Post Number : SHS/PA/027
Grade : G-5
Parent Sector : Social and Human Sciences Sector (SHS)
Duty Station: Paris
Job Family: General Administrative Support
Type of contract : Project Appointment
Duration of contract : 1 year
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 11-AUG-2020
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
ONLY CANDIDATES WHO ARE ENTITLED TO WORK IN FRANCE CAN APPLY
(Duration of contract: 1 year with possibility of extension subject to availibility of funds and performance).
Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences (ADG/SHS), and direct supervision of the Chief of Research, Policy and Foresight Section, and the Programme Specialist in charge of the Silk Roads Programme, the incumbent shall perform a full range of administrative and communication support tasks for the smooth and efficient organization and delivery of the Management of Social Transformations and the Silk Roads Programmes.
In particular, the incumbent will:
Skills and competencies
Skills and competencies
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Please note that only selected candidates will be further contacted and candidates in the final selection step will be subject to reference checks based on the information provided.
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UNESCO is committed to achieve and sustain gender parity among its staff members in all categories and at all grades. Furthermore, UNESCO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities, as well as nationals from non-and under-represented Member States (last update here) are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality. Worldwide mobility is required for staff members appointed to international posts.
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