Dear Partner,

The Outreach and Workforce Planning Section of the United Nations’ Department of Field Support is pleased to share the following job opening for circulation throughout your networks.  Arabic- and French-speakers, as well as qualified women, are especially encouraged to apply. All applicants are kindly requested to include "outreachforpeace" in the subject line of their cover letter.

PRINCIPAL POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER, D1, Mogadishu, United Nations Operation in Somalia (UNSOM), Deadline: 5 August 2015

Prospective candidates are requested to follow this link:  D1 Principal Political Affairs Officer

Please note that although it does take time to build your profile on our website, it is a one-time activity, as once a profile is built, it can be used for future applications.

This position requires a minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible experience in political affairs, diplomacy, conflict resolution, constitutional affairs, state formation, governance, or a related field. More information is included in the job posting which is found via the link above.

Political Affairs is a central component of most UN peace operations as it has a crucial role in the implementation of Security Council resolutions and other mandates and in supporting national or regional stakeholders in the design and implementation of peace processes.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Best regards,

Amanda GEHLE (Ms.)

Outreach and Workforce Planning Section
Field Personnel Division
Department of Field Support
United Nations