UNOPS employs both staff members and contractors. The difference is reflected in the terms and conditions.
Staff members perform primary UNOPS functions – continuous activities that ensure sustainable operations. They are employed under temporary or fixed-term appointments.
More information about United Nations staff contracts
Individual contractors commonly perform activities limited to a particular project or task. They are employed on an Individual Contractor Agreement (ICA).
More information about Individual Contractor Agreements
UNOPS also offers opportunities for internships
and Junior Professional Officers (JPOs)