Bangladesh. Rohingya refugees flood Into Bangladesh

Webinar: Humanitarian Careers with UNHCR - Why Choose Us?

Join the webinar on April 9th at 15:00 CEST! Participants will learn about the important work that UNHCR delivers, especially at times like this when a pandemic hit the globe. The webinar will provide details on a wide range of exciting and rewarding career opportunities that could serve as an entry point for interested candidates as well as some tips on how to prepare for a career with UNHCR. Moreover, we will touch on the current situation re COVID-19 and how UNHCR continues to operate and recruit. 

Register now

UNHCR’s workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. We seek to sustain and strengthen this diversity and to ensure equal opportunities, as well as an inclusive working environment, for our entire workforce. 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.

Use the navigation below to find opportunities within a desired category: 

What we are looking for:

We operate in challenging, volatile and even dangerous contexts, assisting and protecting people making extraordinary efforts to survive. As a front-line organization at the ready in emergencies, we need colleagues who:

  • Are passionate about our mission and inspire others with their dedication and work ethic
  • Are willing to serve in hardship locations and emergency operations
  • Are professionals with high integrity who can respond to the needs of people forced to flee across the globe in a responsible and reliable manner 
  • Thrive in a diverse and multicultural work environment
  • Bring innovative ideas, skills and solutions to help save lives and build a better future for people forced to flee
  • Are results-oriented, flexible and determined to make a difference
  • Have at least an undergraduate degree from a UNESCO accredited institution (international staff)
  • Have successfully completed their secondary education (general/field service)
  • Bring relevant work experience and skills
  • Are proficient in English (working knowledge of another UN language may be required)