The United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS) is seeking a Communications Officer to provide a range of internal and external communications support and administrative duties to help raise the visibility of UNU-CS.


Reporting to the Director of UNU-CS, the main duties and responsibilities of the Communications Officer include the following:

Required Qualifications and Competencies:

Required qualifications and competencies include:


Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UN income is not subject to taxes in Macau.

Duration of contract:

This is a full-time position on a one (1) year Personnel Service Agreement (PSA) contract with UNU, with the possibility for renewal subject to performance and funding availability. The combined duration of appointments shall not exceed six (6) years.

A non-resident position outside the duty station, or service under flexible hours, will also be considered on a twelve (12) month Consultant Contract (CTC), with the possibility for renewal. The combined duration of CTC appointments shall not exceed twenty-four (24) months in a 36-month period.

Communications Officer is a contract position falling outside of the United Nations Common System. The successful candidate will not hold international civil servant status nor be a “staff member” as defined in the United Nations Staff Rules and Regulations.

Starting date: As soon as possible.

Application Procedure:

Interested applicants should submit their applications by e-mail in the form of an Adobe Acrobat PDF file to Applications must include the following:

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations – Chapter 3, article 8).

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