Field Missions Administered by Dpko is hiring a qualified Associate Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) Officer located in Kidal. He/She contributes in the development, implementation and evaluation of DDR activities in assigned region in accordance with system-wide principles and guidance, and the mandate of the Mission in particular. Additionally the successful candidate carries out basic research and analysis on selected aspects of the DDR programme, including operations and other related subjects and activities, e.g. reviews relevant documents and reports. Also the successful candidate contributes to the monitoring of DDR activities, undertakes periodic reviews of DDR operations to assess effectiveness and efficiency, achievement of results and procedural compliance. She/He will have an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivale degree) in political science, international relations, international economics, law, public administration, or a related field. A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in international affairs such as peacekeeping, peacebuilding or development programmes, preferably, with specific focus on conflict/post-conflict and economic recovery issues or related areas are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English and French. The deadline for this vacancy is 22. September 2016.
The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals is offering a position as Associate Legal Officer based in The Hague. Among the duties of this position is to provide legal support to judicial proceedings, including to the administration of legal aid, such as the assignment of counsel, the application of payment policies and liaison with defence teams; as well as to the Witness Support and Protection Unit, the management of the United Nations Detention Unit and court room operations. Among the duties of this position is furthermore to provide legal support in connection with the functioning of the Mechanism, and with regard to relations with the Host State and UN Member States, including human resources matters, administrative and disciplinary proceedings, agreements and contracts, claims and disputes, records and archives matters and the enforcement of sentences. The tasks of this position additionally include to conduct legal research, using multiple research sources, select relevant material, analyse information and present findings for internal review in relation to the above. Eligible candidates must hold an advanced university degree in law, preferably with a specialisation in international, commercial or administrative law. A minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible legal experience are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. Apply until 22. September 2016.
Field Missions Administered By Dpko is currently hiring a qualified Associate Political Affairs Officer situated in Kinshasa. The tasks of this position include to identify, analyse and monitor political developments, trends and emerging issues in the DRC or region assigned, according to the assigned portfolio and/or applicable mandate. Among the duties of this position is furthermore to develop and maintain active and constructive working relations and liaison at the appropriate level with UN Common System colleagues and counterparts, Government representatives, civil society actors, military and law enforcement actors, academic and research institutions, and other national and international partners. Furthermore among the duties of this position is to prepare contextual information materials, such as background notes, political profiles and databases of relevance to the assigned portfolio. Eligible candidates must hold an Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in political science, international relations, social sciences, law, public administration, or a related field. A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in political affairs, international relations, law, conflict resolution or related field is required are required to apply for this position. To succeed in this job vacancy fluency is necessary in English and French. The deadline for this vacancy is 29. September 2016.