Procurement Senior Analyst - System

Job categories Procurement
Vacancy code VA/2023/B0012/25328
Level ICS-9
Department/office MP, PG, Procurement Group
Duty station Copenhagen, Denmark
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-1
Duration Ongoing (subject to organisational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance)
Application period 27-Jan-2023 to 24-Feb-2023

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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General Background 

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 5,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,400 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 –UNOPS Procurement Group

As a central procurement resource for the United Nations system and its partners, UNOPS emphasizes efficient, transparent, cost-effective and sustainable delivery of goods, services and works, in line with public procurement best practices. On a yearly basis, UNOPS procures approx. USD 1 Bn worth of goods, services and works on behalf of our partners. These include a broad base of categories, including life-saving pharmaceuticals, mine action equipment, vehicles or road construction services.

The Procurement Group (PG) is based at UNOPS HQ in Copenhagen. It leads the organization’s sustainable procurement practice and is responsible for: articulating strategy, policy positions and innovative solutions for procurement at UNOPS; enabling the operationalization and managerial oversight of UNOPS procurement activities through appropriate systems and reports; strengthening the knowledge, skills and career development of procurement practitioners; and leading the implementation of sustainable supply chains across the organization. 

Background information - Job specific

The Policy and Standards team within PG is responsible for:

  • Developing UNOPS procurement policy, guidelines and templates and other knowledge products, assuring alignment with best practices and business needs

  • Establishing UNOPS Procurement Training Strategy and developing and delivering training courses for UNOPS personnel

  • Coordinating eProcurement initiatives, including the development and implementation of the UNOPS eSourcing system and ERP Procure-to-Pay modules such as requisitions, purchase orders, supplier performance evaluation and contract management, etc.

  • Hosting the secretariat of the Vendor Review Committee (VRC)

  • Addressing and implementing procurement recommendations from internal and external audits, as well as for procurement assessments and certifications

Reporting to the Procurement Specialist (Policy and Standards team), the incumbe...

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

Education: Advanced Degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) is require...

Contract type: International ICA Contract level: IICA-1 Contract duration: ...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications r...
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.