UNHCR's Talent recruitment initiative

UNHCR's Talent recruitment initiative

UNHCR is launching the “2015 Entry-Level Humanitarian Professional Program (EHP)” targeted at highly motivated internal and external candidates with relevant work experience, who are ready to start a career as international civil servants.

The strategic objective of the Entry Level Professional Humanitarian Programme is to identify the talent required by UNHCR to meet its operational and organizational demands today and in the future.

If you are a talented professional with a passion for humanitarian work, and under 40 years of age, this is an excellent opportunity to build a career with UNHCR.


Applicants will need to fulfill the following minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution;
  • Two years of relevant working experience in the respective functional area;
  • Proficiency in English and at least one other UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish);
  • Willingness to serve in conflict zones, and field locations.

Eligible candidates will go through a comprehensive assessment process, including psychometric and language proficiency tests.

Candidates who are selected will join this 2-year programme at the P2 Grade level and will be deployed to the field after having completed a comprehensive orientation programme.

Please click here for the details of the programme and how you can apply.  Closing date for applications April 6, 2015.

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