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UNHCR talent pool

UNHCR

Geneva, Switzerland

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is one of the world's leading humanitarian organisations addressing the global challenges of refugees, internally displaced persons, and stateless persons. It is constantly seeking talented, compassionate candidates with high-integrity in a vast array of functional areas to strengthen its capacity to respond urgently to crisis with the right skills. Given the nature of UNHCR's work, it is essential that its workforce has the right mix of skills and qualities to fulfill its mandate. The generic profile has thus been created for highly-skilled candidates within their respective area of expertise which does not match any other specialist job profiles advertised in the Talent Pool. Candidates should therefore possess a strong academic qualification relating to their respective area of expertise, demonstrated professional experience within the public and/or private sector and knowledge within the specific context. The incumbent will be expected to demonstrate a passion for the humanitarian sector and commitment to help persons of concern to UNHCR.

Minimum qualifications and professional experience required:

For positions at the P2 level
- Education: (Advanced) University degree.
- Job experience: Minimum of 2 years of relevant job experience with a Master's Degree or 4 years with a Bachelor's Degree.
- Languages: Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish, Russian).

For positions at the P3 level
- Education: (Advanced) University degree.
- Job experience: Minimum of 6 years of relevant job experience with a Master's Degree or 8 years with a Bachelor's Degree; at least 2 years of international working experience; at least 2 years of experience in the respective area of expertise.
- Languages: Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish, Russian).

For positions at the P4 level
- Education: (Advanced) University degree.
- Job experience: Minimum of 10 years of relevant job experience with a Master's Degree or 12 years with a Bachelor's Degree; at least 4 years of international working experience; at least 4 years of experience in in the respective area of expertise.
- Languages: Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish, Russian).

Desirable qualifications and skills for all positions

- Field experience
- Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts.
- Good analytical skills
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting
- Experience of working with persons of concern desirable
- Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.

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