Official Swiss JPO positions with UNAIDS

Official Swiss JPO positions with UNAIDS

Swiss JPO positions, reserved for Swiss nationals aged 32 and under, are one of the best springboards for career success in multilateral organisations such as UNAIDSJoint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS .

Currently 0 vacancy with UNAIDS:

UNAIDSJoint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS at a glance

UNAIDS aims at preventing the spread of HIV, improving the life expectancy and quality of life of people living with HIV, and ensuring a comprehensive and coordinated approach in the response to HIV/AIDS. UNAIDS is one of the leading sources of data on HIV/AIDS and uses this information to develop strategies on how to best prevent and deal with HIV/AIDS.

UNAIDS combines the resources of its secretariat with the expertise of its 11 constituent UN organisations: UNICEFUnited Nations Children's Fund , UNDPUnited Nations Development Programme , UNFPAUnited Nations Population Fund , UN WomenUnited Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women , UNESCO, UNHCRUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees , UNODC, ILO, WFPWorld Food Programme , WHO and the World Bank. UNAIDS unites and coordinates the efforts of these organisations with the goal of ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030.

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Contribute to UNAIDS's role in ending the AIDS epidemic, and in promoting the human rights of those affected

Swiss JPOJunior Professional Officer positions

Swiss JPO positions are among the best opportunities for Swiss citizens who aspire to a career with UNAIDSJoint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS another UN organisation or an IFI, and can avail themselves of a Master's degree and at least 3 years' relevant professional experience. 

After 2 or 3 years of assignment, JPOsJunior Professional Officers are expected to remain in the UN system (e.g. get a P-3 level staff position).
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One of the best springboards for career success in multilateral organisations

Profiles sought-after

UNAIDSJoint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS seeks and employs a wide range of profiles for its Geneva headquarters and offices in about 70 countries. The Swiss JPOsJunior Professional Officers working with UNAIDS in recent years have held the position of Programme Officers in areas such as human rights, community mobilisation, gender equality, strategic information, etc.

In addition to technical expertise and hard skills, JPOs must show a commitment to high ethical standards as well as interpersonal and intercultural communication skills. These competencies are important because professionals interact and collaborate on a daily basis with a broad range of contacts. Contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a path to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030, is also a driving force for JPOs at UNAIDS.

Ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 is a driving force for JPOs working with UNAIDS

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  • Don't focus solely on UNAIDSJoint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS : you can find Swiss JPO vacancies in several other UN organisations and IFIsInternational Financial Institutions . All vacancies are advertised here

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The Donor's and cinfo's role

The Swiss JPO programme is funded by the Swiss Confederation:

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  • promoting the programme
  • publishing and publicising all vacancies
  • processing applications
  • conducting interviews with candidates
  • pre-selecting and recommending candidates
  • preparing the selected JPOs for their assignment
  • offering career advice and follow-up during JPO assignments

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