Deputy Project Manager, Multiple positions

Link to job post: https://jobs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=26435

 

UNOPS Ethiopia Multi-Country Office (ETMCO) exciting career opportunity.

UNOPS-ETMCO is recruiting for this position: Deputy Project Manager based in multiple duty stations (Afar, Adwa and South Omo).

Qualified females and candidates from underrepresented groups in UNOPS are highly encouraged to apply.

Ethiopia Multi-country office (ETMCO) sub-region currently consists of an established Operation Centre in Addis Ababa which manages a portfolio of engagements in four (4) Horn of Africa countries (Ethiopia, Djibouti, Sudan and South Sudan). ETMCO focuses on Infrastructure, Procurement, Project Management, HR and Transactional Services, and Fund Management services across a wide range of sectors including Health, Education, Agriculture, Resilient infrastructure among others.  

Our goal is to support countries, help people in need and enable our partners through delivering on our mandate of infrastructure, procurement and project management in the countries in the Horn of Africa. Building on our global experience successfully delivering projects in complex operating environments, a healthy pipeline of engagements are at various stages of discussion with our priority partners.  

In anticipation of new opportunities the Ethiopia Country Office is looking for qualified project management professionals ready to join the team as new projects come online. If you have experience leading teams, are excited to expand our sustainable project management initiatives, are great at facilitating technical teams to develop specifications that match clients needs and budget, are always ready to get hands on with the work, and can lead partners through best practices and operational excellence, then this is your opportunity.

The Deputy Project Manager is responsible for supporting the Senior Project Manager to deliver the day-to-day operations of the project(s) and provides services to the different donors, partners and beneficiaries. Deputy Project Manager acts on behalf of the Project Board to manage the project on an ongoing basis during the Implementation Stage. The main responsibility of the Deputy Project Manager is to ensure that the project outputs are delivered within the specified project tolerances of time, cost, quality, scope, risk and benefits. S/he is expected to meet the organization’s performance and delivery goals.

The Deputy Project Manager has the authority to assign, as per the Project Plan, work packages to Team Managers and approve deliverables produced by them.

The Deputy Project Manager is responsible for creating the Implementation Plan, using the Project Initiation Document (PID), Legal Agreement and having a thorough understanding of the terms, conditions, and the respective roles and responsibilities of the partners/stakeholders, to ensure the project(s) outputs are capable of meeting the business cases for both UNOPS and the partner(s). Success of the project(s) and hence of the Deputy Project Manager will be based on the defined success criteria. 

Deputy Project Manager, Multiple positions

Link to job post: https://jobs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=26435

 

UNOPS Ethiopia Multi-Country Office (ETMCO) exciting career opportunity.

UNOPS-ETMCO is recruiting for this position: Deputy Project Manager based in multiple duty stations (Afar, Adwa and South Omo).

Qualified females and candidates from underrepresented groups in UNOPS are highly encouraged to apply.

Ethiopia Multi-country office (ETMCO) sub-region currently consists of an established Operation Centre in Addis Ababa which manages a portfolio of engagements in four (4) Horn of Africa countries (Ethiopia, Djibouti, Sudan and South Sudan). ETMCO focuses on Infrastructure, Procurement, Project Management, HR and Transactional Services, and Fund Management services across a wide range of sectors including Health, Education, Agriculture, Resilient infrastructure among others.  

Our goal is to support countries, help people in need and enable our partners through delivering on our mandate of infrastructure, procurement and project management in the countries in the Horn of Africa. Building on our global experience successfully delivering projects in complex operating environments, a healthy pipeline of engagements are at various stages of discussion with our priority partners.  

In anticipation of new opportunities the Ethiopia Country Office is looking for qualified project management professionals ready to join the team as new projects come online. If you have experience leading teams, are excited to expand our sustainable project management initiatives, are great at facilitating technical teams to develop specifications that match clients needs and budget, are always ready to get hands on with the work, and can lead partners through best practices and operational excellence, then this is your opportunity.

The Deputy Project Manager is responsible for supporting the Senior Project Manager to deliver the day-to-day operations of the project(s) and provides services to the different donors, partners and beneficiaries. Deputy Project Manager acts on behalf of the Project Board to manage the project on an ongoing basis during the Implementation Stage. The main responsibility of the Deputy Project Manager is to ensure that the project outputs are delivered within the specified project tolerances of time, cost, quality, scope, risk and benefits. S/he is expected to meet the organization’s performance and delivery goals.

The Deputy Project Manager has the authority to assign, as per the Project Plan, work packages to Team Managers and approve deliverables produced by them.

The Deputy Project Manager is responsible for creating the Implementation Plan, using the Project Initiation Document (PID), Legal Agreement and having a thorough understanding of the terms, conditions, and the respective roles and responsibilities of the partners/stakeholders, to ensure the project(s) outputs are capable of meeting the business cases for both UNOPS and the partner(s). Success of the project(s) and hence of the Deputy Project Manager will be based on the defined success criteria.