UNMISS Special Assistant Political Affairs Jobs 2023 – South Sudan NGO Jobs

UNMISS Special Assistant Political Affairs Jobs 2023 – South Sudan NGO Jobs. UNMISS South Sudan looking for “Special Assistant Political Affairs“. Applicants with a Advanced university degree may apply on or before 16th February 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 Special Assistant Political Affairs Jobs 2023

The UNMISS has published a job vacancy announcement on 03rd February 2023 for qualified South Sudanese to fill in the vacant post of Special Assistant Political Affairs 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 Advanced university degree
Experience Required Minimum 05 years
Application Deadline 16th February 2023

UNMISS Job Vacancy 2023

Org. Setting and Reporting: This position is located in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan of the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG), Juba. Juba is classified as “E” category and a non-family duty station. Under the overall guidance of the SRSG, the Special Assistant, P-3, will report to the Senior Liaison Officer, Office of the SRSG.

Eligibility Criteria


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, social science, economics, law, public administration, or a related field. A first university degree with a combination of two years professional and academic qualifications may be accepted in lieu of the Masters’ degree or equivalent.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in political affairs, diplomacy, conflict resolution, rule of law or related field is required.
  • Experience in political outreach, facilitation, analysis, advice and reporting is required.
  • Minimum of two years of 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.
  • Previous experience working on governance, rule of law, and human rights and transitional justice issues is required
  • Previous experience supporting the work of a senior UN official is desirable.


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

Other Details

  • Job Opening Number: 23-Political Affairs-UNMISS-201266-J- (M)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNMISS Special Assistant Political Affairs 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=201266

The Closing Date: 16th February 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Official Website unmiss.unmissions.org
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