Duration: 6 months each
Deadline for applications: 27 November 2022, 23h59 Central European Time (CET).
Start and end dates of Junior Consultancies:
first semester: 1 February 2023 – 31 July 2023
second semester: 1 July 2023 – 31 December 2023
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ILGA World seeks two Junior Professional Consultants for our United Nations Programme in the areas of:
These are exciting opportunities to join ILGA World, the global LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and intersex) membership-based organisation with more than 1,800 member organisations in over 160 countries.
The Junior Professional Consultants will provide assistance to ILGA World’s staff.
The Junior Professional Consultant (TBs, SPs and SDGs) will work with the UN Programme supporting and reporting to Kseniya Kirichenko, UN Programme Manager, and Guillermo Ricalde, UN Programme Senior Consultant on Special Procedures and SDGs.
The Junior Professional Consultant (HRC, UPR and NAE) will work with UN Programme supporting and reporting to Gabriel Galil, UN Programme Coordinator (UN Advocacy, Human Rights Council and UPR), and the UN Programme Consultant (National Advocacy Engagement).
is welcome to apply.
The main target group for the International Junior Professionals Programme are persons who are at an early stage of their career.
The junior consultancies in the International Junior Professionals Programme replace ILGA World’s internship opportunities that we offered in the past.
As an international programme, any person may apply except those living in Switzerland.
All candidates should:
All candidates should:
and should preferably also:
We especially encourage applications from persons with diverse SOGIESC and from persons living in the Global South.
The application for this position needs to be submitted online here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KFJWTRF.
We recommend you first download the application form here to get familiar with the question and, if needed, prepare your answers in advance before completing the online survey form.
Should there be well found reasons why you cannot submit your application via online survey (eg, for security or accessibility reasons), you may submit this Word application form, fully completed, via e-mail to [email protected]. Please name your Word application file following this model: SURNAME_Name_UN_JPC.docx. For instance: HERNANDEZ_Anna_UN_JPC.docx.
Deadline for submission is Sunday, 27 November 2022 at 23:59 (CET).
In the application form, you will have to provide information on your personal and contact details; choice of consultancy, timelines and availability; language skills; formal education and degrees; training courses; work and other experience; achievement record and motivation; two references, declaration.
Answer all questions.Read the questions carefully and demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria, as this informs the shortlisting process. The shortlisting process is based on an evaluation of each of the sections.
Language. The application pack should be completed in English. Interviews will also be conducted in English (though other declared language skills may be tested)
Other documents or materials. Do not attach CV, resume, pictures or any additional document, as they will not be used.
Confirmation email.You will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail upon completing the application survey. Should you have completed the survey without having received such confirmation please reach out to [email protected].
Late submissions.Please, plan your submission in advance. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
Below you can check the detailed planned timelines of the selection process.
After the assessment of the applications, shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a written task. This will be followed by interviews with candidates who are admitted to the final stage of the selection process, and then verification of references. The selected candidates will be notified on the dates mentioned in the timelines below.
7 November 2022 Call for candidates
27 November 2022 Deadline for applications
5 December 2022 Shortlisted candidates notified of results
5 December 2022 Written task is sent
11 December 2022 Deadline for written task
16 December 2022 Shortlisted candidates notified of results
9-13 January 2023 Interviews with shortlisted candidates
16-20 January 2023 Notification of selected and not selected candidates
1 February 2023 Successful candidates take up position
1 July 2023 Successful candidates take up position
ILGA World is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
ILGA World is committed to social justice, regardless of any individual or group characteristics, including gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, sex characteristics, race, age, disability, ability, economic status, national origin, religion, ethnicity, and historical, cultural and geographic experiences, nonetheless recognising the unique challenges faced by individuals with each of these characteristics and by those with intersecting identities.
We offer fair treatment to all current and potential employees, Junior Professional Consultants and contractors and aim to ensure that all such individuals receive equal treatment (including access to employment, training and opportunities for promotion, as relevant) regardless of any personal attribute as listed above.
ILGA World promotes gender and equality mainstreaming and it actively promotes equality in all policies and actions. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
Lesbian and bisexual women, intersex persons, trans and gender-non-binary persons, and persons from the Global South are especially encouraged to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. If more than one applicant is considered to be equally qualified for the position, priority will be given to applicants coming from marginalised and/or underrepresented groups.