الوصف الوظيفي
Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5106/17858
Department/office MR, JRS, Jerusalem
Duty station Gaza
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-9
Duration Ongoing
Application period 01-May-2019 to 14-May-2019

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Since 2014, UNOPS has implemented the Materials Monitoring Unit (MMU) project in Gaza, providing monitoring of ‘dual-use’ materials for the governments of Palestine and Israel under the temporary Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism (GRM). UNOPS now seeks to establish a Programme Management Unit (PMU) to provide enhanced project management capacity in Gaza, including the continuing facilitation of access to ‘dual-use’ materials through the MMU, as well as other coordination activities relevant to the implementation of a series of infrastructure and other projects to response to urgent humanitarian needs.

The Deputy Project Coordinator, reporting to the Project Coordinator, is based in Gaza and is responsible for advice on the local context and the development of good working relationships with a variety of local stakeholders.

  • Support the Project Coordinator for all communications between key stakeholders and the PMU including but not limited to PA, Government of Israel (GOI), UNOPS, GRAMMS users, donors and supporting project partners
  • In coordination with the Jerusalem Programme Management Office (PMO), develop and maintain a communications strategy and plan and ensure PMU objectives, concerns and issues are effectively communicated to key stakeholders
  • Monitor local media and other communications to keep the PMU Project Coordinator and other stakeholders informed of relevant developments that may concern the project.
  • Manage the implementation of key stakeholder capability development activities including at ministerial level of the Palestinian Authority (PA)
  • Assist the Project Coordinator with developing comprehensive project work plans clearly defining roles and responsibilities, inputs required, objectives, expected outputs, including milestone achievements and detailed work plans
  • Support the Project Coordinator in the development and implementation of project planning, reporting and monitoring
  • Monitor all project activities in relation to the respective project work plans and take corrective action, when necessary, to ensure the timely and cost-effective delivery of project outputs`
  • Ensure the highest possible quality of delivery and devise strategies for increased project delivery and quality programming
  • Support the Project Coordinator in the administration of the PMU (less budget and finance) when tasked
  • Manage competency, availability and performance of PMU administrative staff when tasked
  • Coach, mentor, train and otherwise support PMU staff in the fulfillment of their project support functions
  • Review and regularly advise on the PMU administrative structure and objectives as necessary to drive successful project delivery
  • Promote teamwork and enthusiasm among team members for the provision of services to key internal and external stakeholders
  • In support of the Project Coordinator, and in coordination with the Programme Management Office (PMO) ensure the compilation and dissemination of all UNOPS mandated external reporting for the Project
  • On behalf of the Project Coordinator oversee the continued recruitment of International and National staff required by the PMU to meet its objectives in accordance with the LTA between UNOPS and contractor
  • Act as assigned or temporary Project Coordinator when directed by the Jerusalem Director or Head of Programme.
  • Promote teamwork and enthusiasm among team members for the provision of services to key internal and external stakeholders
  • Support the Project Coordinator in the procurement processes through maintaining communications with contractors
  • Overview and follow up all PMU operational requirements and in line with project requirements

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.

جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.

متطلبات الوظيفة


Master degree in management, communications, project coordination or other relevant discipline

Or University Degree (bachelor’s degree / first level) with a combination of 2 additional years in related studies. 


At least 2 years of progressively responsible experience working in International Agencies preferably in managerial or senior project support roles in difficult and complex environments


Fluent Command of Both English and Arabic Language.

Contract type: Local ICA Specialist

Contract level: LICA9
Contract duration:Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance

  • 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.
  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
  • Work life harmonization - UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract types
  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
  • 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.

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.

Working with us

UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.


With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.

Work life harmonization

UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.

تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Deputy Project Coordinator
آخر موعد للتقديم 14 - May - 2019
المكان قطاع غزة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني إدارة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية الماجستير
الخبرة 2 Years
آلية التقديم

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