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Chief Of Section, Property Management at United Nations.

Country: Ethiopia
City: Addis Ababa
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Chief Of Section, Property Management at United Nations.

This Chief Of Section, Property Management  is in the Division of Administration (DoA) at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). It’s supervised by the Director of the Division and involves managing ECA facilities in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and other locations based on premises agreements.


The Chief of FMS will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Prepares the Section work programme, determining priorities, and allocating resources for the completion of outputs and their timely delivery.
  •  Provides programmatic and substantive reviews of drafts prepared by others.
  • Oversees implementation of the ECA environmental management system and sustainability measures for ECA according to the Sustainable United Nations (SUN). Lead ECA’s implementation of ISO 14001 environmental management system and maintain the certification.
  • Ensures optimal use and allocation of space and furniture throughout the compound (including parking space). Ensures proper leases management. Evaluates annually rental cost, cost sharing, and cost recovery from UN agencies and ECA tenants.
  • Provides substantive input in the preparation of position papers and reports for presentation to intergovernmental bodies such as the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budget Questions, Committee for Programme Coordination, the General Assembly and other policymaking bodies, as appropriate.
  • Ensures that all outputs produced by the Section maintain high-quality standards; that reports are clear, objective and based on comprehensive data.
  • Ensures that all outputs produced by the Section are fit-for-purpose, meet documented requirements and comply with applicable standards.
  • Leads team members efforts to collect and analyze data and provides insight to identify trends or patterns for data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting. Ensures that everyone can discover, access, integrate and share the data they need.

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Selection Criteria For Chief Of Section, Property Management at (UN):

Education: A first-level university degree in engineering or architecture plus 2 additional years of experience can be considered as a substitute for the advanced degree. Successful completion of both degree and non-degree programs in data analytics, business analytics or data science programs is an advantage.

Specific Qualification: Certification in project management from either PRINCE II or PMP or equivalent is required.

Work Experience:

  • You need a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in managing large facilities, including maintenance, improvements, and capital projects, to qualify for this role.
  • Experience in multicultural environments, supervising and managing large teams is required.
  • Experience in project planning is required.
  • Experience working with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) application like SAP or a similar system, as it relates to real estate, plant maintenance and Assets Under Construction is desirable.
  • Work experience in varied assignments in the United Nations System or a similar international organization is desirable.
  • Experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.

Languages: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required; knowledge of the French is desirable. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

Assessment: Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by a competency-based interview.

Deadline for Chief Of Section, Property Management at United Nations is 20 November 2023 

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Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline20 November,2023
Company NameUnited Nations
CityAddis Ababa



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