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Administration Officer at UNOPS Jordan


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2 Year
Male, Female, Both
Bachelor Degree


  • Organization: UNOPS – United Nations Office for Project Services
  • Location: Amman
  • Grade: Junior level – LICA-8, Local Individual Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date: 2023-05-28


The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is a UN agency that implements infrastructure and procurement projects for the UN System, international financial institutions, governments, and another partners over the world. UNOPS offers implementation, advisory, and transactional services in its five core areas of expertise.. It supply projects in more than 80 countries worldwide, with a portfolio of $3.4 billion in 2021. UNOPS often works in post-disaster and peace and security settings, improving countries, and economies in transition. UNOPS is a member of the United Nations Sustainable Development Group and works closely with other UN entities such as the UNDP, the DPO, and the World Bank.


The duties for Administration Officer at UNOPS Jordan:

  • Performance of operational strategies
    • Full submission of administrative activities with UNOPS rules, regulations, policies, and strategies.
    • Condition of inputs to the HQ/Regional Offices’ operations business processes mapping and implementing the internal standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Logistics and fleet administration services
    • Assures effective and efficient provision of logistics and asset management support services, meeting client needs and complying with UNOPS rules, regulations, policies, and strategies.
    • Manages implementation of logistics system in accordance with UNOPS logistical procedures.
    • Guides and handles protocol matters, ensuring efficient delivery of client services, including registration and advisory services to staff/personnel and host government authorizations.
  • Condition of effective and efficient organizational support services
    • Monitoring and study of administrative services and recommendations for changes in policies, systems, and procedures to ensure services are aligned with changing business needs and objectives
    • Coordination and supervision of shipments and traditions clearance, travel, events management, supply, transportation services and insurance, space management, procurement of office supplies;
  • Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing
    • Organization of training for the processes/ projects staff on administrative-related topics.
    • Briefing/debriefing of staff members on issues connecting to area of work.

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The requirements for Administration Officer at UNOPS Jordan:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration or corresponding fields is needed.
  • An advanced Degree (Master’s) in the abovementioned field is regarded an asset.
  • Two (2) years of relevant background at the national or international level in administrative management is demanded.
  •  Background in the usage of computers and office software packages (GSuites) is highly desired.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic is demanded.
  • Understanding of third UN working language is desirable.


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