plan of SUIDAC in Tshikapa.
Support the implementation of the approved plan for SUIDAC in Tshikapa.
Assist the selected grantees in Tshikapa to meet their objectives.
Ensure regular and successful communication between all project stakeholders in Tshikapa.
Act as a liaison person between Tshikapa project grantees and SUIDAC project team.
Support project synchronization with the Tshikapa Municipality, ensuring that the project deliverables are included in the Municipality Plans.
Support liaison and mapping of all activities, authorities, and partners implementing similar activities in the region, participate in key events, make presentations when required, and report to the Technical Officer.
Ensure regular reporting of project-related activities to the Technical Officer, the Program Coordinator, the MEAL Specialist, and the Comms Specialist.
In coordination with the Technical Officer, manage the SUIDAC grants in Tshikapa. Support successful development, implementation, and supervision of assigned grants and work packages.
Embed sustainability dimensions including social and gender inclusion, environmental, and economic aspects into the project lifespan.

Exigences

Éducation minimum
MBA / Masters
Expérience requise
5 Années
Nationalité
Pas défini
Les langues
Pas défini
Compétences
Pas défini
Prérequis

Education:
An Advanced University Degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) preferably in migration studies, urban development, urban planning, public policy, and administration, or related fields is required.
A First-level University degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) preferably in migration studies, urban development, urban planning, public policy, and administration or related fields, combined with two additional years of relevant professional experience may be accepted in lieu of a Master’s degree
Experience:
A minimum of two (2) years of demonstrated expertise working in the field of migration and/or urban development is required.
A minimum of two (2) years of working experience in DRC is required.
Previous experience with grant management is considered as an asset.
Strong knowledge of sustainable urban growth in secondary cities in the Horn of Africa is an asset.
An in-depth understanding of gender equality and women’s empowerment in the field of migration and urban development in the Horn of Africa is a distinctive advantage.
Language Requirement:
Fluency in written and oral French is required.
Knowledge of English is an asset.

Entreprise

Nom de l'employeur

UNOPS

À propos de notre entreprise

Together, we build the future UNOPS – an operational arm of the United Nations – supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by successfully implementing its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian, and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development. We are proud of our people. The UNOPS family brings together approximately 160 nationalities, represented by over 5,000 UNOPS personnel as well as some 7,800 personnel recruited on behalf of our partners. Spread across 80 countries, our workforce is rich in diversity and culture – with inclusion at its core. We understand the importance of balancing professional and personal demands and offer several flexible working options.

Cities Alliance, which is hosted by UNOPS, is a global partnership promoting the role of cities in poverty reduction and sustainable development. Managed by a Secretariat based in Brussels, it is a unique partnership with a diverse membership which has come together to strengthen both impacts and coherence in urban development. Cities Alliance is a global leader with a strong track record in grant-making, which supports strategic city planning, slum upgrading strategies and national policies designed to make cities more inclusive and sustainable. Through UNOPS, the Cities Alliance operates a Multi-Donor Fund supported by an efficient, flexible grant-making mechanism with global reach.

Cities Alliance provides financial and technical assistance to local city stakeholders in low-income countries to identify and implement approaches for improved local migration management that are relevant to each city’s context. As migration and displacement in developing countries are characterized by informality, Cities Alliance builds partnerships among various constituencies at the local, national, and global levels to jointly identify and negotiate a better way forward. Sustainable urban planning instruments, such as urban expansion planning, are at the forefront of Cities Alliance’s work to provide equitable access to a city for all.

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