This post is located in Eastern Africa Division, Departments of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peace Operations (DPPA-DPO). The incumbent reports to the Team Leader who leads on the United Nations Integrated Transitional Mission for Sudan (UNITAMS)’ backstopping.
Within delegated authority, the Political Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties.
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, international economics, law, public administration or other related. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
English or French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.