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  • Posted: Jun 6, 2014
    Deadline: Jun 13, 2014
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    The United Nations is the one international organi­zation with the reach and vision capable of solving global problems. The United Nations Foundation links the UN’s work with others around the world, mobilizing the energy and expertise of business and non-governmental organizations to help the UN tackle issues including climate change, g...
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    Project Manager

    Major Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide operational support for ICT4SOML and lead day-to-day internal management and event planning/logistics.
    • Oversee the planning and tracking of work streams and specified deliverables, including managing/updating the ICT4SOML detailed work plan, which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project.
    • Provide operational support for stakeholder meetings and working group activities, discussions, and priorities.
    • Coordinate progress with consultants and external teams to ensure deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality.
    • Support budgeting, documentation and reporting activities for the UN Foundation’s engagement in ICT4SOML.
    • Support knowledge management and online collaborative activities within ICT4SOML, including managing online collaboration and document sharing tools/platforms.

    Working Relationships
    Report directly to the Country Director, and work closely with UN Foundation core staff and ICT4SOML team members including the ICT Pillar Lead, the Sr. ICT Coordinators seconded into the FMOH and FMCT, as well as GSMA and Intel partners and the SOML Project Management Office.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Relevant degree plus at least 5 years of relevant experience. Relevant Master’s degree or project management qualification is an advantage.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team atmosphere and capable of working with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships internally and externally while driving progress toward defined objectives and holding staff accountable
    • Self-starter with the ability to take on multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to tight deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
    • Demonstrated leadership ability to drive projects from conceptualization to inception to implementation.
    • High degree of professionalism, along with excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills required, with advanced knowledge of and proficiency in the Microsoft Office programs, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Demonstrable experience in using project management software and online collaboration tools.

    Method of Application

    A cover letter (demonstrating suitability) and CV should be sent to Please include “Project manager ICT4SOML” in the Subject line of the email. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Closing date is June 13, 2014.

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