The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting
the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around
the world. UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency,
effectiveness and sustainability of peace building, humanitarian and development projects. Mandated as a central
resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure
services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.
The incumbent is assigned all or part of the following duties which are performed according to organizational
needs and structure:
Background Information – Cambodia
UNOPS established its Cambodia Office (KHOH) in early 2013. Since then, KHOH has carried out a diverse set
of projects/programs, such as a multi-donor funded project to support the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts
of Cambodia (also known as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal). Also, KHOH has been providing advisory services in
the infrastructure sector to other development partners, such as the Government of the Russian Federation
and KOICA, and procurement support and advisory services to different line ministries of the Royal Government
UNOPS KHOH is also overseeing business activities and/or providing Support and Services to UNOPS operations in
other countries, within the Greater Mekong Sub-Region such as Lao PDR and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam,
as well as the Philippines, mainly focused on the infrastructure sector, but also encompassing good governance,
trade facilitation and environmental issues.
In addition, KHOH is providing Support Services to the Malaria Programs and Regional Artemisinin Initiative (RAI)
funded by the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM).
UNOPS KHOH is in the process of expanding its area of engagement in cooperation with different development
partners, focusing mainly on a portfolio comprised of projects and programs in the infrastructure and environmental
sectors, as well as continuing with the provision of transactional services (HR and Procurement services). For that,
UNOPS is subsequently looking for qualified and committed experts that can contribute to fulfill our mandate
in Greater Mekong Sub-Region and beyond.
Background Information – Job-specific
The Principle Recipient programme (PR) under the UNOPS Asia and Pacific Regional Office has been established
to support, develop and oversee UNOPS’ programmes implemented with Global Fund financing in the Region
to ensure that synergies between different programme components are effectively developed.
The PR’s Cambodia team works in close cooperation with all PR teams in the Region, managing all grants in a
coordinated fashion, including country grants for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as well
as Regional Principal Recipients of GFATM regional grants for Greater Mekong sub-region (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar,
Thailand and Vietnam).