Non-Specific Profile

Location:
Worldwide
Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
Type of contract:
Contract
Salary:
Competitive

Non-Specific Profile

← Back to listings

 

Various Locations

Grade: Junior (P2), Mid (P3) and Senior (P4) Level Positions

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is mandated to lead and coordinate international action to protect and assist refugees and other persons of concern. It is constantly seeking talented, compassionate candidates with high-integrity to strengthen its capacity to respond urgently to crises with the right skills. Given the nature of UNHCR’s work, it is essential that its workforce has the right mix of skills and qualities to fulfil its mandate.

The non-specific profile has thus been created for highly-skilled candidates within their respective area of expertise which does not match any other specialist job profiles advertised in the Talent Pool. Candidates should therefore possess a strong academic qualification relating to their respective area of expertise, demonstrated professional experience within the public and/or private sector and knowledge within the specific context. The incumbent will be expected to demonstrate a passion for the humanitarian sector and commitment to help persons of concern to UNHCR.

Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience Required:

For positions at the P2 level

Education:

Degree.

Job experience:

Minimum 2 years of relevant experience with graduate degree (equivalent of a Master¿s), 3 years with undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS).

Languages:

Proficiency in English is required.

For positions at the P3 level

Education:

Degree.

Job experience:

Minimum 5 years of relevant (international) job experience with graduate degree (equivalent of a Master¿s), 6 years with undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS); at least 2 years of international working experience; at least 2 years of experience in the respective area of expertise.

Languages:

Proficiency in English is required.

For positions at the P4 level

Education:

Degree.

Job experience:

Minimum 8 years of relevant (international) job experience with graduate degree (equivalent of a Master¿s), 9 years with undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS); at least 4 years of international working experience; at least 4 years of experience in the respective area of expertise.

Languages:

Proficiency in English and knowledge of a second UN language (Arabic/ Chinese/French/Russian/Spanish) at B2 is required.

The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

In your application please specify that you found out about this opportunity on GCFjobs.com
Veuillez indiquer dans votre candidature que vous avez consulté cette offre sur le site web GCFjobs.com

Login or register to apply for this job

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)

UNHCR employs some 9,000 staff from all over the world, mostly working in field locations where refugees and internally displaced people need our help most. They have a wide range of skills. Our staff provides live-saving aid and protection every day for millions of uprooted and stateless people around the world.

All The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) jobs