The current job openings at UNDP in Papua New Guinea are listed here. These include openings for locals as well as International applicants. UNDP is an equal opportunity employer. Eligible female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for any of the positions below. Please contact Human Resource unit for job descriptions, benefits, conditions of services and UNDP P11 form, which can be downloaded from this page.

All vacancies are advertized nationally and/or internationally according to the requirements for the post. All applicants are encouraged to apply online. Recruitment and management of personnel in UNDP are guided by five fundamental principles:

1. Competition: Selection will follow a visible and fair competitive process for all vacancies, regardless of post, contractual modality or hiring unit, except when such a competitive process is not considered practicable;

2. Objectivity: Screening will be conducted with professional rigor, with candidates measured against clearly articulated criteria, job skills and competencies and corporate priorities;

3.Transparency: The recruitment and selection criteria and all phases of recruitment processes will be transparent to staff and candidates to the fullest extent possible;

4. Diversity: UNDP’s workforce will reflect diversity and will strive to include equal numbers of men and women, staff members representing as wide a geographic distribution as possible and individuals from under-represented groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities.

5. Accountability: Hiring managers will be held accountable both for their selection proposals and the manner in which they have followed the processes leading up to them.

UNDP, as a matter of practice, does not charge any application, processing or training fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions as to vacancy announcements you may have received, please refer to this website.  UNDP is currently aware of fictitious vacancy announcements that are being circulated through the internet, the purpose of which is to get people to register for training and send in a fee. If you believe that you have received such a notice, please forward it, and any other related information you have received, to Since logos, emblems, names and addresses can be easily copied or reproduced, you are advised to take particular care in applying for vacancies, including undertaking all appropriate measures to protect against the un-authorised use of any personal information you may have provided as a result of the scam.

United Nations Development Programme in PNG
P.O.Box 1041, Port Moresby, PNG Phone: +675 3212877 Fax: +675 3211224
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