Head of Programme
Deadline of this Job:
Monday, May 08 2023
Date Posted:Monday, May 08 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Background Information - Job-specific
The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of peace building, humanitarian and development projects. Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.
Kenya Multi Country Office manages a growing portfolio of engagements, including associated strategic and operational risks. The KEMCO sub-region currently consists of an established Operation Centre in Nairobi/Kenya which manages a portfolio of engagements in multiple countries in East and South Africa. This includes primarily transactional projects in partnership with the Nairobi based UN Agencies, UN-Habitat and UNEP, and multiple ‘operational’ projects in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and several island states.
The Head of Programme reports directly to the Kenya Multi Country Office (KEMCO) Director who provides direction and general supervision. The Head of Programme is responsible for programme development planning and preparation and for managing all stages of programming to achieve results in the area/s of responsibility. The role contributes to the development and implementation of strategies to enhance the competencies and position of UNOPS in sustainable project management and services to partners, stakeholders and UN system partners.
1. Summary of key results: Programme governance, implementation and monitoring...
2. Education/Experience/Language requirements
1. A Master’s degree in engineering, project management,...
1. Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...
2. Please note that UNOPS does not accept unsolicited resumes. Applic...
Job Experience:No Requirements
Work Hours: 8
Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
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