Lead Mechanical Engineer UNOPS jobs 2023

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational unit within the United Nations, dedicated to developing projects that benefit the United Nations System, international finance institutions, government as well as other partners across the globe.

Its headquarters in the world is in the UN City campus located in Copenhagen, Denmark. Lead Mechanical Engineer UNOPS jobs 2023.

Position : Lead Mechanical Engineer

Position in Organization:

  • Career Categories: Engineering
  • In the code for vacancies: VA/2023/B5333/26972.
  • Department/Office: AFR, ETMCO, Ethiopia MCO
  • Station of duty: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Type of contract local ICA Specialist
  • Contract level: LICA Specialist-10
  • Time Limit Time: One (1) year. Possibility for an extension.
  • Date of application: 30-Oct-2023 until 12 Nov 2023.


  • An advanced degree in engineering is mandatory most likely within Mechanical Engineering or related fields.
  • A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification in Mechanical Engineering or related fields and two additional years of relevant work experience that is relevant may be considered instead of the Master’s degree required.
  • The license/board certification for Mechanical Engineering is mandatory, please add it to your application when applying.


  • A minimum of at least five (5) years of an advanced Master’s degree or 7 (7) years of an undergraduate degree with progression knowledge in Mechanical Engineering for design and the construction of infrastructure projects are needed.
  • Experiential working with AutoCAD is a plus.
  • The ability to understand industrial equipment, the heating and cooling systems, as well as machinery, especially in the development and setting up of heating and ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems, can be a benefit.
  • Working in the development industry and green infrastructure and hospitals is an asset.
  • Experiential knowledge of the UN can be a benefit.
  • Knowledge of or experience with Google Suite products, especially sheets, forms, and Google documents is a plus.


  • A good command of written, spoken, or reading English is necessary.
  • A working knowledge of other UN official languages can be a benefit.

How to Apply for UNOPS Lead Mechanical Engineer

Be aware that before applying for a job, you must download (link provided below) the complete advertisement carefully and then read it.

Then to apply, go to https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=26972#1

The Closing Date: 12th November, 2023.

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