Open calls

Open calls for various professionals to support UNHCR Malta.

Call for applications for General Service positions
Group 2 candidates

This is an open call for applications for UNHCR Group 2 candidates for General Service positions. UNHCR uses candidate groups in the recruitment for General Service positions.

Group 2 is a candidate pool consisting of people who fall under a number of categories, with one year of continuous or cumulative service in UNHCR/UN in the country of the vacancy.

Successfully screened candidates will be given access to apply to internally advertised General Service positions with UNHCR Malta.

Interested candidates can find out more by downloading the Call for Applications document



UNHCR is looking to recruit cultural mediators to work with us on an ad hoc basis.

Functional Title: Cultural mediator (Bambara, Fula, Krio or Themne speaking)

Starting date: As required (ad hoc basis)

Closing Date for Applications: Open

Description: Cultural mediators, interpreters and translators perform a key part of UNHCR’s work in discharging its core mandate functions, including registration, counselling and reception and detention monitoring. UNHCR is currently developing a roster of suitable candidates to be deployed at need.

How to Apply: If you wish to apply, please send your CV to [email protected]. Please write ‘CV for interpreter position’ in the email subject line.

Please note that:

Candidates must be in possession of an ID card, work permit, bank account and VAT number (if applicable) in Malta. Only candidates under positive consideration will be contacted for an interview and written test.

UNHCR is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from qualified candidates regardless of disability, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees).

Please note: These are open calls, there is no deadline to apply for these positions.

For a list of current vacancies for specific full-time positions, please visit the global UNHCR Careers Page.