This position is located in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, in Bangkok, Thailand.
The Humanitarian Affairs Officer (Community Engagement) (P-3) reports to the Humanitarian Affairs Officer (P-4).
Within delegated authority, the Humanitarian Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area is required. Humanitarian experience working on community engagement in the field (actual setting where a mission and/or project is being implemented) in emergency situations (complex emergency or natural disaster) is required. Experience in the UN Common System is desirable. Experience working in the region is desirable.
French and English are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.