humanitarian law Jobs

INTERN - SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY [Temporary], The Hague

Organization: UN United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute

Added: Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Deadline: Thursday, 30 December 2021

Procurement Assistant, OTHER

Organization: UN United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)

Added: Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Deadline: Monday, 13 December 2021

TEAM ASSISTANT [Temporary], Brindisi

Organization: UN United Nations Logistic Base

Added: Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Deadline: Monday, 13 December 2021

Field Staff Career Development Officer, Amman

Organization: UN United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)

Added: Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Deadline: Monday, 13 December 2021

Information Systems Assistant (Data Architect Lead), Beirut

Organization: UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

Added: Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Deadline: Wednesday, 29 December 2021

International Humanitarian Law Expert, New York City

Organization: UN Department of Political Affairs

Added: Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Deadline: Friday, 31 December 2021

SENIOR DEVELOPMENT COORDINATION OFFICER, STRATEGIC PLANNING AND RCO TEAM LEADER [Temporary], TIRANA

Organization: UN Resident Coordinator System

Added: Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Deadline: Tuesday, 14 December 2021

SECURITY OFFICER [Temporary], Santiago

Organization: UN ECLAC Security and Safety Section

Added: Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Deadline: Monday, 06 December 2021

Information Systems Assistant (UI/UX Lead), Beirut

Organization: UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

Added: Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Deadline: Wednesday, 29 December 2021

Programme Management Assistant [Temporary], Santiago

Organization: UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Added: Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Deadline: Monday, 06 December 2021

Arabic-speaking Psychologist

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross

Added: Monday, 29 November 2021

Deadline: Friday, 31 December 2021

Scientific Officer (Marine Scientific Research), KINGSTON

Organization: UN International Seabed Authority

Added: Monday, 29 November 2021

Deadline: Thursday, 27 January 2022

INTERN - PUBLIC INFORMATION [Temporary], New York City

Organization: UN Department of Peace Operations

Added: Monday, 29 November 2021

Deadline: Monday, 13 December 2021

SENIOR MISSION PLANNING OFFICER, Mogadishu

Organization: UN United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia

Added: Monday, 29 November 2021

Deadline: Sunday, 12 December 2021

Associate Programme Management Officer, Vienna

Organization: UN United Nations Environment Programme

Added: Monday, 29 November 2021

Deadline: Wednesday, 12 January 2022

CHIEF OF SECTION, FINANCE AND BUDGET, Nairobi

Organization: UN United Nations Support Office in Somalia

Added: Monday, 29 November 2021

Deadline: Monday, 13 December 2021

RADIO PRODUCER, Bangui

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

Added: Monday, 29 November 2021

Deadline: Monday, 13 December 2021

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT, New York City

Organization: UN Department of Operational Support

Added: Monday, 29 November 2021

Deadline: Tuesday, 28 December 2021

INFORMATION AND EVIDENCE OFFICER (Internet Resources Analyst), Geneve

Organization: UN Office of the IIIM-SYRIA

Added: Monday, 29 November 2021

Deadline: Wednesday, 12 January 2022

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Abu Dhabi

Organization: UN Resident Coordinator System

Added: Monday, 29 November 2021

Deadline: Monday, 13 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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