Post Number : 1CAUIS0061PA
Grade : P-1 / P-2
Parent Sector : UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS)
Duty Station: Canada
Job Family: Communication and Information
Type of contract : Project Appointment
Duration of contract : 1 year
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 17-MAR-2021
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
Duration of contract: 1 year with possibility of extension subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance.
The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) plays a critical role in the Education 2030 Agenda by producing cross-nationally-comparable education indicators and working with partners to develop new indicators, methodologies, statistical approaches and monitoring tools to better assess progress towards the international education targets. It is the designated lead agency for producing the indicators needed to track global progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4), while sharing responsibility for some targets with other agencies.
The UIS is seeking to recruit a Project Manager (Events) to be based in Montreal. The incumbent would lead the work to manage UIS hosted or supported events ensuring administrative, logistic and communication arrangements. Events will include global and regional meetings such as the Technical Coordination Group, events related to survey launches and data releases, and UIS reports released.
Main responsibilities and tasks
Under the overall authority of the UIS Director and direct supervision of the Communications Officer, the incumbent will undertake the following tasks and responsibilities:
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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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