UNHCR Administrative Instruction on Recruitment and Assignment of Locally Recruited Staff (RALS)
Following the release of the new UNHCR Administrative Instruction on Recruitment and Assignment of Locally Recruited Staff (RALS), and its entry into force as of 1 May 2020, UNHCR Representation in Japan is pleased to announce an open call for applications for UNHCR Group 2 candidates, for General Service positions in the UNHCR Representation in Japan.
The candidates who meet the criteria will be given access to apply to internally advertised General Service positions in the UNHCR Representation in Japan.
What is Group 2?
Group 2 is a pool of candidates consisting of applicants who fall under one or more of the categories below, with one year of continuous or cumulative service in UNHCR/UN in Japan:
Group 2 status is valid for three years, during which candidates will be given access to apply for internal GS vacancies advertised at UNHCR Representation in Japan.
How to apply for Group 2 status:
Interested candidates should submit an email with filled out UNHCR Personal History Form to mailbox: [email protected] . Please include “Application for Group 2 status in Japan” in the subject of your email.
Following review of your tenure with UNHCR, you will be notified by email once Group 2 status is confirmed.
What are the other Groups?
Candidates for vacancy announcements in the GS category are divided into Group 1, Group 2 and external candidates. Group 1 consists of current GS staff members in UNHCR who hold an indefinite or fixed term appointment and are granted priority consideration in the recruitment/assignment process. Group 2 are candidates mentioned above. External candidates are all other candidates who do not fall under Group 1 and Group 2.
We look forward to receiving your candidature.