Application Deadline: 11:59 PM (EST), September 1, 2015.
- Are you proficient in English and another official language of the UN i.e. Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish?
- Have you completed an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent)?
- Do you have 2-5 years of professional work experience?
- Are you willing to serve in any UNICEF office worldwide, including hardship duty stations?
The New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI) is pleased to announce the launch of its recruitment campaign for the 8th Cohort.
The NETI Programme is currently recruiting suitable candidates in the following functional areas for P2 and P3 level positions: Child Protection, Communication, Education, Emergency, Finance, Human Resources, Monitoring & Evaluation, Programme Management, Quality Assurance, Resource Mobilization, Social Policy, and WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene).
The New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI) is an entry point for professionals interested in an international career with UNICEF. As part of UNICEF’s global talent management strategy the NETI Programme focuses on attracting, selecting, developing and retaining new talent.
The aim is to recruit candidates at the entry to mid-career levels who will grow and develop in the organisation. NETI participants work actively in multicultural environments within the development and humanitarian arenas, while contributing to delivering results for children.
- NETI participants are given an initial one-year work appointment with a three-week Induction at UNICEF’s New York Headquarters (NYHQ).
- During this three-week period, NETI participants familiarize themselves with UNICEF and meet HQ colleagues from the functional areas in which they will work during their field assignment.
- Participants then return to their perspective duty stations/offices for the remainder of their one-year work appointment.
- During their assignments, the NETI participants receive dedicated support for their development at the Induction in New York Headquarters and through the mentoring and external coaching components, which help develop their personal and professional skills and maximize their performance.
- Have completed an advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) at the time of application. Any number of years of relevant professional experience is not substitute for the required educational qualifications. Please see below for important information on education requirements.
- Have proficiency (C1 or C2) in English and another official language of the United Nations i.e., Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish; knowledge of local languages can be an asset
- Be ready to be assigned to any UNICEF office worldwide, including hardship duty stations.
- Have at least two years of relevant work experience for functions at the P-2 level, and at least five years of relevant work experience for functions at the P-3 level. Relevant experience should include work in developing countries and in multicultural environments.
Preference will be given to candidates under 35 years of age.
- Training and Development Opportunities
NETI participants have the opportunity to go through a unique learning and development path, beginning with an Induction at UNICEF’s New York Headquarters (NYHQ).
- Insight into HQ Operations and International Placement
Insight into HQ operations
During the Induction at UNICEF’s New York Headquarters, NETI participants get an overview of the organisation’s strategies, initiatives and challenges.
UNICEF is the leading advocate for children’s rights, active in 190 countries through country programmes and National Committees. NETI participants are expected to be geographically mobile and willing to serve in emergency and hardship duty stations based on the needs of the Organisation.
Compensation and Benefits
Staff members of the United Nations are provided with various benefits and allowances as part of the conditions of service. The terms and conditions under which benefits and allowances are available to staff members are established by the Secretary-General in accordance with the United Nations Staff Rules and Regulations. Hence the information below is subject to change.
Base Salary Scale for Professional and Higher Categories
The salary scales for the Professional and higher categories are expressed as gross and net base salaries and applied uniformly, worldwide, by all organisations in the United Nations common system.
For up-to-date information on the UN system of salaries, benefits and other related entitlements, please click on the following link: http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salary.htm
In addition to Base Salary, employees benefit from family friendly, work-life, and diversity policies, and UNICEF is committed to maintaining a balanced gender and geographical representation. Other Benefits and entitlements include:
- Annual leave
- Dependency allowance
- Medical and dental insurance
- Pension scheme
- Rental subsidy
- Education grant
- Home leave
- Life insurance
- Paid sick leave
- Family leave
- Family Visit
- Maternity / Paternity adoption leave
- Special leave
- Travel allowance
How to Apply:
- For external candidates, to create an e-Recruitment profile, please click here.
- For external candidates, to access your existing e-Recruitment profile, please click here.
- For internal candidates, please apply with your internal e-Recruitment profile. To access your existing internal e-Recruitment profile, please click here.
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