UNHCR is increasing its local presence in Ukraine – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS!

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency continues scaling up its capacity to deliver protection Ukraine, working closely with local authorities and humanitarian partners. Join us in delivering life-saving assistance to reach millions who are in need.

The vacancies are announced in Kyiv, Vinnytsia, Chernivtsi, Dnipro, Uzhhorod and Lviv.

UNHCR is currently hiring at the local level – National Officer and General Service positions are advertised and opened for applications.

Areas of expertise that UNHCR operation in Ukraine is looking for include:

  • Protection
  • Field
  • Administration
  • Drivers
  • Logistics/Supply
  • Cash-Based Interventions
  • Information Management
  • CCCM
  • Shelter
  • Durable Solutions
  • Project Control
  • Others

Please visit our career website for more details and applications.

Join us in building better futures for people forced to flee!



UNHCR is currently looking for engineers and experienced practical architects to work as Shelter Associates on reconstruction projects as well as Shelter Cluster Coordination, based at our offices in Vinnytsia, Dnipro and Kyiv.

We are searching for university qualified professionals, who would like to take up a new challenge and a chance to contribute to the re-building of Ukraine. If you are interested in starting a new career with the United Nations and UNHCR, we encourage you to send your Personal History Form to [email protected], indicating your location preference.

National Professional Officers

National Professional Officers (NPOs) are locally employed to perform functions that require national knowledge and experience. NPOs must hold Ukrainian citizenship and have substantial knowledge of local conditions. They may only be assigned to a position within Ukraine.

General Service Staff

General Service (GS) Staff are recruited locally, in the duty station where the vacancy arises. Candidates must be Ukrainian citizens and should meet all established criteria. The work carried out by General Service staff supports the functioning of the Organization and is typically administrative, operational, or technical in nature.

Affiliate Workforce

The Affiliate Workforce comprises of persons working for UNHCR under different contracts, ie United Nations Volunteers (UNVs), UNOPS Individual Contractor, UNHCR Individual Contractors and Consultants.


UNHCR provides a limited number of internship opportunities for recent graduates and young professionals to acquire experience in the work of the agency. After successful termination of the Internship, interns will be presented with a letter of reference covering the period of the internship and a certificate. Please note that internships at UNHCR Representation in Ukraine are paid.

Apply for international positions at UNHCR here .

Download  Form P11  here

Download  Form P11 Supplementary Sheet here