Supply Associate G6 (Temporary Appointment)

Employer: UNHCR
  • Acquisitions - Logistics - Supplies
  • Administrative Assistance
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 03.12.2022


    Joining UNHCR means serving refugees and other displaced populations, ensuring their protection, and seeking adequate solutions for their situation. It also means living, sharing, and promoting the organization’s core values relating to inclusion, diversity, and gender equality. 

    We offer careers, not just jobs, and take pride in going the extra mile to serve people in need. Every day, our teams use their skills to find innovative, long-lasting solutions that better support the people we serve. UNHCR offers a variety of local short-term and fixed-term contracts through which you can make a positive difference in refugees’ lives. 

    Dreaming of a career within the UN system? 

    UNHCR is seeking to hire motivated candidates for the Supply Associate G6 role at the in Bucharest, Romania to support the section. These opportunities are excellent steppingstones for UNHCR and the UN system. 

    Supply Associate G6 (Temporary Appointment) 


    A competitive tax-exempted salary. For more information, you may wish to visit the UNDP Public Website.  


    Family allowances 

    Depending on your contract type, you may be entitled to family allowances, including dependency allowances if you have an eligible dependent spouse and/or child(ren) and, under certain conditions. 

    Holidays and leave 

    Depending on your contract type, you will be entitled to 18 to 30 days of vacation per year. In addition, staff members have the option to take periods of Uncertified Sick Leave for up to 7 working days during an annual leave cycle for non-certified medical issues and/or family-related reasons. 

    Maternity, paternity, adoption 

    Staff members of any gender or sex can benefit from parental leave entitlements, regardless of how they become parents. This includes mothers, fathers, parents via surrogacy or adoption, and primary and secondary caregivers 

    Tax exemption 

    Salaries, grants, and allowances paid by the United Nations to staff are normally exempt from income tax. 

    Health insurance 

    Staff is eligible to participate in one of the United Nations-sponsored medical insurance plans, which include dental insurance. The monthly premiums are co-shared by yourself and the Organization. 

    Retirement pension 

    If you have a staff appointment of six months or more or complete six months of service without interruption, you become a participant in the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund. A compulsory contribution will be deducted from your monthly salary. 

    Career Support 

    Our career management, learning, performance management, and mobility programs ensure that staff is well equipped to advance in their careers. 

    Join UNHCR and be part of our strong team, comprised of committed and engaged individuals from diverse nationalities, cultures, languages, and backgrounds. We seek to sustain and strengthen this diversity by upholding an inclusive working environment without distinction on the grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. 


    • In compliance with supply chain rules and procedures, support the related supply activities to facilitate UNHCR end-to-end processes resulting in timely and quality delivery of goods and services to persons of concern. 

    • Prepare plans for delivery of relief and other non-food items according to the operational needs and regularly update the information in UNHCR IT systems 

    • Apply UNHCR's sourcing & procurement strategy when planning for the purchase of important commodities and services. Update the information in UNHCR IT systems. Ensure timely customs clearance of consignments. 

    • Maintain accurate and comprehensive records on supply activities and provide timely reports and updates both periodically and on request. 

    • Evaluate purchase requisitions to ensure that specifications, delivery dates, and all other requirements are in order. 

    • Draft and dispatch quotation requests and/or tenders, and assist in the evaluation of offers and draft bid tabulations, prepare proposals for the award of contracts to the Committee on Contracts 

    • Ensure local liaison with partners to effectively support the supply activities. 

    • Manage storage of goods according to "best practices" and UNHCR rules and regulations. 

    • Coordinate supply activities of UNHCR Partners and/or contractors performing supply-related activities and ensure that they understand and adhere to relevant UNHCR rules and procedures. 

    • Implement effective asset and fleet management that regularly monitors the asset/fleet pool, saves cost, and safeguards the investment of the organization including receipt, inspection, registration & marking of new Property, Plant and Equipment (PPE), organization of the physical verification of PPE, ensure that PPE agreements are properly issued and signed, and preparation of disposal forms and cases for the Asset Management Board, and organize the disposal of PPE according to Asset Management Board decisions.