Top 10 United Nations Jobs 2023
Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the world? Working for the United Nations (UN) might be your ideal career path. The UN offers a wide range of job opportunities across various sectors, allowing you to contribute to global peace, development, and humanitarian efforts.
This position is located in the Secretariat of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The Director of the Division on Globalization and Development Strategies reports to the Secretary-General and the Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UNEP’s mandate is to coordinate the development of environmental policy consensus by keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging issues to the attention of governments and the international community for action.
The Office of Legal Affairs is the central legal service of the Organization and provides legal advice to the Secretary-General, Secretariat departments and offices and United Nations organs in the field of public and private law; represents the Secretary-General in legal conferences and in judicial proceedings; performs substantive and secretariat functions for legal organs involved in public international law, the law of the sea and ocean affairs and international trade law; and performs the functions conferred on the Secretary-General in Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations.
This position is located in the General Legal Division of the Office of Legal Affairs (OLA). The Legal Officer reports to the Senior Legal Officer, the Principal Legal Officer and the Director of the General Legal Division.
This position is located in the Peacekeeping Support Cluster of the General Legal Division, Office of Legal Affairs. The Legal Officer reports to the Principal Legal Officer and the Director of the General Legal Division.
The position is located in the Sub-regional Office for Central Africa (SRO-CA) of the Economic Commission for Africa in Yaoundé, Cameroon.
The position is located in Nairobi, Kenya. Under the overall supervision and guidance of the Coordinator, MIKE Team and within delegated authority, the Finance & Budget Officer will undertake the following duties.
This position is located in the Executive Office (EO), Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), in New York. OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies and natural disasters. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort. OCHA’s mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate for the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention and facilitate sustainable solutions.
The Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer/Chief of Evaluation and Oversight Section reports to the Executive Officer.
The Chief Security Adviser will report directly to the Division of Regional Operations of Department of Safety and Security at UN Headquarters in New York. The post is presently located in Niamey, Niger and this duty station has been designated by the International Civil Service Commission as an “E” hardship and family duty station.
This position is located in the New York Office of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The incumbent will provide support to the integration of UNCTAD’S overall programme on trade and development as well as its interrelated issues in the areas of finance, technology, investment and sustainable development. The Economic Affairs Officer will work under the direct supervision of the Chief, UNCTAD New York Office, and will receive the overall guidance of the Director, Office of the Secretary-General of UNCTAD.
This is a unique opportunity to join a diverse, dynamic and exciting organization gaining unique and valuable experience where security provides great value. Besides the opportunity to gain new skills and further advance security expertise, this position offers a fulfilling environment that gives you satisfaction by contributing directly or indirectly to peace and security, human rights, and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Simply, all humanity will be benefiting from your work. Together, we can make the world a better place.