Administration Associate

Job categories Administration
Vacancy code VA/2021/B5520/22011
Department/office AR, SEAMCO, Lao PDR
Duty station Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-6
Duration Open-ended
Application period 09-Aug-2021 to 20-Sep-2021

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.

Background Information - Lao PDR

In October 2017, UNOPS established its new country office in Vientiane, the capital of Lao PDR. The Project portfolio of UNOPS in Lao PDR traces back to 2007 and it includes Small Grants Programme supported by the Global Environment Fund, the Regional Artemisinin Initiative (RAI) implemented jointly with the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM), SUN Support to Civil Society Alliance Laos, funded by Multi-partners Trust Fund and development programs in cooperation with the Swiss Development Agency (SDA) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).

The UNOPS Lao PDR Office is part of the UNOPS Cambodia Multi-Country Office (KHMCO), which provides oversight, support and services to UNOPS operations in the country offices. UNOPS Lao PDR has been expanding its area of engagement in cooperation with its development partners, focusing mainly on a portfolio of projects and programs in the infrastructure, governance, procurement, justice, environment and agricultural sector and subsequently is looking for qualified and committed experts. 

Background Information - Job-specific

The incumbent will report to the Head of Support Services (HoSS). He/she will provide direct support to office operations and projects. He/she will perform a range of specialized, technical and general, administrative support services, and transactions for discrete work areas in administration and logistics, ensuring efficient, client oriented and effective service delivery. The administration associate will promote a client, quality and results-oriented approach, ensuring utilization of office resources in a most cost-effective manner and may also be responsible for working with the Project Managers to assist with coordination and procurement activities.

Summary of Key Functions:  Administration and Management Support L...

Education Completion of secondary/high school is required.  Univer...

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

Contract type: Local Individual Contract Agreement (LICA)  Contrac...

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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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