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Junior Professional Officer (JPO), Architecture (Kuwaiti Nationals Only)
|Location :||Geneva, SWITZERLAND|
|Application Deadline :||24-Nov-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-2|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||1 year (with possible extension for another year)|
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.
The Buildings and Engineering Section (BES) is responsible for the maintenance of buildings, parks and gardens at the Palais des Nations of the United Nations Organization in Geneva (UNOG). The Unit is responsible for the management of several projects related to its buildings, provision of support to conference services and exhibits, allocation of space and office planning within UNOG and coordination of related building services requirements.
The sustainable policy is omnipresent in the BES activities.
The services are provided through two units, buildings and engineering, and comprise about twenty different professions including: architects, engineers, draughtsmen, electricians, mechanics, removal staff, carpenters, painters, masons, upholsterer, conference operators and audio-visual technicians.
The Buildings Unit is responsible for the maintenance of all physical facilities at the Palais des Nations and its annexes. The Engineering Unit is responsible for technical installations at the Palais des Nations and its annexes.
Information on the job-setting:
Work implies frequent interaction with the following:
Duties and Responsibilities
Within delegated authority, and under the guidance and direction of the Chief of Unit the JPO in Architecture will:
Provide professional support for construction work by:
Study, analyze and supervise the development of technical solution(s) for proposed construction and/or alteration projects by:
Prepare and recommend architectural, structural and engineering concepts for alteration work in the United Nations building/site facilities by:
Required Skills and Experience
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