Procurement Unit

The procurement of goods and services for the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the Office for Outer Space Affairs and the other Vienna-based Secretariat units is handled by the Procurement Section of UNOV.

The major categories of goods procured comprise computer equipment, software and supplies, furniture, communication equipment, office equipment and supplies, security equipment and clothing, and paper products.

The major categories of services procured include software support, telecommunication services, printing services, mail services, equipment maintenance, photocopying machine rental, translation services, and computer and management training.

Contracts are awarded on the basis of the best value for money in terms of life cycle total costs, including responsiveness to specifications, technical acceptability, compliance with delivery schedules, local servicing capability and availability of spare parts.


Procurement Unit
United Nations Office at Vienna
PO Box 500
1400 Vienna