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VACANCY- United Nations Opens Application Portal For 120,000 Job Openings For Africans (Graduates and Non-Graduates)

The United Nations UN is an international organization founded in 1945 and committed to maintaining international peace and security; developing friendly relations among nations; promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.

Career support
From the moment you join the United Nations’ dynamic team of staff members, you can be certain of one thing – our support system will ensure that you are not left alone to figure out your career. The development of every staff member is very important to us – helping you to grow helps us to become better at what we do. We are therefore committed to providing all the available tools to respond to your needs.

Pay and benefits
The United Nations offers you an attractive remuneration package with competitive pay and benefits. The level of pay for staff in the Professional and higher categories that are recruited internationally is set by reference to the highest paying national civil service. Staff members in categories that are locally recruited are compensated in accordance with the best prevailing conditions of service locally.

Staff members in these categories are normally recruited and paid on a local basis. You will be paid a salary according to a local salary scale. Salary scales are reviewed periodically on the basis of comprehensive surveys of the best prevailing conditions of employment in the locality.

Tax exemption
Salaries, grants and allowances paid by the United Nations are normally exempt from income tax.

Allowances and benefits
You may be entitled to other allowances and benefits including: Family allowances if you have eligible children in school; and in some locations if you have an eligible dependent spouse.

Holidays and leave
Depending on your contract, you will be entitled to 18 days to 30 days of vacation per year. In addition, the United Nations also observes 10 paid holidays per year; these differ from duty station to duty station.

Health insurance
You will be eligible to participate in one of the United Nations-sponsored medical insurance plans. The monthly premiums are co-shared by yourself and the Organization.

Retirement pension
If you have an appointment of six months or more or complete six months of service without an interruption you become a participant in the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund. A compulsory contribution will be deducted from your monthly salary.

Submitting a job application
If you want to apply for a specific job after you have filled out your application, you click Add job to application. Depending on the job you are applying to you may get a set of questions, which are yes/no, true/false or multiple choice questions. Similarly, depending on the position, you may be prompted with a list of skills and be asked to perform a self-assessment on these, giving an indication of your level of proficiency for each skill listed. Your responses will be used in the evaluation and assessment of your candidature.

After the job application is complete, you submit your application by clicking Apply.

The United Nations does not accept a resume as an attached document and it is neither considered a substitute nor a complementary document to a completed online application. If any additional information or documentation is required, you will be requested to submit it in the course of the application process.

If you have submitted your job application successfully, you will promptly receive an automated acknowledgment by e-mail. Also note that once an application has been submitted it cannot be changed for that specific job opening.

Each application you have prepared, and the list of job openings to which you have applied, along with the application status, is displayed in the My Career Tools page, which can be found in your Careers Home page. All applications you have submitted are listed under My Applications page with the appropriate status i.e. “Applied”, “Under consideration”, “Rostered” etc.

How do I apply for a job?

All job openings in the UN Secretariat are published on the Applicvation Portal. When you apply for a job, you have to submit an application in the UN online recruitment system.

For information on how to apply for a job using the new online recruitment system, go to Application Process.

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110 comments

  1. I will love to work with at the un.i love keeping peace

  2. Id love to get a chance to help people

  3. My name is Girma from Ethiopia.I’m graduate of federalism.

  4. Julius Peter Ochen

    Ok

  5. Julius Peter Ochen

    I wish to be part of the Humaniterian mission

  6. My name Thomas Boakai it’s my dream to work with UN.

  7. Farhiya nuur abdi

    UN is one of the most humaniterian agency

  8. Micheal Musabe

    Am called Musabe Micheal from Uganda. Am a graduate teacher of Mathematics and Chemistry. I want to change the world

  9. Am Asiimwe Isaac agraduate in public administration and management from ucu.I would love to work with UN if there are chances then please help me out.Thank you.

  10. I went to visa vacany job to join america iam student of university so iwil do work with you & Iam poornest of soon please help me I expect that apportunitis from them please help me

  11. mesfin gebremariam

    I am from Ethiopia my profession is journalist I need to apply for any job I am Eager to work with
    your organization UN. Thanks a lot for getting this chance.

  12. Hie! I would love to work as a driver under the United Nations banner.

  13. United Nation job

  14. I have B.pharm from one Ethiopian university and have 7 years of experience as senior pharmacist in different health service sector.

  15. Mintesnot shiferaw Ermed

    I would love to work with you. I graduated in chemistry, i do have good communication skills, good team work, positive thinking & obedient to the laws & principles of the organisation all these qualities make me to add assets to your organisation if I get the chance.

  16. It’s my dream to work with United Nation i am a graduate in Project Planning Management and Community Development. If there are chances there I am an eligible candidate thank you.

    • It’s my dream to working with united nation . I am graduated in information system.if there are chance I am voluntary working with you. Thank you for every thing.

  17. Blessed are the peace makers together as one let us unite the world am ready

  18. Henry B. Dumon

    I studied Accounting and Management at Institute of Public Administration and Management. I will be a dream come through working with the UN to help the world and improve my academic knowledge.

  19. Atsimale Meshack

    Am Atsimale Meshack with a diploma in clinical medicine and surgery. I would love to serve beyond Kenyan border given chance.

  20. I will be very thrilled to serve under the United Nations.

  21. Valentine Cheptorus

    Would be grateful for an opportunity given to me to ensure respect and protection of human rights for all groups of pole… I am a graduate in Gender n development studies from Kenya

  22. Am a Zambian male aged 30, teacher by professional with a primary school diploma.
    I would be glad to serve under UN in the field that concerns teaching.
    May I also indicate that I’m ready even to start as a volunteer anywhere under UN.

  23. I am a nurse and I would like to work with U.N. because I like caring and giving health services to people ensuring their wellbeing.

  24. BERTRAND EMVO

    I want to help if you give chance to do it thank you

  25. Ogwang Joseph

    Am Ogwang Joseph.from Uganda
    A medical laboratory technician.
    I love to change the world. If chance granted

  26. Namawanda Margret

    Its my dream working with un

  27. NDAGIJIMANA Elysee

    I have learned Agriculture . And i am interested;thanks for picking me.

  28. Iam from kenya and my country need peace more than never.

  29. I’m interested help me please…thanks

  30. Am dreaming to work with UN

  31. Abubakarr Samorie Kamara

    Am Abubakarr Samorie Kamara, A accountant , I am interested I would like be part of the team to develop African.

  32. I studied Master of Business Administration(MBA) in Project Management from Leadstar collage. I will be a dream come through working with the UN to help the world and improve my academic knowledge.
    Thank you!

  33. AM George from machakos and am a good driver experinced 5yrs

  34. James fesro Joshua

    Am James Kenyan naval and I have a diploma in community developed. I urge that if there is apposition as I have heard, please i request to join you and to be party that can bring back homeless and create peace to the nations for a better tomorrow. Shalom!!

    • Rubongoya John

      Hi, am John from Uganda
      a primary teacher majoring in maths and science .
      Any other kind of job am ready.

  35. I’m interested to work with UN.
    I have Bachelor of Arts Degree In Accounting & finance, A.A University.

  36. Am a security officer. I’d like to offer my services to the UN

  37. Mshamu Sudi Kaisi

    I am Kaisi from Tanzania, professionally a teacher.
    It will be dream come true to work with UN

  38. MOSIOMA ENOCK MAKORI

    Seriously need the job.

  39. Mbe kum sylvie

    Please I’m sylvie from Cameroon I have always wish to work with the un please help me find one

  40. Samuel HABIYAREMYE

    To work for UN will be my fulfillment professionally

  41. Jennifer Cole

    I have a degree of social work and I am interested to work with the UNITED NATION

  42. Anyango Sharon

    Am Sharon working with UN is my dream.am teacher by profession

  43. Ouedraogo Pascal

    I came from burkina Faso and i want to work for United nations programs

  44. Wakuma Dufera Tesgera

    I have very great interest to work in UN

  45. Korobe Fontiano

    I am very interested in working with UN as there rules and regulations fit me am a public health graduate of Ugandan origin Karamoja region.

  46. Stewart sembure

    I’m Stewart, I love working with people and would be greatly honored to work in the UN organization. In life I aspire to be a phycologist

  47. I am from ethiopia,l have great interest to work with in your organization.

  48. I am from ethiopia, I have degree in food science and post harvest technology, l have great interest to work with in your organization.

  49. Am magdaline from busia I have a diploma in health management information with experience of 3 yrs from irdo I would like to work with you

  50. chimwemwe mugwa

    Am a holder of Diploma in journalism from Malawi I would like to work outside malawi.

  51. Margaret Shiundu

    Iam asocial worker and Nutritionist and I would like to work with you

  52. Bernard Mwaura NYAGA

    Am Bernard Mwaura,a POLICE OFFICER in kenya extending my service to the people through UN is a dream worth pursuing.

  53. Celestine R.Mangtu

    I will love to be a part of the humanitarian service.

  54. Omeh Ozioma Anthonia

    I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in Nigeria. Currently pursuing a masters degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. I’m passionate about the organization and her services. I wish to be part of You.

  55. Omeh Ozioma Anthonia

    I am a Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist in Nigeria. Currently, pursuing a Masters degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. Passionate to work with this Organization.

  56. Abubakari Mohammed

    I am a holder of HND information communication and technology from Ghana. I have great interest to work with your organization.

  57. Mulenga Lloyd

    i would like to work with you

  58. Albert masinde

    Interested

  59. Notify me when there is any job dealing with special needs

  60. Patrick Rotich

    am interested in this amazing opportunities to be of great service to mankind.

  61. As a graphic designer,I would like to be part of your team

  62. dear
    thanks for this message i want to apply.
    very interesting

  63. Julius Charles

    am interested

  64. Simon Oluoch Otieno

    İ am Simon Otieno from Kenya am interestet in any job that the UN can offer me

  65. THEMBO JOSHUA.

    From Rwenzori Region with Health Manegement Information Systems( HMIS). Would love working with you..Thanks

  66. feleke shewandagnew merin

    thank you very much to send me breaking news i like to work in un

  67. Am a technical teacher by profession, I would love to work with you

  68. Mekdes Endale

    Am Mekdes from Ethiopia i have BSC in clinical nursing plus MPH am interested work in UN

  69. I am Isaac from Uganda with A Diploma in Hotel and Institutional Catering. I would love to work with you.Thanks

  70. I am Isaac from Uganda with a Diploma in Hotel and Institutional Catering. i would love to work with you

  71. I studied B of Environmental management and toxicology from Jigawa state Nigeria Iam interested

  72. ESHETU TILAHUN

    VERY MUCH INTERESTED

  73. Sharon kiptoo

    I am 23years from Eldoret,Kenya.I am a degree holder from maseno university and I wish to be part of you

  74. Im interested to work

  75. Oscar Niyitegeka

    Please, if someone has successfully applied in this way, he/she can give me some guidelines because they are asking me to register on jobseekers first, but I’m failing to register. They are telling me my password is incorrect while I really know my password.

    I need a help from each and everybody!

  76. Elie NSENGIYUMVA

    I am Elie NSENGIYUMVA,I have bachelor’s degree in accounting with great distinction,i have dream to work in UN so will be better when i work with in Non profit organization

  77. I have graduated with Disaster Risk Management. It will be a great opportunity for me to work for UN and assist those in need.

  78. My name is Aweke Getahun I am journalist and eager to work in this massive organization.If i get i chance i will be very happy to carry on the mission of UN.

  79. Am trying to access the web and application procedures but am not seing any, How can i join you? Am Collins Oulo from Kenya based in NAIROBI.

  80. hi , i am a nurse by profession. i would like to work for UN.

  81. I have a diploma and I like to work with you

  82. Solomon B David

    Hello my name Solomon B David, I’m interested in working with UN

  83. My name is Jerverline Dopoe, I am 24 years old n a female form Liberia. I am interested in working with the UN.

  84. My Name is Bacha Bekele from Africa to Ethiopian I have bachelor degree for GIS( Geo Information Science) and I have above 2 years experience at Digitization Technician l have more interest in working the UN

  85. Vitumbiko C Munthali

    My name is Viumbiko C Munthali from Malawi.i have a diploma in financial accounting plus 2 years working experience.it will be a great experience to work with the UN.I am very ready to change the world.

  86. I would love to join

  87. Beth Sheba mwagomba

    Am really interested ,, even just volunteer work

  88. Michael Chanda

    I would like to work for the UN.

  89. Girma Taddele

    i am really enterested

  90. Mupenzi Bwasisi

    Hello, My name is Mupenzi Bwasisi, I am ready and interested to work for the UN

  91. interested with Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy

  92. Teklue Hailemichale

    am very interesting working in UN.

  93. I am interested n am a high school Lab technologist

  94. Benjamin Dezutt Tetteh

    I would love to work with the UN

  95. Sospeter Odhiambo Okwaro

    ill be happy to work with UN

  96. I am from Kenya and interested

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