Join a dynamic and high performing team representing New Zealand's interests at the UN in New York
Mō mātou - About us
Our people represent New Zealand on and offshore, and in doing so make New Zealanders safer and more prosperous. By building connections with and influencing other countries and international institutions, we advance New Zealand's interests and pursue New Zealand's values. We provide advice to the Government on the implications for New Zealand of what is happening in the world.
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the advancement of New Zealand's interests at the UN on International Peace and Security issues. As a UN Delegate representing a member state, you will attend both in-person and online meetings and negotiations. You will manage New Zealand's engagement in the UN Security Council, and act as the Missions UNSC political Coordinator' when engaging with other Missions.
Your monitoring, reporting and advice on key international peace and security issues will include country specific issues, peace operations mandates, thematic Issues (including Protection of Civilians, Responsibility to Protect, Women Peace and Security, Children and Armed Conflict, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Climate and Security), working methods, and sanctions.
In addition you will:
Mā wai te mahi nei? - Who are we looking for?
On your application we would like to hear about your:
Me pēhea te tuku tono - To Apply
We want our people to reflect the diversity of New Zealand and the communities we represent - valuing and respecting the contributions of staff with diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills and perspectives. We value the transferable skills and points of view that both career and life experience bring to the table. As an employer we are committed to a focus on leadership, talent, training and development, and flexible work options.
If you bring an authentic view of New Zealand's place in the world, we'd love to hear from you!
Apply today with your CV and cover letter.
Questions about the position can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the job title in the subject line.
You must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate NZ Government Security clearance, which requires applicants to have New Zealand citizenship.
Please note that the successful applicant will be employed on local terms and conditions and must have the right to work in the United States. Obtaining and maintaining the appropriate working visa is the responsibility of the applicant and any offer of employment is subject to this. If the successful candidate is a New Zealand national, the Consulate will support the visa application process. If applicable, relocation to New York will be the responsibility of the applicant.
Applications close 9pm on Monday, 17 May (New Zealand time).