UNOPS Project Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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UNOPS Project Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNOPS Ethiopia looking for “Project Coordinator”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 05th February, 2024.

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, dedicated to implementing projects for the United Nations System, international financial institutions, governments and other partners around the world. The organization’s global headquarters is located on the UN City campus in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The UNOPS has published a job vacancy announcement on 24th January, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Project Coordinator to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

UNOPS Job Vacancy 2024

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain project plans.
  • Implement approved project plans (including the establishment of milestones) within tolerances set by the project board.
  • Manage the production of the required products under the TAMU, taking responsibility for the overall progress and use of resources and initiating corrective action where necessary.
  • Facilitate embedding sustainability dimensions including social and gender inclusion, environmental and economic aspects into project life span.
  • Support the TAMU Project Manager in disseminating and implementing Performance Management and Monitoring System (including tools and templates) across all relevant departments.
  • Establish and maintain regular check ins with Department Focal Points in which TAs are assigned to gather feedback and support in performance management related matters.
  • Review and assess the output management processes under the TAMU.
  • Identify, manage and escalate issues related to TA performance to the TAMU PM and support in implementing corrective measures where possible.
  • Provide advice to the TAMU PM and team any course corrections if required.
  • Facilitate the implementation of evaluations, studies and other data collection efforts related to the project delivery.
  • Regularly assess, identify, and anticipate potential risks and issues and advises mitigating measures to senior management/ Project Board so that maximum benefit to partner(s) and other stakeholders is achieved.
  • Identify and manage Risks so that maximum benefit to client and stakeholders is achieved.
  • Manage and review product quality and ensure products are accepted through the agreed mechanisms.
  • Monitor and evaluate performance of service providers, as needed.
  • Identify and report threats to UNOPS internal business case to supervisor.
  • Provide on-the-job capacity building to the Ministry’s technical coordination and HR units .
  • Maintain and strengthen working relationship with the Ministry and key stakeholders.
  • Actively contribute to the implementation of Governance arrangements.
  • Actively contribute to resources mobilisation efforts based on needs identified by the Ministry.
  • Advise the PM and member of the project board on issues that may impact the achievement of their outcomes (including issues of sustainability and post project requirements such as maintenance).
  • Manage communications and ensure stakeholders are aware of project activities, progress, exceptions and are in a position to accept handover products.
  • Actively coordinate with MOH Departments to which TAs are assigned, seeking feedback on TA performance, progress against deliverables, identifying emergent needs, among others.
  • Manage the information flows between the Project Board/OC Director and the project(s).

Position in Organization:

  • Job title: Project Coordinator – Technical Assistance Management Unit (TAMU)
  • Job categories: Project Management
  • Vacancy code: VA/2024/B5333/27374
  • Department/office: AFR, ETMCO, Ethiopia MCO
  • Duty station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Contract type: Local ICA Specialist
  • Contract level: LICA Specialist-10
  • Duration: Ongoing Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.’
  • Application period: 23-Jan-2024 to 05-Feb-2024

Minimum Requirements:


  • Advanced University (Masters) Degree in Project Management, Public Health, Development Studies, or other relevant discipline is required. OR
  • A first-level university Degree (Bachelor’s Degree) with an additional two (2) years of experience may substitute the requirement for a Master’s Degree.


  • A minimum of five (5) years experience with a Master’s Degree OR seven (7) years with a Bachelor’s Degree in project management, with a focus on monitoring, reporting, and coordination is required.
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience in stakeholder management is required.
  • Experience in setting up a performance management system and human resource management in the health sector is an advantage.
  • Experience in capacity strengthening, coaching, and mentoring is an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in written, spoken, and reading English is required.
  • Knowledge of another UN Official language is an asset.

How to Apply UNOPS Project Coordinator Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: 05th February, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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