New JPO vacancy at UNOCHA for Swiss nationals

Currently, we have the following open position with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

OCHAOffice for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs : Associate Humanitarian Affairs Officer (P-2) - Gaziantep

This position is financed by SDCSwiss Agency for Development and Cooperation .


  • Strong interest in a longer term career with the United Nations
  • Masters degree
  • At least 3 years of relevant professional experience in public information, journalism, humanitarian affairs or other related areas is required (the UN Secretariat counts internship experience at 50%)
  • Proven abilities in information analysis
  • Availability for extensive travel
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and under stressful conditions
  • Fluency in English with strong English drafting abilities
  • Knowledge of another official UN language
  • Swiss nationality
  • Not older than 32 years at the date of the first round of interviews


  • 2-3 year assignment (1 year renewable fixed-term contracts)

How to proceed

Carefully read

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

  • Application deadline: closed
  • First round of interviews: 10 + 11 July 2019 in Bienne/Switzerland (or by Skype)

Other JPOJunior Professional Officer vacancies

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

Read more about the JPOJunior Professional Officer programmes

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