UNOPS Senior Procurement Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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UNOPS Senior Procurement Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNOPS Kenya looking for “Senior Procurement Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before April 26, 2024.

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, dedicated to implementing projects for the United Nations System, international financial institutions, governments and other partners around the world. The organization’s global headquarters is located on the UN City campus in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The UNOPS has published a job vacancy announcement on April 15, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Procurement Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

UNOPS Job Vacancy 2024

Functional Responsibilities

Implementation of transactional procurement

In close cooperation with the Project Manager, under the guidance of a technical supervisor, and reporting to the management on central issues related to procurement activities, implements operational strategies and manages procurement, contract, and sourcing transactions, actions and processes for goods, services, and works, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Full compliance of assigned procurement activities with UNOPS rules, regulations, policies and strategies; internal controls and client orientation.
  • Implementation of the different steps of the procurement processes, including Pre-Purchasing: Strategy and Planning; Requirements Definition; Sourcing; Purchasing: Solicitation; Management of Submissions; Evaluation; Review and Award; Post Purchasing: Contract finalization and issuance; Logistics; and Contract Management.
  • Implementation of strategic procurement for projects assigned in the Business Unit.
  • Research undertaken and data provided for Business Unit’s supply market intelligence and analysis.

Position in Organization:

  • Job categories: Procurement
  • Vacancy code: VA/2024/B5303/27900
  • Department/office: AFR, KEMCO, Kenya MCO
  • Duty station: Nairobi , Kenya
  • Contract type: Local ICA Specialist
  • Contract level: LICA Specialist-9
  • Duration: 2 years subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
  • Application period: 12-Apr-2024 to 26-Apr-2024


  • Advanced degree or equivalent in preferably Procurement and/or Supply Chain Management, Law, Commerce, Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related field is required.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with four (4) years’ experience at the international level in procurement management, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • For those who do not have a degree in Procurement of Supply Chain Management, Chartered Institute of Supply and Management (CIPS) or similar international Certification is a distinct advantage.


  • A minimum of two (2) years’ professional experience in international public procurement is required;
  • Experience in working with a range of stakeholders in developing and developed countries is desirable;
  • Knowledge of UN / UNOPS Procurement Rules and Regulations is a distinct advantage;
  • Some experience in UN system organizations, preferably in a developing country, is desirable;
  • Experience / knowledge of web-based applications and Google Suite products, especially google forms,sheets, docs and slides is an asset.


  • Fluency in written and oral English is required
  • Knowledge of another official UN official language is an asset

How to Apply UNOPS Senior Procurement Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: April 26, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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