Post Number : 5IQADM0006PA
Grade : G-6
Parent Sector : Sector For Administration and Management (ADM)
Duty Station: Erbil
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Job Family: Administration
Type of contract : Project Appointment
Duration of contract : 1 year
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 02-DEC-2022
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.
Only nationals of Iraq may apply to this position
The UNESCO National Office to Iraq was founded in 2003 to improve Education, Culture, the Sciences and Media situation in the country. UNESCO's main office in the country is located in Baghdad. UNESCO supports programme implementation in line with the Iraqi National Development Plan, in cooperation with its key national partners: the Ministries of Education and Higher Education, Water Resources, Labour and Social Affairs, Culture, Tourism and Antiquities, Governorates, the Independent Higher Electoral Commission, the Communications and Media Commission and others, as well as national and international NGOs.
UNESCO has a longstanding cooperation with Iraq and has successfully accomplished a number of major cultural heritage projects, such as the restoration of the Al-Askari Shrine in Samarra and the revitalization of Erbil Citadel.
In 2017, UNESCO, in cooperation with the Iraqi Ministry of Culture, launched the Response Plan for the Safeguarding of Cultural Heritage in the Liberated Areas of Iraq (2017-2019). ‘Revive the Spirit of Mosul’ is a UNESCO priority for the coming years.
Since February 2018, UNESCO is fully mobilized for the Mosul initiative, at its Headquarters and in its field offices in Bagdad and the region. The initiative is in line with the National Reconstruction and Development plan of the Iraqi Government and the Iraq Recovery and Resilience Programme (RRP) launched by the UN Secretary-General.
Under the overall authority of the Director of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization(UNESCO) Iraq Office and the direct supervision of the Senior Finance and Administrative Officer, the incumbent provides high-level Human Resources (HR) and administrative services in a range of specialized areas and plays lead role within the unit in ensuring application and compliance with the rules, regulations, policies, and practices in place for Iraq's office (Baghdad & Erbil).
The main responsabilities includes but are not limited to the following functions:
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