Project Management Support-Advisor (Process Design Advisor) at UNOPS, New York, United States


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Deadline: 9 September 2022

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Management Support-Advisor (Process Design Advisor) in New York, United States. The duration of this project is 1 year.

UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure, and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Project Management Support-Advisor (Process Design Advisor) will the following functions:

  • Leadership:
    • Lead supply chain related projects, including robotic automation and related master data transformation initiatives.
    • Lead the project resources to deliver the scope and mandate of portfolio activities.
    • Lead business process change initiatives that entail the implementation of robotic automation by identifying existing business processes and re-aligning them to the future architecture.
    • Coordinate the interface between businesses process owners and IT solution development to articulate the business requirements.
    • Propose improvements and changes to core SAP ECC to accommodate new functionalities.
  • Innovation and Project Management:
    • Propose solutions that meet business needs for the adequate implementation of new solutions and/or enhancements that mesh seamlessly into ERP systems.
    • Develop business intelligence models including key performance indicators to realise benefits of the ERP solutions deployed in the Supply Chain Management framework.
    • Provide project management and advisory service in the areas of performance management, monitoring of accountability framework and development of reporting and benefit realization matrices.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Advanced University Degree (Masters or equivalent) in Business Administration; Social Science, Policy Administration, Management, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance or related field is required.
  • First level university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) with (2) two additional years of experience maybe accepted in lieu of the Advanced University Degree.
  • Minimum 7 year’s of professional experience in one or more of the following fields: project management, information systems management, change management and business analysis is required.
  • Operational experience managing large scale projects in multifaceted environments is required.
  • Extensive knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning systems such as SAP and its modules, particularly supply chain related ones, is required.
  • Extensive knowledge of business intelligence and data analytics, with heavy emphasis on data management is highly desirable.
  • Experience in deploying and implementing ERP solutions is highly desirable.
  • Experience in the development of solutions for the automation of repetitive tasks that are coordinated across distinct groups to improve productivity, service quality and control is desirable.
  • Experience with Sap or other reporting technologies and performance monitoring is desirable.
  • Extensive experience in implementing ERP supply chain management, logistics systems, inventory management solutions, and business process transformation is desirable.
  • Prior experience and ability to manage large, diverse teams highly desirable.
  • Ability and willingness to learn innovative technologies and maintain industry knowledge.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required.
  • Fluency in other official UN language is highly desirable

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, visit UNOPS.

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