United Nations Volunteers Abroad – Profiles in demand | Diplomacy Opportunities

UNV is re-building its rapid response capacity in the following 5 areas: Protection, Information Management, Logistics, Water and Sanitation and Monitoring and Evaluation.

  • PROTECTION (Refugee Protection, Child Protection, Human Rights Protection)

Minimum requirements: University Degree in Law, International Law, Human Rights, International Relations, Social Sciences or related fields.  Two to three 3 years of experience with refugees, and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required (e.g. Children affected by armed conflict).

  • INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

Minimum requirements: University Degree in Information Systems, GIS, Social Sciences, Statistics, Economics or related field.  Two to three years of experience in Information Management (preferably with governmental organizations, NGOs, international organizations) in development or humanitarian assistance.    Good reporting skills, preferably with experience in website and /or database maintenance, production of information products (infographics, maps, etc.), knowledge of mapping applications (e.g. ArcGIS, etc.).

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  • LOGISTICS

Minimum requirements: University Degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Logistics, Mathematics or related field.   Two to three years of relevant professional experience in the field of logistics. (e.g. supply chain, surface transport, warehousing, port operations, air transport, etc.).

  • WASH (Water and Sanitation and Hygiene)

Minimum requirements: University Degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Sanitation Engineering, Geology, Hydrology, Environmental Public Health or related field. Two to three years of relevant professional experience in water supply, water purification systems, pump installations and associated works. Preferably with knowledge of cross sectoral programming, community based interventions, health systems.

  • MONITORING AND EVALUATION

Minimum requirements: University Degree in Economics, Statistics, Project Planning and Management, Development Studies, Social Science, or related field.  Three years of relevant professional experience and proven track record in Project Monitoring and Evaluation in a development or humanitarian context.  Knowledge of Results Based Management, monitoring and evaluation methods and tools and statistical software.

Would you like to become a UN Volunteer for the rapid deployment assignments and support the UN efforts during humanitarian crisis? If you fulfill the minimum requirements in one of the following areas, Read more and apply here

Please note that UN Volunteers are entitled to receive a Volunteer Living Allowance to cover their basic needs in the respective duty station as well as other entitlements. For more information, please consult the Conditions of Service.

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One thought on “United Nations Volunteers Abroad – Profiles in demand | Diplomacy Opportunities

  1. You need a lot of courage to sign up for short notice departure abroad but the experience is amazing and meeting new cultures and communities, working together for making their lives better is an lifetime experience

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