How to apply

Getting Started:

Any individual interested in professional and higher categories, national professional category, general service category, project, short-term, consultant/expert or internship vacancy at ITU should submit his/her application through ITU’s online recruitment system and follow the below procedures:

  • View ITU’s current list of job openings.
  • Select the vacancy notice for which you would like to apply.
  • Create an online profile and complete the mandatory details in all sections of the online
  • application.
  • All applications must be submitted before the vacancy notice closing deadline.
  • Applications will be acknowledged automatically by email.
  • All inquiries regarding the online application process should be addressed to

Preparing your application

Research about our organization to understand the work we do, what sort of an environment you are applying to work in and to make sure that the job opportunity is a good fit for your career aspirations.

Review your own qualification, experience and skills with those published in the vacancy.

Once you have identified a job opportunity that interests you and for which you are suitably qualified, please create an online candidate profile to apply. You may also include a cover letter highlighting your motivation for applying. It is important to provide accurate and complete information about your work experiences, achievements and competencies as it will provide the basis for the evaluation of your eligibility and suitability for the vacancy.

You can create a general profile, which serves as a basic template, and use it to apply to several vacancies. Each job application can be customized separately. The general profile will always be updated with the data submitted in the latest application.

Pay close attention to the closing date and time. Applications received after the indicated deadline will not be accepted. If you have submitted your job application successfully, you will promptly receive an automated acknowledgment email.

Application Process at ITU:

Note to Applicants:

As of May 23, 2022, ITU has transitioned to a new online recruitment platform. Returning applicants who have completed an online profile to apply for vacancies prior May 23, 2022 will be required to create an account in our new online recruitment system in order to apply for a vacancy posted after that date. For additional information, please consult our FAQs.

Subscribe to ITU Job Alerts:

To subscribe to ITU Job alerts click on the “Options” menu in your Candidate Profile and set up a job alert based on your areas of interest and receive information about relevant job opportunities as they arise. You can update your setting at any time.

Creating an online candidate profile without applying for a specific job:

If you wish to create an online profile in our system without applying for a job, it is possible by creating an account.

How to apply to a vacancy at ITU, step-by-step:

  1. Open the Home menu and select Job openings
  2. Click on “View all categories”. Should you wish to see a specific category, click directly on the relevant category in the drop-down menu.
  3. As another option, you can also use the “Search tool” by indicating a keyword or a location. 
  4. Select a vacancy notice and click on the title to view the vacancy details.
  5. Should you wish to apply, click on “Apply now”.
  6. You may add your cover letter (not mandatory but highly recommended).
  7. Please note that these documents (diplomas, additional education and training, passport) are not mandatory to complete your profile or submit your application but may be requested at a later stage during a recruitment process for which you applied.
  8. Review and update, if necessary, your Candidate Profile.
  9. Please answer the “Job-Specific Information Section”, read the statements of acknowledgment and tick the box to certify.
  10. Please click on “Submit” and you will see displayed the message "Your application was successfully sent. Thank you!".
  11. Your application is now submitted. A confirmation email has been sent to you.
  12. To consult your past applications, please click on my profile and then on “Job applied”.