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NATIONAL POST:Humanitarian Procurement Associate (Temporary Appointment), Manila, Philippines, GS6

Manila (Philippines)


The Position:

The Humanitarian Procurement Associate supports programme/project implementation by providing efficient procurement services ensuring accurate and timely procurement of goods and services for the Humanitarian Unit and assists in resolving procurement related issues.

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/project results.



Completed Secondary Level Education required.  First level university degree in Business Administration, Office Management, Finance or other relevant fields is desirable.

Knowledge and Experience:

Six (6) years of relevant experience in Procurement or other related fields;

Prior experience in procurement for health and health related projects is desirable;

Demonstrated capacity to source suppliers/vendors and maintain excellent professional relationships with them;

Familiarity with the UN system will be an advantage.


Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including fluency in English and national language.


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.

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  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Manila (Philippines)
  • Grade: GS-6, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Humanitarian Aid and Coordination
    • Procurement
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2018-08-22

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