UNMISS Associate Civil Affairs Officer Jobs 2024 – South Sudan NGO Jobs

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UNMISS Associate Civil Affairs Officer Jobs 2024 – South Sudan NGO Jobs.

UNMISS South Sudan looking for “Associate Civil Affairs Officer”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 26 April 2024.

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan is a United Nations peacekeeping mission for the recently independent South Sudan, which became independent on 9 July 2011. UNMISS was established on 8 July 2011 by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1996.

The UNMISS has published a job vacancy announcement on 01 April 2024 for qualified South Sudan’s to fill in the vacant post of Associate Civil Affairs Officer to be based in Wau, South Sudan.

UNMISS Job Vacancy 2024


  • Establishes and maintains contact with relevant interlocutors at the local level as directed, including representatives of local authorities, as well as civil society actors, community representatives, traditional and religious leaders and representatives of local interest groups, including in the private sector.
  • Coordinates activities and initiatives (across disciplines and components) with other team members to achieve consistency and synergy in mandate implementation.
  • Collects information at the local level to feed into conflict analysis that underpins operational planning and informs the mission’s strategy development. Information is gathered on a broad range of topics relevant to civil affairs work and can support the assessment of specific sectors with a view to identifying needs and priorities of local communities and state institutions. Assists in identifying the concerns and perceptions of the local population.
  • Contributes to overall mission monitoring and planning as required.
  • Assists in organizing outreach activities to promote good relations and understanding between Mission’s actors and the population and ensures accurate information dissemination on Mission’s role and mandate.
  • Contributes to the identification, design, management and evaluation of Quick Impact Projects (QIPs) for confidence building purposes, in line with the DPKO/DFS Policy Directive on QIPs.
  • Works closely with civil society groups or institutions to promote a culture of peace and reconciliation, including through organizing joint initiatives and events.
  • Assist in protecting and promoting rights of excluded and/or threatened groups in full respect of Mission’s mandate and international law using knowledge of local language and culture.
  • Assists in the design and implementation of civic education programmes, at the local level, in coordination with local authorities and/or civil society actors.
  • Performs other duties as required, in line with the DPKO/DFS Policy Directive on Civil Affairs.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Opening ID: 231728
  • Job Network: Political, Peace and Humanitarian
  • Job Family: Civil Affairs
  • Category and Level: National Professional Officers, NO-B
  • Duty Station: Wau
  • Department/Office: United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan
  • Date Posted: Mar 28, 2024
  • Deadline: Apr 26, 2024

Minimum Requirement:


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in social sciences, political science, international relations, public administration, anthropology, law, economics or related area. A first-level degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the specified field of studies with four years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • A minimum of two years of experience in Civil Affairs or related area in or in support of a field operation of the United Nations Common System or a comparable international organization, National or International NGO, or community based organizations, research institutions is required.
  • Experience in conflict management, support to state institutions or programme management is desirable.

Language Requirement:

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
  • For the position advertised, fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of local language in South Sudan is desirable.

How to Apply UNMISS Associate Civil Affairs Officer Jobs 2024

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The Closing Date: 26 April 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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