INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION
ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies, with the mission to connect the world. To achieve this, ITU manages the radio-frequency spectrum and satellite orbits at the international level, works to improve communication infrastructure in the developing world, and establishes global standards that foster seamless interconnection of a vast range of communication systems.
Head, Building Project & Facilities Management Division
Vacancy notice no: 1343
Country of contract: Switzerland
Duty station: Geneva
Position number: SG03/P5/1223
Type of contract: Fixed-term
Duration of contract: 2 years with possibility of renewal for 2 additional years
Recruitment open to: External
Application deadline (Midnight Geneva Time): 23 October 2023
The General Secretariat directs administrative, human and financial resources and activities of the Union, including the implementation of the provisions of the administrative regulations on operational questions, the dissemination of information on telecommunication/ICT matters for operational and other purposes, and the provision of legal advice to the whole of the Union. The General Secretariat coordinates the implementation of the Strategic Plan, monitors the telecommunication/ICT environment and recommends as needed action relating to the Union’s future policies and strategy. The General Secretariat ensures inter-sectoral coordination and cooperation to advance a whole of ITU approach (One-ITU) in headquarters and the field. The General Secretariat provides logistical and information technology support to the Union’s activities including conferences and global forums; the coordination of the work of the Union with the United Nations system, and other international organizations; and the engagement of the Member States, Sector Members, and Academia. The General Secretariat manages corporate governance, and strategic communications and relations with the media, different stakeholder groups as well as the general public.
Within delegated authority and under the direct supervision of the Deputy Secretary-General, the Head, Facilities Management & Building Project Division is responsible for the management of the new building project and the maintenance and renovation of existing Headquarters buildings and technical facilities. He/she serves as leader for the team and provides authoritative expertise for all assigned responsibilities to deliver outputs within prescribed time, cost and quality standards and foster a collaborative spirit and cooperation to achieve results. He/she operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules and takes responsibilities towards the successful achievement of the delegated assignment. To this extent, the incumbent will perform the following duties:
Applying Expertise; Effective Communication; Learning and Knowledge Sharing; Organizational Commitment; Results-Focused, and; Teamwork and Collaboration.
Advanced university degree in engineering, architecture or related field, preferably in civil or structural engineering or a related field OR education in a reputed college of advanced education with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of an advanced university degree in one of the fields above.
For internal candidates, a first university degree in one of the fields above in combination with fifteen years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree for promotion or rotation purposes.
Professional certification as a professional engineer or architect would be an advantage. A formal project management qualification would be an advantage.
At least ten years of progressively responsible experience in construction management or related area including at least five at the international level. A Doctorate in a related field can be considered as a substitute for three years of working experience.
Experience in vertical construction is desirable.
Experience with modern civil engineering design software. Experience of the AutoCAD family would be an advantage.
Experience, acquired in the last 10 years, as Project Manager or Assistant, or Master of Works or Assistant in at least one building construction project of at least 5’000 m2 constructed floor area.
At least ten years of combined experience in financial and operation management of infrastructure construction and/or renovation, including of at least one project of more than CHF 100 million; in the management of multidisciplinary teams, both technical and administrative; and, in interacting with political representatives with a role in land use planning.
Proven experience in the implementation and control of a project management methodology.
Knowledge of one of the six official languages of the Union (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish) at advanced level and knowledge of a second official language at intermediate level. Knowledge of a third official language would be an advantage. (Under the provisions of Resolution No. 626 of the Council, a relaxation of the language requirements may be authorized in the case of candidates from developing countries: when candidates from such countries possess a thorough knowledge of one of the official languages of the Union, their applications may be taken into consideration).
Total annual salary consists of a net annual salary (net of taxes and before medical insurance and pension fund deductions) in US dollars and a post adjustment (PA) (cost of living allowance). The PA is variable and subject to change without notice in accordance with the rates as set within the UN Common System for salaries and allowances.
Annual salary from $ 92,731 + post adjustment $ 76,225
Other allowances and beneﬁts subject to speciﬁc terms of appointment, please refer to:
INFORMATION ON RECRUITMENT PROCESS
Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application and provide complete and accurate information. To apply, please visit the ITU Careers website. The evaluation of candidates is based on the criteria in the vacancy notice, and may include tests and/or assessments, as well as a competency-based interview. ITU uses communication technologies such as video or teleconference, e-mail correspondence, etc. for the assessment and evaluation of candidates. Please note that only selected candidates will be further contacted and candidates in the final selection step will be subject to reference checks based on the information provided. Messages originating from a non ITU e-mail account - @itu.int - should be disregarded. ITU does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
ITU applies a zero-tolerance policy against all forms of harassment. ITU is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. Achieving gender balance is a high priority for ITU.
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