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UNICEF New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI) 2018 for Young Professionals

Are you fluent in English and have professional working proficiency (B2) in another UN language? Have you completed an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent)? Do you have 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience? Are you willing to serve in any UNICEF office worldwide, including hardship and non-family duty stations?If you answered ”yes” to all the questions above, apply for the New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI) 2018 Cohort Recruitment Campaign! 

Application Deadline: 22nd October 2018 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time)

Eligible Countries: International

About the Award: NETI Recruitment in 2018 focuses on two functional areas: Operations and Emergency

The New and Emerging Talent Initiative is an entry point for dynamic professionals interested in an international career with UNICEF. As part of UNICEF’s global talent management strategy, the Programme focuses on attracting, selecting, developing and retaining experienced professionals at mid-career level. NETI participants work actively in multicultural environments within the development and humanitarian arenas to contribute to delivering results for children.

The New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI) is a two-year career support programme for high-caliber candidates who have successfully passed the NETI recruitment process and have been selected for a regular P-3 fixed-term position.

Performance management is a key feature of the Programme. All participants go through continuous performance assessments and are evaluated systematically throughout their assignments. At the end of their first year and based on performance review outcomes, NETI participants can be extended for a second year in their specific duty stations.

Type: Job/Internship

Eligibility: The Programme has lanched the 2018 recruitment campaign in the areas of Emergency and Operations at the P-3 level..

The Programme is open for internal and external candidates irrespective of category and level, provided they meet the following minimum requirements.

  • Completion of an advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent*) at the time of application.
  • Proficiency in English and working knowledge (B2) of another official language of the United Nations (i.e. Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish).
  • Readiness to be assigned to any UNICEF office worldwide, including hardship duty stations, non-family duty stations, and complex emergency operation duty stations
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience. Relevant experience should include, but not limit to, work in developing countries and multicultural environments.
  • University degrees presented by applicants must satisfy the required level of education and come from accredited academic institutions.
Preference will be given to candidates under 38 years of age.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • Participants have the opportunity to undertake a unique learning and career development path, including a two-week orientation at UNICEF’s New York Headquarters (NYHQ). As part of the orientation, participants attend learning sessions and workshops that are designed to help them acclimate to their new roles and increase their familiarity with the processes of the organization. During the orientation, participants get an overview of the organization’s strategies, initiatives and challenges.
  • Participants will also have networking opportunities with NETI fellows around the globe and New York Headquarters’ staff.
  • Participants are entitled to the same benefits and allowances as United Nations staff members with regular Fixed-Term Appointments.

Duration of Programme: 2 years

How to Apply: Apply Here

Visit Programme Webpage for Details

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