Temporary vacancy announcement: Social Affairs Officer
UN DESA, April 2011

The Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is advertising this temporary position at P-3 level, with estimated start date 15 May 2011 and duration until 31 July 2011, with possibility of extension. The successful candidate will be responsible for, among others: assisting in research and analysis in the field of indigenous issues and contributing to the preparation of various documents; liaising with officials from governments, civil society and UN system on selected social policy issues related to the implementation of the Forum recommendations; assisting in the planning, organizing and servicing of meetings; providing support to communications and production of public information material; and contributing to technical cooperation activities. The deadline for submission of applications is 3 May 2011. Download the vacancy announcement [pdf] …