A Strategic Heritage Plan for the Palais des Nations
"The Palais des Nations is an important element of the heritage of Geneva and of Switzerland, but also of all Member States of the United Nations, and we have the duty to preserve and modernize it."
Michael Møller, UNOG Acting Director-General
On 27 December 2013, UN Member States have decided to allocate the funds needed in 2014 for the planning phase of the strategic heritage plan of the United Nations Office at Geneva, with construction work starting in 2017 and completion expected in 2023. (See press release)
Job openings within the Strategic Heritage Plan for the Palais des Nations
Post published with a deadline of 14 March 2014
Posts published with a deadline of 19 March 2014
1) Senior Design Project Manager, P5
The Senior Design Project Manager will be responsible for coordinating all design/construction matters, establishing the design requirements in alignment with the project implementation plan and overall project objectives, managing the design deliverables in accordance with the required quality standards inclusive of environmental compliances, as well as managing compliance of the schedule with project key milestone and deliverables.
2) Mechanical and Engineering Coordinator, P3
The Mechanical and Engineering Coordinator will be responsible for the design and maintenance of electrical power systems, mechanical systems, environmental control systems, and other related systems, applying commonly used engineering calculations, practices and precedents in completing portions of larger projects and preparing plans, specifications and scopes of works for projects related to the design, construction, or renovation of the buildings.
Four construction phases
Cost and benefits
Reports of the Secretary-General on the "strategic heritage plan"
UNOG annual reports
Palais des Nations photo gallery