Legal Associate

Job categories Legal
Vacancy code VA/2022/B0040/24188
Department/office CRP, LG, Legal Group
Duty station New York, United States of America
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-6
Duration Open-ended
Application period 05-Jul-2022 to 20-Jul-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.

Expand all [+]

UNOPS supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner. Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to advance sustainable implementation practices, always satisfying or surpassing our partners’ expectations. A flexible structure and global reach means that we can quickly respond to our partners' needs, while offering the benefits of economies of scale. 

This position will report to the Director of the Legal Group / Senior Legal Officer of the Legal Group.

The primary responsibilities of the Legal Associate will be to provide assistance on administrative matters, as well as legal support on human resources, transactional, commercial and institutional matters, supporting the members of the Legal Group in internal and external meetings, case filing, knowledge management, drafting and reviewing of documents, etc. The position may involve some elements of legal research and drafting, but will be primarily administrative. The position will give exposure to a wide variety of types of work overseen by the UNOPS Legal Group.

Under the supervision of the Senior Legal Advisor and the overall guidance ...

Education:  Secondary education required.  A D...

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

Contract type: Local ICA  Contract level:LICA - 6 Contract duration: O...

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

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


How to send a good application:


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.