“UNOPS plays a critical role in providing
management services for our life-saving, peacebuilding, humanitarian and
-Ban Ki-moon, United Nations
mission is to expand the capacity of the UN system and its partners to
implement peacebuilding, humanitarian and development operations that matter
for people in need.
Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to
always satisfy partners with management services that meet world-class
standards of quality, speed and cost effectiveness.
UNOPS provides services in sustainable infrastructure,
sustainable procurement and sustainable project management, with projects
ranging from building schools, roads, bridges and hospitals to procuring goods
and services and training local personnel.
By assisting UN organizations, international financial institutions,
governments and other development partners, UNOPS makes significant, tangible
contributions to results on the ground.
We employ more than 6,000 personnel annually and on
behalf of our partners create thousands more work opportunities in local
communities. Through our headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark and a network of
regional and country offices, we oversee activities in more than 80 countries.
is committed to achieving a truly diverse workforce.
Development Group Cluster
The UNOPS Development Group Cluster is based in the North America Office and supports a diverse and complex portfolio including partners such as the United Nations Development Programme (the Bureau for Development Policy, the Human Development Report Office, and the Special Unit for South-South Cooperation), the United Nations Population Fund, the United Nations Capital Development Fund, the United Nations Secretariat and a broadening community of primarily New York-based UN partners in the delivery of project management, implementation and administration services.
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.