Detailed job description 1/2016

SARC Ethiopia

Online application

SARC application form

The application form is available only during the application period and will be closed at 4.15 pm on February 1st, 2016.

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Application period 1/2016

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs plans and finances Finnish official development cooperation.

Finland has an agreement with UNDP enabling Finnish development cooperation professionals to get experience working directly under the supervision of the UN Resident Coordinator at country level.

The recruitment process for this position is handled by Centre for International Mobility CIMO.

Special Assistant to the Resident Coordinator (SARC)

Title: UN Coordination Specialist
Agency: Office of the UN Resident Coordinator
Location: Ethiopia, Addis Ababa


  • Master’s Degree in a related field of expertise
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in the area of development cooperation
  • Experience in coordination, advocacy and advisory work
  • Working experience from developing countries desirable
  • Knowledge about the United Nations and Resident Coordinator systems an advantage
  • Applicants must be 38 or younger at the time of the application deadline
  • The applicant should be fluent in English, and have knowledge of another official UN language.

Closing time for the application is 4.15 pm (GMT +2) on February 1st, 2016.