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Staff Administrative Services (SAS) is a Centre of Excellence that provides customized packages of HR services to more than 30,000 United Nations personnel from agencies, funds, and programmes across the UN system. Formed in 2003, SAS has established a ten year legacy as HR service provider to the U​N System. 

SAS HR Services - UN City, Copenhagen

We are comprised of four teams, three of which manage key HR service lines for clients from UNDP and its partner UN organizations, with the other consisting of our HR Infrastructure team. The three HR service teams, all based in the UN City complex in Copenhagen, consist of Benefits and Entitlements Services (BES), Global Payroll Services (GPS), and the Junior Professional Officer Service Centre (JPOSC).  
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Benefits And Entitlements Services (BES)

Providing HR administrative services to UNDP and our UN partner agencies for international staff members recruited on FTA and TA appointments (excluding JPOs), as well as General Service staff based in New York. ​

Global Payroll Systems (GPS)

Providing payroll and related services to staff members of UNDP and UN partner agencies in approximately 170 locations.

JPO Service Centre (JPOSC)

Administering the recruitment and placement procedure as well as benefits and entitlements of all Junior Professional Officers (JPOs) from UNDP and our UN partner agenciesPlease visit the JPO Service Centre website​ to find out more about the JPO Programme.


Our overiding goal at SAS is to provide our clients with the best possible support 

- we hope that you find the tools and resources on this site useful.

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SAS serves clients from numerous partner agencies within the UN system including​ UNCDF, UNFPA, UNOCHA, UN​OPS, UN DSS, IFAD, UN University, UN Volunteers, and UN Women.



Contact Information for Clients

At SAS we pride ourselves on client focus: please use the tools below to find the correct SAS contact.

Interested in the Services we offer?

For more information about the HR Services that SAS provides, please contact Vee Lee, Chief of SAS and OHR Deputy Director, at