Opportunities

ECA Vacancies

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) is seeking for qualified, energetic professionals in a wide range of fields such as (Economics, Social Sciences) to join us. We invite all interested to apply online.
Please note that the United Nations does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process.
Those interested to work for the Organization should beware of fraudulent operators purporting to act on behalf of the United Nations.
Only applicants under serious consideration for a post will be contacted.
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Upcoming job opportunities

UNECA will be announcing in the coming days over 50 professional and higher category posts on the UN Secretariat’s career portal. They will include positions to contribute to the promotion of socio-economic development in Africa as well as to intra-regional integration and international cooperation for Africa’s further development.  More...

Fellowship opportunities

ECA is inviting applications from qualified young African Professionals to the “ECA Fellowships for Young African Professionals” programme.
The Fellowship programme is targeted at young Africans. Candidates applying for Fellowship position must be below 30 years of age when entering the programme. They must have Masters Degree or related Advanced degree. Candidates currently enrolled in a Ph.D programme or with an admission are also welcome to apply.
The programme aims to provide practical, on-the-job experience to the young professionals as they prepare either for a career in research and international development and the public sector. It will also familiarize them with the Commission's broad programmes and services to member States and sub-regional bodies in addressing the social dimensions of Africa's development. 
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Internship programmes

ECA offers an internship programme for students enrolled in a degree programme in a graduate school at the time of application.

Consultancy opportunities

The UN Economic Commission for Africa is seeking to place on its central roster experienced professionals who are interested in being engaged periodically as consultants in several thematic areas of economic and social development work.