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NATIONAL POST: Procurement Associate, Islamabad, Pakistan Country Office, G6


Closing date: 17 May 2017 (5:00 pm New York time)

Duty Station: Islamabad, Pakistan

Position Summary:

Under the guidance and supervision of the International Operations Manager, the Procurement Associate ensures execution of transparent and efficient procurement services and processes in CO. The Procurement Associate promotes a client-focused, quality and results- oriented approach in the Unit.

The Procurement Associate works in close collaboration with the operations and programme staff in the CO and UNFPA HQs staff for resolving complex procurement-related issues and information exchange.

Job Purpose

The Procurement Associate delivers quality services in procurement to internal and external clients mastering all relevant rules, guidelines, processes and procedures. S/he takes a client-oriented results-focused approach to interpreting the rules, procedures and guidelines, providing support and guidance to the CO and UNFPA-supported projects.



A basic university Degree in Business or Public Administration would be desirable with specialized training in procurement.

Knowledge and Experience:

At least 6 years of progressively responsible procurement experience is required at the national or international level.

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc), advance knowledge of automated procurement systems, and experience in handling of web based management systems will be considered as advantages.


Fluency in English is required, knowledge of Urdu is an asset





Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Islamabad
  • Grade: GS-6, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Procurement
    • Administrative support
    • Procurement
  • Closing Date: 2017-05-17

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