Emergency recruitments to strengthen the response to the crisis in Ukraine

We are scaling up life-saving programmes for children and their families in Ukraine.

UNICEF
UNICEF employee holding a child in Ukraine
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28 April 2022

UNICEF is on the ground in Ukraine providing support to children and families in desperate need of safety, stability and protection. With humanitarian needs rapidly increasing, urgent capacity in all technical areas of specialization is needed.

Considering the urgent need to scale up our emergency response in Ukraine and neighboring countries, we are urgently looking for dedicated staff to bolster our response in all areas of our work.

We are currently recruiting in:
BUCHAREST, ROMANIA | WARSAW, POLAND

More emergency recruitments to open next in the following countries:
Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary
please check regularly

Click on the flags to see filtered results for each country
or explore the full list below

 

For every child, peace

Please note that:

  • the temporary appointments have an initial duration of a maximum of 364 days.
  • the application closing dates vary for each position
  • this list is updated continuously as more emergency recruitments are released daily by our UNICEF Offices responding to the Ukraine crisis.

Administration

Administrative Assistant, G-4, Bucharest, Romania (Temporary appointment, 364 days)closing May 25

Administrative Assistant, G-4, Bucharest, Romania (Fixed term) closing May 25


Adolescent Development

Adolescent Development and Participation Officer, NO-1, Bucharest, Romania, (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - closing May 29


Child Protection

Child Protection Specialist (Child Rights and Legal Protection), NO-3, Bucharest, Romania, (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - closing May 29

Child Protection Specialist (Systems Strengthening and Alternative Care), NO-3, Warsaw, Poland, (Fixed Term Appointment, 2 years)closing May 23

National Child Protection Consultant to support unaccompanied and separated children (UASC) response - closing May 26


Communications

Communication Officer, NO-1, Bucharest, Romania, (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - 2 posts - closing May 29

Communication (Administrative) Associate, G-6, Bucharest, Romania (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - closing May 29


Education

Early Childhood Development (ECD) Officer, NO-2, Bucharest, Romania, (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - closing May 29

Education Specialist, NO-3, Bucharest, Romania, (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - closing May 29

National Education Working Group Coordinator, NO-2, Warsaw, Poland,(office-based, full time, 6 months)closing May 23

 


Emergency 

Emergency Officer, P-2, Minsk, Belarus, (Temporary Appointment, 364 days)closing May 27


External Relations: Communication

Communication Specialist, P-4, Minsk, Belarus, (Temporary Appointment, 364 days)closing May 27


Gender Development

Gender and AAP Specialist (Emergency), NO-3, Bucharest, Romania (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - closing May 29


Health

Health and Immunization Specialist, NO-3, Bucharest, Romania, (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - closing May 29

Health Specialist, P3, Lviv, Ukriane (Temporary Appointment, 10 months)closing May 19


Human Resources

Human Resources Officer, P-2, Minsk, Belarus, (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - closing May 24

Human Resources Officer, NO-2 (FT), Bucharest, Romania (Fixed Term) - closing May 29


Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

ICT Officer (Technology for Development), NO-2, Bucharest, Romania (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - closing May 29


Information Management

Information Management Officer, NO-2, Bucharest, Romania (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - closing May 29


Operations

Operations Officer, NO-2, Warsaw, Poland, (Fixed Term Appointment) - closing May 18


Partnerships

Business for Results Specialist, NO-3, Bucharest, Romania, (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - closing May 29


Programme Management

Programme Associate, G-6, FT, Bucharest, Romania - closing May 25

Batch Vacancy - Programme Associate, G-6, Bucharest, Romania (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - 4 posts - closing May 25

Zone Coordinator, NO-2, Multiple Locations - Romania, (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - 6 posts - closing May 29


Research, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

Reporting Specialist, P-3, Bucharest, Romania, (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - closing May 29


Social and Behavioral Change

Social & Behavior Change Specialist (SBC), NO-3, Bucharest Romania, (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - closing May 29


Social Policy

Social Policy Officer (Social Protection), NO-2, Bucharest, Romania (Temporary Appointment, 364 days) - closing May 29


Supply and Logistics

Supply & Logistics Associate, G-6, Bucharest, Romania (Temporary Appointment, 364 days)closing May 25


Transportation

Driver, G2, Bucharest, Romania (Temporary Appointments, 364 days) - 8 posts - closing May 25

Driver, G-2, Bucharest, Romania (Fixed term) - closing May 25

Batch Vacancy - Driver, GS02, TA, various duty stations in Ukraine - closing May 18


WASH 

WASH Officer, NOB, Kramatorsk, Ukraine (Temporary Appointment ,12 months) - closing May 18

Gregor von Medeazza has been at the border crossing between Ukraine and Moldova serving as an Emergency Coordinator. This is his experience

 

VIDEO: Yulia Yurova, our Communication Specialist working at the Romania-Ukraine border, is an inspiration! Watch what she and Hugh Jackman talked about on a video call

 

 

While the the situation in Ukraine and neighboring countries is extremely dire, and we are scaling up efforts to support children and their families fleeing the war, UNICEF remains present in humanitarian emergencies around the world, committed to continue the delivery of critical life-saving support to children and young people.