New JPO vacancy at UNDRR for Swiss nationals

Currently, we have the following open position with the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction:

UNDRR: Associate Programme Officer (Disaster Risk Reduction) (JPOJunior Professional Officer , P-2) – Geneva

This position is financed by SDCSwiss Agency for Development and Cooperation


  • Strong interest in a longer-term career with the United Nations
  • Master’s degree
  • At least 3 years of relevant professional and progressively responsible work experience in project/programme management or related area
  • Experience in the organization of large international meetings is desirable
  • Experience in disaster risk reduction is desirable
  • Experience in the use of computers and proficiency in office software and packages, as well as good knowledge of and experience in handling web-based management systems
  • Fluency in English
  • Knowledge of a second 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).


  • P2

Start date

  • Please be aware that the recruitment process may take 3 to 6 months. You are expected to start your assignment within 3 months following notification of selection.

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 since 08 November 2020
  • First round of interviews: 19 November 2020 per 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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