Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2017/B5502/11960
Department/office AR, THOH, Indonesia
Duty station Central Kalimantan , Indonesia
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-8
Duration 5 months
Application period 16-Mar-2017 to 22-Mar-2017
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.
Background Information - UNOPS
UNOPS supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our 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.
Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to advance sustainable implementation practices, always satisfying or surpassing our partners’ expectations.
With over 7,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, wherever they need it.
A flexible structure and global reach means that we can quickly respond to our partners' needs, while offering the benefits of economies of scale.
Background Information - Job-specific
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Summary of Key Functions: Project Delivery and Performance Technical ...
Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and externally in order to positively shape the organization. Anticipates and perceives the impact and implications of future decisions and activities on other parts of the organization.
Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.
Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).
Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.
Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.
Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.
At least a first university degree (bachelor's or equivalent) in Management, Forestry, Agriculture, Environmental, Political or Social Sciences is required.
At least 2 years experience working in forest and peat fire management, environmental science or sustainable natural resource management is required in combination with a first university degree.
At least 1 year experience in supervising/managing junior staff is required
Experience coordinating work between different sectors and stakeholders, particularly with civil society and provincial government networks
Experience coordinating project implementation
Experience working in an international organisation such as the UN, INGO, etc
Experience in dealing with relevant Indonesian Government authorities an added advantage
Experience in communications would be an asset.
Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and English languages is required.
Contract type, level and duration
Contract type: Local ICA
Contract level: LICA-8
Contract duration: 5 months, renewable subject to performance and funding
For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link:
Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time
Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post
The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.
It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns.
Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.