Project Manager (ICT Focused)

Country: Ethiopia
Organization: UNOPS
Closing date: 4 Apr 2021

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Summary of key responsibilities:

Project Manager directly impacts on achievement of project results by adhering to project management methods and strategies, reducing risks, cutting costs and improving success rates. This consequently reinforces the visibility and image of UNOPS as an effective service provider in project services and management and strengthens its competitive position as a partner of choice in sustainable development and project services.

Here are summary of the Project Manager functions:

  1. Project Delivery and Performance

  2. Procedures

  3. Monitoring and Reporting

  4. Stakeholder Engagement

  5. Quality Assurance

  6. Knowledge Management and Innovation

  7. Personnel Management

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  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field is required, preferably in IT related fields such as computer science, information systems, etc.

  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree in related studies, combined with an additional 2 years’ experience may be accepted in lieu of a Master’s degree.


  • PRINCE2 Certification is desirable.

  • Cisco and Microsoft Certifications are desirable.


  • At least 5 years’ experience in management of ICT projects.

  • Experience on Network and Server Infrastructure Installation projects with understanding of the network installation lifecycle and methodologies is required.

  • Experience working with or within international organizations is desirable.

  • Experience managing budgets and understanding of public sector procurement processes is an advantage.


  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.

  • Knowledge of another UN language is an asset.

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