The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) employs 11,500 staff members in 128 countries. For over half a century, UNHCR has helped millions of people to restart their lives. They include refugees, returnees, stateless people, the internally displaced and asylumseekers.
The UNHCR Regional Representation for EU Affairs in Brussels (RREUA) is seeking a candidate to fill the vacancy of the following position Policy Associate (G-6) - Position PN 10002892.
The Policy Associate will be part of the Policy and Legal Support Unit (PLUS) within RREUA. S/he will work under the supervision of the Senior Policy Officer. Advice may also be provided by relevant functional units at Headquarters. External contacts are with a broad range of partners and stakeholders, with a particular focus on liaison with the European Parliament as well as NonGovernmental
Organisations (NGOs) in Brussels in order to assist in promoting/implementing UNHCR’s objectives and activities.
The incumbent will have the authority to help propose which key contacts/counterparts to approach and which activities to prioritize for policy/advocacy initiatives and assist implement all aspects of an outreach and advocacy strategy involving the European Parliament, NGOs and other key actors as well as develop relations with the European Parliament, NGOs and key agencies based in Brussels.
Desirable qualifications & competencies
Fixed-Term Appointment of 1 year renewable.
Start date is early January 2019.
Interested candidates must fill in the Personal History (P.11) form in English, including the Letter of Interest section, which can be obtained at www.unhcr.org/recruit/p11new.doc, The completed Personal History form are to be submitted together with a CV, by Sunday, 2 December 2018 at 24:00 to [email protected] with ‘Policy Associate’ and the candidate’s surname in the subject.
Late applications will not be accepted.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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