UN: National Competitive Recruitment Examinations

Deadline: 19/09/2010

Does making a difference motivate you? Are you selfless and driven to be part of a bigger purpose in the service of humanity? Are you ready to travel and work anywhere at a moment’s notice? Do you thrive in a multi-cultural environment?

If this is you, the United Nations Secretariat is seeking highly qualified individuals for employment as junior professional officers (P-2 level). For this purpose, a competitive examination will be held on 1 December 2010 in the following disciplines: Administration, Demography, Economics, Human Rights, Legal Affairs, Radio Producer, Security, Statistics, Web Design/Development.

Open to nationals of the following countries:
Afghanistan, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Comoros, Yemen, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Finland, Grenada, Iran, Japan, Latvia, Liberia, Libyan Arab, Jamahiriya, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Norway, Republic of Korea, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Tonga, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America.

1. Be a national of the countries listed above;
2. Be no more than 32 years as of 31 December 2010 (should be born on 1 January 1978 or after);
3. Have at least a first-level university degree relevant to the discipline for which they apply; and
4. Be fluent in either English or French, the two working languages of the Secretariat. Knowledge of other official UN languages is an advantage.

Application procedure
For the step-by-step guide on how to submit your application click here.

The deadline for submission of application is 19 September 2010 (no exceptions) and the examinations will be held on 1 December 2010.

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