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United Nations - International Humanitarian Professional

Employment Type: Contract
Category: United Nations
Salary: USD60,000
Company: United Nations
Availability: Immediate

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United Nations - International Humanitarian Professional

Have you ever considered a career with the United Nations?

Jersey Overseas Aid is partnering with the UN’s High Commissioner for Refugees to offer a young professional from Jersey the chance to launch a career in humanitarian aid, the first step towards becoming a senior manager or director in the UN system.

The Junior Professional Officer Programme offers a fully paid
two year field posting with the UN Focusing on refugees and host
communities, you might be implementing projects, liaising with
other UN Agencies or providing legal advice on protection issues

We’re looking for someone with:

  • A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a relevant field
  • At least two years of relevant work experience
  • A strong interest in the United Nations
  • Willingness and ability to serve in hardship locations

You should also be Jersey born or bred (Permanent Entitled Status) as the programme targets nationals of the participating countries.

Having a family is no object, as long as they are all prepared to
relocate with you Additionally, some experience in overseas aid is strongly desirable, either in the field of humanitarian assistance or international law, as is knowledge of another UN language.

Click JPO to view/download the Job Description

To find out more and how to apply please visit

The deadline for applications is 19th March 2021.


For more information or to apply for this job please contact:

Simon Boas

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