When making a CV or Resume for any position at UNDP, remember the following things

1. Consider the position specific to the Division or Facility and what they are seeking in an applicant. Include appropriate information by using the UNDP position description as a guide.

2. Include only details regarding your employment history, duties or skills that are closely related to the position.

3. Use bullets and bold sections to make your resume easy to skim and read.

4. Keep away from excessive repetition by writing briefly.

The following template will provide candidates with a recommended format for linking their skills, experience and competencies to their preferred position at UNDP.

 

UNDP CV Format

 

HEADER OF UNDP CV
Your name
Your Full Address
Contact # and Email (if available)
Gender
Nationality


OBJECTIVE: Write the title of the position to which you are submitting your application.

CORE COMPETENCIES / COMPETENCY SUMMARY
Please look up the competencies contained in the position advertisement or profile. In order to address every competency appropriate to the job which you are applying, please give an instance from your previous experience along with a key result achieved. Mention how you were able to attain that result fruitfully.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY / SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
To create this section, you should refer to the necessary knowledge and experience specified in the UNDP job advertisement. Briefly write relevant points of your professional experience which relates to the requirements of the position.

EDUCATION / ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
Give the details of your Education.

RELEVANT CERTIFICATIONS
Mention any certifications which are relevant to the job in UNDP.

KEY SKILLS
Highlight your job related skills and capabilities which would be beneficial for the organization.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
In this last section of the UNDP CV, take in any appropriate general information which you believe supports your application, such as particular training, real life experience or knowledge.