Vacancy Announcement Program Operations Officer
- September 29, 2021
Institution: The Inter-American Development Bank
Country: The Republic of Suriname
Project: Paramaribo Urban Rehabilitation Program (PURP)
Sector: Urban Development and Housing
Loan No.: 3905/OC-SU
Open to: All Interested Candidates / All Sources
Positions: Program Operations Officer
Working hours: Full-time 40 hours/week
Deadline: October 20th, 2021, 15:00 p.m. (Suriname Time)
The Republic of Suriname has received financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB),
toward the cost of the Paramaribo Urban Rehabilitation Program (PURP).
This Program will be implemented by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, through the
Directorate Culture with support of the Suriname Built Heritage Foundation (SBHF). The Directorate of
Culture has installed a Project Implementation Unit (PIU) to collaborate with SBHF for daily management.
The Executing Agency invites all suitable and qualified candidates to apply for the vacant positions of
Program Operations Officer for the PIU. CVs should be updated to clearly elaborate on the specific
requirements, including work experiences and tasks. Candidates will be selected in accordance with the
procedures set out by the Inter-American Development Bank.
BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION: PROGRAM OPERATIONS OFFICER
The Program Operations Officer shall support the Program Coordinator to provide project management
oversight of program objectives, as well as, support the team with prioritized activities.
● Minimum Bachelor degree in Project Management, Public Administration, Urban Planning,
Business Administration or related fields;
● Minimum 5 years of Project Management experience in public and/or private sector;
● Experience in preparing Terms of References in collaboration with the team and external
● Experience in at least 2 projects with operational procedures and planning instruments of
internationally-funded development projects and/or public sector projects.
Interested candidates are advised to request the full Terms of Reference by sending an e-mail to the email address below. Applications for the position must be done by e-mail by submitting a Curriculum Vitae
and cover letter by October 20th, 2021, before 15.00 p.m. Suriname Time (SRT).
The Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
Paramaribo Urban Rehabilitation Program (PURP)
Attn: Ms. Natasja Deul, Program Coordinator PIU-PURP
Wagenwegstraat 64 (upstairs)
Telephone: +597 471879