Senior Mediation Adviser, Multiple positions

Job categories Leadership
Vacancy code VA/2017/B5004/12431
Level ICS-12
Department/office NYSC, SDC, Development and Special Initiatives Portfolio
Duty station Home based
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-4
Duration one year with possibilities of extensions
Application period 01-Jun-2017 to 31-Jul-2017

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

This vacancy is closed.

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Established in 2008, the Standby Team of Senior Mediation Advisers (SBT) is a service of the Department of Political Affairs (DPA) situated in the Mediation Support Unit (MSU) of the Policy and Mediation Division (PMD). It is a specialized resource that can be rapidly deployed on a temporary basis into the field to provide technical advice to UN officials and others engaged in conflict prevention or mediation efforts. The SBT is available to United Nations envoys, political and peacekeeping missions and country teams, as well as to regional organizations and partners with whom the United Nations works closely in conflict mediation and good offices world-wide.

Further information on MSU and the Standby Team is available on the Peacemaker website, available at  

Standby Team members must be available full­time for deployment on short notice.

Informations générales - Equipe de réserve de conseillers seniors en médiation

Etabli en 2008, l’équipe de réserve de conseillers seniors en médiation (SBT) est un service du Département des affaires politiques (DPA), situé dans l’Unité d’appui à la médiation (MSU) qui est à présent rattachée à la Division des politiques et de la médiation (PMD). C’est un ressource spécialisé qui peut être déployé sur le terrain au besoin et dans de brefs délais en appui aux missions de prévention des conflits et de médiation menées par les représentants et envoyés des Nations Unies, missions politiques spéciales, opérations de maintien de la paix, équipes de pays, et organisations régionales et sous-régionales partenaires.

Le site web « Peacemaker » fournit des informations supplémentaires sur MSU (

Les membres de l’équipe de réserve de conseillers seniors en médiation doivent être disponibles à plein temps pour des déploiements sur le terrain au besoin et dans de brefs délais.

Selected experts will work in one or more of the following areas of specializati...

Professionalism: Strong analytical capacity and substantive knowledge of mediati...

Education/Formation Education: Advanced university degree in political science, ...

Contract type: International ICA Contract level: IICA-4/ICS-12 Contract duration...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applicati...

UNOPS supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuildin...

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This vacancy is closed.


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