[Svrilist] Senior vacancy announcement list - May 2006

Liz Dartnall svri at mrc.ac.za
Wed May 31 08:46:30 SAST 2006

Senior vacancy announcement list - May 2006
Liz Dartnall <svri at mrc.ac.za>
Wed, 31 May 2006 08:00:35 +0200

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Dear SVRI List Members

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Senior vacancy announcement list - May 2006
Rebeca Dain <dain at un.org>
Tue, 30 May 2006 15:39:35 -0400

Rachel Mayanja <mayanja at un.org>

Dear All,

       In our efforts to disseminate UN vacancy announcements to reach as
many senior qualified professional women as possible, please find enclosed
the latest list of vacancies at the senior levels. I would be grateful if
you could distribute this to your network so that we can reach as many
women candidates as possible. (See attached file).

      For requirements, eligibility and application deadlines, please visit
the United Nations website at UN Human Resources 'Galaxy' e-Staffing System
at http://jobs.un.org.
The system provides instructions on application procedures. Please follow
them. Kindly be aware that online applications are strongly encouraged to
enable the UN to place your resume into a permanent database. It is most
important that you observe the deadlines for applications. The website
provides also information on vacant post in the UN common system.

      In addition, to find more information on vacancies in the UN common
system, please visit the following websites for instructions on how to
apply (if you are not able to open directly, please type the corresponding

International Atomic Energy Agency Job Opportunities:
Inter-American Development Bank:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Employment

Vacancy announcements at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human
Rights (OHCHR)


Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Job Opportunities


United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Job Shop


United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)


United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Employment homepage


Job Opportunities at World Food Programme

http://icsc.un.org/ - See bottom left link.

      For external applicants who do not have access to Internet
facilities, you can either complete a UN Personal History Form (P.11)
available at UN offices and/or forward a detailed summary that should

?     date of birth
?     nationality
?     educational qualifications
?     a summary of professional skills and/or expertise
?     a summary of relevant work experience
?     publications written, and
?     languages spoken

      The summary should be forwarded to the Staffing Support Section,
Office of the Human Resources Management, Room S-2475, United Nations, New
York, 10017. Fax no. 212-963 3134, email address: staffing at un.org. Please
indicate the vacancy announcement number on the envelope or the fax, and on
the application. Should you require additional information, kindly contact
OHRM directly.

      With regard to peacekeeping mission assignments, the Department for
Peacekeeping Operations is committed to increasing the number of women
working in peacekeeping missions, particularly at the senior and managerial
levels. Striving to redress the current imbalance, the Department is
looking at expanding its recruitment sources and at developing its gender
network. All vacancies are advertised on the Galaxy system.  It would be
much appreciated if you could disseminate this information within your

                                     Thank you.

                                       Aparna Mehrotra,
                                       Focal Point for Women
                                       United Nations

(See attached file: may.doc)

Rebeca Isabel Dain
OSAGI, Focal Point for Women
dain at un.org

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