News Opportunity

Job Opportunity – Urban Conflict and Displacement Junior Office

Application deadline: 26/06/2022
Work location: Cairo, Egypt
Expected duration:12 months (with possibility of extension)
Full job description: [Link]

Candidates must be Swedish nationals.

This assignment is funded by the Government of Sweden and therefore specific criteria apply: – Candidates must be Swedish nationals. – Candidates must be 29 years old or below at the time of application. NOTE: If you are older than 26 when applying, the system will display a notification that the ’application does not meet the eligibility criteria’. Please disregard this notification. – Candidates who already served on a UN Volunteer assignment funded by Sida are not eligible. – Candidates may apply to a maximum of three assignments and indicate the order of preference in the ‘Additional remarks’ field when filling in the application form. – Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selection will be done by the UN Host Entity at the level of the country of assignment. Interviews will be conducted by the UN Host Entity between 12 and 30 July. – Prior to deployment, selected candidates will attend a mandatory preparation training from 10 to 14 October organized by Sida.

Required experience

0 years of experience in or demonstrated interest in development projects, programme management or related area. • A solid understanding of sustainable urban development in the Arab region is an asset. • Experience working in international development/humanitarian sector is an advantage. • Technical report writing skill and a high-level of computer literacy. Proficient in website and internet applications, database management, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign will be an asset. Good personal organization, interpersonal and communication skills. • Previous working experience in communication and advocacy and cooperation with media will also be an asset. • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded.


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