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Job Vacancies in International Organisation​s


The Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam encourages qualified Brunei citizens to consider employment opportunities with international organisations such as United Nations, ASEAN, OIC and others.

From time to time, MOFAT also advertises job vacancies at international organisations such as the United Nations, ASEAN, OIC, World Meteorological Organization, World Trade Organis​​ation, etc.


Vacancies at the ASEAN Secretariat

The ASEAN Secretariat invites ASEAN Nationals to apply for the following vacancy:​

1) Head Executive Supportive Division(click h​ere )
2) Assistant Director/Head of Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance Division  (click here )
3) Senior Officer  Education , Youth & Sport Division(click here )
4) Senior Officer Executive Support Division (​click here )


United Nations Young Professionals Programme

Brunei Darussalam is among the participating countries in the Young Professionals Programme (YPP). The YPP is a recruitment initiative that brings new talent to the United Nations through an annual entrance examination.

The 2016 YPP Exam will take place on Wednesday, 14 December 2016. The YPP examination takes place once a year on the same day all around the world. Candidates can choose the examination centre that is the most convenient for them to reach.

Candidates need to apply following instructions provided on the UN Careers Portal

Admission Eligibility

  • Holds Brunei nationality
  • Age: 32 years or younger by the end of this year (Date of Birth: On or after 1 January 1984)
  • Education: First-level university degree acceptable for each job family
  • Language: Fluency in English or French
  • Experience: No experience required

Application Period for the following job networks:

  • ​19 May – 19 July 2016         :           Economic Affairs
  • 19 May – 19 July 2016         :           Information and Systems Technology

Application period is staggered for different areas. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

The examination:

The examination consists of two main elements: a written test and an oral exam.

  • ​​The written test assesses your substantive knowledge, analytical thinking, and drafting abilities. lt has two parts
    (a)   The General Paper, which requires you to summarize a text in either English or French' is
    administered to all participants.
    (b)   The Specialized Paper tests your substantive knowledge and analytical thinking for the job network you applied to. lt can be taken in any of the six United Nations official languages'​
  • ​​The oral exam, which is only for those who pass the written test, is a competency-based interview

Successful candidates of the YPP examination will be placed on a reserve list for possible recruitment at the junior professional level at the United Nations.​

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