UNOPS recruits 01 Project Manager (Military Stipends)
Project Manager (Military Stipends)
Job categories: Project Management
Vacancy code: VA/2019/B5311/18191
Department/office: AFR, Somalia Country Office (SOCO)
Duty station: Mogadishu, Somalia
Contract type: International ICA
Contract level: IICA-3
Duration: ICA Ongoing
Dealine date: 25-Jul-2019
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.
Background Information – Job-specific
The UNOPS Somalia Office presently manages a significant portfolio of projects in Somalia and has its direct representational and oversight functions in Somalia, while maintaining a technical and administrative support capacity at the hub level in Nairobi. UNOPS works with multiple partners including the Governments of Somalia, bilateral and multilateral donors, and United Nations Agencies, Funds and Programmes. In order to provide political, development and security assistance in Somalia, the international community’s contributions were brought together under the New Deal framework, endorsed at the Brussels conference on September 7, 2013.
The framework sets out 5 Peace and State building goals (thematic areas) against which all international efforts are to be aligned, coordinated by the FGS, UN and donor steering groups. In keeping with the New Deal framework, UNOPS is particularly interested in strengthening its coordination and liaison capacity with relevant Government institutions, Government led mechanisms and emerging trust fund instruments.
Police and Military Stipends Two of the largest of UNOPS-Somalia programmes included the distribution of stipends to the Somali National Police and the Somali National Army (SNA). Both are considered critical by the international community for promoting stability. The stipends programmes are a part of Security Sector Reform (SSR) and fall within the second of the Peace and State building Goals (PSGs): “Establish unified, capable, accountable and rights-based Somali federal security institutions, providing basic security for its citizens.” Complementary to the stipends programmes is the bio-metric registration of the police and military. Registration of police and military personnel promotes accountability and transparency and is crucial for building the Somali government’s capacity in terms of improved financial and personnel management.
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