Operations Analyst, Maputo, Mozambique, P-2

Level: P-2
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 1 April 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Maputo, Mozambique
Job ID: 22054

The Position

Under the guidance of the Representative and the direct supervision of the International Operations Manager (IOM), the Operations Analyst takes leadership and provides advice and services in the areas of procurement and human resources (HR) management and operations in the Country Office and supervises a team of professionals in these functions. The Operations Analyst plays a key role in facilitating programme implementation and delivery by providing quality, result-oriented services to internal and external clients, in full compliance with established rules, guidelines, procedures and processes. 

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Qualifications and Experience


Master’s degree in Business or Public Administration, Procurement and/or Supply Chain Management, Human Resources, or other related discipline.

Knowledge and experience:

  • Minimum two years of increasingly responsible professional experience in related fields.
  • Minimum two years of experience in managing/coordinating national projects working with government institutions, bilateral/multilateral development organization and/or UN.
  • Previous UN experience an asset.
  • Familiarity with UN system’s policies and procedures in the area of procurement and HR an advantage.


  • Excellent oral and written communications and editing skills in English is required.
  • Knowledge of Portuguese or other Romance languages desirable. 

Computer Skills:

  • Proficiency in current office software applications.
  • Proficiency in ERP system (e.g. PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP) and other computerized applications.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Population : 31.4 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 19%
Girls 19%