Functional Profiles – UNHCR Invitation to External Applicants

UNHCR has recently posted eight functional profiles on the UNHCR
website for Protection, Registration, Programme, Information Management,
Supply, Admin/Finance, External Relations/Reporting, and Field Safety
Advisor, which are accessible at: Based on organizational
needs, additional profiles will be advertised in due course.

External applicants who have the required level of experience in the
different functional areas and are interested in working for UNHCR in
the international professional category are encouraged to apply. The
majority of positions filled through the functional profiles are
expected to be in deep field, hardship locations.

The closing date for applications to the functional profiles is
Tuesday, 8 April 2014.

Shortlisted applicants may be considered for an initial Temporary
Appointment (a fixed term contract of six months with no expectation of
renewal). In addition, shortlisted profile applicants may be offered a
Fast Track or regular position where there are no suitable internal
candidates. Please note that profile applicants selected for a Fast
Track appointment will be reassigned as soon as possible following
appointment by the High Commissioner, usually within 30 days after the
announcement of decisions.

Appointments via the functional profiles will be at the P2, P3 or P4
levels as determined by UNHCR based on the position grade and the
qualifications and experience of the selected applicant.

Further information on the eight functional profiles can be found on
the UNHCR website.

Thank you.