UNMISS Associate Political Affairs Officer Jobs 2021 – South Sudan NGO Jobs

UNMISS Associate Political Affairs Officer Jobs 2021 – South Sudan NGO Jobs. UNMISS South Sudan looking for “Associate Political Affairs Officer“. Applicants with a Master’s Degree may apply on or before 12th June 2021.

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan is a United Nations peacekeeping mission for the recently independent South Sudan, which became independent on 9 July 2011. UNMISS was established on 8 July 2011 by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1996.

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UNMISS Associate Political Affairs Officer Jobs 2021

The UNMISS has published a job vacancy announcement on 14th May 2021 for qualified South Sudan’s to fill in the vacant post of Associate Political Affairs Officer to be based in Bentiu, South Sudan.

Recruiter United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
Position Associate Political Affairs Officer
Location Bentiu, South Sudan
Country South Sudan
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum 02 years
Application Deadline 12th June 2021

UNMISS Job Vacancy 2021

Duties and Responsibilities:

Within delegated authority, the Associate Political Affairs Officer will be responsible for performing the following duties:

Monitoring and Reporting

  • Identify and monitor political developments and emerging issues with respect to the implementation of UNMISS’s mandate;
  • Collect and interpret information contained in publications from various sources, including the press;
  • Prepare summary and analytical reports including, but not limited to, situation reports, briefing notes and notes to file;

Information Management

  • Prepare and update contextual information materials, such as background notes and political profiles;
  • Develop and/or maintain databases and other tools designed to ensure accessibility and utility of information; Manage correspondence;
  • Manage information materials, ensuring their accessibility and utility;
  • Translate documents from Arabic to English and vice versa, as needed;

Outreach and Coordination

  • Provide support to the Mission’s political and media activities and efforts to ensure collaborative relationships with key partners, including the UN family; the authorities, political parties, civil society and other interlocutors;
  • Assist with preparations for meetings and events, prepare written summaries and assist with follow-up activities, as appropriate;
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Job Description:

  • Department/Office: United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan
  • Job Opening Number: 21-Political Affairs-UNMISS-153794-R-Bentiu (M)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A

Eligibility criteria:

  • Education: Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, 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.
  • Work Experience: A minimum of 2 years with a Master’s degree or equivalent or four years (with Bachelor’s Degree) of professional experience in political affairs, international relations, diplomacy, law, or related aspects of public policy, or public administration in an international, organization, government institution, or national civil society organization is required. Experience in preparing summary and analytical reports is required. Good knowledge of constitutional law, related processes, and the South Sudan legal system is desired.
  • Languages: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of local languages spoken in the duty station is desirable.

Other Details

  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNMISS Associate Political Affairs Officer Jobs 2021

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=153794

The Closing Date: 12th June 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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