Lately, I received a lot of e-mails and comments about how to better find jobs on the UN Job List. Firstly, thanks everyone for sending me your feedback! Iâ€™m reading all of your mails and comments and I enjoy your feedback. If you have ideas, please let me know.
How to better find vacancies
When searching for jobs it is important to understand the UN Job List. As you know the UN Job List takes vacancies straight for the UN original vacancy page of that organization. So the UN Job List shows, whatever the organization displays. Now some of the organizations do publish their duty station and some donâ€™t. Some do publish the grade of the vacancy and some donâ€™t. In short the tips and tricks outlined here are still valid.
Please note that this also affects the listing by duty station. E.g. you will not find the IAEA in the Vienna listing even though the IAEA is of course on the UN Job List since the robot canâ€™t currently extract the duty station from the IAEA job site.
Another question I often receive is the question about WFP. Especially now since WFP is launching massive outreach efforts many people seem to be interested in WFP and I would love to publish WFP vacancies but this organization pursues a roaster approach so they donâ€™t publish vacancies and thus I canâ€™t add them to the list.
All of what I outline above is the latest status – if you work for any of the organizations and would like to change the way your organization is listed on the UN Job List, please just leave me a comment below. I would love to talk to you and improve the UN Job List.
The WFP from time to time has non-roster jobs at http://i-recruitment.wfp.org/olcv/positions.jsp?pg=extVac&user=ext
But not often… and there are none at the moment, but I’ve seen some there.
Thank you Steve, I didn’t realize that. I will keep a close eye on that (if you ever see vacancies pop-up there, please let me know) and try to get a robot up and running the next time I see something.
There’s a job up there now. Expires 17 January.
A think you guys are doing a great job and iwould realy appreciate if a could work with you guys…thank you