JPO vacancies for Swiss nationals

Currently, we have the following open positions with the United Nations and the International Financial Institutions:

You can apply for as many JPOJunior Professional Officer vacancies as you wish. Each selection process is managed separately; and qualified applications can be considered for several parallel JPO selection processes.

IFAD, Technical Analyst (Land Tenure) (P-2), Rome

This position is financed by SDC

Requirements

  • Strong interest in a longer-term career with the United Nations
  • Masters degree with specialization in a land governance-related field
  • At least 3 years’ progressively responsible professional experience in development initiatives, particularly in the context of human rights. 
  • Proven abilities in information analysis
  • Fluency in English with outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of another official IFAD/ILC language (Arabic, French or Spanish) is mandatory
  • Swiss nationality
  • Not older than 32 years at the date of the first round of interviews

To apply

Carefully read

Then apply by uploading your P11, motivation letter, work certificates and university credentials as PDF document(s) to our online recruitment system.

  • Application deadline: open
  • First round of interviews: TBD

Online application

UNOCT, Associate Political Affairs Officer (P-2), New York

This position is financed by the Human Security Division of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in political science, international law, international relations or other relevant field
  • At least three years of work experience in international affairs or international policy making. The UN Secretariat counts relevant internships at 50%.
  • Proven experience in drafting policy papers, reports and summaries on counter-terrorism or political matters
  • Experience in conducting research and providing timely input on policy questions.
  • Good knowledge of United Nations and other counter-terrorism conventions, instruments and documents, in particular the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy and its four pillars.
  • Fluent in English, with good knowledge of two Swiss national languages
  • Knowledge of other UN official languages is desirable
  • Swiss nationality
  • Valid driving license
  • Not older than 32 years at the date of the first round of interviews

To apply :

Carefully read

Then apply by uploading your P11, motivation letter, work certificates and university credentials as PDF document(s) to our online recruitment system.

Application deadline: 9 January 2019

Written test: 23 January 2019
First round of interviews: 06 February 2019 in Bienne/Switzerland (or by Skype)

Online application

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