February 26, 2024

Job Posting: United Nations, New York

The Office of the United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services (UNOMS) is seeking a Consultant for Conflict Resolution. The fully-remote position will report to the Regional Ombudsman in New York and provide Ombuds services to UN employees for nine months.

Applicants must have advanced university degree in a relevant area (or the equivalent combination of education and experience), seven years of relevant experience, fluency in English and French, and training or experience in conflict resolution. Knowledge of another UN language is preferred. No salary information is provided. Applications are due by March 30, 2024. (UN Careers.)

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  1. Who could leave a leave a job to work somewhere for only nine months? If they want seven years of experience that's someone who is probably already in a role. Who is able, in this economy, to say that they can gamble with only being employed for nine months?

    1. There are a lot of folks who are doing well building private practices in conflict resolution.