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POPP>Human Resources Management>Appointment and Promotion>Rank-in-Post

1.0 Relevant Regulations and Rules
Staff regulations and staff rules, including provisional staff rules, of the United Nations

2.0 Policies
Main Policy
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James Hanneman
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February 28, 2022 - The Rank-in-Post policy is now available in French. To access the document, click on the French language tab.

December 31, 2020 - The Rank-in-Post policy is now available in Spanish. To access the document, click on the Spanish language tab.

January 13, 2020 - The Rank-in-Post policy will be reviewed when the new Mobility Policy currently under discussion, is published. Until such time the POPP requires a clarification that the RR/DRR post selections are filled through the POOLs which straddle multiple grades, hence the Rank-in-Post does not apply to the POOL selections. The Administrator will continue to exercise his prerogative through the Executive Group to determine the grade that the incumbent will serve at.

August 1, 2017 - The Rank-in-Post policy was amended to reflect changes made to the Recruitment and Selection Policy, which includes the removal of minimum time in post requirements.

June 1, 2017 - Time-in-Post requirements were removed.

October 14, 2013 - Alignment and clarification of Rank in Post provision changed (paras. 2.2 and 2.3).

August 17, 2011 - Authority for time-in-post waiver