Junior Programme Officer – ITU – Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva, Switzerland
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International Public Sector
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Junior Programme Officer – ITU – Geneva, Switzerland

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Junior Programme Officer – ITU – Geneva, Switzerland

Duties / Responsibilities

Under the supervision of Head of the Project Support Division, and in close consultation with the Head of the Communications and Promotion Service, the incumbent assists in the development of activities and products relevant to the BDT Youth programme. To this end, the incumbent performs the following duties:

  • Develops and assists in the implementation of a plan to promote the outcomes of the Future casters Summit, linked to the BDT Youth activities.
  • Assists in the development and organization of activities to support the work of BDT on Youth in 2020.
  • Develops a plan to organize BDT Youth activities during Telecommunication Development Advisory Group (TDAG) 2020 and assists in their organization.
  • Performs other duties related to BDT Youth activities, as requested.

Qualifications required


University degree in public relations, project management, economics, or a related field OR education in a reputed college of advanced education, with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of a university degree in one of the fields above.


At least one year of experience in public relations, project management. An advanced university degrees in related fields can be considered as a substitute for one year of working experience.


Fluency in oral and written English is a requirement. Knowledge of French is an additional advantage

Closing date for applications 23 December 2019 before midnight.

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