UNMISS Principal Electoral Affairs Officer Jobs 2022 – South Sudan NGO Jobs

UNMISS Principal Electoral Affairs Officer Jobs 2022 – South Sudan NGO Jobs. UNMISS South Sudan looking for “Principal Electoral Affairs Officer“. Applicants with a Advanced university degree may apply on or before 09th August 2022.

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 Principal Electoral Affairs Officer Jobs 2022

The UNMISS has published a job vacancy announcement on 03rd August 2022 for qualified South Sudanese to fill in the vacant post of Principal Electoral Affairs Officer to be based in Juba, South Sudan.

Recruiter United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
Position Principal Electoral Affairs Officer
Location Juba, South Sudan
Country South Sudan
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Advanced university degree
Experience Required Minimum 15 years
Application Deadline 09th August 2022

UNMISS Job Vacancy 2022

Org. Setting and Reporting: The United Nations Security Council adopted resolution 2567 (2021), which mandates the UNMISS to advance a three-year strategic vision to prevent a return to civil war, build a durable peace, support inclusive and accountable governance as well as free, fair and peaceful elections, in line with the Revitalized Agreement for the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS).

Eligibility Criteria


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) degree in Political Science, International Relations, Law, Public Administration, or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of fifteen (15) years of progressively responsible experience in elections and related areas in at least three countries is required.
  • Electoral experience in a field operation of the United Nations Common System or a comparable international organization is required.
  • Previous experience in managing a diverse team is required.
  • At least seven (7) years of experience in supervising, implementing, supporting or advising on electoral processes is required.
  • Electoral experience in developing countries is required.
  • Work experience in post-conflict situations is required.
  • Experience in East Africa is desirable.
  • Experience in bilateral or multilateral negotiation is desirable.


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

Other Details

  • Job Opening Number: 22-Electoral Affairs-UNMISS-187809-F- (M)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNMISS Principal Electoral Affairs Officer Jobs 2022

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=187809

The Closing Date: 09th August 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
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Official Website unmiss.unmissions.org
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