The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. We work with partners to integrate qualified, highly motivated and well supported UN Volunteers into development programming and promote the value and global recognition of volunteerism. UNV is administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and reports to the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board.
Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Head of RCO and the Sustainable Peace and Development Advisor, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. social or political sciences, international relations, development studies, economics, public administration; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree;
Other development programme/project experience
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
This assignment is funded by the Government of Norway, therefore only Norwegian nationals are eligible to apply. Please apply via the link below. You can then either log in if you already have an account or register via ‘Candidate Signup’. You may apply to a maximum of three assignments per advertisement and indicate your order of preference in the ‘Additional Remarks’ section of your profile. Application deadline: 2 August 2021.
Selection process Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selection will be done by the UN Host Entity at the level of the country of assignment. Interviews will be conducted by the UN Host Entity between 19 August and 17 September. Usually these interviews are competency-based. COVID-19: In case of travel restrictions, assignments may start remotely or start dates may be postponed.