Thank you for your interest in joining the United Nations Development Programme in Yemen. UNDP offers a unique opportunity for career development and experience in the heart of the development world, especially given its broad mandate and its coordinating role among United Nations System agencies in Yemen.
All recruitment and selection in UNDP are guided by the following five principles:
Competition: a visible competitive process to attract high quality candidates for all vacancies.
Diversity: all candidates, irrespective of gender, race and background, are assessed in the same manner.
Objectivity: all recruitments and selections should be conducted with professional rigor, with candidates measured against clearly articulated criteria and job competencies
Transparency: the selection criteria and process should be transparent to all applicants to the extent possible.
Accountability: Hiring Managers and hiring bureaus/units have direct input into recruitment and selection decisions, matched by accountability for those decisions.
Types of opportunities
UNDP hires personnel through international or local recruitment. It applies several types of contracts depending on a number of criteria, such as legal basis and duration of services. The standard types of contracts are:
Fixed Term Appointment (FTA) – nationals and international;
Temporary Assignment (TA) – nationals and international;
Service Contracts (SC) – nationals only.
Fixed Term Appointments (FTA)
FTAs are concluded for the staff members contracted under Staff Rules. Salary scale for national staff is based on the best prevailing local conditions. Salary scale for international staff is based on the best comparator civil service.
Temporary Appointments (TA)
TAs are concluded for the staff members under TA Guidelines. Maximum duration of the contract is 364 days. Salary scale for national staff is based on the best prevailing local conditions; Salary scale for international staff is based on the best comparator civil service.
Service Contracts (SC)
SCs are for personnel governed by explicit terms of service. Salaries are based on local market conditions for specific jobs. The conditions of service for service contractors are distinct from those offered to staff members but are competitive in the local market where the modality is used.
Application Procedure for Fixed Term Appointments (FTA) and Service Contracts (SC):
To apply for a vacant position, please submit your application through the vacancy links below.
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