The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has launched a new programme to hire young talent from Africa and of African descent.
Application Deadline: 9th June 2021 – 5:00pm(New York time)
About the Award: In 2021, UNFPA will recruit five young professionals to join the team at the UNFPA headquarters in New York.
The Young Professionals from Africa and of African Descent programme is a starting point for an exciting career with the United Nations, aiming to attract motivated young professionals with diverse academic and professional backgrounds.
Eligibility: Open to qualified candidates who are 32 years of age or younger in 2021, who self-identify as a person of African descent or are an African national, the programme offers an opportunity for selected candidates to gain hands-on experience in a fast-paced, international environment and the potential to grow into impactful leadership roles in international development.
Eligible Countries: African countries & of African Descent
To be Taken at (Country): New York, USA
Number of Awards: 5
Value of Award: In 2021, UNFPA will recruit five young professionals to join the team at the UNFPA headquarters in New York. The young professionals will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package with an initial one-year fixed-term appointment at the P-2 level, renewable at least once, subject to satisfactory performance.
Duration of Award: 1 Year (initial)
How to Apply: Apply for any of the open positions:
- Geospatial Information Analyst, Population and Development Branch, Technical Division, New York, P-2
- Programme Analyst, Operational Support & Quality Assurance Branch, Policy and Strategy Division, New York, P-2
- Programme Analyst, Strategic Partnerships, Strategic Partnership Branch Division Communications
- It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.