VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Legal Associate (UNOPS Local Individual Contractor Agreement - Level 6)


UNHCR Representation in Japan seeks a qualified professional for full-time Legal Associate under a UNOPS Local Individual Contractor Agreement, from mid-April to 31 December 2017.

The Terms of Reference (TOR), required skills and required application documents are as follows:
Terms of Reference

Required skills and knowledge:
Education & Work Experience
Completion of Secondary Education with university level course/training/post-secondary certificate in Law. Previous job experience relevant to the function or related fields. Experience in working within a multicultural environment is preferable.

Other skills
Good legal research, analytical and drafting skills.

Proficient in English and Japanese, both oral and written.

Required application documents:
Applicants should submit the following documents in electronic format at the following email address: by the deadline, 23:59 Japan time, Sunday 5 March 2017.

・ A completed United Nations Personal History form (P-11), preferably in PDF
(the P-11 form can be downloaded at
・ A Japanese CV, in any format
・ Cover letter

Please note that applications will not be acknowledged. UNHCR will be conducting an interview and/or test at the UNHCR office in Tokyo; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and informed of the procedure.