Project Appointments

For Project Appointment staff, the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity will be the paramount consideration in the recruitment, with due regard to gender balance and geographical distribution.

Irrespective of the length of the service and category (Professional or General Service), staff on Project Appointments carry no expectancy of conversion, extension and renewal of the contract or of long-term employment with the Organization. As staff on Project Appointments are intended for activities of clearly time-limited duration, employment and recruitment procedures are flexible.

Project appointments are non-career appointments and may be utilized for Professional (both International and National Officer) and General Service functions. To apply for Project Appointments with National Professional function, candidates must be nationals of the country in which they will serve. To apply for Project Appointment with General Service function, candidates must be legally entitled to work in the country of the duty station.

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