Internship Programme – Education Cannot Wait Fund (ECW) – UNICEF

Internship Programme – Education Cannot Wait Fund (ECW) – UNICEF

Under the guidance of the Director of ECW and the direct supervision of the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manager, the intern provides technical and operational assistance to various processes in researching, collecting, analyzing and presenting data and analysis while learning about organizational processes to support the implementation of the ECW workplan.

Main duties

  • Conducting research, mapping and analysis of research, reports and impact evaluations in education in emergencies.
  • Assisting in preparation of cost-effectiveness analyses to calculate value-for-money of ECW investments.
  • Assisting in the preparation of monitoring and evaluation tools.
  • Collecting, analyzing, verifying and synthesizing information to support program development, design and preparation.
  • Supporting preparation of reports, talking points and communication material, ensuring accuracy, timeliness and relevance of information.
  • Performing data checks in reports and databases.

Requirements

  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate, Masters or Ph.D. degree programme or have graduated within the past two years.
  • Have an academic background in any of the following:
  • Education, including early childhood development
  • Quantitative analysis: data analysis, impact evaluation, applied statistics
  • Qualitative data analysis in the social sciences
  • Human rights / humanitarian affairs, or related fields.
  • Be at least 18 years old at the time of application.
  • Be proficient in English.
  • Have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by university records.
  • Have no immediate relatives working with UNICEF or in the ECW Secretariat.
Closing date for applications 06 January 2020 before midnight.

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Senior Programme Specialist (Education) – Dakar, Senegal

Senior Programme Specialist (Education) – Dakar, Senegal

  • Provide intellectual, strategic and operational leadership to the education team; Coordinate the conceptualization, development and implementation of education activities across various education programme clusters of the office.
  • Lead analytical work, research and collaborative efforts to develop viable solutions and programme outcomes that address regional and national priorities and fulfil UNESCO and UN objectives.
  • Develop policies and innovative strategies in pursuit of SDG4 in the region; Ensure UNESCO leadership, coordination and monitoring of SDG4-Education 2030 in the region; Align/integrate projects and programmes with other UNESCO and UN projects and programmes; Design and lead resource mobilization to support programme implementation.
  • Provide policy advice and technical support to Member States in their education reform; Plan and execute regular programmes and extra-budgetary projects in response to regional and national strategies, including regional policy dialogue on education in the context of global issues.
  • Influence outcomes, policies and strategies developed by the Office; Ensure that relevant internal and external stakeholders receive prompt updates on programmes, projects, resources and partnerships.
  • Represent the Office and education programmes and projects to the public, donors and throughout the UN System, nurturing high-level partnerships, sponsorships and collaboration; Enable the efficient carrying out of joint programmes and projects.

Required Qualifications

Education
  • Advanced university degree (Master or equivalent) in Education, Economics, Social Sciences or related fields.
Work Experience
  • A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible relevant professional experience in the field of education, of which at least 5 years  at the international level.
  • Proven experience in development, implementation and evaluation of programmes/projects related to education.
  • Experience in results-based management, including planning, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience in fund-raising and resource mobilization.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing staff and teams.
Skills and competencies
  • Demonstrated ability to establish partnerships and to ensure a high level coordination and cooperation among relevant stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write clearly and concisely.
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to establish plans and priorities as well as implementing them effectively.
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making abilities.
  • Ability to participate effectively in high-level negotiations with internal and external partners.
Languages
  • Excellent knowledge of French or English and good knowledge of the other language.

Desirable Qualifications

Education
  • Advanced university degree (Ph.D) or equivalent.
  • Statistics and ICT conversant background.
Skills and competencies
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following fields: pedagogy, teacher education, gender equality, curriculum planning, or economics of education.
Closing date for applications 19 December 2019 before midnight.

Director of Education Division 2030 – UNESCO – Paris

Director of Education Division 2030 – UNESCO – Paris

Main Duties

  • Provide intellectual, strategic and operational leadership for the Division in the pursuit of its main goals. Oversee the development of the Division’s programmes, strategy, goals and objectives and be further accountable for implementing a result-based approach in translating the approved Division’s mandate into an effective programme delivery plan;
  • Manage and design operational mechanisms and/or action plans required to support and ensure efficiency and effectiveness in operations;
  • Develop principles and approaches in respect of policy support to Members States in; (i) implementation of the SDG 4 agenda (ii) education for inclusion, languages and gender equality (iii) higher education, (iv) education for migration, displacement and emergencies;
  • Provide strategic vision, guidance and quality assurance of  UNESCO’s international lead coordination role of the SDG agenda 2030;
  • Establish, develop and sustain strong working relations with governments, agencies, NGOs, private sector, civil society and other partners of UNESCO;
  • Maintain motivated and effective staff of the Division for the purpose of formulating, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating its programmes;
  • Manage and coordinate the resource mobilization for the Division’s programmes.

Required Qualifications

Education
  • Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in education, sciences or related social sciences fields.
Work Experience
  • Minimum 15 years of progressively responsible relevant professional experience in the field of education both at national and international level.
  • Experience in strategic planning, change management and leading teams.
  • Experience in resources mobilization and partnership development.
Skills and competencies
  • Commitment to the Organization’s mandate, vision and priorities.   Excellent knowledge of education policies at global level and international cooperation including thorough understanding of the Education 2030 agenda.
  • Ability to accompany and lead change initiatives and persist in times of challenges.
  • Good understanding of global trends and developments in higher education, education in emergencies and education for inclusion and gender equality.
  • Proven leadership and managerial skills, a broad general culture and sound analytical capacities, high sense of objectivity, professional integrity and political astuteness.
  • Demonstrated strategic planning and management skills, capacity to administer financial resources and exercise appropriate supervision and control.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to provide intellectual leadership and motivate multidisciplinary teams in a multicultural environment, as well as ensure coaching and development of staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, orally and in writing, with strong representational abilities.
Languages
  • Excellent knowledge (written and spoken) of English or French and good working knowledge of the other.

Desirable Qualifications

Education
  • A PhD in education, sciences or other related social science fields.
  • Other degrees or short- to medium-term training in disciplines relevant to the post.
Work Experience
  • Experience in the field of international relations and diplomacy, multilateral cooperation and development.
  • Experience working in an agile environment.
  • Strong global professional network.
Skills and competencies
  • Understanding of UNESCO’s strategic direction and familiarity of UNESCO’s operations.
  • Knowledge of agile working methodology.
Languages
  • Knowledge of other official UNESCO languages (Arabic, Chinese, Russian or Spanish).
Closing date for applications 27 December 2019 before midnight.

Programme Specialist (Education) – UNESCO – Abuja

Programme Specialist (Education) – UNESCO – Abuja

Overview of the functions of the post

Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Education, the authority of the Director of Abuja Office, UNESCO’s Multi-Sectoral Regional Office for West Africa, and the immediate supervision of the Senior Education Programme Specialist, the incumbent will:

  • Coordinate the education programmes and projects planning, development, implementation, operation and follow-up.
  • Provide intellectual, strategic and operational assistance with pertinent and timely responses to demands for UNESCO services and inputs in a coordinated and complementary manner.
  • Advice the Office on the most appropriate way to integrate regional, sub regional and countries concerns in UNESCO’s education strategies, policies, programmes and projects, recognizing also the crucial role that National Commissions play in advising UNESCO field offices on national priorities related to education.
  • Facilitate consultations with line ministries, mobilize national expertise, and advocate to national and regional authorities the Organization’s norms, standards and priorities.
  • Prepare extra budgetary proposals in Education for additional resources for the Office and Sub-region.
  • Follow-up budget and financial situation, reporting status and raising potential issues with managers.
  • Identify prospective donors and actively participate in such meetings.

Required Qualifications

Education
  • Advanced University degree (equivalent to Masters level) in Education, Social Sciences or other related fields.
Work Experience
  • A minimum of 4 years of professional experience in the field of education, of which preferably 2 years in international level.
  • Proven experience in developing, operating and monitoring Education programmes.

Skills and competencies

  • Excellent coordinating, organizating and planning skills.
  • Building effective partnerships between teams and stakeholders, inside and outside the organization.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, orally and in writing, with ability to draft clear and concise reports/documents
  • Ability to work in a team and to maintain effective working relationships in multi-cultural environment.
  • Demonstrated Fund-raising and resource mobilization skills
Languages
  • Excellent knowledge of French and working knowledge of English.

Desirable Qualifications

Work Experience
  • Experience in implementing programme and projects at least in one of the following domains will be an asset: Literacy and Non-Formal Education (NFE), gender, Early Childhood Development (ECD).
Languages
  • Knowledge of another official language of UNESCO (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish).
  • Working knowledge of Portuguese will be an asset.
Closing date for applications 18 December 2019 before midnight.

Programme Specialist (Education) – UNESCO – Paris, France

Programme Specialist (Education) – UNESCO – Paris, France

Main Duties

In the context of prevention of violent extremism through education
  • Provide guidance, capacity building, advocacy and undertake corresponding fund-raising for initiatives related to the prevention of violent extremism.
  • Provide guidance, capacity building, advocacy and undertake corresponding fund-raising on the issue of antisemitism, racism, intolerance.
In the context of preventing and countering Hate Speech
  • Support the implementation of the UN Secretary-General Plan of Action and Strategy against Hate Speech, as relevant to education, including through provision of guidance for education stakeholders.
  • Support In-house coordination of UNESCO activities in implementing the Plan and serve, whenever requested, as focal point for contacts with the UN Office responsible for the Plan of Action.
  • Ensure appropriate linkages with other activities of the section relating to GCED, PVE-E, Holocaust and genocide education.
In the context of dealing with violent pasts through education
  • Provide guidance, capacity building, advocacy and undertake corresponding fund-raising on issues related to Holocaust and genocide education, in follow up of relevant UN General Assembly and UNESCO General Conference decisions on these matters.
  • Undertake research, provide guidance and design capacity building initiatives on dealing with traumatic pasts in history education.
  • Strengthen network of key partners in the field of Holocaust and genocide education and prevention.
Coordinate and ensure timely, high quality synergies with other UNESCO Sectors, Institutes and Education related areas of work relevant to her/his responsibilities.
Pursue and maintain strategic partnerships to advance the Section’s programmatic work related to her/his areas of focus and ensure good communication and visibility of results.

Required Qualifications

Education
  • Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in the field of Social or Human Sciences, History, Education, Political Science or related fields.
Work Experience
  • A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible relevant professional experience on issues related to the prevention of violence, violent extremism, or civic and citizenship education, capacity development in education, Holocaust and genocide education, of which 3 years is acquired at international level.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing, managing, monitoring and evaluating projects/programmes.
  • Proven experience in fundraising and resource mobilization.
  • Experience in outreach activities and partnerships/network building.
Skills and competencies
  • Very good understanding of education issues and challenges related to the prevention of violence/violent extremism, hate speech and hate related crimes, Holocaust and genocide education.
  • Analytical skills and ability to collect, synthesize and analyze information from various sources as well as to prepare, present and discuss findings and recommendations clearly and concisely.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan strategically, and to translate strategy into priorities and actions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in multicultural environments with external and internal partners.
Languages
  • Excellent knowledge (written and spoken) of English or French and good working knowledge of the other.

Desirable Qualifications

Work Experience
  • Solid working experience with government authorities at different levels and with UN coordination mechanisms.
Skills and competencies
  • Familiarity with the work and general functioning of international organizations and/or the United Nations System.
Languages
  • Knowledge of another official language of UNESCO (Arabic, Chinese, Russian and/or Spanish).
Closing date for applications 26 December 2019 before midnight.

Education Specialist – UNICEF – Algiers, Algeria

Education Specialist – UNICEF – Algiers, Algeria

Main Duties

Support to programme development and planning
  • Support the preparation, design and updating of the situation analysis for the education programmes to ensure that current and comprehensive data on education issues is available to guide UNICEF’s strategic policy, advocacy, intervention and development efforts on education programmes.
  • Help supervisor set priorities, strategies, design and implementation plans. Keep abreast of development trends to enhance programme management, efficiency and delivery.
  • Participate in strategic programme discussion on the planning of education programmes. Formulate, design and prepare programme proposals for the sector, ensuring alignment with UNICEF’s Strategic Plans and Country Programme and coherence/integration with the UN Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDF), regional strategies and national priorities, plans and competencies.
  • Establish specific goals, objectives, strategies and implementation plans for the sector using results-based planning terminology and methodology (RBM). Prepare required documentations for programme review and approval.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal colleagues and partners to discuss strategies and methodologies, and to determine national priorities to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable results.
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes and to ensure integration, coherence and harmonization of programmes/projects with other UNICEF sectors and achievement of results as planned and allocated.
Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Plan and collaborate with internal colleagues and external partners to establish monitoring benchmarks, performance indicators and other UNICEF/UN system indicators to assess/strengthen performance accountability, coherence and delivery of concrete and sustainable results for the assigned sector on education programmes.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual reviews with the government and other counterparts to assess progress and to determine required action/interventions to achieve results.
  • Prepare and assess monitoring and evaluation reports to identify gaps, strengths and weaknesses in programme management.
  • Identify lessons learned and use knowledge gained for development planning and timely intervention to achieve goals.
  • Actively monitor programmes/projects through field visits and surveys, and exchange information with stakeholders to assess progress, identify bottlenecks and potential problems, and take timely decisions to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for timely resolution.
  • Monitor and verify the optimum and appropriate use of sectoral programme resources (financial, administrative and other assets) confirming compliance with organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity, ensuring timely reporting and liquidation of resources.
  • Prepare regular and mandated programme reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of programme progress.
Technical and operational support to programme implementation
  • Provide technical guidance and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and country office partners and donors on interpretation, application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices and approaches on education and related issues to support programme management, implementation and delivery of results.
  • Arrange/coordinate availability of technical experts with Regional Office/HQ to ensure timely and appropriate support throughout the programming process.
  • Participate in education programme meetings including programme development and contingency planning to provide technical and operational information, advice and support.
  • Draft policy papers, briefs and other strategic programme materials for management use
Networking and partnership building
  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with relevant government counterparts, national stakeholders, global partners, donors, and academia through active networking, advocacy and effective communication to build capacity, exchange knowledge/expertise and to reinforce cooperation to achieve sustainable and broad results on education programmes.
  • Prepare communication and information materials for CO programme advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnerships and support fund raising for education programmes.
  • Participate and/or represent UNICEF in appropriate inter-agency (UNCT) discussions on education and related issues to collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues on UNSDF planning and preparation of programmes/projects ensuring organizational position, interests and priorities are fully considered and integrated in the UNDAF process in development planning and agenda setting.
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
  • Apply and introduce innovative approaches and good practices to build the capacity of partners and stakeholders and to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable programme results.
  • Keep abreast, research, benchmark, and implement best practices in education management. Assess, institutionalize and share best practices and knowledge learned.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure optimum efficiency and efficacy of sustainable programmes and projects.
  • Organize and implement capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders to promote sustainable results on education and related programmes/projects.

Requirements

Education
  • An advanced university degree in one of the following fields: education, economics, psychology, sociology, or another relevant technical field.
Experience
  • A minimum of five years of professional experience in programme planning, management, and/or research in education is required.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
Language requirements 
  • Fluency in French is required.
  • Knowledge of English and local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.
Closing date for applications 14 December 2019 before midnight.

Chief of Education – UNICEF – Mexico City, Mexico

Chief Education – UNICEF – Mexico City, Mexico

Main Duties

Managerial leadership
  • Establish the section’s annual work plan with the education team, and set priorities and targets. Monitor work progress and ensure results are achieved according to schedule and performance standards.
  • Establish clear individual performance objectives, goals and timelines; and provide timely guidance to enable the team to perform their duties responsibly and efficiently. Plan and ensure timely performance management and assessment of the team.
  • Supervise team members by providing them with clear objectives, goals, direction, and guidance to enable them to perform their duties responsibly, effectively and efficiently.
Programme development and planning
  • Provide technical guidance and operational support to ensure that current and comprehensive data is available to guide UNICEF’s strategic policy advocacy, intervention and development efforts on education programmes and to set programme priorities, strategies, and implementation plans.
  • Keep abreast of national, regional and international development priorities on education to leverage UNICEF’s position and competencies with donors, national governments, communities and constituents to advocate and promote education initiatives and policies.
  • Supervise the development of education programmes/projects (as a full component of the CO and/or UNDAF programmes). Establish plans of action, programme goals and results, using results-based planning methodology and terminology (RBM).
  • Guide and coordinate the timely preparation of programme recommendations and related documentation for inclusion in the Country Office Programme recommendation ensuring alignment with UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, regional strategies and national priorities.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and partners to develop partnership frameworks to address specific needs and to leverage resources for enhancing education programmes/projects. Ensure synergy, integration, coherence, and harmonization of programmes and projects with UNICEF Strategic Plans and priorities, donors’ development strategies and policies, national priorities, and UN System development interventions and initiatives.
Programme management, monitoring and quality control of results
  • Plan and collaborate on monitoring and evaluation initiatives to establish benchmarks, performance indicators and other UNICEF/UN system indicators, to assess and strengthen performance accountability, coherence and delivery of concrete and sustainable results on education programmes.
  • Participate in major monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts to assess progress and to engage stakeholders to take required action and interventions to achieve results.
  • Prepare and assess monitoring and evaluation reports to identify gaps, strengths, and/or weaknesses in programme and management; identify lessons learned and use knowledge gained for development planning and timely intervention to achieve goals.
  • Monitor programmes and projects to assess progress, identify bottlenecks and potential problems and take timely decisions to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for timely resolution.
  • Plan, approve, monitor, certify, and control the use of programme resources (financial, human, administrative and other assets) certifying & verifying compliance with organizational rules, regulations and procedures, donor commitments and standards of accountability and integrity. Ensure timely reporting and liquidation of resources.
  • Prepare and submit programme and project reports to donors and other partners to keep them informed on programme progress and critical issues.
Advisory services and technical support
  • Provide technical advice to key government officials, NGO, UN system and other country office partners on strategies and best practices to influence approaches and policies, and to support social, economic, political, and legal development planning, implementation and delivery of results on education programmes and related issues.
  • Coordinate and ensure the availability of technical experts (with Regional Office/HQ) to ensure timely support throughout all stages of programming and project implementation.
  • Participate in strategic discussions to influence policy and agenda setting for combating all forms of discrimination against children by advising on and advocating strategies and approaches to promote universal access to equitable and inclusive education for children in the country.
Advocacy, networking and partnership building
  • Build and strengthen strategic partnerships through networking and advocacy with local and national governments, UN system agency partners, donors, internationally recognized institutions, NGOs, funding organizations, research institutes and private sector to reinforce cooperation and/or pursue opportunities, leverage funds, to promote goals and achieve sustainable and broad results on education programmes.
  • Prepare communication strategies, implementation plans and activities for maximum communication impact and outreach to promote awareness, establish partnerships for sustainable results, and to support fund raising for UNICEF and Country Office programmes on education.
  • Participate and/or represent UNICEF in inter-agency (UNCT) discussions and planning on education and related issues to ensure organizational position, interests and priorities are fully considered and integrated in the UNDAF development planning and agenda setting process. Collaborate with inter-agency partners and colleagues on the UNDAF planning and preparation of programmes/projects including emergency preparedness.
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
  • Promote critical thinking, innovative approaches and good practices for sustainable education programming initiatives through advocacy and technical advisory services.
  • Keep abreast, research, benchmark, introduce and implement best and cutting edge practices on education and management. Institutionalize and disseminate best practices and knowledge learned.
  • Contribute to the development of policies and procedures, and introduce innovation and best practices to ensure optimum efficiency and efficacy of sustainable programmes and projects.
  • Organize, plan and implement capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of stakeholders to promote sustainable results on education and related programmes/projects.

Requirements

Education
  • An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: education, economics, psychology, sociology or another relevant technical field.
Experience
  • A minimum of eight years of professional experience in educational programming and policy at international level is required.
  • Experience working with the education sector in an upper middle income country is considered as an asset.
  • Experience working on the issues of upper secondary and secondary education, employability and life skills in education is an advantage.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • Familiarity/background with emergency is considered as an asset.
Language Requirements
  • Fluency in Spanish and English (oral and written) is required.
Closing date for applications 10 December 2019 before midnight.

Programme Specialist (Education) – Apia, Samoa

Programme Specialist (Education) – Apia, Samoa

Overview of the Functions of the Post

Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Education (ADG/ED) and the direct supervision of the Director of the UNESCO Office in Apia (Samoa), the incumbent will be responsible for the development, planning, implementation and management of activities and projects under the Education portfolio of the Office in the countries covered within the Cluster (i.e. Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Republic of Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu). The incumbent will perform the following essential tasks:

  • Promote UNESCO’s Education Programme within the Pacific Region through the coordination and monitoring of activities and projects aimed at identifying the strategic issues, priorities, opportunities and risks of Member States, so as to effectively integrate them into Organizational work plan objectives.
  • Conceptualize, develop and implement activities and projects that give particular consideration, within the context of the Pacific Region, to the precepts of key policy drivers such as Goal 4 (Quality Education) of the 2030 Global Agenda for Sustainable Development, the UNESCO Education 2030 Framework for Action, the Samoa Pathway, and the Pacific Education Development Framework, with the aim of improving access, equity and the quality of education.
  • Provide technical support and expert advice to related Government Ministries and other key development stakeholders, including National Commissions, in order to support policy formulation, project implementation and the strengthening of national institutions integral to capacity building in education.
  • Collaborate and build strategic partnerships and professional networks internally and with external actors in order to bolster implementation and monitoring efforts, as well as to benefit from the pooling of resources and other operational synergies.
  • Participate in joint UN programming activities related to education and ensure UNESCO’s contribution and representation, where required, in UN Country Team(s) (UNCT), UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) and the Delivering As One framework in the Member Countries.
  • Locate and mobilize resources to support the Education strategy and planning through the preparation of concept notes, project proposals and cooperation frameworks with donor agencies and Member States.
  • Lead and supervise the Office’s Education team.

Required Qualifications

Education
  • Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in Education, Economics, Social Sciences or related fields.
Work Experience
  • A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible relevant professional experience in one or several subject areas of education, of which at least 3 years acquired at the international level.
  • Experience in planning, development, implementation, management and evaluation of educational programmes/projects.
  • Experience in fund raising and resource mobilization.
Skills and competencies
  • Analytical skills and ability to collect, synthesize and analyze information from various sources.
  • Proven ability to identify emerging educational trends and needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan strategically, and to translate strategy into priorities and action.
  • Ability to coordinate, negotiate and deal with partners and networks in private and public sectors.
  • Proven ability to prepare, present and discuss findings and recommendations clearly and concisely.
  • Demonstrated skills in results-based planning, management, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Languages
  • Excellent knowledge (written and spoken) of English.

Desirable Qualifications

Education
  • Advanced university degree (Ph.D. or equivalent).
Work Experience
  • Professional experience acquired in the Pacific Region or in a Small Island Developing State (SIDS) in other regions.
Skills and competencies
  • Familiarity with the work and general functioning of international organizations and/or the United Nations System.
Languages
  • Good knowledge of French.
Closing date for applications 08 December 2019 before midnight.