UNOPS recruits 01 Programme Manager
Job categories: Project Management, Programme Management
Vacancy code: VA/2019/B5328/18408
Department/office: AFR, CDOH, CDMCO
Duty station: Yaoundé (Family duty station), Cameroon
Contract type: International ICA
Contract level: IICA-3
Duration: « Open-ended »
Dealine date: 16-Sep-2019
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.
Background Information – Job-specific
UNOPS in the Cameroon provides services from its main office in Yaoundé (and presently mainly from the Hub office in Kinshasa) and will be opening offices located in several regions of the country. The organization responds to the needs of the Cameroon Government through funding from bilateral donors such as JICA and KOICA, international financial institutions such as the World Bank and African Development Bank and United Nations agencies such as UNESCO, FIDA, and UNDP. UNOPS in Cameroon provides a wide range of procurement, contract management and human resources services and aims to expand into project management, basic service provisions and other related services, specifically in economic and social infrastructure (construction and rehabilitation) and financial management in sectors such as WASH,
Agriculture, Health, Environment & Climate Change Mitigation.
Under the direct supervision of the CDOH Director, seconded by the Head of Programme, the Programme Manager is responsible to read all project initiation documents (PID), Legal and Financial Agreements and have a thorough understanding of the terms, conditions, and the respective roles and responsibilities of the partners/stakeholders to ensure the projects products are capable of meeting the business cases for both UNOPS and the client. Success of the project(s) and hence of the Programme Manager will be based on the Success Criteria of UNOPS engagements which are linked to the below responsibilities.
The Programme Manager oversees the programme/project portfolio of the country of Cameroon and is expected to manage one or more highly complex or risky multidisciplinary project(s) delivering against an aggressive timeline. Project(s) of this caliber are highly strategic and visible for UNOPS. The Programme Manager is responsible for all aspects of the project life cycle which he/she manages. S/he must be able to apply, at a mastery level, the below duties and responsibilities of the programme and projects’ success criteria:
Special call for Application
Cameroonians (1) Who are residing outside of Cameroon at the time of application (2) Who have been living there five years or more (3) Who are fulfilling the requirements stated on this job advert are strongly encouraged to apply.
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