The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Procurement is an integral part of the work of UNOPS, which supports partners in ensuring the sustainable and timely implementation of peace and security, humanitarian and development efforts around the world. Through transparent and effective methods, UNOPS specializes in finding new ways to help governments make public procurement more efficient.
We advise governments to ensure that public procurement reaps benefits for the whole of society. We offer solutions to address fraud and corruption, increasing competitiveness and effectiveness. With over 20 years of specialized experience, UNOPS is the procurement provider of choice for many partners.
We offer dedicated solutions to increase transparency and efficiency throughout the supply chain. Our experts bring international best practices to strengthen local procurement and financial systems.
UNOPS is a resource for building public procurement capacity and transparent, accountable institutions. We offer an individualized range of training options to meet the needs of all our partners.
UN Web Buy Plus
Supplying value, delivering results, changing lives. UNOPS cost-competitive and user-friendly e-Commerce solution takes care of complex procurement processes ensuring peace of mind. We offer a wide range of technical products made available through international competitive bidding in accordance with UNOPS rules and regulations.
We help our partners increase their performance by reducing costs and leveraging economies of scale. Our market knowledge allows us to rapidly mobilize operations where local capacity is strained, such as relief and recovery operations in post-disaster settings.
What did UNOPS procure?
In 2016, UNOPS procured around $900 million worth of goods and services from more than 5,000 vendors worldwide, to support the more than 900 projects delivered on the ground.
- Above: (L) Improving maternal, newborn and child health in Myanmar.
- (R) Supporting UN peacekeeping mission in Mali.
Ensuring procurement best practice
We believe in measuring our work against international best practice. UNOPS is recognized as a global leader in sustainable procurement, having achieved the gold certificate from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. Read more here.