The United Nations Secretariat has announced that a National Competitive Recruitment Examination will be held on 1 December 2010 to recruit nationals of selected member states at the junior professional level (P-2) for employment at United Nations offices.
The examination will be held in the following disciplines: Administration, Demography, Economics, Human Rights, Legal Affairs, Radio Producer (Arabic, Chinese, French), Security, Statistics, Web Design/Development.
All those who wish to participate in the competitive examination are requested to fill out accurately and completely, in English or French, the online application form available on the UN Career Portal (http://careers.un.org/).
The examination is open to men and women who are nationals of the member states participating in the 2010 National Competitive Recruitment Examination. Qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply.
Applicants should hold at least a first-level university degree relevant to the discipline in which they would like to take the examination. Furthermore, applicants should not be more than 32 years old on 31 December 2010 (should be born on 1 January 1978 or after). Fluency in either English or French is required.
The application must be submitted through the website no later than 19 September 2010 (11:59PM EST). Late or incomplete applications will NOT be considered.
UN Office of Human resources Management is organizing two informational briefings on the National Competitive Recruitment Examinations scheduled for 1 December 2010 for potential interested nationals currently in the New York metropolitan area. The purpose of the session will be to provide general information on the exam as well as to explain the application process.
The briefings will be held on 22 July and 29 July from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in the North Lawn Building:
While the briefing will begin at 3.00 p.m., interested individuals should arrive at the Visitors Entrance on 46th street and 1st avenue at 2:30 where they will be met by a UN representative.
Further information is available on http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/examin/ncrepage.htm