UNON Recruitment 2024: Open Jobs/Vacancies Application

We’re delighted to announce that the United Nations Office at Nairobi, UNON recruitment 2024/2025 is ongoing. Detail about the job vacancies, how to apply, accessing the application form and eligibility criteria are available on this page.

Hello there, would you like to work at the United Nations Office at Nairobi? If yes, then you can explore latest job opportunities as of June, 2024 and then apply for any one you prefer.

The United Nations jobs is one really aspired by many citizens of Kenya as it has numerous benefits ranging from enticing salary, to advancement in career.

The adequate step by step guidelines for the 2024 UNON recruitment exercise are carefully outlined in this article, ensure you adhere accordingly.

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About United Nations Office at Nairobi

The United Nations as you may know i solely committed to providing administrative and supportive services to other organization of the United Nations System in Kenya.

It assist in managing, implementing and organizing programmes as well as providing safety services and facilities for UNON.

Basically, I’d like you to understand that the United Nations is an international organization with the aim to help developing countries. On the other hand working here presents to you great privileges that will help broaden the scope of your career.

Saddled with great responsibility, the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) cannot get the entire job done along thus the need to employ suitably qualified candidates.

In this regard, the management through the UNON recruitment portal is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for job vacancies available.

Job Vacancies in UNON 2024

  • Administration Officer
  • Travel Assistant
  • Communications Assistant
  • Senior Human Resources Assistant
  • Driver
  • Communications Assistant II
  • Team Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Senior Finance and Budget Assistant
  • Finance and Budget Assistant
  • Physical Security Officer
  • Finance and Budget Assistant
  • Protocol Assistant
  • Associate Project Officer
  • ICT Officer
  • Public Information Assistant

Competencies uphold by the United Nations includes;

Professionalism: This has to do with ability to apply theoretical knowledge to real life events, coordinating and managing complex campaigns and events.

Communication: UNON staff members are expected to speak and write effectively, listed to others and accurately interpretate the messages given to convey intended meaning.

Creativity: The United Nations Office at Nairobi work ecosystem is one with free flow of creatives. You should actively seek to advance programmes or services by offering new divers options for solving problems.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Below are the educational qualifications, skills , experience and competencies demanded for each position. Go through them carefully and then decide on which position to apply.

Communication Assistant

Candidates applying for this positions must have completed secondary education and currently possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Journalism etc.

He or she must have atleast six (6) years of relevant work experience and should be a member of relevant professional body.

Having experience with Microsoft Office applications, Enterprise Resource Planning and Content Management System is a plus.

In addition to these, you must be fluent in both writing and speaking of English language.

Senior Human Resource Assistant

If you have interest for this position then you should have a Bachelor’s degree in human resource management or related academic discipline.

You’re expected to have relevant working experience of at least ten (10) especially relating to Human Resource Management.

Having one (1) year experience within the United Nations or related international organization is a plus. Fluency is English language is also an added advantage.


  • As a driver you only need secondary education in this case, pass mean grade in Kenya Certificate for Secondary Education (KCSE).
  • At least three (3) years of experience as a driver.
  • You should also be knowledgeable about management and maintenance of official vehicles.
  • You must have a valid National Driver license as well as driving certificate.

Senior Finance and Budget Assistant

  • A degree or equivalent qualification as well as a supplemntaary training in finance or project management is required.
  • Been a registered and active member of Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) of Chartered Institute of Public Finance accountants (CPFA) is necessary.
  • This position demands that you should be fluent in both English and French languages.
  • In addition, what distinguishes you from others is ability to possess at least ten (10) years of work experience in payroll, finance or budget.

Apart from the vacancies announced by United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), you can also apply for USAID jobs, USA jobs, UK jobs, Kenya Government Jobs etc.

How to Apply for UNON Recruitment 2024

  • Visit the UNON jobs portal
  • Select your preferred vacancy
  • Read through the description and requirements
  • Select “more information and application details” at the end of the page
  • Create an account on UN career portal
  • Then login to fill the application form
  • Attach copies of relevant academic and professional certifications
  • Proofread your application
  • Then submit

Deadline for UNON Recruitment 2024

Applications are to be submitted on or before Thursday, 11th July 2024. Candidates who submit applications later than this date shall be disqualified from the recruitment process.

Final Thoughts

The United Nations Office at Nairobi, UNON recruitment jobs are open to all interested candidates, the important thing is meeting the requirements as specified and ensuring you submit your form on or before the set deadline.

Meanwhile if you have any question based on what you’ve read thus far, kindly let us know in the comment section below.

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