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over 3 months ago
Project Management - Senior Assistant
Banjul - GambiaManagement, Finance
Position: Project Management Support - Senior Assistant - Purpose and Scope of Assignment - The Project Support Assistant provides...
Skills Needed: Contextual Skills
Knowledge of UN Financial Rules and Regulations
Development Sector Experience
International Organisations Experience
Project Management Skills
Financial Resources Management
Project Financial Control
Petty Cash Management
Event and Conference Management
over 3 months ago
Banjul - GambiaNon-Profit, Management
(Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below) - Purpose and Scope of Assignment - The project manager is...
Skills Needed: Core Values and Principles:
Understand and respect UNOPS sustainability principles
Look for ways to embed UNOPS sustainability principles in day to day project management
Seek opportunities to champion gender equality at workplace
Champion and communicate project’s sustainability aspects with key stakeholders
Understand and Respect National ownership and capacity
Understand the principles of the Paris Declaration on aid effectiveness and mainstream them into the project plans
Seek opportunities to recruit qualified local staff
Look for ways to build capacity of local counterparts
Partnerships and Coordination
Understand the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) and UNOPS, the project’s place in the UN system
Strive to build strong partnerships and effective coordination among relevant project actors (e.g. United Nations, governments, and non-governmental organizations or other relevant partners)
Accountability for results and the use of resources
The project management processes are designed to deliver maximum accountability, transparency and results. If a project or processes is not in line with this, it is the responsibility of the PM to raise the issue to a supervisor
Contribute to innovation and the adaptation of best practice standards of sustainability and quality.
Infrastructure development and Management
The Project Manager will be responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of relevant infrastructure specialist products (for Condition assessments, design development and construction and defect notification monitoring stages as needed), in full compliance with UNOPS infrastructure guidelines, tools and practices
The Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring all activities are carried out in full compliance with UNOPS Quality Health, Safety, Social and Environmental policies, procedures and tools; and specifically the Projects QHSSE Plans
The Project Manager will be responsible for fully administering all design and works related contracts, including managing all related changes and associated variations
Work with procurement team to prepare UNOPS Invitation to Tender Documents and launch the tender process
Evaluate tenders and follow UNOPS procedures for tender award
Develop and implement a Gender Mainstreaming Action Plan tailored to the needs of the project.
3. Monitoring and Progress Controls
Delivery performance against the agreed scope and plan
Effective project governance
Timeliness of delivery according to the agreed plan, scope and quality expectations
Compliance with applicable policies for quality, health, safety, social and environmental management
Financial stewardship and delivery within budget
Accuracy of reporting
Effective and thorough knowledge management
Accuracy of project planning (delivery according to plans)
Process excellence as demonstrated by an unqualified audit.
Ensure that the project(s) produce(s) the required products within the specified tolerance of time, cost, quality, scope, risk and benefits. The Project Manager is also responsible for the project producing a result capable of achieving the benefits defined in the Business Case(s). Contribute to the overall business targets and needs.
over one month ago
French Creole - English Interpreters/remote
Dakar - SenegalLanguage/Bilingual, Healthcare
Position: French Creole - English Interpreters (remote) - We are looking for a number of French Creole Speaking Interpreters. - Please...