Finnish JPO Programme – Call for Applications


Call for applications with closing date 5 November 2021!
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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

  1. VA 21P256 DPO JPO in Gender Affairs New York 

    United Nations Department of Peace Operations (UNDPO),
    Gender Unit of the Office of the Under-Secretary-General

Closing Date: 5 November 2021

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

  • Be not older than 32 years of age as of 31 December of the year of application
  • Hold the Finnish citizenship
  • Possess an advanced degree (master’s or equivalent) plus a minimum of two years of fulltime post-degree experience. A first-level university degree(BA or equivalent) in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Applications must be received no later than  5 November 2021 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.