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.

One may think that applying to these "invisible" UN job positions will boost your chances of being hired by United Nations. But, in fact, this is only true if you meet all the requirements of the UN job opening. The fact that they are overlooked is explained by their requirements, which includes specialization in specific areas.

Take a look in the table below, where I list the Top 10 least seen UN job positions. The information is based on how many views each job opening had during the months of September and early October/2015. Note: Job positions extracted from INSPIRA recruitment system are in Month/Day/Year format.

Title

Deadline

Grade

Agency

Duty
Station

Country

Annual
gross salary

Reviser, French (TJO, 2 posts)

10/13/2015

P-4

Department for General Assembly Affairs and
Conference Management

NEW YORK

USA

$148,421.3

Technical Officer (Vaccines Assessment)

19-Oct-15

P-3

WHO (World Health Organization)

GENEVA

Switzerland

$139,775.7

Regional Adviser on Macroeconomics

10/30/2015

P-5

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and
the Pacific

BANGKOK

Thailand

$152,380.5

SENIOR JOINT OPERATIONS OFFICER

10/13/2015

P-5

Field Missions

BAMAKO

Mali

$147,622.0

CHIEF, INNOVATIVE POLICIES DEVELOPMENT
SECTION

11/27/2015

P-5

Economic Commission for Europe

GENEVA

Switzerland

$206,562.6

Chief, Financing for Peacebuilding Branch,
Peacebuilding Support

11/28/2015

D-1

Executive Office of the Secretary-General

NEW YORK

USA

$217,951.9

Statistician

10/29/2015

P-3

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and
the Pacific

BANGKOK

Thailand

$103,112.0

Technical Officer (International
Nonproprietary Names)

20-Oct-15

P-3

WHO (World Health Organization)

GENEVA

Switzerland

$139,775.7

Re- advertisement - Executive and
Administrative Associate

Oct-12-15

G-7

UNDP

NEW YORK

United States Of America

$73,935.00

Political Affairs Officer

11/27/2015

P-4

Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive
Directorate

NEW YORK

USA

$148,421.3

As you may have noticed, almost all of the positions belong to the Senior Level categories (P-4 and above, or G-6 and above). They offer good payments, but they require years of experience (at least five) and good academic qualifications.