United Nations/Finnish JPO Programme

chartsThe following position is open in the context of the Junior Professional Officer (JPO) scheme sponsored by the Government of Finland and is addressed exclusively to candidates with the Finnish citizenship.

1. JPO in Procurement (pdf vacancy announcement) – VA#18P176- THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED!!

Closing date is: 10 December 2018 (16.00 CET)

United Nations Secretariat,
Department of Management (DM),
Procurement Division,

Duty station: New York, USA

Candidates must meet all the following requirements to be considered eligible:

  • Be no more than 32 of age at the time of application
  • Hold the Finnish nationality

The selection process for the Finnish JPO Programme consists of two independent processes:

  • A psychological assessment arranged by the Finnish government and conducted by an external provider in Helsinki.
  • A competency-based interview via telephone or skype conducted by the UN receiving office (in this case UN/OHCHR)

More information on the Finnish JPO Programme can also be found on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland.

Applications must be received no later than 10  December 2018. Applications received after the regarding date will not be considered.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted thereafter.

Please submit your application ONLY if you are meeting all the above requirements and the job specific requirements set out in the vacancy announcement.


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