Following is the standard UN Resume / CV Format for those who want to apply for a job at United Nations. Always modify your resume in the following format before sending it to UN.
1. YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Your Name (Last, First, Middle Initial)
Your Complete Address
City, Region/State, Postal Code
Telephone (Please note this number possibly used for communication)
Date Of Birth: Age:
Nationality (Please point out all the nationalities held.)
Gender, Marital Status
2. YOUR EDUCATION
List the degree(s) and main area of study. Point out the completion dates in reverse chronological order, the name of the institute along with city/country from where the degree was obtained.
3. SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND CAPABILITY
I. Field of know-how (be as exact as possible) i.e. Finance, Human Resources, IT, Computer, Audit, Procurement etc.
II. Credentials or specialized training pertinent to expertise.
III. Computer skills (both hardware and software).
4. WORK EXPERIENCE (ONLE RELEVANT)
I. Make a section of your work history written in reverse chronological order. Give dates, job title, company name, type of industry, location, the area of work and main tasks performed. Also provide your salary details for each job.
II. Indicate any managerial and supervision experience.
III. Include specific achievements and their results.
IV. Specify if you have any previous experience at UN or its sub-organizations
Give a list of publications, if any, which must not go beyond 4 in total.
I. Mother tongue
II. Additional languages: Mention your written and verbal fluency i.e. fluent/full working knowledge/minimal working knowledge.
I. Name three referees (with inclusive addresses) who are in a position to give information on your professional achievements
II. Please point out if any of your relatives are working in a public international organization. If so, please give the name of the person, connection and name of the international organization
III. Point out any restrictions that must be taken into account in connection with your service with the United Nations
Important Note: Please make sure the following statement is added in the resume and that it is signed and dated.
I CONFIRM THAT ALL INFORMATION STATED IN THIS RESUME IS CORRECT AND COMPLETE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE. I ALLOW THE UNITED NATIONS TO VALIDATE THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS RESUME.
Dated: January 3, 2015