Project Management Specialist

United Nations Office for Project Services




Underneath the general supervision of the Supervisor of Requirements, the incumbent can be primarily liable for the manufacturing of insurance policies, requirements, technical manuals, steerage paperwork, shows, and briefing paperwork to help UNOPS within the supply of Undertaking/Programme and Portfolio Administration Providers (P3M providers).

The challenge administration specialist shall be liable for understanding the wants and challenges within the group for P3M providers, coordinating, drafting, enhancing and consolidating content material improvement as recognized within the Requirements crew work plan. The challenge administration specialist shall be required to liaise with UNOPS stakeholders to develop requirements, and steerage in addition to gather, consolidate and incorporate enter and suggestions from related personnel. Coordination and integration of inputs from all sources and sustaining consistency and tailoring to the organizational wants is an integral a part of the task.

Purposeful Tasks:

  • Working within the Requirements crew of the Infrastructure and Undertaking Administration Group (IPMG), the profitable incumbent shall be anticipated to; 
  • Primarily be liable for the general content material improvement on challenge administration (both coverage, requirements, steerage, or coaching content material as assigned) carried out by the Requirements crew which incorporates being
  • Chargeable for defining the goals of content material improvement and its scope
  • Chargeable for coordinating supply, drafting, and consolidating content material 
  • Chargeable for liaising with UNOPS stakeholders to develop coverage, requirements, steerage, instruments, templates, and gathering inputs
  • Chargeable for finishing up required analysis and desk assessment 
  • Chargeable for gathering, consolidating, processing, and offering suggestions to stakeholders,
  • Chargeable for making certain content material is in keeping with present organizational methods, insurance policies, practices, guidelines and rules and is tailor-made to the organizational must allow challenge implementation.

Have interaction and help as a key stakeholder in initiatives on challenge administration led by different groups in IPMG:

  • Guarantee they’re aligned with ideas and content material that exist 
  • Make sure that requirements crew stakeholders are knowledgeable of the initiatives and implications on content material that the Requirements crew is likely to be liable for and lead in taking the required motion.
  • Present substantive contributions to UNOPS infrastructure and challenge administration apply.

Lead or help capacity-building initiatives on challenge administration :

  • Act as the subject material knowledgeable in figuring out the organizational gaps in challenge administration, formulating sources for capacity-building or coaching initiatives, and delivering coaching.
  • Arrange, facilitate, and/or ship coaching and studying initiatives for personnel on areas of experience.
  • Contribute to dissemination and communication of content material developed in IPMG/Requirements all through the organizational items; 

Data constructing and data sharing:

  • Determine areas for enchancment and supply on-going upkeep and updates of the UNOPS Intranet house with probably the most present info, related to challenge administration actions.
  • Present sound contributions to data networks and communities of apply by synthesizing classes learnt and disseminating greatest practices in his/her space of labor.
  • Acquire suggestions, concepts, and inside data about processes and greatest practices and put them to make use of productively.

Monitoring and Progress Controls:

  • Chargeable for assembly and setting targets, targets and efficiency requirements; reporting on personal progress in opposition to work plan.
  • Chargeable for supporting the well timed supply of merchandise and work packages underneath Requirements Workplan.
  • Set up and preserve a planning and progress monitoring instrument for all deliberate actions.
  • Ongoing evaluation of job completion, which meets high quality expectations.
  • Common monitoring and reporting on actions.

Training/Expertise/Language necessities:

Training :

  • An Superior College Diploma or a Grasp’s diploma is required
  • A primary-level College diploma or Bachelor’s or equal with 2 further years of related work expertise could also be accepted as a substitute of the Grasp’s diploma requirement.
  • Research (Bachelor’s or Grasp’s) in a related topic space to IPMG’s focus, similar to challenge administration,  structure, engineering (civil/mechanical), development administration,  worldwide improvement, or political science or associated is required.

Expertise :

  • A minimal of 5 years {of professional} expertise in project-related administration roles with a Grasp’s is required. The challenge administration roles ought to have been both in improvement or emergency context. A minimal of seven years {of professional} expertise is required with Bachelor’s.
  • The above skilled expertise should embrace at the very least 2 years of expertise within the improvement and drafting of methods, insurance policies, steerage and so forth on challenge administration for the workplace, area or company. 
  • A minimal of two years of expertise managing personnel is required.
  • Expertise with Google Suite/Office instruments and functions is required.
  • Expertise in a broad spectrum of initiatives (such because the supply of bodily infrastructure, grants, fund administration) is extremely fascinating.
  • Some expertise or familiarity with Adobe Artistic Cloud functions, specifically Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator, is a bonus.
  • Expertise throughout the UN system or with UNOPS is a bonus.


  • Fluency in English required; 
  • Fluency (or proficiency) in Spanish and/or French is a bonus.





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