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Project Management Support - Officer Koror


UNOPS Koror Palau

3 months ago

Functional Responsibilities:

Summary of functions:
• Project Delivery and Performance
• Procedures
• Monitoring and reporting
• Stakeholder engagement and coordination
• Knowledge management and innovation
• Project Delivery and Performance
• Support activities during the inception, implementation and closure phases of the Project, as requested by the Project Manager
• Support in the implementation and update of the approved plan (including the establishment of milestones) within tolerances set by the Project Board
• Identify, and anticipate in a timely manner, potential risks and issues and advises mitigating measures to Project Manager so that maximum benefit to partner(s) and other stakeholders is achieved
• Identify and report to the Project Manager potential business opportunities for UNOPS
• Embed sustainability dimensions including social and gender inclusion, environmental and economic aspects into project life span.
• Procedures
• Ensure respect of relevant project... management requirements
• Ensure respect of UNOPS procurement procedures
• Ensure that all expenditure complies with UNOPS Financial Rules and Regulations (FRR)
• Ensure respect of UNOPS administrative procedures
• Provide timely, accurate, and quality inputs needed for monitoring of the project’s performance, outputs and benefits as required by the Project Manager
• Monitoring and Reporting
• Contribute in preparing and issuing regular project and/or financial reports in accordance with Partner requirements for reporting.
• Support the Project Manager with reporting to the Project Board and provide updates and information as required to the Project Advisory Board
• Regularly review project status, evaluating performance criteria (scope, cost, schedule and quality).
• Provide routine oversight and analysis of delivery data within the dashboard system
• Regularly update milestones and targets for the duration of projects' life span
• Collect data for the Monitoring and Evaluation Framework, provide M&E reports
• Stakeholder engagement and coordination
• Act as focal point in the country and support coordination in the country amongst the different stakeholders.
• Assist in conducting assessments, identify and implement the strategies agreed in the country;
• Assist in preparing proposals, contribute and provide technical feedback, relating to digital transformation, Smart Islands and other ICT components of the programme, on country studies and coordinate with other national, international and regional experts involved.
• Foster partnerships with the key national, regional and local media;
• Follow-up on project plans and documents, goals, deliverables, KPIs and timelines agreed with partners, and support management on allocation of appropriate resources.
• Support the implementation of Smart Islands programme in the country including needs analysis, stakeholder engagement (at community and national level), design and implement the work plan in identified pilot areas, partnership identification, capacity building and monitoring the implementation of the programme
• Support the enhancement of visibility/promotional material in accordance with the approved communication and visibility plan
• Monitor Media coverage, and support the implementation of the outreach and communication strategy
• Knowledge Management and Innovation
• Encourage routine and effective capacity building activities are conducted
• Contribute to the oversight of lessons learned procedures, ensuring that lessons learnt are shared in a timely and appropriate manner.
• Research and logging of lessons learned throughout the project life span.

Impact of Results

Project Management Support - Senior Officer directly impacts on achievement of project results by adhering to project management methods and strategies, reducing risks, cutting costs and improving success rates. This consequently reinforces the visibility and image of UNOPS as an effective service provider in project services and management and strengthens its competitive position as a partner of choice in sustainable development and project services

Education/Experience/Language requirements:

• Undergraduate accredited university degree (Bachelor or equivalent) in Engineering, Digital Management, Digital Media, Information Technology, Telecommunications, Business Administration, International Administration, Project Management or related fields is required
• Postgraduate (Advanced) accredited university degree (master or equivalent) or higher degree in the above-mentioned field is preferred and may substitute some of the required years of experience.

• Project Management certification PRINCE2 Foundation is an asset.

• A minimum of two (2) years of experience in any of the following areas: project management support, administration, procurement, coordination with multi-stakeholders or related field in combination with undergraduate degree is required.
• Experience in digital government services at local or international level is a strong asset.
• Experience in writing project progress reports, communication strategies and M&E frameworks is an asset.
• Experience working with UNOPS, UN or other humanitarian/development agencies is an asset.
• Familiarity with Google Workspace (G Suite applications) is desirable.

• Fluency in English is required
Koror Palau

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