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Job title: Procurement Associate

Level: GS-6

Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Full/Part time: Full-Time

Fixed term/Temporary: Fixed Term Appointment

Rotational/Non-Rotational: Non-Rotational

Duration: One year (renewable depending on fund availability)

Deadline for application: 24 February 2022, Thursday, 5:00 pm, Ulaanbaatar time


Call to Action

  • Are you passionate about ensuring reproductive rights and helping people during times of crisis?
  • Are you great at multi-tasking, prioritizing and are a talented project manager who continuously strives to improve business processes? 
  • Are you a team player capable of working with colleagues of widely diverse backgrounds?

If so, this might be the job for you.

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA’s strategic plan (2022-2025), reaffirms the relevance of the current strategic direction of UNFPA and focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. These results capture our strategic commitments on accelerating progress towards realizing the ICPD and SDGs in the Decade of Action leading up to 2030. Our strategic plan calls upon UN Member States, organizations and individuals to “build forward better”, while addressing the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on women’s and girls’ access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, recover lost gains and realize our goals.


In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.


UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.


Job Purpose:

Working within a Country Office environment, you will be responsible for the management and effective delivery of procurement services in order to obtain the best value for money for the UNFPA country programme procurement.  You will support a collaborative, client-focused, quality and results-oriented approach to the work of the office.

Under the overall guidance of the Head of Office and with direct supervision of the Operations Analyst, in close collaboration with the operations and programms teams, and with guidance from the Headquarter and the Asia-Pacific Regional Office, you will manage and provide guidance and oversight for overall procurement process.

Qualifications and Experience:


  • Completed secondary level education is required;
  • University degree in business management or any other relevant field is required.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • At least 6 years of progressively responsible procurement and administrative experience, working with national or international companies/organizations;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages and advance knowledge of web-based management systems;
  • Experience working for UN and knowledge of UN procurement rules and regulations is an advantage; 
  • Certification in procurement, and Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) certification is highly desirable.


Fluency in English and Mongolian is required.



If the above job opening sounds interesting to you, we suggest you view the detailed Job Description at the below web link to learn more about our expectations before applying.


UNFPA has established an electronic application management system. This allows applicants to create a candidate profile, which can be updated regularly and submitted for more than one vacancy. Apply by clicking at the below link:


Download the Step-by-Step Guide to Applying in the E-Recruit System of UNFPA at 

Please print out the Guide for your reference during the registration and application process.

Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process.  UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

Post is advertised for Mongolian nationals only.



UNFPA Mongolia Country Office

UN House, UN Street 14, Sukhbaatar District, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 14201

Tel: 976-11-353503, extension 3314, Fax: 976-11-353502