Month: September 2020

  • We are pleased to announce that The State of Qatar has signed an MoU during the high level week 2020 for the provision of Junior Professional Officers (JPO) to the UN Secretariat.

    During a signing ceremony held online H.E Alya Al Thani, Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations, and Mr. Liu Zhenmin, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, concluded the agreement.

    We look forward to a fruitful collaboration and to welcoming the first JPOs from Qatar!

  • Call for applications – CLOSED

    The following position is open in the context of the Junior Professional Officer (JPO) scheme sponsored by the Government of Norway at the United Nations Secretariat in New York.

    1. VA 19P271 DGC OSGEY JPO in Youth Affairs, New York
      United Nations Secretariat, Office of the Special Envoy on Youth (OSGEY), New York

    Closing Date: CLOSED

    Candidates must meet all the following requirements to be considered eligible:

    • Be no more than 32 years of age at the time of application
    • Hold the Norwegian nationality
    • Completed advanced degree (master’s or equivalent) plus a minimum of two years of fulltime post-degree experience

    Applications must be received no later than 2 October 2020 6am (Eastern Time UTC-5, New York). Applications received after the regarding date will not be considered.

    Please apply through this link (also provided in the Vacancy Announcement (VA) above.)

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted thereafter. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a competency-based interview via telephone or skype conducted by the UN receiving office.

    Please submit your application in English language and only if you are meeting all the above requirements and the job specific requirements set out in the vacancy announcement.