Senior Procurement Officer

Job categories Procurement
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5505/17842
Department/office AR, NPOH, Sri Lanka
Duty station Colombo, Sri Lanka
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-9
Duration Ongoing
Application period 30-Apr-2019 to 19-May-2019

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

This vacancy has been cancelled.

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In 2016, Sri Lanka was declared eligible to receive a Millennium Challenge Compact, a large-scale five-year grant program ($480 Mn.) MCC is developing the compact in partnership with the Government of Sri Lanka to promote inclusive economic growth, reduce poverty and increase economic opportunities for the people of Sri Lanka. The compact will be funded completely through grants by MCC and the focus areas will be Transportation and Land Reform.

Based on an analysis of Sri Lanka’s economy and the constraints that are holding back private investment and growth, MCC expects to invest in projects proposed by the Government of Sri Lanka in the transport and land sectors.

  • Transport: Improve road networks and the bus system in the Colombo Metropolitan Region, and improve road connectivity between the central region and ports and markets in the Western Province. It would also upgrade more than 300 kilometers of urban and interprovincial roads.
  • Land: Improve land administration, and strengthen land rights and tenure security.

UNOPS would have a significant value add in terms of its experience in procurement, recruitment and fiduciary advisory services, not for profit nature, transparency and accountability and local presence and is desirous of being considered by the MCC for this purpose. While the proposed MCC Sri Lanka Compact is in the final stage of development, MCC requires a Senior Procurement Officer to support the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA - an accountable entity responsible for compact implementation, overseen by MCC when a compact is awarded)

This position is prospective in nature. Candidates will be assessed and selected...

Education Master’s Degree in procurement, business administratio...

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

Contract type: ICA Contract level: L-ICA Specialist, 9 Contract duration:&n...

The position is open to nationals of Sri Lanka.  Please note that the c...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...
This vacancy has been cancelled.


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