Open call for applications for UNHCR Group 2 candidates, for General Service positions in Stockholm, Sweden
To: All Colleagues in the UNHCR office Stockholm and other UN Agencies in Sweden
From: UNHCR Representation for the Nordic and Baltic Countries.
Date: 09 November 2020
Subject: Call for applications: General Service Group 2 status, UNHCR Stockholm, Sweden
Following the release of the new Administrative Instruction on Recruitment and Assignment of Locally Recruited Staff (RALS) and its entry into force as of 1 May 2020, I am pleased to announce an open call for applications for UNHCR Group 2 candidates, for General Service positions in Stockholm, Sweden.
The candidates who meet the criteria will be given access to apply to internally advertised General Service positions in UNHCR .
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 Sweden:
Group 2 status is valid for three years, during which candidates will be given access to apply for internal GS vacancies advertised at UNHCR’s HQ Geneva.
How to apply for Group 2 status:
Interested candidates should submit an email to [email protected]. Please include “Application for Group 2 status – Stockholm, Sweden” 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.
For questions please contact: [email protected]
We look forward to receiving your candidature.
 Cumulative experience can also be a combination of categories. Breaks in service of three months or less do not impact the qualifying period.
2 Current means at the time of application for the open call.