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Country Manager
Bagui
A minimum of 10 years of experience managing engineering projects or that combines strategic and managerial leadership in social development, business development, executive management and/or programme management planning and operations in a large international and/or corporate organization. At least 3 years of leadership experience including supervising teams and managing budgets At least 3 years of programme/project management Some experience in UN system organizations preferably in a developing country is desirable. Experience in hardship or post conflict environments is desirable.
PUBLIC SECTOR
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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. 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. With over 8,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, where they need it. By implementing around 1,000 projects for our partners at any given time, UNOPS makes significant contributions to results on the ground, often in the most challenging environments.

Located in Kinshasa, DRC the UNOPS Hub in Central Africa (CDOH) covers eleven countries, including the Central African Republic (CAR). The Hub has developed strong working relations with the international partners (Development Finance Institutions), UN agencies including UN Missions and the Government of Central Africa over the years. It provides implementation services and solutions as well as advisory services areas including infrastructure rehabilitation and development (across health, education, public works, governance/public administration sectors), procurement and project management.

Based in Bangui, CAR, UNOPS is looking for a Country Manager to manage the programme and stakeholders and lead the business development activities. The Country Manager reports directly to the Hub Director who provides direction and general supervision and to the Hub Head of Programme as the secondary supervisor. It is the most strategic role for UNOPS in CAR. The Country Manager is responsible for programme development planning and programme implementation. The role contributes to the development and implementation of strategies to enhance the competencies and position of UNOPS in sustainable project management, sustainable infrastructure and sustainable procurement.

Education


A Master’s degree in engineering, project management, public administration, social science or other relevant related field is required.
A combination of a Bachelor’s degree with an additional 2 years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the education requirements outlined above.

Certifications


PRINCE2® Foundation/Practitioner an asset, but required completion within first 6 months of onboarding.
Programme/Project Management Professional (MSP® or PMI-PgMP/PMI-PMP) an asset.

Experience


A minimum of 10 years of experience managing engineering projects or that combines strategic and managerial leadership in social development, business development, executive management and/or programme management planning and operations in a large international and/or corporate organization.
At least 3 years of leadership experience including supervising teams and managing budgets
At least 3 years of programme/project management
Some experience in UN system organizations preferably in a developing country is desirable.
Experience in hardship or post conflict environments is desirable.

Languages
Full working knowledge of French and English is essential.

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and externally in order to positively shape the organization. Anticipates and perceives the impact and implications of future decisions and activities on other parts of the organization.(for levels IICA-2, IICA-3, LICA Specialist- 10, LICA Specialist-11, NOC, NOD, P3, P4 and above)

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. A role model for diversity and inclusion.

Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as a positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.

Contract type : International Individual Contractor Agreement
Contract level : I-ICA 3 ( ICS-12)
Contract duration : Open-ended, subject to Organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.

For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link:
https://www.unops.org/english/Opportunities/job-opportunities/what-we-offer/Pages/Individual-Contractor-Agreements.aspx

Additional Considerations


Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time
Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Work life harmonization - UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract types
For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post
The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.

It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns.
Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.
10 - 0 Year(s)
UNOPS

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Contact Details

UNOPS
FJA-FJA-2
17th Jan 2020

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