UNOPS Project Management Applications 2023

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.  Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organisations.  With over 6,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, where they need it.  By implementing around 1,000 projects for our partners at any given time, UNOPS makes significant contributions to results on the ground, often in the most challenging environments.
Senior Project Manager  is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the project(s) and provides services to the different donors, partners and beneficiaries.Senior Project Manager acts on behalf of the Project Board to manage the project on an ongoing basis during the Implementation Stage. The main responsibility of aSenior Project Manager  is to ensure that the project outputs are delivered within the specified project tolerances of time, cost, quality, scope, risk and benefits. He/she is expected to meet the organization’s performance and delivery goals.

Senior Project Manager  has the authority to assign, as per the Project Plan, work packages to Team Managers and approve deliverables produced by them.

Senior Project Manager  is responsible for creating the Implementation Plan, using the Project Initiation Document (PID), Legal Agreement and having a thorough understanding of the terms, conditions, and the respective roles and responsibilities of the partners/stakeholders, to ensure the project(s) outputs are capable of meeting the business cases for both UNOPS and the partner(s). Success of the project(s) and hence of the Project Manager/Senior Project Manager  will be based on the defined Success Criteria. 

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Project Information :
This project will support the strengthening of the chain of justice in the island of Sint Maarten by offering UNOPS turn-key services for the construction of a new rule of law facility. The project will be achieved in two phases for an estimated project budget of 40 MUSD. The first phase (Programming, Design and Procurement) is estimated for a total of 20 months and will contribute to the complete definition of the components for the second phase ( Construction of the rule of Law facility). The project objectives are agreed as follows:

  • Design resilient, sustainable and effective Transitional Facilities, which meet national and international human rights standards for prisoners and detainees in Sint Maarten.
  • Design resilient, sustainable and effective Long-Term Facilities contributing to strengthening national infrastructure capacity in the correctional sector enabling adequate, safe and humane detention, which facilitates reintegration of offenders back into society.

The UNOPS PAMCO Multi Country Office covering Panama, Costa Rica and the Dutch and English Caribbean will open an office on the island of Sint Maarten to ensure close coordination with relevant stakeholders of the justice sector.

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