UNOPS recruits 01 Project Manager, Police and Somalia Security Force
Project Manager – Police and Somalia Security Force (SSF)
Job categories; Project Management
Vacancy code ; VA/2019/B5001/17326
Department/office: NYSC, Peace and Security Cluster
Duty station: Mogadishu, Somalia
Contract type: Fixed Term
Contract level: P3
Duration: 12 Months (With possibility of extension subject to satisfactory performance and availability of Funds)
Dealine date: 19-Mar-2019
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.
Background Information – PSC
Peace and Security Cluster
The UNOPS Peace and Security Cluster (PSC) is a principal service provider in the field of mine action with the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), UNDP, UNICEF, Governments of mine-affected countries and other mine action partners. The Head of Cluster is responsible to administer, provide support and oversight of the day-to-day management of the Project Field offices, both according to the client requirements and in line with UNOPS rules and regulations. It is headed by the Head of Cluster who has the overall authority and accountability for the performance of the Peace and Security Cluster on behalf of its clients.
United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) is a division of the Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions (OROLSI) in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO). UNMAS is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly (RES/68/72) to ensure an effective, proactive and coordinated response to the problem posed by a wide range of explosive hazards. Legislative mandates also recognize UNMAS technical expertise in responding to threats posed by unsecured and unsafe conventional weapons and ammunition stockpiles. As an office within DPKO, UNMAS supports peacekeeping and special political missions in accordance with Security Council mandates.
UNMAS as a component of the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) provides explosive hazard management capacities, including mitigation, to AMISOM as part of a logistical support package. Non-lethal tactical advice and analysis are delivered by UNMAS technical advisors located in each AMISOM Sector Headquarters and at AMISOM Force Headquarters, who support AMISOM planning and operations. UNMAS support includes both enabling (“operate in spite of IEDs”) and response (“defeat the device”). As a component of the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) UNMAS also supports the Federal Government of Somalia, including the Somali Police Force, Somali Explosive Management Authority and National Security Advisor.
Background Information – Job-specific
Somalia Since 2009 UNMAS has been mandated through the UNSOS to support the Afri…
The Project Manager for Police and Somalia Security Force (SSF) will work under …
Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex…
Education Advanced university degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent) …
Contract type, level and duration
Contract type: (staff) Fixed Term Appointment Contract level: P3 (ICS10) Contrac…
Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications …
Background Information – UNOPS
UNOPS supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuildin…