Project Manager: Covid-19 Award - Luanda, Angola

Application Closing Date: 12-12-2021

The Project Manager ensures strategic leadership, programme planning and execution of the Covid-19 Award.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

In Angola, the Ministry of Health and UNDP have had a long-standing, strategic partnership for health service delivery through Global Fund grants. Currently, UNDP is acting as the Principal Recipient for the 2021-2024 consolidated HIV, TB and Malaria grant, or “Z Grant”, in partnership with the Ministry of Health, the Provincial Governments of Benguela and Kwanza Sul, ADPP and Worldvision. In July 2021, a new Covid-19 Award was approved by the Global Fund for Angola and consolidated into the Z Grant.  UNDP exercises its interim PR role in consultation with other UN agencies, bilateral donors and International Financing Institutions.

The Project Manager will assume overall responsibility for the management of the Covid-19 Award, including strategic, programmatic and operational management and oversight. S/he will be responsible for coordinating with the multi-disciplinary team (Programme Management Unit, PMU), achieving a high level of programme performance while ensuring compliance with UNDP rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Working under the direction and supervision of the Programme Coordinator, the Project Manager will ensure strong Sub-recipient management, risk management and capacity development, as key components of grant performance.  The Project Manager will promote a collaborative, client-oriented approach, ensuring integration of COVID-19 activities across functional areas within the PMU

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