New JPO vacancy at UNAIDS for Swiss nationals

Currently, we have the following open position with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS:

UNAIDSJoint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS : Programme Officer (JPOJunior Professional Officer , P-2) – Yaoundé

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 work experience in programme management in the public and/or private sector at the national or international levels. Internships are counted at 100% by UNAIDS.
  • Experience in data analysis and coordination
  • Interest in and knowledge of the AIDS epidemic and its implications
  • Excellent French and English communication skills, both written and oral
  • 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). Re-assignment to a different duty station may be an option in year 3.

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
  • First round of interviews: 7 and 9 April 2020 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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