Legal Specialist

Job categories Legal
Vacancy code VA/2021/B0005/22945
Level ICS-10
Department/office FA, SSC, IPAS
Duty station Copenhagen, Denmark
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration Ongoing
Application period 25-Nov-2021 to 19-Jan-2022

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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The UNOPS Integrated Practice Advice and Support (IPAS) unit is part of the Shared Services Centre (SSC) which provides policy advice, operational support and transactional services to UNOPS offices worldwide.  SSC is also responsible for the administrative support to HQ and Copenhagen-based personnel.

Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, IPAS was established for the purpose of serving the operations of entities under its coverage, primarily with advice and solutions to everyday implementation challenges. IPAS consists of a diverse team with over sixty colleagues who are subject experts in the six practice areas of HR, Administration, Legal, Finance, Project Management and Infrastructure, and Procurement.

IPAS has three main roles:

Support to operations in the field offices: IPAS provides timely advice and supports actively finding of solutions to everyday implementation challenges, based on policy and best practices. It also provides operational support in specific areas.

Business efficiency: IPAS recommends changes to policies, processes and operating standards based on the feedback and experience of the field offices. IPAS also ensures transparent and efficient project implementation, in line with policy and business needs. 

Body of knowledge: IPAS contributes to research and coordination within the policy groups and project practitioners. It provides structured knowledge and subject matter expertise which is used across practice areas to provide coherent and tailored advice to the requesting offices.

You can meet our team and get a sneak peek of our working environment in this video

The IPAS Legal Specialist reports to the IPAS Legal Team Lead and is responsible...

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