Temporary Appointment

Procurement Associate (TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT)

14 1-р сард 2020

UNFPA Mongolia CO

Title: Procurement Associate (TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT)   
Level: GS-6
Duration:  364 days
Location: UNFPA Mongolia Country Office
Deadline : 14 January 2020, Tuesday, 5.00 pm hours, Ulaanbaatar time

Call to Action

  • Are you passionate about ensuring sexual and reproductive health and 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 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 who 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 commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Job Purpose

You will be located in Mongolia CO.  Under the guidance and supervision of the Operations Analyst and as a member of the Operations team, you will provide quality services in areas of procurement and ICs in compliance with the relevant rules, guidelines, processes and procedures. You take a client-oriented, results-focused approach to interpreting the rules, procedures and guidelines and provides support and guidance to the CO.
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.

Qualifications and Experience:

Your Education

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

Your Experience

  • At least six 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 oral and written English and Mongolian languages. 


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 http://www.unfpa.org/resources/step-step-guide-apply. 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