Duty Station : Islamabad, Pakistan
Application Deadline : 25-Jul-2021
Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Background Information - UNOPS
UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.
Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.
UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.
Working with us
UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.
With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures.
We promote a balanced, diverse workforce a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.
Work life harmonization
UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.
Background Information - Pakistan
UNOPS commenced operations in Pakistan in 1999 and significantly up-scaled activities from 2005 onwards to support populations affected by and vulnerable to earthquakes.
In 2010, UNOPS opened a permanent office in Islamabad to support the Government of Pakistan and other partners to undertake humanitarian and reconstruction services, following the most devastating flood in the nation’s history.
UNOPS Pakistan has been implementing projects in the areas of early recovery and reconstruction of community infrastructure, project management and related monitoring and verification, community development, fund management, and procurement.
Supported strategically by a regional operational hub and UNOPS headquarters in Copenhagen and within the overarching framework of the ONE UN Programme, UNOPS Pakistan continues to deliver projects across the country under its core delivery practices of sustainable infrastructure, sustainable procurement, and sustainable project management.
UNOPS is based in Islamabad and has a provincial office in Peshawar. UNOPS is working with different donors and UN agencies to implement infrastructure, procurement, HR Services and other projects in different parts of Pakistan.
Similarly, UNOPS is also acting as the Local Fund Agent of the Global Fund. In Pakistan, UNOPS monitors a grant portfolio of $600,000,000 by undertaking regular and mandatory field visits across the country including FATA to provide independent monitoring of the activities carried out by the grantees of the Global Fund.
UNOPS Pakistan office is part of the Bangladesh Operational Hub in the Asia Region. With a steady growth of the project portfolio in recent years and a new strategic direction.
Background Information - Job Specific
The Biomedical Engineering Technician - Senior Analyst provides technical assistance and expertise with reference to prepare medical supplies specifications, participate in evaluation of competitive process, Monitoring and field coordination, ensuring high quality and consistency of work, for the installation and commissioning of medical equipment.
The bio medical engineer promotes a collaborative, client focused, quality and results-oriented approach in the Project Team.
The specific tasks might include but will not be limited to :
This can also include Needs Assessment for existing facilities or locations.
Contract type, level and duration
Contract type : Local Individual Contract Agreement (L-ICA)
Contract level : LICA Specialist (LICA- 9)
Contract duration : 1 year (Retainer contract)
For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link :
Retainer Individual Contractor Agreement (ICA) : is issued for a period of time during which the services of the individual contractor may be required intermittently.
It will specify a unit price (e.g. amount per day actually worked). For budgetary purposes, a monetary limit will be specified at the time the ICA is awarded and issued.
UNOPS shall have no obligation to obtain any minimum quantity of Services from the Individual Contractor during the duration of the retainer ICA.
Payment will be made only after completion of work (if any) or reaching agreed milestones.
A retainer ICA does not accord any exclusivity to the Individual Contractor with respect to the Services listed in the job description.
UNOPS shall have no limitation on its right to obtain Services of the same kind from any other source at any time.
UNOPS Individual Contractors must comply with the standards of conduct required of a UN civil servant, when carrying out their official UNOPS responsibilities and also all other times.
This includes the standards of conduct set forth in the UN Secretary-General’s Bulletin of 9 October 2003 entitled Special Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (ST / SGB / 2003 / 13) and the UN Secretary-General’s Bulletin of 18 June 2002 entitled "Regulations Governing the Status, Basic Rights and Duties of Officials other than Secretariat Officials, and Experts on Mission" (ST / SGB / 2002 / 9) as they may be amended from time to time.
as well as to refrain from using information gained through the UNOPS Individual Contractor Agreement contract for the Individual Contractor’s own purposes or to help a third party (unless the information is already in the public domain), in particular but not only in relation to procurement of works, goods and services.
UNOPS Individual Contractors must abide by UN safety and security policies, instructions, directives, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.
The standard terms and conditions of the UNOPS ICA as of the present date can be found at
We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract types
It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits / interns.
Recruitment / internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.