Administration Associate

Job categories Administration
Vacancy code VA/2022/B5512/24455
Department/office AR, EAPMCO, Philippines
Duty station Manila, Philippines
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-6
Duration 4 months
Application period 12-Sep-2022 to 27-Sep-2022

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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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 – Philippines
Established in 2016, UNOPS Philippines provides expert support to ensure sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure activities in projects. With funds from the European Union (EU), UNOPS supports the Supreme Court, the Department of Justice, and the Department of the Interior and Local Government under the Governance in Justice (GOJUST) Programme (GOJUST2) through procurement, logistics, and grants management to push forward the justice reform agenda of the Philippine government through innovations and interventions; as well as providing grants to civil society organisations to improve access to justice of marginalised groups. In the Support to the Bangsamoro Transition (SUBATRA) Programme, UNOPS is working with the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) Government strengthening capacities of the executive, legislative and judicial branches to ensure a smooth transition, also with funds from the EU.

In the health sector, UNOPS works with the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) for the construction of health facilities in Eastern Samar, and with the DOH / ADB in the HEAL project (Health System Enhancement to Address and Limit COVID-19).

The UNOPS Philippines Office is part of the UNOPS Cambodia Multi-Country Officer (KHMCO), which provides oversight, support and services to UNOPS operations in the country offices.

UNOPS Philippines is in the process of expanding its area of engagement in cooperation with its development partners, focusing mainly on a portfolio of projects and programs in the infrastructure, logistics management, procurement in health, rule of law,  and governance sectors and subsequently is looking for qualified and committed experts.


Background Information – Job Specific

UNOPS will provide support to the OHCHR to successfully implement the UN Joint Programme for Human Rights in the Philippines. UNOPS will be supporting OHCHR with services of project management, procurement, logistics and communications & visibility.

OHCHR advocates practical solutions to fear and injustice, so governments protect the rights of all their people in line with international law. OHCHR's Philippines works on promotion and protection of human rights by supporting the implementation of the UN Joint Programme on Human Rights.

This is a programme bringing together the UN, Government and civil society on six key human rights issues:
  • Strengthening domestic investigative and accountability mechanisms
  • Improved data gathering on alleged police violations
  • Civic space and engagement with civil society and the Commission on Human Rights Philippines (CHRP)
  • Strengthening the National Mechanism for Reporting and Follow-up
  • Human Rights-Based Approach to drug control,
  • Human Rights-Based Approach to counterterrorism.

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Administration Senior Associat...

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

Completion of secondary school/high school is required.  First Universi...

Minimum 6 years of experience in general administrative, logistics, or operation...

Fluency in English is desirable.  Fluency inTagalog is desirable. ...

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

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


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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.

Explore what we offer here.