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Applications for the United Nations Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is now open (Fully-funded)

UN Secretariat.

NGO

To be Disclosed

Job Type

Part-time

Closing date:

26 December 2022

To apply, use the link or send your CV to the  Email address below.

If blank, use the "Apply now" button.

About

UN Secretariat.

The UN Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative for talented, highly qualified professionals to start a career as an international civil servant with the UN Secretariat.

It consists of an entrance examination process and professional development once those successful start their career with the UN.

The YPP examination is held once a year in different subject areas, depending on the needs of the UN.

YPP is open to nationals of participating countries. The list of participating countries varies from year to year.

The application period typically opens in June each year. Those interested can apply via Inspira.

Requirements

pplication Process

1. Confirm Your Eligibility

Carefully review basic application criteria on the YPP Home page.

2. Review The Job Opening

The YPP application period typically opens each June.

The job openings, specific to each exam area, will be found through Inspira or the UN Careers Portal.

Read carefully to determine if you meet the requirements.

3. Prepare An Application

Watch the YPP Application Guide Video prior to applying!

A general UN “Applicant Guide” is available in Inspira by logging in and clicking on the “Manuals” link on the top of the page.

4. Application Evaluation

Applications will be screened to determine if they meet the basic eligibility requirements (i.e., nationality, age, education, language).

If more than 40 applicants from the same country are eligible for an exam area, those applicants will be screened and ranked based on highest level of education completed, knowledge of official UN languages, and relevant work experience.

About the Role

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.

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