Procurement Senior Officer

Job categories Procurement
Vacancy code VA/2024/B5333/28451
Department/office AFR, ETMCO, Ethiopia MCO
Duty station Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-9
Duration Ongoing Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.’
Application period 28-Jun-2024 to 18-Jul-2024


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.


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UNOPS ETMCO is recruiting for this position: Procurement Senior Officer based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


Qualified women and candidates from groups which are underrepresented in the UNOPS workforce are encouraged to apply.   These include in particular candidates from racialized and/or indigenous groups, members of minority gender identities and sexual orientations, and people with disabilities.



This is a local postion, and is hence open to Ethiopian nationals only.

The Procurement Senior Officer is responsible for effective delivery and implementation of strategic and effective procurement services, for a select group of technically complex goods, services and works, within the specific geographical area and/or project.  These services reflect best practices in international public procurement, compliance with UNOPS Financial Rules and Regulations and procurement policy, rules, regulations and procedure, ensuring appropriate risk management and obtaining the best value for money. 

The incumbent analyzes and interprets the respective rules and regulations and provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex issues related to procurement. The work is focused in transactional procurement including all steps of the procurement process. Maintaining the highest degree of personal and professional ethics, the Procurement Senior Officer  promotes a collaborative, client-focused, quality and results-oriented approach in the Business Unit. 

The Procurement Senior Officer works in close collaboration with the Support Services, Program and project teams in the relevant geographical area or business unit, UNOPS HQs colleagues and Government officials, to successfully deliver procurement services.




Under the direct supervision of the Procurement Specialist, the Procurement...

Education: Advanced University Degree (Master’s Degree) or equiv...

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