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UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.

Working with us

UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.

Diversity

With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.

Work life harmonization

UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.

Established in 2009, UNOPS Ethiopia Office has been providing services to various partners, including the government of Ethiopia, UN agencies such as WHO, UNHCR and WFP, and other international organizations. Since 2014, the UNOPS Ethiopia Multi-country Office (EMCO) runs and coordinates the UNOPS activities in Ethiopia, as well as Sudan and Djibouti. The UNOPS EMCO team is composed of approximately 100 national and international women and men, and offers a broad range of services such as infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial and human resources management.

The internship is learning and working opportunity that targets fresh graduates. The intern will assist the Procurement Officer and support the Ethiopia Multi-Country Office (EMCO). The intern will be exposed to practical learning and working experiences that foster development of his /her path. The Intern will work full time and follow the same working hours as UNOPS employees.

Summary of Key Functions:

Assists in:

  • Specification revision, preparation of solicitation documents and evaluation of bids
  • Contract management and Documentation
  • Logistics Management & Support
  • Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing

Major responsibilities:

The Procurement Intern will have the opportunity to learn and work on how to:

  • Facilitate filing of contract documentations, and ensure completeness of files per their respective checklist
  • Assist in the preparation of reports, solicitation documents and contracts
  • Assist in bid evaluation and price/quotations comparison analysis;
  • Assist in the receipt, verification and acceptance of goods and services procured on behalf of partner organizations,
  • Assist in the collection of customs clearing, fund transfers and permits review of payments and verify completeness of the documents and adherence to  internal procedures,
  • Assist in the handover of procured items to partners
  • Assist in updating asset record and periodical verification; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned by team.

A.  Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement, Logistics, or Supply Chain Management is required.

B. Work Experience

  • Applicants are not required to have professional work experience.
  • Applicants should have graduated from the above stated fields within three (3) years prior to the applications date of the internship.

C. Language Requirements

  • Fluency in written and oral English and local language is required.

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  • Job City Addis Ababa
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UNOPS is the operational arm of the United Nations. We are helping build a better future by expanding the ability of our partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

With over 1000 projects every year, our talented people do a variety of work that ranges from construction and human resources to legal services and procurement.

We are dedicated to helping people in need around the world! From building roads in Afghanistan and support elections in Iraq to dynamic business development in New York, working at UNOPS is rewarding and challenging.

Our Purpose

We help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

We bring to this task the values and principles of the United Nations and the innovation, boldness, speed and efficiency of a self-financed institution.

We bring the highest international standards to what we do, while respecting local contexts. We do this as our contribution to tackling the huge challenges of the 21st Century.

We provide practical solutions to assist our partners to save lives, protect people and their rights, and to build a better world.

We aspire to be a leader in the efforts to channel private-sector investments for social and environmental impact while addressing the immense needs for sustainable development.

What drives us is a passion to fight inequalities and to provide opportunities to those most vulnerable. This means we often work in the most challenging environments, building foundations for communities to function and people to live with dignity and respect.

We are passionate about quality: in our people and in what we do.

We earn the trust of those we work with by caring about what they value, and by delivering on our promise to always act in the service of people in need.

Our vision is a world where people can live full lives supported by appropriate, sustainable and resilient infrastructure and by the efficient, transparent use of public resources in procurement and project management.

Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

0 USD Addis Ababa CF 3201 Abc road Full Time , 40 hours per week UNOPS

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.

Working with us

UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.

Diversity

With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.

Work life harmonization

UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.

Established in 2009, UNOPS Ethiopia Office has been providing services to various partners, including the government of Ethiopia, UN agencies such as WHO, UNHCR and WFP, and other international organizations. Since 2014, the UNOPS Ethiopia Multi-country Office (EMCO) runs and coordinates the UNOPS activities in Ethiopia, as well as Sudan and Djibouti. The UNOPS EMCO team is composed of approximately 100 national and international women and men, and offers a broad range of services such as infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial and human resources management.The internship is learning and working opportunity that targets fresh graduates. The intern will assist the Procurement Officer and support the Ethiopia Multi-Country Office (EMCO). The intern will be exposed to practical learning and working experiences that foster development of his /her path. The Intern will work full time and follow the same working hours as UNOPS employees.
Summary of Key Functions:Assists in:
  • Specification revision, preparation of solicitation documents and evaluation of bids
  • Contract management and Documentation
  • Logistics Management & Support
  • Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing
Major responsibilities:The Procurement Intern will have the opportunity to learn and work on how to:
  • Facilitate filing of contract documentations, and ensure completeness of files per their respective checklist
  • Assist in the preparation of reports, solicitation documents and contracts
  • Assist in bid evaluation and price/quotations comparison analysis;
  • Assist in the receipt, verification and acceptance of goods and services procured on behalf of partner organizations,
  • Assist in the collection of customs clearing, fund transfers and permits review of payments and verify completeness of the documents and adherence to  internal procedures,
  • Assist in the handover of procured items to partners
  • Assist in updating asset record and periodical verification; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned by team.

A.  Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Procurement, Logistics, or Supply Chain Management is required.

B. Work Experience

  • Applicants are not required to have professional work experience.
  • Applicants should have graduated from the above stated fields within three (3) years prior to the applications date of the internship.
C. Language Requirements
  • Fluency in written and oral English and local language is required.
2020-12-15

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