September 07, 2020

Job Posting: UN Funds and Programmes

The United Nations' global development network has opened a search for a Consultant Ombudsman. The position reports to the Deputy Ombudsman for UN Funds and Programmes and will "enhace the operation capacity ... of the Office." Some travel to UNDP field offices is required. 

Applicants must have Master’s degree in alternative dispute resolution or law (Master’s degrees in Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, Psychology, Counselling and other social sciences may be considered); Twenty years of relevant professional experience, including ten years at the international level in ADR (and some work experience as an Ombuds); and fluency in English (proficiency in another UN language is an asset). Applications are due September 15, 2020. (UNDP Jobs.)

Related posts: UNDP Ombuds Report Leaked; UN Ombuds Reports on Reorganization Efforts; UN Ombuds Reports Growing Demand for Service; Fully Staffed UN Ombuds Program Issues Report on 2009 Activities; Overview of Internal Dispute Programs at Intergovernmental Organizations; New Ombuds Appointed for United Nations Development Programme; Ombuds for UN Funds and Programmes Post 2015 Report.


  1. Who is the deputy ombudsman for the UN? Google is failing me.

    1. I think it's Giuseppe De Palo: