UNMISS Special Assistant Jobs 2022 – South Sudan NGO Jobs

UNMISS Special Assistant Jobs 2022 – South Sudan NGO Jobs. UNMISS South Sudan looking for “Special Assistant“. Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 25th May 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 Special Assistant Jobs 2022

The UNMISS has published a job vacancy announcement on 14th May 2022 for qualified South Sudanese to fill in the vacant post of Special Assistant to be based in Juba, South Sudan.

Recruiter United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
Position Special Assistant, Political Affairs
Location Juba, South Sudan
Country South Sudan
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University degree
Experience Required Minimum 05 years
Application Deadline 25th May 2022

UNMISS Job Vacancy 2022

Org. Setting and Reporting: This position is located in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Juba, in the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG). Juba is classified in the “E” category and as a non-family duty station. The Special Assistant will report to the Principal Coordination Officer in the Office of the SRSG.

Eligibility Criteria


  • An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Political Science, Management or Development or a related field is required. 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 seven (7) years of progressively responsible work experience in political affairs, diplomacy, conflict resolution or related area is required.
  • Extensive experience in political and public outreach, strategic planning, facilitation, and reporting 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 nongovernmental organization-in a conflict or post-conflict setting for a minimum of three years is required.
  • Previous experience working in the office of a senior public official or as a special assistant to a senior public official is required.
  • Experience in providing analytical advice on political developments and mandate implementation is required.
  • Experience working with the African Union and Integrated Operational Teams at United Nations Headquarters is desirable.
  • Previous professional experience in Sudan / South Sudan is desirable.


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

Other Details

  • Job Opening Number: 22-Political Affairs-UNMISS-181239-J- (M)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNMISS Special Assistant 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=181239

The Closing Date: 25th May 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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