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Risk Management Advisor


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7 Year
Male, Female, Both
Master Degree


  • Organization: UNOPS – United Nations Office for Project Services
  • Location: Copenhagen
  • Grade: Mid level – IICA-3, International Individual Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Internal audit, Investigation and Inspection
    • Disaster Management (Preparedness, Resilience, Response and Recovery)
  • Closing Date: 2023-05-21


The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is a UN agency that implements infrastructure and procurement projects for the UN System, international financial institutions, governments, and another partners over the world. UNOPS offers implementation, advisory, and transactional services in its five core areas of expertise.. It supply projects in more than 80 countries worldwide, with a portfolio of $3.4 billion in 2021. UNOPS often works in post-disaster and peace and security settings, improving countries, and economies in transition. UNOPS is a member of the United Nations Sustainable Development Group and works closely with other UN entities such as the UNDP, the DPO, and the World Bank.


Below the guidance of the CRO, the Risk Management Advisor is responsible for reviewing and continuously developing abilities particular to Policies, processes, roles, technologies, offices and project delivery contexts. The candidate is expected to set strategic advice on integrating risk management into planning, decision making and  performance management frameworks. To build capacity and drive tangible development, they will lead implementation aid initiatives for the regional organization and incorporate functions, as agreed with line management and local leadership. In carrying out their duties, the Risk Management Advisory is responsible for managing, guiding and quality assuring the work of junior colleagues as well as actively building a global network of risk management focal points.

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  • An high university degree (Master’s degree or PhD) preferably in Risk Management, physics, mathematics, engineering, finance, accounting or relevant major;
  • A minimum of seven (7) years (or more depending on academic credentials) of experience in the design, improvement, and deployment of risk management programs.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Spanish and/or French considered an asset.


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