UNOPS Country Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

UNOPS Country Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNOPS Ethiopia looking for “Country Coordinator”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 14th May, 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.

UNOPS Program Assistant Jobs 2024

The UNOPS has published a job vacancy announcement on 01st May, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Program Assistant to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Position In – Country Coordinator
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum of Five (05) Year’s
Application Deadline 14th May, 2024

UNOPS Job Vacancy 2024

Key Responsibilities:

  • Under oversight from the Senior Migration Specialist and in collaboration with the SUIDAC Programme Coordinator, ensure the successful implementation of the Cities Alliance assigned portfolio currently including the Cities Alliance Global Programme on Cities and Migration in Ethiopia and Somalia.
  • Liaising with the Senior Migration Specialist and the SUIDAC Programme Coordinator, to identify partners, develop proposals and prepare project agreements in connection with identified opportunities.
  • Ensure successful development, implementation and supervision of assigned grants and work packages.
  • When required and under the guidance from the Senior Migration Specialist and the Programme Coordinator, ensure the overall HSSE performance in the Project Office while overseeing the implementation of all HSSE requirements in the activities located in Ethiopia and Somalia.
  • Support regional, national, and local policy initiatives and dialogues building institutional capacities of policy makers and local authorities on enhanced urban planning and forecasting in the Horn of Africa, lead the creation of local and regional initiatives from Somalia and Ethiopia.
  • Support and/or conduct field missions of the Secretariat in partner countries.
  • Build and strengthen strategic partnerships through active networking, advocacy and effective communication of Cities Alliance competencies in project service delivery and management, to develop opportunities and engagements with new partners.
  • Represent the Cities Alliance in Ethiopia and Somalia to current and potential project donors, ensure attendance to meetings and compliance with donor requests.
  • Create, foster and role model a culture of trust, empowerment and accountability within the Ethiopia Project Office.
  • Build engagement and foster a diverse and inclusive work environment, respectful of all, and ensure that the highest standards of conduct are observed.
  • Contribute to the development and introduction of innovation to ensure Cities Alliance is continually incorporating best practice approaches.
  • In collaboration with Cities Alliance comms, contribute to the dissemination and sharing of best practices and lessons learned for corporate, regional and national development planning and knowledge building.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Title: In-Country Coordinator
  • Hosted Entities: Cities Alliance
  • Job categories: Project Management, Urban Development
  • Vacancy code: VA/2024/B5007/28045
  • Level: ICS-10
  • Department/office: GPO, GVA, Geneva
  • Duty station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Contract type: International ICA
  • Contract level: IICA-2
  • Duration: One year initially, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability
  • Application period: 30-Apr-2024 to 14-May-2024

Minimum Requirements:


  • An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) preferably in migration studies, urban development, urban planning, public policy and administration or related fields is required.
  • A first Level University Degree (Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent) with additional 2 years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a masters degree.


  • A minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated expertise in migration and urban planning in Ethiopia and Somalia is required.
  • Demonstrated experience with UNOPS, and experience with grant management is an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required. An Intermediate level of Amharic is required.

How to Apply UNOPS Program Assistant Jobs 2024

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The Closing Date: 14th May, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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