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Requirements

Dutch Nationals: 

  • Advanced university degree at Master’s level
  • Minimum 2 years relevant work experience after obtaining first university degree
  • Maximum 4 years relevant work experience
  • Maximum 1 year UN experience (paid or not)
  • Full-time consulting experience and formal volunteer work through the United Nations Volunteer Programme may be counted at a rate of 100% of the time service, provided it is relevant to the position.
  • Working knowledge of English

Nationals of Developing Countries:

  • Must appear on the list of the following countries eligible for the Dutch JPO Programme 
  • Must not be a national of the country of assignment
  • Advanced university degree at Master’s level
  • Part of academic training (BA and/or MA) must have taken place in a developing country that appears on the list of eligible countries
  • Minimum 2 years relevant work experience after obtaining first university degree
  • Maximum 4 years relevant work experience
  • Maximum 1 year UN experience (paid or not)
  • Full-time consulting experience and formal volunteer work through the United Nations Volunteer Programme may be counted at a rate of 100% of the time service, provided it is relevant to the position.
  • Working knowledge of English
  • More detailed information on applicant requirements is provided on the website of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
     

Application and Contact Details

Candidates interested in a specific JPO position financed by the Netherlands should submit an online application. 
Please check the Current vacancies section for further instructions, tips and recommendations on the online application.

Detailed presentations of each vacancy and further application details can be accessed on the website of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
 

The Dutch JPO Programme in numbers

For further information on the number of JPOs financed by The Netherlands and administered by the UNDP JPOSC please refer to the Facts and Figures section.
 

Vacancies funded by The Netherlands

Vacancies are usually announced throughout the calendar year by UNDP through our website and on the Nedworc Foundation's website. Please visit the page for Current Vacancies for details.
 

Useful Links

Dutch JPO stories

  • Bolatito Ogunbiyi
  • Jean-Baptiste Baribonekeza
  • Jan Thomas Hiemstra
  • Andrés Alonso
  • Niaz Mohammad Awan
     

HR Focal Point

Ms. Tine Puk Therkildsen