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Publicado el 08 de Junio de 2021

Procurement Senior Associate

Fecha límite: 22 de Junio de 2021

Depending on the business needs, this position could be located in Costa Rica or Panama; the salary will be established according to the applicable local scale.

The vacancy is open to local candidates (nationals of Costa Rica or Panama) or with permanent residence and work permit in Costa Rica or Panama.

Summary of key results:

Transactional Procurement Support services
Procurement planning and systems 
Requisitions/procurement and sourcing 
Bidding and tendering 
Contract administration
Team Management
Knowledge building and knowledge sharing

Transactional Procurement Support services

Ensures compliance of transactional procurement activities with UNOPS rules, regulations, policies and strategies, including undertaking the following 

Execution of necessary steps to embed sustainability in the procurement process.
Procurement planning and systems 

Ensures team/personnel provision of support to procurement planning and systems, focusing on achievement of the following results:

Collaboration with projects personnel and Managers in the preparation of their procurement plan;
Collaboration in the implementation of a procurement management system in respect of planning, awarding, administering and monitoring of all matters related to procurement for the given geographical area / project activity.

Requisitions/procurement and sourcing 

Supervises the office’s or team’s  requisitions/procurement and sourcing support processes, focusing on achievement of the following results:

Provision of proposals to requesting entity on modes for providing goods, works and services, including procurement deadlines for each stage;
Review of requisitions for completeness;

Bidding and tendering 

Supervises team/personnel providing the following support services to  bidding and tendering processes, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Preparation of shortlists of suitable contractors/suppliers for purchases of value over designated amounts for approval of designated officer;

To access the full list of roles and responsibilities, please download the terms of references attached to the announcement:




-Completion of secondary school is required. 
-First University Degree, preferably in Procurement and/or Supply Chain Management, Law, Commerce, Business Administration, or related areas is desirable but not required.
-Relevant certification in procurement and supply chain management (CIPS or similar) is a distinct advantage.


-A minimum of six (7) years ( or less depending on degree level) of relevant experience in providing procurement support services in national and/or international public or corporate organizations.
-Proficiency in computers and office software packages (MS Office) and experience in handling of web-based management systems is required.
-Supervisory experience of personnel in procurement support services, may be considered an asset.
-Experience in working with a range of stakeholders in developing countries may be considered an asset.
-Some experience in UN system organizations is desirable.
-Experience in use of Enterprise systems including e-Sourcing in procurement, One UNOPS is desirable

-Full knowledge of Spanish is required.
-Full working knowledge of English is required.
-Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an asset.

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