Deadline: 18 April 2016
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Sustainable Procurement Analyst in Copenhagen, Denmark. The duration of this post is 1 year.
UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Sustainable Procurement Analyst will perform the following functions-
- Oversee the review/analysis of annual internal project data to identify sustainable procurement best practices and cases.
- Manage the development of the sustainable procurement section of the Annual Statistical Report and the Thematic Supplement.
- Manage other reporting requirements to support internal needs.
- Provide advice and support to field and HQ personnel on the practical application of sustainability concepts into actual procurements.
- Support efforts to enhance the sustainability of UNOPS’ supplier relationships through the review and analysis of supplier questionnaires, and working with the category management team to develop clear action plans for individual suppliers.
- Develop and implement an internal personnel engagement and communication plan for sustainable procurement.
- Support efforts to enhance UNOPS external leadership position in sustainable procurement (Including through award submissions and key publications).
- Act as a focal point for personnel in the field and at HQ on sustainable procurement.
- Support efforts to enhance the practicality and usefulness of sustainable procurement tools and templates, including the development of new tools and case studies.
- Manage organization of sustainable procurement training workshops (including marketing, administration and close-out).
- Act as a backup trainer for sustainable procurement training workshops.
Applicants must have-
- Master’s degree in procurement or supply chain, business administration, environmental studies, development studies or related field.
- A bachelor’s degree with 2 years of experience will be considered in lieu of a higher level university degree.
- A minimum of 2 additional years of relevant work experience in a sustainable procurement, supply chain or related capacity is required.
- Professional certification in Procurement/Project Management will be considered an asset (e.g. CIPS, NIGP, PRINCE2).
- Full proficiency in English is required.
- Knowledge of French and/or Spanish will be considered a strong advantage.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit UNOPS.