UNOAU Senior Political Affairs Officer Temporary Jobs 2022 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

UNOAU Senior Political Affairs Officer Temporary Jobs 2022 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs. UNOAU Ethiopia looking for “Senior Political Affairs Officer Temporary”. Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before 26th May 2022.

The United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU) was established on 1 July 2010 by UN General Assembly Resolution 64/288. The Office integrated three existing offices: Department of Political Affairs (DPA) Liaison Office, the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) AU Peace Support Team and the Department of Field Support (DFS) Planning Team for Somalia to support the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), as well as the support component of the United Nations and African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) Joint Support Coordination Mechanism (JCM) office in Addis Ababa.

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UNOAU Senior Political Affairs Officer Temporary Jobs 2022

The UNOAU has published a job vacancy announcement on 21st May 2022 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Senior Political Affairs Officer Temporary to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations Office to the African Union
Position Senior Political Affairs Officer Temporary
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post 22
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Ten years
Application Deadline 26th May 2022

UNOAU Job Vacancy 2022

Job Responsibilities: Within delegated authority and under the supervision of the Deputy Head of Office /Director of Political Affairs (FRO) and the SRSG (SRO), the Senior Political Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Develops a vision and direction for the team’s work and creates the conditions to allow its implementation.
  • Provides substantive guidance to the members of the team on a daily basis, particularly on matters relating to the UN partnership with the AUC and where appropriate, Regional Economic Communities and Regional Mechanisms (RECs/RMs) in the areas of conflict prevention, management, resolution and peacebuilding in Africa.
  • Drafts policy proposals for consideration by the Deputy Head of Office / Director of Political Affairs and the Special Representative of the Secretary- General.
  • Prepares and reviews draft background papers, briefing notes and talking points.
  • Monitors and assesses political developments on the African continent in close collaboration with UNHQ, SPMs and PKOs and analyses the policies of the AU and other international and sub-regional organizations to provide the UNHQ and senior UN officials with early warning and policy options for conflict prevention, peace-making and post-conflict peace-building.
  • Provides substantive political support for good offices, mediation and other political initiatives and activities that may be undertaken by the Secretary-General, his Envoys and Representatives and/or other senior UN officials in the areas of responsibility.
  • Works closely with the African Union, in particular senior officials of the AUC, PSC members, Permanent Representatives, as well as other partners in Addis Ababa to develop strategies and plans of action to address political challenges, in pursuit of shared objectives.
  • Participates in good offices, fact-finding or peace-making missions, leads on the implementation of agreements and decisions made and designs and develops policy, programme and project outlines, as required, and assists in the management and implementation.
  • Tracks the substantive aspects of the work of the different bodies of the Organization, as appropriate, and provides guidance on political issues to heads of UN offices and country teams in the assigned countries.
  • Contributes to the UNHQ inter-agency task force(s)/working groups as relevant.
  • Liaises with, other UN departments, offices, agencies, funds and programmes, international and regional organizations, academic institutions and civil society organizations in Africa and represents the Office at meetings, inter-agency teams or task forces, round tables, seminars and conferences and reports back on outcomes and agreements to the Office leadership.
  • Responds to programming, budgeting and performance reporting requirements of the Section and participates in recruiting and selecting new staff, allocating assignments, reviewing and guiding the work of junior team members and evaluating staff members.
  • Performs other substantive and administrative duties as required.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: SENIOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER, P5 (Temporary Job Opening)
  • Department/Office: United Nations Office to the African Union
  • Duty Station: ADDIS ABABA
  • Posting Period: 20 May 2022 – 26 May 2022
  • Job Opening Number: 22-Political Affairs-UNOAU-182044-J-Addis Ababa (M)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) degree in political science, international relations, international economics, law, public administration, or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area is required.

How to Apply UNOAU Senior Political Affairs Officer Temporary Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 26th May 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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