Administration Officer (Protocol and Operations)

Job categories Administration
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5104/26036
Department/office MR, AMMMCO, Amman
Duty station Amman, Jordan
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-8
Duration Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
Application period 14-May-2023 to 28-May-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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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.  UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of peace-building, humanitarian and development projects.  Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations. 

The UNOPS Amman Multi-country Office  (Ammmco) implements projects in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, and Yemen, in partnership with bilateral donors, national governments, and other UN agencies. With an established presence across the region, the office runs operations, including large-scale procurement, project development, and technical management, and provides financial, human resources, and infrastructure-related services. The functional objective of the UNOPS Hub in Amman is to deliver its projects efficiently and effectively and in line with the principles, rules, and regulations of UNOPS in order to support the response to the current needs and national priorities in the region. 

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Head of Support Services, the Administration Officer is responsible for the quality of administrative support services for the MR Regional Office and Amman Multi-Country Office. He/she analyzes and interprets administrative rules and regulations and provides solutions to complex administration-related issues. The Administration Officer promotes a collaborative, client-focused, quality and results-oriented approach.

The Administration Officer  may supervise and lead the team of administration personnel within the Amman Multi-Country Office. The Administration Officer collaborates with the support services, programme and project teams locally, UNOPS HQ colleagues, UN agencies, and Government officials to successfully deliver administrative services.

Summary of Key Functions   Implementation of operational strategi...

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

Education:  Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration or...

Contract type: Local ICA contractual modality Contract level: LICA Specialist -8...

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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.

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We understand the importance of balancing professional and personal demands and offer several flexible working options.

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