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About UNICEF: Employment

Temporary Appointment: Contracts Officer, P-2, Supply Division, Copenhagen, Denmark.

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a Contracts Officer, P-2 in Copenhagen, Denmark.


Please see Terms of Reference

Qualification and Competencies:

Education, Work Experience & Technical Competencies:
Advanced university degree in business administration, commerce or law or related technical field required.  Minimum two years of progressively responsible relevant professional experience, preferably at the international level.

Fluency in English and knowledge of another UN language are required.

Values and Competencies:

Our Core Values reflect attitudes and convictions that are shared across all UNICEF staff and include:

Core Values
• Commitment
• Diversity
• Integrity

Core Competencies
• Communication (level 1)
• Drive for results (level 1)
• Working with people (level 1)

Functional Competencies
• Applying Technical Expertise (level 1)
• Following Instructions and Procedures (level 2)
• Planning and Organizing (level 2)

Skills and knowledge:

• Good analytical skill and negotiating skills.
• Ability to resolve difficult, complex and sensitive situations.
• Ability to make timely and quality judgements and decisions.
• Ability to manage and monitor the effective use of financial and material resources.

How to Apply:

Please send detailed resume, cover letter and completed United Nations Personal History Form, in English, quoting “Contracts Officer, P-2, TA” to dangsrecruit@unicef.org.  Queries can be directed to Laura Borton, at: lborton@unicef.org. The UN Personal History form can be found at the following web address:  https://www.unicef.org/supply/index_employment.html.

Applications for this position must be received no later than close of business on: Tuesday, 5 August, 2014.

Please note that candidates will be assessed on foundational and functional competencies and that diversity and gender balance are also factors in the selection process. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Visit us at www.unicef.org/supply/

Please note that acknowledgement of application will be extended only to short-listed candidates.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.





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