UN humanitarians affairs positions world-wide - October 2015

photo: Al Jazeera

As the world watches astonished one of the worst humanitarian crisis ever witnessed, international and inter-governmental agencies, such as United Nations, struggle against the clock to find qualified professionals who are able to manage and handle hundreds of thousands of lives, desperate for better living conditions or a simple peaceful place to call home.

Our watchful eyes identified 11 positions to be filled within United Nations, recently published in official Inspira website.

Chief of Weapons of mass destruction - a real vacant UN job

At first glance, it looks like some kind of scam or Internet joke, but it is not.

The advertisement to fill the position of Chief of Weapons of Mass Destruction was recently announced in official United Nations recruitment system INSPIRA.

This important position has the director grade D-1, and requires a minimum of fifteen years of experience in arms control, with a minimum of five years of experience with weapons of mass destruction.

Top 10 unseen UN jobs - The vacancies nobody pays attention to

There are several vacancies in United Nations that are almost not seen. They are published in external U.N. employment websites (Inspira, UNICEF careers, WHO recruitment, etc.) but they don't get so much attention from the candidates.

Sometimes these vacancies need to be re-advertised, since the first attempt does not attract enough candidates.

UNICEF open record number of vacancies - Budapest - October 2015

Finance, Human Resources, Payroll and IT Help Desk officers are the most wanted professionals.

UNICEF is establishing a new office in Europe. It is called Global Shared Services Centre (GSSC), located in Budapest - Hungary. The new office aims to manage the processing of a number of transactions that are currently carried out by UNICEF offices around the world. The GSSC is expected to be fully operational by the end of 2016, and will provide services to UNICEF offices worldwide.

UN Security Officer Vacancies - October 2015

Today I would like to share with you the United Nations vacancies in the Security Field. These positions usually are filled by former military or police officers. Women are specially encouraged to apply.

There are 9 positions in United Nations Secretariat and one vacancy in UNICEF.


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