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UNOPS recruits 01 Project Management Office (PMO) – Specialist

UNOPS recruits 01 Project Management Office (PMO) – Specialist

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UNOPS

Nairobi, Kenya

Project Management Office (PMO) – Specialist
Job categories: Project ManagementVacancy code: VA/2021/B5303/21722Level: ICS-10Department/office: AFR, KEMCO, Kenya MCODuty station: Nairobi, KenyaContract type: International ICAContract leve: lIICA-2Duration: Open-ended contract, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance)Deadline date: 27-May-2021
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.
 Background Information – Job-specific
Background Information – Kenya Multi Country Office (KEMC)
Located in Nairobi, Kenya, the 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.
Background Information – Job-specificThe primary role of Project Management Office (PMO) is to provide Kenya Multi Country Office (KEMC) with the structures, tools and techniques needed to ensure that it has the right programmes and projects in place, that operational and change priorities are balanced, the governance and decision making is facilitated and it has the resources and capability to deliver them consistently well. 

The functions and services of the PMO include:Strategic Planning/Portfolio Support: Ensuring UNOPS is focused on doing the right projects by supporting management decision-making.

Delivery Support: Ensuring UNOPS is doing projects the right way, through the effective delivery of the programme and projects.
Best Practices: Applying UNOPS standards in project management, encouraging consistent working practices and ensuring appropriate application.
The primary role of PMO is to ensure that project management policies, processes and methods are followed and practiced according to the organization standards, while acting as the overall Project Assurance capacity within the business unit on behalf of the Director and Representative (Executive). The PMO strongly contributes to moving the KEMC toward achieving its mission-focused goals and objectives.  The PMO Specialist will work under the direct supervision of the Head of Programme.
 Functional ResponsibilitiesPurpose and Scope of Assignment  Development and Planning …

EducationA Master’s degree in in Project Management, Business Administration or related f…

 ExperienceA minimum of 5 years professional experience in the field of Project Management/…

 LanguagesFull working knowledge of English is essential. Knowledge of another officia…

 CertificationsCertification in PRINCE2 Practitioner or MSP Foundation and Practitioner or othe…

 CompetenciesDevelops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex…

 Additional ConsiderationsPlease note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications …

Contract type, level and durationContract type: International Individual Contractor Agreement  Contract…

 Background Information – UNOPSUNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp…

Background Information – KenyaKenya The UNOPS Kenya office manages more than 60 projects in around 10 countri…
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