Head of Programme
The Head of Programme reports directly to the Ethiopia Multi-country Office Director who provides direction and general supervision. The Head of Programme is responsible for programme development planning and preparation and for leading all stages of programming to achieve results in the area/s of responsibility. The role contributes to the development and implementation of strategies to improve the competencies and position of UNOPS in sustainable project management and services to partners, stakeholders and UN system partners. The Head of Programme will also be supervising a diverse team of international and local project managers of both genders including the Senior Project Manager for the infra team, the Portfolio Senior Manager, the Project Management Officer, and functionally the Project Managers in Sudan and Djibouti.
The effective and successful performance by the Head of Programme directly impacts on achievement of programme results and consequently reinforces the visibility and image of the UNOPS as an effective service provider in project services and management and strengthens its competitive edge as a partner of choice in sustainable development and project services.
Summary of key results:
- Programme governance, implementation and monitoring
- Programme development and planning
- Lead programme resources
- Partnership networking and advocacy
- Knowledge management and innovation