Several JPO positions

United Nations (UN)

Swiss professionals with a master’s degree, minimum three years of professional experience and an interest in starting a career in the United Nations system are invited to apply for the following positions:

  • Programme Analyst (Democratic Governance) (P-2): The United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, Islamabad. Application deadline: Open
  • Associate Protection Officer (P-2): The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, Bamako. Application deadline: 02 May 2018
  • Child Protection Officer (P-2): The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, Bogota. Application deadline: 02 May 2018
  • Associate Political Affairs Officer (P-2): The United Nations Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (OSRSG-CAAC), New York. Application deadline: 06 May 2018


These positions are financed by the Swiss Government as part of the Swiss JPO programme and represent one of the few opportunities for Swiss nationals to enter the United Nations. Open to Swiss nationals only, the application procedure for JPO positions is less competitive than for other positions in the UN system.

For more information and to apply: JPO vacancies for Swiss nationals