United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Support Service Officer in Khartoum, Sudan. The duration of this post is 1 year.
UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure, and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.
7 February 2018
The Support Service Officer will perform the following functions-
-Effective implementation of corporate directives, guidelines and strategies, and establishment of relevant management targets, as well as monitoring of achievements/results in the field of support services and operations management.
-Provide support to UNOPS programmes regarding their operational arrangements, including financial guarantees, and innovative approaches to finance private and public sector projects, as well as risk assessment and mitigation.
-Support the Management and the Locally Managed Direct Costs budgets expenditures for Sudan Office in conjunction with Finance.
-Maintain oversight over UNOPS’s financial position and financial projections, and escalates any exceptions and issues to senior management in a timely manner.
-Actively supports knowledge building and sharing to promote implementation of international best practices in management and operations.
Applicants must have-
-Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Management or related field.
-Bachelor’s degree and additional 4 years of relevant professional experience may be accepted in lieu of a master’s degree.
-At least 4 years of experience with operations management or project support services is required.
-Strong background in finance, procurement, logistics and human resources management highly desirable.
-Fluency in spoken and written English and Arabic is required.