Support Services Senior Assistant, Multiple positions

Job categories Administration, Finance
Vacancy code VA/2021/B5131/22170
Department/office ECR, AUMCO, Albania
Duty station Tirana, Albania
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-5
Duration Ongoing ICA – ‘Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
Application period 13-Jul-2021 to 29-Jul-2021

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

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

This vacancy is closed.

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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.  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 organisations.  With over 6,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, where they need it.  By implementing around 1,000 projects for our partners at any given time, UNOPS makes significant contributions to results on the ground, often in the most challenging environments.

Background: AUMCO

The Austria Multi-Country Office (AUMCO) was set up in August 2019 as a part of the UNOPS Europe & Central Asia Region (ECR). Specifically, AUMCO aims to enable achievement of Agenda 2030 and the Paris Agreement through global programmes and tailored interventions in the Balkans, South Caucasus, and Central Asia, focused on:

  • Infrastructure

  • Procurement 

  • Project Management (full service, back on track)

  • HR and Transactional Services

  • Grant Management 

  • Technical and Advisory Services

Background: Project

The Government of Albania agreed with the World Bank Group for soft loan in response to COVID 19 pandemic.  Due to a good result that UNOPS had with implementation of the EU Assistance to Albanian Government in COVID-19 response, Government of Albania, respectively Ministry of Health and Social Protection (MoHSP) approached UNOPS to implement also this project. Project components are:

  • Assessment, design and supervision of Civil Works for the improvement in Infectious Disease Clinic in Mother Teresa Hospital and Public Health Institute;
  • Civil Works for the rehabilitation of Infrastructure improvements in Infectious Disease Clinic in Mother Teresa Hospital;
  • Medical Equipment and furniture in Infectious Disease Clinic in Mother Teresa Hospital and Medical equipment and furniture of Public Health Institute and laboratories network;
  • Supply of Life Saving Medical Ambulances for all the main tertiary hospitals in Tirana and all regions.

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UNOPS – an operational arm of the United Nations – supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by successfully implementing its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.

Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development.

We are proud of our people. The UNOPS family brings together approximately 160 nationalities, represented by over 5,000 UNOPS personnel as well as some 7,800 personnel recruited on behalf on our partners. Spread across 80 countries, our workforce is rich in diversity and culture – with inclusion at its core.

We understand the importance of balancing professional and personal demands and offer several flexible working options.

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