Programme Management Officer (Vendor Management) Programme Management Officer (Vendor Management) …

UNJSPF/Investment Management Division
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
UNJSPF/Investment Management Division
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive

Job Opening 167229, Programme Management Officer (Vendor Management), P-3
United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund – Office of Investment Management

Org. Setting and Reporting

The United Nations Secretary-General is responsible for the investment of the assets of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF). The Secretary-General has delegated this responsibility to the Representative of the Secretary-General for the investment of the assets of the UNJSPF (RSG). The RSG heads the Office of Investment Management (OIM), which manages a $86+ billion multi-asset class, global investment portfolio, about 85% of which is actively managed in-house. Asset classes under management comprise of global equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, private equity, real estate, infrastructure, timber, and commodities. OIM’s staff are all based in New York and come from over 30 countries. For more information please visit OIM's website at https://oim.unjspf.org/.

This position is in the Operations and Information Systems Section of the Office of Investment Management (OIM) of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF). The incumbent reports to the Head of the Programme /Vendor Management team.

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Programme Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Ensures that all programs, projects, and initiatives are in compliance with the OIM’s Enterprise Programme Management Office (EPMO) Charter and framework, including strengthened governance mechanisms, adequate communication management, dependency management, and documentation templates.
  • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects, etc.; monitors and analyzes programme/project development and implementation.
  • Reviews relevant project documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and tracks follow-up actions.
  • Performs programme/project related consulting assignments, in collaboration with the business stakeholders, executive sponsors, and information technology team, by planning facilitating workshops, through other interactive sessions and assisting in developing the required documentation and artifacts that will be used to manage the work within scope, time, and budget.
  • Acts as a programme/project management advisor and subject matter expert in order to build and maintain relationships across the wider stakeholder community both internally and externally.
  • Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse projects sources.
  • Assists in programme policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies.
  • Undertakes stakeholders survey initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares conclusions. • Prepares various programme related written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
  • Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.
  • Coordinates activities related to budget and funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and prepares related documents/reports.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Education

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, economics, engineering or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Programme or project management certifications (i.e. Prince2, PMP, PCAS, CAPM, CSM, CompTIA Project+) are required.

IT Service Management Certification (i.e. ITIL, Cobit,TOGAF, BiSL) is desirable.

Work Experience
A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration or related area, is required.

At least 5 years of work experience in an investment organization, with strong business acumen including financial industry and program/project domain-specific knowledge are desirable.

Relevant experience in an IT department focused on investment management operations support as well as ITIL process and some ISO standards (i.e. 27001, 9001 and 22301) is desirable.

Experience with vendor and contract management, including defining and monitoring vendors’ SLA, KPI, and KRI is desirable.

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