Procurement Officer

Job categories Project Management, Procurement
Vacancy code VA/2018/B5505/16395
Department/office AR, NPOH, Sri Lanka
Duty station Colombo, Sri Lanka
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-9
Duration Open-ended
Application period 13-Sep-2018 to 30-Sep-2018

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

This vacancy has been cancelled.

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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.  UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of peace building, humanitarian and development projects.  Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations. 

Under its broader reconciliation and transitional justice agenda, the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) through the Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation intends to construct permanent housing units for conflict affected and displaced people of the Northern and Eastern Provinces. Given the urgent need for housing in order to facilitate the return and resettlement of conflict-affected families, this project is a crucial step towards national reconciliation.

Within the context of the Government’s commitment towards reconciliation and sustainable development for the populations in the Northern and the Eastern parts of the country, the objective of the project is to design and construct 25,000 housing units. The project led by United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) will bridge recent relief activities implemented by GoSL and other humanitarian partners with a long-term development focus anchored in the concept of self-reliance and resilience.

UNOPS is entrusted to implement the project for construction of 17,000 permanent houses for conflict affected displaced families in the Northern & Eastern province in Sri Lanka by GoSL. It is agreed to implement this project in five districts namely Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaithivu, Trincomalee & Batticaloa.

Under the guidance and direct supervision of Project Manager, the Procurement Of...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Education:  Master's  Degree or equivalent, preferably in Pro...

Contract type: Individual Contractor Agreement (ICA) Contract level:  ...

This post is open to Sri Lankan nationals only. Please note that the closing...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...
This vacancy has been cancelled.


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