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:
- Human Rights
- Legal Affairs
- Radio Producer
- Web Design/Development.
The competitive examination will be open to nationals of the following countries:
Afghanistan, Angola, Antigua, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Comoros, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea,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, Yemen
In order to qualify for the examination, applicants must meet all of the following minimum requirements:
- Be a national of the countries listed above;
- Be no more than 32 years as of 31 December 2010 (should be born on 1 January 1978 or after);
- Have at least a first-level university degree relevant to the discipline for which they apply; and
- Be fluent in either English or French, the two working languages of the Secretariat. Knowledge of other official UN languages is an advantage.
Additional criteria over and above the minimum may be required.
Application deadline is 19 September 2010. Detailed information on the examination and submission of application may be obtained from the United Nations Secretariat careers portal at http://careers.un.org under National Competitive Recruitment Examination.
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