Consultant & Contractor
UNHCR Individual Consultant
A Consultant is an expert and a highly trained individual holding, as a minimum, a university degree and/or possessing equivalent extensive and relevant experience of professional nature. Consultants must possess special skills or knowledge not readily available in the organization and for which there is no continuing need. They will be required to perform specific, results-oriented tasks within a prescribed time-frame consistent with the work plan of the section concerned. A consultancy contract may not exceed eleven consecutive months out of a twelve-month period.
UNHCR Individual Contractor
A Contractor is an individual engaged by the organization under a temporary contract to provide expertise, skills, or knowledge for the performance of a specific task or piece of work against payment of an hourly, daily, monthly or all-inclusive fee. While they are not staff members, Contractors may perform services similar to those of staff members when they cannot be found readily available in the organization and for which there is no continuing need of staff. Contractors may be engaged for up to a maximum of nine months of full time work out of a twelve-month period.