United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs is a United Nations body established in December 1991 by the General Assembly to strengthen the international response to complex emergencies and natural disasters.
Position: Officer for National Humanitarian Affairs (NHAO)
Education: A graduate degree in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics, or a closely related field from an advanced university (Master’s degree or equivalent). The advanced university degree may be substituted with a first-level university degree and two more years of relevant experience.
Experience: 0 year experience No more than two years of increasingly responsible and pertinent professional experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, rehabilitation, or related fields are required for those with a bachelor’s degree.
- having substantial on-the-ground expertise in complicated crises, including humanitarian assistance initiatives.
- Experience with UN or NGO necessary
- It is imperative to have experience working effectively with government representatives and technical employees as well as a demonstrated capacity to operate in an inter-agency context.
- Travel options inside the nation
- Essential are cultural awareness and diplomatic abilities.
- English and Amharic language proficiency is necessary. (Orally and in writing).
- It is advantageous to be able to interpret/translate conversations, office reports, and/or documents from regional languages into English.
- Organizing and planning
- Intent on the Client
- Functional abilities
- Excellent writing abilities
- strong interpersonal skills, teamwork, and the ability to speak to a variety of audiences; excellent verbal abilities; and a willingness to learn under pressure and under time constraints.
Location: Addis Abeba
Deadline: April 19, 2023
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should email their CVs, letters of motivation, and supporting materials to: email@example.com.
• Please be specific about the duty station you are requesting in the mail.
• Only those who have been shortlisted will be contacted.