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Career options

  • ITC recruits qualified people with relevant academic achievements, professional credentials and a successful record of demonstrated performance and results in different areas of expertise. If you want to contribute your skills to increasing export competitiveness for developing economies, and if you are motivated to work in an international environment that promotes diversity, ITC is the place to be.

    We look for dynamic and adaptable individuals able to work at the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, and will be able to live and demonstrate the UN values in their daily activities.

    Our people need strong interpersonal and communication skills that are directly related to successful performance on the job so that they can work in an international, team orientated and collaborative environment. These, and other key competencies are described in the United Nations Competency Framework.

    • Professional and higher categories

      Professional and higher categories

      ITC is looking for specialists to help with the implementation of its mandate, as well as specialists in general management or operational support.

    • General service

      General service

      Candidates in the General Service category are recruited locally at the indicated duty station.

    • Temporary opportunities

      Temporary opportunities

      Temporary appointments are used to fill positions in the professional and general services categories for a period of less than one year to meet seasonal or peak workloads and specific short-term requirements.

    • JPO programme

      Junior Professional Officer programme

      JPOs are young professionals recruited under bilateral agreements between ITC and the donor countries either contributing to trade-development projects within ITC’s fields of competence or work relating to wider organizational issues.

    • Fellowship programme

      Fellowship programme

      The ITC Fellowship Programme aims to provide on-the-job training to young professionals to support ITC’s mission to foster sustainable economic development and contribute to achieving the post 2015 Development Agenda in developing countries and countries in transition through trade and international business development.

    • Interns

      Internship programme

      Interns provide ITC team with the assistance and enthusiasm of outstanding young students studying in a relevant technical field (for example: economics, trade promotion and development, project management, law, human resources).

    • Consultants


      ITC’s top quality consultants and individual contractors posses are specialists in their field who support the organization's programmes and projects.