Project Management Support – Specialist At UNOPS

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Summary of key responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Project Management Support- Specialist, will be responsible for supporting the Project Manager with the day-to-day operations and implementation of the projects under the Office. He/she maintains a close eye on the operational and financial performance, identifies probable issues that may need attention, supports in problem analysis and solution identification as necessary, coordinate resolution as per action-items assigned, drafting required correspondences to stakeholders concerned and preparation of project reports.

  1. Project Implementation
  2. Financial and procurement management
  3. Stakeholder management, coordination and liaison
  4. Knowledge management and innovation
  5. Development and Planning

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  • A Master’s Degree in Project Management, Finance, Business Administration or related field (e.g. International Relations) is required;
  • A combination of Bachelor’s degree with an additional 2 years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the education requirements outlined above.


  • A minimum of at least 5 years of relevant and progressive professional experience, specifically in the field of Project Management with experience of successful implementation and/or oversight of programmes and projects is required;
  • Previous experience of working within a Complex programme environment will be an asset;
  • Detailed knowledge of UNOPS’ project management tools, UNOPS financial and procurement rules and regulations, and financial management tools will be an asset;
  • Strong experience with data analysis, management reporting and project management tools and information management systems is an asset;
  • Some experience in UN system organizations is desirable;
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner Certification is highly desirable;
  • MSP certification (Foundation and/or Practitioner) will be an asset;
  • Experience in Google Suite applications will be an asset.


  • Excellent command of English language (oral and written) is required;
  • Knowledge of Portuguese language(oral and written) is required.

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