National Information Officer (UNO Kyiv) – Kyiv


  • A first-level university degree (Bachelor of Arts or equivalent) in communications, journalism, public information or a related field is required.

Work experience:

  • A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience, including experience in managing contacts and networking with the media, non-governmental organizations, government officials, international and national organizations, business groups, civil society, etc. in Ukraine is required. Experience in public information and/or public relations and/or experience as part of a strategic communications team is required. Experience in addressing a diverse public audience (e.g. general public, Government officials, special interest groups) is required. Experience in journalism is desirable. Experience working with the United Nations or a comparable international organization in Ukraine is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English and Ukrainian is required. Knowledge of other official United Nations languages is an advantage.

Assessment Method:

  • Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise, which may be followed by a competency-based interview.

United Nations Considerations

Applications are screened according to the published evaluation criteria of the job opening on the basis of the information provided by applicants. Applications cannot be amended following submission and incomplete applications shall not be considered. The selected candidate will be subject to a reference checking process to verify the information provided in the application.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available as explained in the documents linked from the “How to Apply” section below.

The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs (Charter of the United Nations – Chapter 3, article 8). The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment. Candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.

No Fee

The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants bank accounts.

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