UNFPA Young Professionals Programme for Africans

Deadline: 9th June, 2021

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has launched a new programme to hire young talent from Africa and of African descent.

The Young Professionals from Africa and of African Descent programme is a starting point for an exciting career with the United Nations; also aiming to attract motivated young professionals with diverse academic and professional backgrounds.

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 also offers an opportunity for selected candidates to gain hands-on experience in a fast-paced; international environment as well as the potential to grow into impactful leadership roles in international development.

In 2021, UNFPA will recruit five young professionals to join the team at the UNFPA headquarters in New York. The young professionals will get a competitive salary and also benefits package with an initial one-year fixed-term appointment at the P-2 level; renewable at least once, subject to satisfactory performance.

Click on the links below for more information on each position and how to apply.

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 of Communications & Strategic Partnerships, New York, P-2

ICT for Development Analyst, Information Technology Solutions Office (ITSO), New York, P-2

Human Resources Analyst, Programmes, Division for Human Resources, New York, P-2

For more details, you can also visit official UNFPA Programme Webpage Here.

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