humanitarian law Jobs

Urban Planner and Designer Intern [Temporary], Nairobi

Organization: UN United Nations Human Settlements Programme

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Thursday, 09 December 2021

Human Rights Officer/ Victim Support Officer [Temporary], Geneve

Organization: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Wednesday, 08 December 2021

Human Rights Officer/ Analyst (2 posts) [Temporary], Geneve

Organization: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Wednesday, 08 December 2021

FINANCE ASSISTANT, ENTEBBE

Organization: UN Regional Service Centre at Entebbe

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Saturday, 08 January 2022

CENTRAL SUPPORT SERVICES [Temporary], Nairobi

Organization: UN United Nations Office at Nairobi

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Thursday, 09 December 2021

Conference Services Technician, Bangkok

Organization: UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Friday, 24 December 2021

Legal Advisor [Temporary], Geneve

Organization: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Wednesday, 08 December 2021

HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER, Juba

Organization: UN United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Thursday, 09 December 2021

Human Rights Officer/ Investigator [Temporary], Geneve

Organization: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Wednesday, 08 December 2021

LIAISON OFFICER, PORT SUDAN

Organization: UN United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Thursday, 09 December 2021

LOGISTICS OFFICER, Bangui

Organization: UN United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Thursday, 09 December 2021

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Port of Spain

Organization: UN Resident Coordinator System

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Thursday, 09 December 2021

CIVIL AFFAIRS OFFICER, Juba

Organization: UN United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Thursday, 09 December 2021

Financial Analyst/Finance and Budget Officer [Temporary], New York City

Organization: UN Executive Office of the Secretary-General

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Thursday, 09 December 2021

INTERN - ENVIRONMENT AFFAIRS [Temporary], Paris

Organization: UN United Nations Environment Programme

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Wednesday, 08 December 2021

ELECTORAL OFFICER (COORDINATION AND EXTERNAL RELATIONS) [Temporary], Juba

Organization: UN United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Wednesday, 08 December 2021

Programme Assistant, Vienna

Organization: UN United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Friday, 24 December 2021

CHIEF OF SERVICE, SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT [Temporary], Juba

Organization: UN United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Wednesday, 08 December 2021

SENIOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER, Port-au-Prince

Organization: UN United Nations Mission Integrated Office in Haiti

Added: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Deadline: Thursday, 09 December 2021

Humanitarian Access and Acceptance Manager (National Position), Damascus

Organization: Acción contra el Hambre España

Added: Wednesday, 24 November 2021

Deadline: Wednesday, 15 December 2021

Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer / Deputy Head of Office, P5, Addis Ababa

Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme

Added: Wednesday, 24 November 2021

Deadline: Wednesday, 22 December 2021

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, G6, The Hague

Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme

Added: Wednesday, 24 November 2021

Deadline: Thursday, 06 January 2022

INTERN - INFORMATION SYSTEMS & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY [Temporary], New York City

Organization: UN Department of Peace Operations

Added: Wednesday, 24 November 2021

Deadline: Wednesday, 08 December 2021

Technical Officer, Global Interoperable Systems, Montreal

Organization: UN International Civil Aviation Organization

Added: Wednesday, 24 November 2021

Deadline: Sunday, 26 December 2021

UN Jobs : how to build a career in United nations

Getting a job in the UN is a dream for many people, as a UN job is an amazing chance to grow both professionally and personally while getting priceless experience. Working for the UN, one should expect working in a team of international experts, competitive salaries, and great career opportunities. So, let's have a more detailed look at job types offered by the UN and clarify how to become a part of this powerful organization.

But the main question is “how to get a job at the un” without spending 10 years to achieve this dream ?

How to Start the UN Career

If you love our planet and people and are eager to change the world for better, you will certainly find an ideal job for yourself in the UN. This organization is a huge employer, offering numerous career opportunities not only for experienced professionals but also for those who are just looking for a dream job. Competition is usually fierce, as there are often many candidates for the same position, which is proof that UN jobs are desirable and popular. Nevertheless, it's possible to become a UN worker. But be ready to prepare for it, as it may not be as easy as people eager to start a career in the UN usually expect. Now, let's have a look at the main steps you'll have to do to start the UN career.

  1. Prepare. The best way to start is to browse the United Nations official website to get a better understanding of what you are offered. This may be super helpful for those who do not yet understand what they are looking for. On the website, you will have a chance to get acquainted with a list of job openings, areas, and qualifications required. Information is everything, so be prepared.
  2. Choose the staff category. As we have already mentioned, there are several staff categories to choose from. So, the next step is choosing the category. You should take into account your skills and interests, as well as work experience (it's essential for some jobs).
  3. Make sure you have enough experience and qualification for the position chosen. Understandably, each position has a set of requirements you should meet for your application to be considered. Sometimes candidates don't pay attention to the requirements relying on luck. It's completely wrong, as in this case people just waste their time applying. We'll discuss general requirements a little bit later.
  4. Register an account. Having selected a job, you should proceed to the next step - registration. To register a personal account, you'll have to provide some personal information (like your date of birth, your name, email, etc). You'll also have to provide some information about your qualification. And the last step is to create a user name and a password.
  5. Choose a job and apply. Think twice whether you meet all the requirements not to waste your time for nothing. You can apply for as many positions as you like. Instead using CV, you will need to use forms as UN p11 form (personal history form).  The applying process is not a complicated one, you just have to follow the instructions.
  6. Wait for an interview invitation. Having applied for a job (or several), all you have to do is wait. You will be able to check the status of your application in your account. Be attentive, as only those selected for an interview will be informed about the result.

There are several programs designed to help young people to find a career path in the UN. One of the most popular is the Young Professionals Programme (we'll discuss it a little bit later).


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