Deputy Team Leader / National Program Officer (Re-advertised)

  Afghanistan Unspecified 221
Date Posted:Feb 27, 2011
Closing Date:Mar 9, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Administrative
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:10 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About UNOPS:


The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in Afghanistan is responsible for implementing a number of projects on behalf of the Government of Afghanistan and the aid donor community. The Afghanistan Operations Centre (AGOC) has been set up as an organizational mechanism to deliver a range of projects for which UNOPS has been designated as the Implementing Agency. The functional objective of UNOPS AGOC is to deliver its projects in an efficient and effective manner, so as to achieve the outcomes sought by the project and to assist in the development goals of the Government of Afghanistan. The stated goal is to provide implementation services to the Government of Afghanistan, the donor community and partner agencies in the reconstruction and development of Afghanistan. The adopted mission of UNOPS is to exceed the expectations of our stakeholders.

Job Summary:

The National Deputy Team Leader will provide programmatic, liaison and administrative support to the TL/CTA, including project and contract monitoring; administrative and support services to project personnel and activities, as well as program and operational support to SCRTFP within the following fronts

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Support the work of the TL/CTA in providing appropriate levels of management and administrative support for project activities
• In coordination with the TL/CTA, provide management and administrative direction to the PIU.
• In coordination with the TL/CTA, provide management and strategic direction for the management of regional offices as well as for the following functional unit: design and engineering, contracts, procurement, finance, construction and maintenance.
• Work alongside with the TL/CTA in the management of all activities of the program in accordance with UNOPS’ Management Services Agreement (MSA) with ACD;
• Provide input into the preparation and dissemination of periodic reports, budgets etc.;
• In coordination with the TL/CTA, provide management and strategic direction to support the UNOPS Operations Centre (AGOC) Management to ensure adherence with corporate administrative requirements and report on Project performance as and when needed;
• Assist the TL/CTA in ensuring effective administrative support services such as human resources, procurement, office and facilities management, and logistical support, transport and assets management;
• Support the TL/CTA and UNOPS AGOC Security Section in coordinating the provision of security services to UNOPS contracted personnel;
• Provide timely submission of monthly, quarterly and annual project reports to all project stakeholders and in accordance with the defined responsibilities of the implementing partner.
• Perform other duties as may be assigned

Job Requirement:

• Bachelors Degree in Public Administration, Law, Political Science, Social Sciences, or Business Administration from a recognized University
• Masters Degree in a relevant field highly advantageous.

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