Within the delegated authority, the Programme Management Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in natural or social sciences, engineering, business administration, public administration, international relations, law, political science, management, economics or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management or related area is required. Experience in private business environment is required. Experience on Least Developed Countries' socio-economic development issues is required. Experience in resource mobilization is desirable. Experience in administering science technology and innovation programmes or business ventures is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.