Вакансія: Procurement Advisor for UNOPS Ukraine
In response to the request of the Government of Ukraine and further to the meeting between the President of Ukraine and UNOPS Executive Director on 15 May 2016 the United Nations Office for Project Services concluded an Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the UNOPS on the opening of the UNOPS Office in Ukraine. The Agreement was signed on 22 November 2016.
According to the Agreement the UNOPS Office in Ukraine is mandated to provide a broad spectrum of services to the Government and people of Ukraine including but not limited to procurement, contracting, recruitment and administration, implementation of technical assistance, humanitarian and investment projects that are funded by the Government, international organizations, local communities, foreign governments and non-for-profit organizations, international financial institutions, UN Agencies and alike.
Given the unique geographical position and development context similar to that of the majority of the CIS countries the UNOPS Office in Ukraine may also serve as sub-regional hub in the region.
The Procurement Advisor performs his/her duty under the direct supervision of Deputy Head of Ukraine Office and strongly contributes to moving the Ukraine Office toward achieving its mission-focused goals and objectives.
The main objective of this assignment is to review and revise the existing procurement management systems, and advise on setting up effective procurement systems, policies and procedures.
Master’s Degree or equivalent in Business/Commerce, Law, Economics and other work-related science required.
Applicants with Bachelor’s Degree in related fields with additional two years of relevant working experience may also be considered.
Minimum two years of UN/UNOPS experience in procurement is required.
A combination of Bachelor’s degree with an additional 2 years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the education requirements outlined above.
Fluency in Russian and/or Ukrainian is an asset.
Fluency in one or more additional official UN languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is an advantage.