Temporary Appointment: Procurement/Logistics Analyst, P-2, Monrovia, Liberia

Level: P-2
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment
Closing date: 21 August 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Monrovia
Job ID: 25271

The Position:

The Procurement and Logistics Analyst serves the procurement and contracting needs of the forthcoming census project.   S/he will be under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Chief Technical Adviser (CTA) and will functionally report to the International Operations Manager.  S/he will be embedded in Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS) offices.

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.

Job Purpose:

The Procurement and Logistics Analyst will ensure efficient, fully accountable, smoothly functioning and well-managed Procurement support and services that facilitate programme implementation and delivery. This position provides support to the Chief Technical Advisor in strategically undertaking Procurement functions for the census project.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Advanced university degree in Business Administration, Economics, Law, Public Administration, Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting, Procurement or other related fields;  
  • Minimum of Level 3 CIPS certification is required.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant practical and progressive experience in the field, especially in Africa;
  • Experience working on a population census will add a significant value.
  • Solid experience in procurement and logistics management and knowledge of UNFPA procedures and procurement rules.


  • Fluency in English is required.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Population : 5.1 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 17%
Girls 15%