Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Background Information - UNOPS:
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 organizations.
Background Information - Job-specific:
By joining us, you will have the opportunity to enhance the impact of a transformation project UNOPS is currently developing, focused on creating new innovative solutions to help our partners achieve the Agenda 2030.
UNOPS has started creating a global system of innovation centers. Currently two innovations centers are already up and running in China and in Antigua, and more centers are going to be opened. This position will be located in the new center UNOPS is opening in Sweden, at Ideon Science Park in Lund, Scandinavia’s first science park founded 35 years ago.
Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Innovation Centre Manager, and in close coordination with the stakeholders, the Project Support Officer will have the important responsibility of managing the daily operations of the Global Innovation Center in Lund, Sweden.
Under the overall guidance of the Innovation Center Manager, the Project Support Officer will: