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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 Field Support, Department of Field Support (DFS)

The Under-Secretary-General for Field Support is accountable to the Secretary-General and is responsible for all activities of the Department of Field Support. The core strategic functions of the Under-Secretary-General are as follows:

The core operational functions of the Under-Secretary-General include:

Further information on DFS is available in the Secretary-General’s Bulletin ST/SGB/2010/2 and on the following website: http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/about/dfs/

In soliciting applications for this position, the Secretary-General is seeking an individual with:

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 female candidates.

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 18 August 2014. Applications may also be sent to eosgapplications20147@un.org