Programme Officer,UNOPS, Abeche, Chad
Post Level: A3
Duty Station: Abeche, Chad
Duration: 6 months, initially
Closing Date: 16 March
Required Competencies & Knowledge
Leadership - Proven supervisory ability and/or technical leadership.
Ability to maintain effective
working relations both as a team member and team leader.
Planning & Organizing - Ability to organize, plan and implement work
United Nations Office for Project Services, competing demands and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines.
Judgment - Demonstrated ability to apply good judgment and decision
Teamwork - Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and
maintain effective partnerships
and working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic
environment with sensitivity and
respect for diversity.
Communications - Strong communication (spoken and written) skills,
including the ability to
effectively prepare written documentation in a clear, concise style.
Problem solving –Good analytical and problem solving skills and
ability to handle a range of
Commitment to Continuous Learning - Willingness to keep abreast of
Professionalism - sound knowledge of, and exposure
to, a range of mine action
issues, including related political, social and economic dimensions.
Academic Qualifications/ Experience/ Language
First level university degree.
At least 3 –5 years experience in programme, project management or
Experience in humanitarian affairs essential and experience in mine
action an asset.
Knowledge of the UN mine action policy and Mine Action Information
Management Policy is highly
Experience in working as Programme staff or desk officers of the
United Nations system, of donors or
NGOs is highly desirable.
At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in
engineering (military and/or civilian) of which
3 year should have been in mine action related activities.
experience in mine action information
management is essential, preferably in a UN mine action operation.
For the post advertised fluency in written and oral French and English
is required. Knowledge of Arabic
would be an asset.
Understanding of UN mine action programme, policies, and coordination
Able to work in a multicultural environment.
Submission of Applications
Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a letter
of interest, complete Curriculum Vitae
and an updated United Nations Personal History Form (P.11), to
Kindly indicate the
vacancy number and the post title when applying (in the subject line
- Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
- Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be
- Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
- UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a selected candidate at a level
below the advertised level of the
For more information on UNOPS, including its core values and
competencies, please visit the UNOPS
website at www.unops.org