Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations, New York: Temporary Advisor – deadline 24 May

Applications are invited for temporary, full-time Advisor positions at the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations in New York, during the main session of the 72nd UN General Assembly (UNGA).

The positions will commence in early September 2017 and will be for a period of 12-15 weeks.

The successful candidates will be tasked with supporting the Mission's increased workload in the run up to and during the 72nd General Assembly. This will entail working closely with diplomatic staff on a specific portfolio, which could include the activities of one of the six committees of the UN General Assembly or the UN Security Council.

Candidates must have a degree, preferably in disciplines such as international relations, political science, economics, development policy or law; additional postgraduate qualifications are an advantage, as is a working level of French. Candidates must have at least 6 months’ relevant professional experience, including previous positions in the field, and must be able to demonstrate a strong interest in international affairs.

To apply, please send a letter of application and CV, including salary history and a recent passport-sized photograph in Word or PDF format toPMUN.Jobs@dfa.iebefore 6 pm (New York Time) on Wednesday 24 May 2017. The total should not exceed 5 A4 pages.

Candidates may alternatively post their application and CV, to arrive by 24 May, to:

Anne Kane, Permanent Mission of Ireland to the UN, 1 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 885 2nd Avenue,

New York, NY 10017

It is planned that interviews will be held in the week beginning Monday 5 June and will be carried out by video-conference.

Successful candidates will be placed on a panel, which will be used to fill vacancies occurring in the autumn.

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