UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, takes the lead in protecting people forced to flee wars and persecution around the world, providing life-saving aid including shelter, food and water to ensure their basic safety, rights and dignity. With 16,803 women and men working in 134 countries, we work tirelessly to make a difference in the lives of 70.8 million forcibly displaced people worldwide.
Our dedicated and professional staff work around the clock in roles including legal protection, community services, public affairs, health and more. Despite the challenges they can face, our staff are proud to work for UNHCR and determined to make a positive impact. Our colleagues bring a wide range of specialized skills, including expertise in legal protection, administration, community services, public affairs, health and other disciplines.
Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on the grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. We work with skilled professionals who are committed to put people first, make a real difference in people's lives and are willing to go anywhere we are needed to get the job done. We need committed and passionate people who strongly believe in what they do and whose work ethic and motivation inspire others. We seek new talent and skills to respond to the needs of people forced to flee across the globe. Thus, we are looking for candidates who thrive in a diverse and multi-cultural work environment and are keen to bring new innovative ideas, skills and solutions to help build a better future for people forced to flee.
Work with us to help build better futures for people forced to flee. Visit www.unhcr.org/careers
Please note that not all types of contracts and advertisements are listed in cinfoPoste. Find all of them, including consultancies, General service staff as well as specific programmes here. For UNV positions with UNHCR please refer to the UNV page on cinfoPoste or here.
Find in-depth information on careers with UNHCR and related cinfo's support on cinfo.ch: Visit the organisation's profile