The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees worldwide and find durable solutions for them. Established in 1950,its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, until they can return home voluntarily, integrate locally or to resettle in a third country. Today nearly 17,000 personnel work in 138 countries helping and protecting millions of refugees, returnees, internally displaced and stateless people.
As part of UNHCR outposted HQs, the Global Service Centre (GSC) in Budapest hosts Financial and Accounting Service, Human Resources Service including Global staff development, Supply and Procurement Service, and ICT Service.
Over 450 staff members from around 76 countries work in the GSC. Locally recruited staff are young with the average age of 37, hold a University degree, fully conversant with computer technologies and are proficient in English. Several speak a second or third foreign language.
The GSC is looking for qualified candidates interested in joining a roster for potential temporary appointment (TA) in the following functional areas:
For further information about this roster, please visit the UNHCR Careers website: