Expert Roster – Relief Recovery and Reconstruction

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Expert Roster – Relief Recovery and Reconstruction

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Experts Roster – Relief, Recovery and Reconstruction



Vacancy Announcement Number 16-HQ-RO-01
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UNRWA regularly requires technical experts and managers with international experience to perform specific professional level assignments related to projects and emergencies. The last war in Gaza is the most immediate crisis where UNRWA will require technical experts and managers to assist with Relief, Recovery and Reconstruction operations.


For this purpose UNRWA has established Relief, Recovery and Reconstruction Experts Roster. Successful Roster applicants should have several years of broad international experience in their field of work, as well as solid academic qualifications from accredited universities and academic bodies and very good credentials from past employers. Assignments can be at UNRWA Headquarters locations (Amman, Jerusalem, Gaza) or one of five Field Offices (Amman, Damascus, Beirut, Jerusalem, Gaza).


The Agency is particularly interested in psycho-social specialists, social workers, civil technicians, quantity surveyors, civil and structural engineers, water engineers and electrical engineers, community mobilizers, liaison officers, social workers, economic development specialists, de-miners, security officers.



Remuneration and other contractual modalities will depend upon the needs of the assignment and the candidate’s qualifications, experience and the level of expertise.


How to Apply

To start the application process, applicants are required to register at by creating a personal profile and completing UNRWA Personal History Form. Please note that UNRWA only accepts degrees from accredited educational institutions. Only applications received through will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted.


General Information

UNRWA encourages applications from qualified women.


UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.


UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity, and for non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. UNRWA staff are expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.


The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.


On appointment, all individuals will be asked to sign a self attestation, confirming that they have not committed, been convicted of, or prosecuted for, any criminal offence and that they have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of international human rights law or international humanitarian law.


United Nations Relief & Works Agency (UNRWA)

UNRWA human development and humanitarian services encompass primary and vocational education, primary health care, relief and social services, infrastructure and camp improvement, microfinance and emergency response, including in situations of armed conflict.

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