Service contract

Procurement Associate

17 September 2019

UNFPA Mongolia CO

Procurement Associate

Job title: Procurement Associate
Level: SB4/SC8
Position Number: 00147271
Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Full/Part time: Full-Time
Fixed term/Temporary: Service Contract
Rotational/Non Rotational: Non-Rotational
Duration:  One year (renewable)

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 specialist 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 new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.
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:
The Procurement Associate is located in Mongolia CO.  Under the guidance and supervision of the Operations Analyst and as a member of the Operations team, the Procurement Associate provides quality services in areas of procurement and ICs in compliance with the relevant rules, guidelines, processes and procedures. The Procurement Associate takes a client-oriented, results-focused approach to interpreting the rules, procedures and guidelines and provides support and guidance to the CO. You will report to the Operations Analyst.

Qualifications and Experience:


MA degree or BA degree in Accounting and Finance, Business or Public Administration, Economics or related field.  

Knowledge and Experience:

  • A minimum three 3 years with Masters’ degree, or, minimum five 5 years with Bachelors’ degree of relevant experience 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.


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 3350, Fax: 976-11-353502
Contact person: Ms. Tuvshinzaya, Operations Analyst