Procurement Associate

Job categories Procurement
Vacancy code VA/2021/B5107/21587
Department/office ECR, AUMCO, Pristina
Duty station Pristina, Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244/99)
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-6
Duration Three months (with possibility of extension)
Application period 07-Apr-2021 to 20-Apr-2021

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

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UNOPS has been active in Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244/99) since 1999, helping partners achieve their goals in areas such as economic development, education, health, environment, justice, mine action and post-conflict rebuilding of infrastructure and livelihoods. The UNOPS office in Pristina provides services including project management, administrative support, procurement and fund management.

UNOPS (Pristina Project Centre) has a portfolio of projects that include infrastructure, procurement projects, project management support to partners and management of partner personnel projects with UN agencies in the region.

The infrastructure component relates to ongoing large scale infrastructure projects at different stages of the project cycle, as well as planned health infrastructure upgrade, and a WHO funded project for assessment studies of the physical conditions of office buildings owned by the WHO, located in 12 countries across the world. 

The procurement component relates to projects on strengthening the Health systems for COVID19 response in Kosovo and Albania that mainly consists of procurement of medical equipment and other medical supplies and renovations of the physical infrastructure of hospitals and other health facilities..

UNOPS PRPC Office is engaged in health projects supporting the Government of Kosovo to successfully fight COVID- 19 Pandemic from 2020 and continues to be engaged in 2021 in similar projects. The interest of the donor community in Kosovo is increased towards UNOPS engaging in implementation of similar projects. The PRPC implemented projects financed by the EU, German Government and Netherlands Government. It is an ongoing discussion to enter into an implementation arrangement with the EU office in Pristina and also other donors.  An agreement with the Ministry of Health is prepared for supporting the Vaccination process in Kosovo through construction of a vaccine warehouse and provision of refrigerated tracks for transport of vaccine funded by European Council Development Bank.

As a response to the COVID-19 situation, the Pristina office has an urgent need ...

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