UNICEF is recruiting for the New & Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI) for 2014/2015. Applications are therefore invited form interested and equally qualified persons to apply for the 2014 NETI recruitment exercise.
Information about UNICEF’s New & Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI)
The New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI) is an entry point for dynamic professionals interested in an international career with UNICEF. As part of UNICEF’s global talent management strategy to achieve the organisation’s current and future goals, the NETI Programme focuses on attracting, selecting, developing and retaining new talent from entry to mid-career levels to grow and to develop within the organisation. NETI participants work actively in multicultural environments within the development and humanitarian arenas while contributing to delivering results for children.
Eligibility for the UNICEF NETI Recruitment for 2014/2015
The following candidates are eligible to apply to the NETI Programme:
- UNICEF National Professional Officers and General Service staff;
- UNICEF staff members holding a temporary appointment;
- UNICEF Junior Professional Officers (JPOs) who have completed at least 15 months of the JPO Programme;
- External candidates from outside UNICEF.
Please Note: National Professional Officers and General Service staff who are selected to participate in the NETI Programme will be offered a fixed-term appointment that replaces their previous letter of appointment, including any permanent or continuing appointment. They will not have the right to return to their previous post in UNICEF.
How to apply for the Recruitment for the 7th Cohort of the New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI)
Please note that you must first create an e-recruitment profile before you will be able to apply for any vacancies within future NETI Cohorts.
- For external candidates, to create an e-Recruitment profile.
- For external candidates, to access your existing e-Recruitment profile.
- For internal candidates, please apply with your internal e-Recruitment profile. To access your existing internal e-Recruitment profile.
IMPORTANT NOTE: In accordance with the United Nations staff rules, a person who has permanent residence status in a country other than that of his/her own nationality must relinquish such permanent residence status in order to be eligible for UNICEF appointment to the Professional and higher categories of staff, subject to a few exceptions.
Application Closing Date:
Applications will be accepted through e-Recruitment until the deadline of 11:59PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on 23 September 2014. Selected NETI participants are expected to start in early 2015. To apply, please click here.
Candidates from all nationalities are welcome to apply.
Preference will be given to candidates under 35 years of age.