UNMISS Political Affairs Officer Jobs 2023 – South Sudan NGO Jobs

UNMISS Political Affairs Officer Jobs 2023 – South Sudan NGO Jobs. UNMISS South Sudan looking for “Political Affairs Officer“. Applicants with a Advanced university degree may apply on or before 28th March 2023.

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 Political Affairs Officer Jobs 2023

The UNMISS has published a job vacancy announcement on 15th March 2023 for qualified South Sudanese to fill in the vacant post of Political Affairs Officer to be based in Juba, South Sudan.

Recruiter United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
Position Political Affairs Officer
Location Juba, South Sudan
Country South Sudan
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Advanced university degree
Experience Required Minimum 05 years
Application Deadline 28th March 2023

UNMISS Job Vacancy 2023

Org. Setting and Reporting: This position is located in the Political Affairs Section of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Juba. Juba is classified as an “E” hardship duty station and a non-family duty station. The incumbent will report to a Senior Political Affairs Officer.

Eligibility Criteria


  • 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 two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area is required.
  • Experience working in a United Nations common system field operation (inclusive of peacekeeping, political missions and UN agencies, funds, and programmes), or similar international organization or non-governmental organization, in a conflict or post – conflict setting is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in drafting diverse specialized reports for Mission and UNHQ leadership, experience preparing analytical papers on a wide variety of subjects and issues in diverse thematic areas, of varying degrees of complexity; experience drafting code cables, talking points, briefing notes is required.
  • Experience in political outreach, facilitation, analysis, providing advice and reporting is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English, (both oral and written) is required.

Other Details

  • Job Opening Number: 23-Political Affairs-UNMISS-204581-J- (M)
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNMISS Political Affairs Officer Jobs 2023

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=204581

The Closing Date: 28th March 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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