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Current Employee - Program Assistant in Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire)
Current Employee - Program Assistant in Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire)

I have been working at United Nations full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

friendly environement, great office , the work was structured

Cons

Pressure due to the politic situation

Advice to Management

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  1. I'll get out as soon as I find a other job

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager

    I have been working at United Nations full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    International experience, social status, sometimes very inserting projects in the field, good salary and benefits

    Cons

    Inefficient, corruption in recruitment, favoritism, extreme bureaucracy, it's bureaucracy reminds me of Camus' "The Trial", people of the conflict countries usually don't like the UN, since it's not neutral.

    Advice to Management

    It's Secretary General is a puppet to the security council members, I don't think there's anyway to improve such a system.


  2. Unique experience !

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Network Engineer in Goma, Nord-Kivu (Democratic Republic of Congo)
    Former Employee - Network Engineer in Goma, Nord-Kivu (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    I worked at United Nations full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You will meet different people from the entire world, multi culture environment.
    Staff who deployed on the field, can experience kind of events might reflects in their personnel life.

    Cons

    If you looking for Challenging in your role, think twice before accepting an offer.
    Most of the technologies used in United Nations are restricted only to the organization, as result if you decide to leave your job in United Nations. It’s difficult to adjust yourself with the current carries market.


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