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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon


The Secretary-General is pleased to announce the following job opening at the level of Under-Secretary-General:

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and Emergency Relief Coordinator

The Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator is accountable to the Secretary-General. The Under-Secretary-General acts as the Secretary-General’s principal adviser on humanitarian issues and is responsible for all the activities and administration of OCHA. The Under-Secretary-General:

Further information on OCHA is available in the Secretary-General's Bulletin ST/SGB/1999/8 and on the following website: http://www.unocha.org/

In order to ensure a wide pool of candidates for this position, the Secretariat would welcome any applications to supplement the Secretary General’s own search and consultations. The Secretariat would especially welcome applications of women candidates.

The Secretary-General is seeking an individual with:

Individuals who are either nominated by Member States or who seek to serve with the United Nations in any individual capacity will be required, if short-listed, to complete a self attestation stating that they have not committed, been convicted of, nor prosecuted for, any criminal offence and have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of international human rights law or international humanitarian law.

All applications should include the curriculum vitae of the candidates and must be sent to the Secretariat by 5 January 2015. Applications may also be sent to eosgapplications20148@un.org