United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)


Org. Setting and Reporting
This place is situated within the Workplace of the Excessive Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU) based mostly in Kyiv, Ukraine. The incumbent experiences to the Head of Programme and Operations.
Inside delegated authority the Affiliate Procurement Officer is chargeable for the next duties: • Plans procurement actions for the workplace and assigned initiatives, for a wide range of items and providers of a common nature. Supplies enter for finances planning. • Critiques and analyzes technical specs to make sure completeness, accuracy and aggressive qualities, and identifies non-compulsory programs of motion. • Assists workers in issues relating to procurement, administrative and finance insurance policies and procedures, technical specs, pricing and product/service availability, cost initiation course of, in addition to acceptable substitutes or different choices to cut back prices. • Develops vendor pre-qualifying standards, identifies product sources and evaluates vendor efficiency as regards high quality, costs, supply, gear, and many others., maintains communication with distributors on contract administration. • Solicits and evaluates bids/proposals/quotations to make sure total competitiveness, high quality, and conformity to specified necessities. • Compiles and presents procurement, finance and administrative information. • Prepares all related supporting paperwork and recommends approval of the contract or buy order; could authorize purchases in keeping with delegated authority, and, in instances the place the quantity exceeds approved signature authority, prepares submissions to the Contracts Committee for evaluate and subsequent approval by the approved official. • Coordinates well timed supply of products and providers and prepares paperwork for funds. • Participates available in the market and provider analysis. • Prepares a wide range of experiences, correspondence, and paperwork (e.g. buy orders, contracts and amendments) on procurement-related issues, together with expenditure experiences. • Contributes to the gathering and evaluation of information in addition to identification of tendencies or patterns and supplies draft insights by graphs, charts, tables and experiences utilizing information visualization strategies for data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting. • Contributes to upkeep of stock and belongings information. • Performs different duties as assigned.
PROFESSIONALISM: Data of internationally acknowledged procurement requirements and understanding of procurement strategies and practices used within the personal sector. Data of market tendencies and sources of provide and gear and of procurement/contract execution and administration. Data and understanding of inner procurement insurance policies, practices and procedures. Skill to conduct analysis and analyze information and knowledge to develop suggestions on procurement contracts awards. Skill to make clear and agree on phrases of contracts and/or specification necessities and to use common sense within the context of assignments given. Skill to research and interpret information in assist of decision-making and convey ensuing data to administration. Exhibits satisfaction in work and in achievements; demonstrates skilled competence and mastery of material; is conscientious and environment friendly in assembly commitments, observing deadlines and reaching outcomes; is motivated by skilled somewhat than private considerations; exhibits persistence when confronted with troublesome issues or challenges; stays calm in anxious conditions. Takes accountability for incorporating gender views and making certain the equal participation of ladies and men in all areas of labor. TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to attain organizational objectives; solicits enter by genuinely valuing others’ concepts and experience; is prepared to be taught from others; locations group agenda earlier than private agenda; helps and acts in accordance with last group choice, even when such choices could not completely replicate personal place; shares credit score for group accomplishments and accepts joint accountability for group shortcomings. CLIENT ORIENTATION: Considers all these to whom providers are supplied to be “purchasers” and seeks to see issues from purchasers’ perspective; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with purchasers by gaining their belief and respect; identifies purchasers’ wants and matches them to acceptable options; screens ongoing developments inside and out of doors the purchasers’ surroundings to maintain knowledgeable and anticipate issues; retains purchasers knowledgeable of progress or setbacks in initiatives; meets timeline for supply of services or products to consumer.
Superior college diploma (Grasp’s diploma or equal diploma) in enterprise administration, accounting, public administration, commerce, engineering, regulation or a associated subject. A primary-level college diploma together with two extra years of qualifying work expertise could also be accepted in lieu of the superior college diploma. Certification in Public Procurement, corresponding to Chartered Institute of Procurement & Provide (CIPS) is fascinating.
Job – Particular Qualification
Not accessible.
Work Expertise
A minimal of two (2) years of progressively accountable expertise in procurement, contract administration, accounting advisory providers, administration or associated space, is required. Expertise inside the United Nations frequent system or related worldwide group is fascinating. Expertise with phrase processing, superior spreadsheets and database softwares is fascinating. Expertise in dealing with web-based administration programs is fascinating. Expertise engaged on Enterprise Useful resource Planning (ERP) programs corresponding to Umoja is fascinating.
Fluency in English and Ukrainian (each oral and written) is required. Data of one other UN official language is a bonus.
Analysis of certified candidates could embody an evaluation train which can be adopted by competency-based interview.
Particular Discover
Extension of the appointment is topic to extension of the mandate and/or the supply of the funds. Candidates for the Nationwide Skilled Officer class shall be of the nationality of the nation the place this place is situated. On the United Nations, the paramount consideration within the recruitment and employment of workers is the need of securing the very best requirements of effectivity, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic range. All employment choices are made on the premise of {qualifications} and organizational wants. The United Nations is dedicated to creating a various and inclusive surroundings of mutual respect. The United Nations recruits and employs workers no matter gender id, sexual orientation, race, non secular, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Cheap lodging for candidates with disabilities could also be supplied to assist participation within the recruitment course of when requested and indicated within the utility. The United Nations Secretariat is dedicated to reaching 50/50 gender steadiness in its workers. Feminine candidates are strongly inspired to use for this place.
United Nations Issues
Based on article 101, paragraph 3, of the Constitution of the United Nations, the paramount consideration within the employment of the workers is the need of securing the very best requirements of effectivity, competence, and integrity. Candidates is not going to be thought-about for employment with the United Nations if they’ve dedicated violations of worldwide human rights regulation, violations of worldwide humanitarian regulation, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are affordable grounds to imagine that they’ve been concerned within the fee of any of those acts. The time period “sexual exploitation” means any precise or tried abuse of a place of vulnerability, differential energy, or belief, for sexual functions, together with, however not restricted to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of one other. The time period “sexual abuse” means the precise or threatened bodily intrusion of a sexual nature, whether or not by pressure or below unequal or coercive situations. The time period “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature which may fairly be anticipated or be perceived to trigger offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a situation of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work surroundings, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who’ve dedicated crimes aside from minor site visitors offences might not be thought-about for employment. Due regard can be paid to the significance of recruiting the workers on as large a geographical foundation as potential. The United Nations locations no restrictions on the eligibility of women and men to take part in any capability and below situations of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking surroundings. Cheap lodging could also be supplied to candidates with disabilities upon request, to assist their participation within the recruitment course of. By accepting a letter of appointment, workers members are topic to the authority of the Secretary-Basic, who could assign them to any of the actions or workplaces of the United Nations in accordance with workers regulation 1.2 (c). Additional, workers members within the Skilled and better class as much as and together with the D-2 stage and the Discipline Service class are usually required to maneuver periodically to discharge features in numerous obligation stations below situations established in ST/AI/2023/3 on Mobility, as could also be amended or revised. This situation of service applies to all place particular job openings and doesn’t apply to non permanent positions. Candidates are urged to rigorously observe all directions accessible within the on-line recruitment platform, inspira, and to seek advice from the Applicant Information by clicking on “Manuals” within the “Assist” tile of the inspira account-holder homepage. The analysis of candidates can be carried out on the premise of the data submitted within the utility in response to the analysis standards of the job opening and the relevant inner legislations of the United Nations together with the Constitution of the United Nations, resolutions of the Basic Meeting, the Workers Rules and Guidelines, administrative issuances and tips. Candidates should present full and correct data pertaining to their private profile and {qualifications} in response to the directions supplied in inspira to be thought-about for the present job opening. No modification, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to functions which were submitted. Candidates below critical consideration for choice can be topic to reference checks to confirm the data supplied within the utility. Job openings marketed on the Careers Portal can be eliminated at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.
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