Employment overview 

UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities supporting peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects in diverse and challenging environments.

With headquarters located in Copenhagen, regional offices in Bangkok, Johannesburg, New York, and Panama, and a network of more than 20 operations and projects centres elsewhere, UNOPS offers chances to work across the globe. UNOPS employs more than 6,000 employees annually and on behalf of its partners creates thousands more work opportunities in local communities.

Working in a broad range of sectors, UNOPS needs personnel with diverse skills and experience. Key areas of expertise include project management, procurement, human resources, financial management and legal affairs. But projects also demand technical expertise in areas as varied as drafting constitutions or designing bridges.

UNOPS recruitment values

The UNOPS human resources strategy supports staff development and builds teams that achieve the highest standards of performance while adhering to the ethos of the United Nations.

UNOPS provides staff with opportunities for continued career development, professional growth and continued learning.

UNOPS promotes a balanced workforce and applications from suitably qualified female candidates are encouraged. UNOPS also strives to foster a diverse workforce with workers from across the globe.

Work life harmonization at UNOPS

UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. UNOPS has a progressive, flexible policy on work life harmonization, and offers several flexible working options, including flexi-time, compressed work schedule, telecommuting and others. The policy allows for flexible working and encourages innovative and progressive solutions, whether you are based in HQ, a regional office or a field location.

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