vacance de poste

Intitulé publication: HD, Strategic Project Management Office, P4
Intitulé code d’emploi: COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
Département / Bureau: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Lieu d'affectation: HQ Amman
Période de candidature: 22 juin 2021 - 19 juillet 2021
No de l’appel á candidature: 21-Programme Management-UNRWA-158098-R- (R)
Staffing Exercise N/A
Valeurs fondamentales de l'ONU: intégrité, professionnalisme, respect de la diversité
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Cadre organisationnel

The Head, Strategic Project Management Office reports to the Deputy Director of Planning and receives overall guidance from Director of Planning.

Responsabilités

Is responsible for the consistent implementation of Project and Portfolio methodology in managing the Agency’s Strategic Project Portfolio, which includes all Agency reform initiatives that are to be projectised, and ensures its alignment with the Agency’s Strategic vision and objectives:

Ensures the Agency’s Project Governance Architecture is enhanced, maintained, and operates in accordance with relevant Organisational Directives;

Manages the optimisation of project performance across all Agency projects to ensure the timely delivery of projects including the oversight of the project management lifecycle and managing the resource pool of project managers in coordination with their direct supervisors;

Oversees the Agency’s Strategic Project Portfolio through the process of balancing the portfolio to meet organisational outcomes, ensuring project approval gates are observed and enforced, conducting project quality assurance assessments, advising on project and portfolio accountability practices, and managing post project reviews;

Provides assessments and reports on project performance including forecast scenario development, portfolio reporting, new reform initiative and project progress reporting, project tolerance assessments, identification of constraints and risks and enforcing project escalation points;

Is responsible for the continued efforts of Department of Planning (DoP) to institutionalise Project Management and improve its services Agency-wide through training development and implementation, periodic standards’ reviews, development and deployment of appropriate project management tools, development and management of a project management community of practice, research on project management best practice and actively applying lessons learnt;

Interacts with stakeholders outside and inside the Agency across organizational levels including the management of HQ Departments and Fields Offices as well as the Executive Office; represents DoP in relevant meetings and committees and coordinates closely with External Relations and Communications Department and Finance Department to ensure the effective and efficient attainment of set objectives;

Compétences

UN Core Values of Professionalism, Integrity and Respect for Diversity and Core Competencies of Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results apply by default. Default managerial competencies may apply.

- Deciding and Initiating Action
- Applying Technical Expertise
- Analyzing
- Creating and Innovating
- Planning and Organizing

For guidance on how to prepare for competency-based interviews: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=AYI

Formation

- Advanced university degree (Master's or equivalent) from an accredited educational institution in public or business administration, human resources management, or any other related field.

- PRINCE2 Practitioner.

Expérience professionnelle

A minimum of eight years project management experience in large international settings/organisations.
Demonstrated experience in programme, portfolio, project management methodologies and practices including development of project management training materials and delivery of project management training.
A minimum of 2 continuous years of relevant international experience outside UNRWA, and outside the country(s) of which the candidate is a national or holds citizenship, a passport or a national identity number.

Connaissances linguistiques

Excellent command of spoken and written English

Méthode d'évaluation

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Notice spéciale

Type of Contract and Duration: 2 years, with the possibility of further extension.

The Head of Strategic Project Management Office may be required to work beyond normal working hours and will be required to travel within the areas of operations in the Middle East.

UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states, regional bodies, business foundations and individual contributions. The mission of UNRWA
is to help Palestine refugees achieve their full potential in human development under the difficult circumstances in which they live.

For more details on UNRWA, please visit: https://www.unrwa.org/

Charte des Nations Unies

Staff members are subject to the authority of the Commissioner-General of UNRWA and to assignment by him or her.

UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified applicants from under-represented groups.

At UNRWA, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. UNRWA is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

UNRWA Considerations
UNRWA staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of efficiency, competence, neutrality, impartiality and integrity. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. Candidates will not be considered for employment with UNRWA if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment. The Agency may disqualify applicants who have separated for reason of misconduct, who left a UN Agency while misconduct processes were pending, or who appear on the UN Sanctions List.
UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

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