Call for Interest: Roster for Temporary Appointment at the Global Service Centre

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 132 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 among others Financial and Accounting Service, Human Resources services including global staff development, Supply and Procurement services, and ICT Service.

Nearly 500 staff members from around 79 countries work in the GSC. Locally recruited staff 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:

  • Administration
  • Personnel administration, payroll, recruitment
  • Financial management and control, accounting
  • Programme / Project Management
  • Procurement, logistics, asset management, vehicle fleet management, inventory management, order and delivery management
  • Staff development

For further information about this roster, please visit the UNHCR Careers website:

Apply to the TA Roster