Deputy General Counsel & Director, Legal Group

Job categories Legal, Leadership
Vacancy code VA/2020/B0040/20549
Level ICS-13
Department/office OGC, LG, Legal Group
Duty station New York, United States of America
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level D1
Duration 1 Year (renewable subject to funds availability and satisfactory performance)
Application period 12-Oct-2020 to 15-Nov-2020

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

This vacancy is closed.

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UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.

Working with us

UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.


With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.

Work life harmonization

UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.

Role of the Deputy General Counsel and Director, Legal Group Reporting to the Ge...

Summary of functions: Strategic advisory Knowledge management and inno...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) preferably in l...

A minimum of 15 years of relevant professional managerial experience in a law fu...

Full working knowledge of English.  Knowledge of another official UN la...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

Contract type: Staff  Contract level: D1 Contract duration: One year ...
This vacancy is closed.


The screening of your application will be conducted based on the information in your profile. Before applying, we strongly suggest that you review your UNOPS Jobs profile to ensure completeness, especially the education and experience sections.


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