Post Number : 6ZWCLT0001RP
Grade : P-4
Parent Sector : Culture Sector (CLT)
Duty Station: Harare
Job Family: Culture
Type of contract : Fixed Term
Duration of contract : 2 years with possibility of renewal
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 12-OCT-2022
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Culture (ADG/CLT), and the direct supervision of the Director UNESCO Harare Office, the incumbent shall contribute to the programme and projects in the field of culture and ensure the design and development, planning, monitoring and implementation of activities carried out under Major Programme IV – Culture in the countries covered by the Regional Office for Southern Africa (Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe).
The incumbent is also responsible for preparing inputs for the UNESCO Medium-Term Strategy (C/4), the Programme and Budget (C/5) and related work plans, as well as for developing partnerships and fundraising activities, and for UNESCO’s contribution to the ‘Delivering as One’ exercise in the field of culture in the countries covered by the Office. S/he also leads and supervises staff of the Culture Unit of the Office.
The incumbent will also contribute to the implementation of initiatives related to the UNESCO global priorities (Africa and Gender Equality), priority groups (Small Island Developing States – SIDS) and transversal thematic areas, such as Culture and Education, Culture and Climate Change, Indigenous People, SIDS, and Youth.
More specifically, the incumbent will perform the following tasks, in the countries covered by the Office:
PARTNERSHIPS AND FUNDRAISING
JOINT PROGRAMME EXERCISES
Skills and competencies
LanguagesExcellent knowledge of English (spoken and written).
Work ExperienceExperience in the implementation of programmes in the field of culture; at a national, regional and/or international level. Professional experience in the United Nations System and/or in the field of international relations and diplomacy, multilateral cooperation and development. Field experience and a knowledge of the political and social environment of Africa and particularly Southern Africa.
Skills and competenciesKnowledge of UNESCO’s standard setting instruments and programmes in the field of culture and good knowledge of all Culture Conventions. Familiarity with the work and general functioning of international organizations and/or the UN system, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Knowledge of UNESCO's Results Based Management Framework.
LanguagesGood knowledge of French (written and spoken). Knowledge of another official UNESCO language (Arabic, Chinese, Russian or Spanish).
UNESCO’s salaries consist of a basic salary and other benefits which may include if applicable: 30 days annual leave, family allowance, medical insurance, pension plan etc.
The approximate annual starting salary for this post is 111 890 US $.
For full information on benefits and entitlements, please consult our Guide to Staff Benefits.
This vacancy is archived.