• Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment :
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Advanced University degree (Master's or equivalent) in Project Management, Civil Engineering or other relevant discipline required. First level University degree (bachelor’s or equivalent) with a combination of two (2) additional years of relevant professional experience in Project Management Civil Engineering, or other relevant discipline, may be accepted in lieu of the advance university degree. PRINCE2 Practitioner Certification – Preferred An academic credential and/or industry certifications with a combination of 9 years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the university education. A minimum of five (5) years of project management in the area of construction and/or civil/rural engineering management is required Experience working in emergency, post-crisis environment and/or with UN missions is a strong asset. Proven experience in management of complex projects is an asset. Proven experience in financial management is an asset Fluency in French is required Working Knowledge (Intermediate) of English is required 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. 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 positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles. Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role). Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries. Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements. Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving. Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://jobs.unops.org/

Job Description:

  • The Government of Cameroon, the World Bank and UNOPS have jointly developed the PRECASEM project, focusing on infrastructure construction and procurement to support the capacity reinforcement of the Ministère des Mines, de l’Industrie et du Développement Technologique in the mining sector. The Government has appointed UNOPS for the implementation of the 24 months project, consisting in the rehabilitation/construction of the building for the Directions des mines et de la géologie in Yaoundé, the Vina Departmental Delegation and Adamaoua Regional Delegation in Ngaoundéré, and the Kadéï Departmental Delegation in Batouri. Particularly, UNOPS is in charge of the design review of the existing plans for the three project locations, the review and update of social and environmental management plans, selection and recruitment of local construction companies and works supervision. Based in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since 1991, the UNOPS Operational Hub in Central Africa (CDOH) covers eleven countries: Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Comoros, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Madagascar, and Rwanda. The Hub is operational in nine of the eleven countries to date, has a portfolio of over 30 projects and employs over 260 personnel. The Hub has built strong working relationships with international partners, United Nations Agencies, including United Nations missions, and Central African governments. It provides technical support and capacity building in areas of strategic national development, including sustainable infrastructure development in the fields of health, education, public works, governance and public administration, as well as in sustainable procurement, project management and sectoral advisory services in the areas of peace and security, preservation and protection of the environment, program/project revitalization among others. Under the leadership of the Hub Director’s office, CDOH comprises 3 departments in the Kinshasa Head Office: 1) Programme Management Office; 2) Support Services Office with its 4 units: Human Resources, Procurement, Finance and Logistics, and 3) Partnership Development Office. The Senior Management Team (SMT) – comprising of the Head of Programme, the Head of Support Services and the Head of Partnership Development – manages the respective departments. CDOH also has four country offices including Kinshasa and over 18 provincial/field project offices The PM will report directly to the Senior Programme Manager based in Cameroon and to Head of Programme based in Kinshasa (as a secondary supervisor). Support of PRECASEM activities in Yaoundé The Project Manager is responsible to read all project initiation documents (PID), Legal and Financial Agreements and have a thorough understanding of the terms, conditions, and the respective roles and responsibilities of the partners/stakeholders to ensure the projects products are capable of meeting the business cases for both UNOPS and the client. The Project Manager is responsible for all aspects of the project life cycle and project implementation delivery against an aggressive timeline. S/he must be able to apply, at a mastery level, the below duties and responsibilities of the programme and projects’ success criteria https://jobs.unops.org

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