AMUDAT DISTRICT LOCAL GOVERNMENT DISTRICT SERVICE COMMISSION VACANCIES

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts below which exist in Amudat District Local government
Application forms PSC Forms 3 (revised 2008) to be filled in Triplicate can be obtained from the office of the secretary Amudat District Service Commission, any District service commission country wide or from Public service commission Kampala. Application forms with three recent coloured passport size photographs should be submitted to the secretary Amudat District Service Commission; P.o Amudat not later than 26th /November/2010 .
Serving officers should route their applications through tjeir heads of department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay. should be delivered to the office of Secretary

Works Department
Job Title : 1 Assistant Engineering Officer Water
Salary Scale : U5L
Key Outputs

• Subordinates allocated work and implementation supervised
• Required material documented
• Quantity of Material required estimated
• Required material purchased

Key Activities:

• Allocating work to be undertaken by subordinates and supervising implementation
• Documenting required material as well as keeping record of material used
• Estimating quantity of material required for daily allocation schedules
• Purchasing required required material from stores in liaison the senior Assistant engineering Officer

Person Specification

• ‘O’ level standard and Diploma in Plumbing
• Numerical ability required since incumbent is responsible for updating of information on stock
• The job holder should have worked as Engineering Assistant for at least two years.

Driving Jobs in Uganda Goverment

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts below which exist in Amudat District Local government
Application forms PSC Forms 3 (revised 2008) to be filled in Triplicate can be obtained from the office of the secretary Amudat District Service Commission, any District service commission country wide or from Public service commission Kampala. Application forms with three recent coloured passport size photographs should be submitted to the secretary Amudat District Service Commission; P.o Amudat not later than 26th /November/2010 .
Serving officers should route their applications through tjeir heads of department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay. should be delivered to the office of Secretary

Works Department.

Job Title : 4 Drivers
Salary Scale : U8
Reports to : Officer assigned
Responsible for : none

Main purpose
To drive and maintain Local Government vehicle as directed by the supervising Officer

Key Outputs
Vehicle driven as assigned
Vehicle maintained and minor repairs carried out
Major mechanical faults reported
Basic vehicle records maintained
Vehicle safely kept

Key Activities
Driving vehicles for official duty and assignments
Carrying out basic maintenance of the vehicle
Reporting major technical mechanical faults to the supervising officer
Maintain basic records regarding the vehicle as instructed
Ensuring the safety of the vehicle while on duty

Person Specifications
‘O’ level Certificate
Valid Driving Permit of Class C or D
Clean driving record
Basic mechanical and vehicle maintenance skills


AMUDAT DISTRICT LOCAL GOVERNMENT
DISTRICT SERVICE COMMISSION
VACANCIES

Data Management Assistant Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda

Job Title: Data Management Assistant

Data Management Assistant; FP-07; FSN-07

U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 092/2010 Date: 10/19/2010
OPEN TO: All Qualified Current Mission Employees
POSITION: Data Management Assistant; FP-07; FSN-07
OPENING DATE: October 20, 2010
CLOSING DATE: November 02, 2010
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an international public health agency engaged in HIV prevention and care programs and research activities in Uganda. CDC offers excellent career opportunities for professional growth, training, and collaboration with other health professionals. The main CDC offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe. CDC is an agency of the United States Mission in Uganda."

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is seeking four (4) individuals for the position of Data Management Assistant.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The Data Management Assistant has primary responsibility for the design, development and maintenance of public health information management systems and operation of computer systems within a defined project, often geographically defined, within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Entebbe, Uganda. They are responsible for all computer operations from data entry, public health information management systems development, data management and quality assurance to staff training and equipment management within that project. Systems development, basic data entry, and computer support knowledge is required as they support the data, administrative, and clerical systems and hardware for the entire project and liase with senior data management staff and Local Area Network (LAN) administrators at CDC-UVRI headquarters for advanced expertise.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on www.kampala.usembassy.gov .

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required: Completion of secondary school (both 'O' and 'A') level and technical training in computer data management or data quality management from a recognized professional, commercial or educational organization is required.
2. Work experience required: Three years of data entry experience, including forms management and error resolution in data entry, one of which should be in a clinical or public health setting is required.
3. Language required: Level III English (good working knowledge) and ability to read technical manuals in English is required.
4. Knowledge required: Comprehensive knowledge of computer data input equipment, database management systems, processes and procedures; knowledge of computer programs such as EpiInfo 2000, SAS, SPSS, MS Access, Nvivo2, SQL or Ethnograph 5, and thorough knowledge of computers (hardware, various software programs and LAN systems) as well as good knowledge of manipulation of data for reporting and analysis is required.
5. Skills and Abilities required: Skills in managing various programs in MicroSoft Office Suite; ability to type at least 40 words per minute; experience in forms management and error resolution in data entry and ability to prioritize work when working on multiple projects across units is required.

SELECTION PROCESS

It is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5. Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Nsambya Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5
By Fax:
0414-341-863
Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

Registered Nurse; FP-6; ERR-FSN-8 Job Vacancy at US Embassy

Job title: Registered Nurse; FP-6; ERR-FSN-8
Closing date 15/10/2010
U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 106/2010 Date: 10/20/2010

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Registered Nurse; FP-6; ERR-FSN-8
OPENING DATE: October 20 2010
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.ORDINARILY

"The American Embassy is seeking for an individual for the position of Registered Nurse in the Health Unit Section."

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The Registered Professional Nurse functions as a primary health care provider at post and will be responsible for providing a full range of nursing services to official Americans and family members. Incumbent will provide routine and emergency health care and in special circumstances when additional support is needed (i.e. emergencies, medical evacuations, mass casualties). This includes treatment of common illnesses and injuries in accordance with accepted professional standards and intermittent on-call duties.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on www.kampala.usembassy.gov

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required: Graduate of a professional nursing school with a current and unrestricted Registered Nursing license from the U.S. or Western European equivalent is required.
2. Work Experience: Two years of occupational and/or family practice health experience, with at least one year being with the U.S. or Western European primary health care facility is required is required.
3. Language Requirement: Must be fluent (Level IV) spoken and written English ability is required.
4. Knowledge: Current training or working knowledge in emergency preparedness, including Basic Life Support Certification is required.
5. Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated skill and ability to administer adult and paediatric immunisation programs according to current CDC standards, and ability to provide travel medicine recommendations and health precautions are required.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5. Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Nsambya Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5

By Fax:
0414-341-863

Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

Translator/Minute-Writer Job Vacancy at UNESCO (UN JOBS)

Post title: Translator/Minute-Writer
Organisational unit
English Translation Unit, Translation Section, Division of Conferences, Languages and Documents, Sector for Administration
Duty station
Paris, France
Grade
P-2/P-3
Post number
ADM-289
Closing date
20 December 2010
Main responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Chief of Unit, the incumbent shall:
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Translate official documents and material from Arabic and French into English, for periodicals and publications, general or specialized (education, science, social and human sciences, culture, communication, administration, etc.), carry out or request necessary referencing;
􀂃
Minute-write and edit verbatim records at sessions of governing bodies and other meetings;
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When sufficiently experienced, and if required, translate on a self-revised basis, revise and edit documents drafted in English, and participate in reading committees;
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Participate in the Unit’s terminology work.
Profile
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Advanced university degree (Master’s level or equivalent) in a field related to languages or translation.
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At least three years’ experience of translating in a governmental or international organization, preferably within the United Nations system.
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Very broad general knowledge. Knowledge of UNESCO's major fields of action and, if possible, specialization in one or more of these fields.
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Ability to work quickly and accurately, as part of a team, often under pressure.
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Good IT skills, including proficient word processing, are required. An experience with the use of Computer Assisted Translation (CAT) tools would be an asset.
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Excellent knowledge of English (mother tongue or principal language) and very good knowledge of Arabic and French. Knowledge of Russian and/or Spanish would be an asset.
Candidates without experience of translation in the United Nations system may be required to sit a translation/revision test
Conditions of employment
UNESCO’s salaries are calculated in US dollars but mainly paid in local currency. They consist of a basic salary and a post adjustment which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station and exchange rates. For this post, the annual remuneration in local currency will start from around 56,600 euros (53,100 euros if without dependants) for P-2; and from around 68,300 euros (63,800euros if without dependants) for P-3 grade, exempt from income tax. In addition, UNESCO offers an attractive benefits package including 30 days annual vacation, home travel, education grant for dependant children, pension plan and medical insurance. The initial appointment, which is for 2 years, includes a probationary period of 12 months, and is renewable, subject to satisfactory service. Worldwide mobility is required as staff members have to serve in other duty stations according to UNESCO’s job rotation policy. UNESCO is a non-smoking Organization.
How to apply
When applying for UNESCO vacancies, please only use the on-line recruitment system at www.unesco.org/employment. Candidates without access to Internet may send a paper application by completing the official UNESCO CV form (available at Headquarters, UNESCO Offices, National Commissions in Member States, or any office of a United Nations Resident Representative) in English or French to Chief, HRM/RCS, UNESCO, 7 place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France, before the closing date, quoting the post number: ADM-289
UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions concerning persons or companies claiming to be recruiting on behalf of UNESCO and requesting the payment of a fee, please contact: Recrutweb@unesco.org
UNESCO is committed to gender equality in its programming and to gender parity within the Secretariat. Therefore, women
candidates are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as nationals from non- and under-represented Member States.
Non- or under-represented Member States as of August 2010 (please check at www.unesco.org/employment for the latest situation): Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Azerbaijan,
Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Brunei Darussalam, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Cook Islands, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El
Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Fiji, Gabon, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kenya,
Kiribati, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Monaco, Montenegro, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Niue,
Oman, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Qatar, Republic of Moldova, Rwanda, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia,
Singapore, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Tajikistan, Tanzania (United Republic of ),Timor-Leste, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu,
Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen.
HRM/RCS/JD/10/P/57, Issue date:18 October 2010

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Programme Specialist Job Vacancy in UNESCO

Post title: Programme Specialist
Organisational
Unit
Education Policy Analysis and Strategies Section, Division for Education Strategies and Capacity Building, Education Sector
Duty station
Paris, France
Grade
P-4
Post number
ED-674
Closing date
8 November 2010
Main responsibilities
Under the overall responsibility of the Director of the Division for Education Strategies and Capacity Building (ED/ESB), and the supervision of the Chief of the Section for Education Policy Analysis and Strategies (ED/ESB/EPS), the incumbent will act as education policy analyst and planner, participate in the design and implementation of UNESCO's education programme, and provide technical and capacity development support to Member States in the field of education sector policy review, sector analysis, planning and management. The tasks and responsibilities include the following:
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Develop and/or improve education policy analysis and planning tools and methods, and provide technical and capacity development support to UNESCO Field Offices and Member States' Education Ministries, in the field of education sector analysis, policy dialogue, sector-wide strategic planning, policy simulation, financial planning and sector management, in collaboration with UNESCO Regional Bureaux for Education and Specialized Institutes, especially IIEP and UIS.
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Design and conduct education policy reviews and analyses aiming to identify development gaps in national education policies and strategies, to strengthen the design and implementation of education sector plans, to enhance education sector governance and management and to contribute to improving international cooperation in support of national education development.
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Contribute to ensuring that UNESCO's cooperation in education with Member States is designed and implemented in coherent, integrated and sector-wide development frameworks by means of the UNESS process. Participate in the global facilitation, coordination, quality assurance and monitoring of the UNESS process in close collaboration with the Regional Bureaux for Education.
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Develop, organize and implement research and studies on selected issues that emerge in educational development globally and for groups of countries in order to contribute to evidence-based policy dialogues at global, regional and country levels.
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Support the Section in planning and managing the programmatic and administrative aspects such as preparation of biennal programmes, budget management and reporting on programme implementation.
Profile
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Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in economics, education, development studies, statistics or demography.
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A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in education (sector analysis, policy and planning). At least three acquired at the international level, especially in the field of educational planning and sector management would be an asset.
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Experience in dealing with the mechanisms of educational systems and educational policy development within wider development and macro-economic frameworks; and experience in cooperating with bilateral and international agencies;
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Experience of educational policies and strategies, as well as in matters related to technical and financial development cooperation in education.
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Proven conceptual, analytical and technical skills including for strategies and plans preparation and ability to provide expert advice and capacity development support on educational policy formulation, policy simulation, including on costs and financing;
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Knowledge of Simulation Models, Education Management Information Systems (EMIS) and School Mapping would be an asset;
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Good communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, orally and in writing;
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Capacity to establish and maintain teamwork, to work within a team and establish effective working relationships with people of different cultural backgrounds;
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Good IT skills, including data bases and spreadsheets applications.
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Excellent knowledge of English or French; a good working knowledge of the other language would be an asset.
Conditions of employment
UNESCO’s salaries are calculated in US dollars but mainly paid in local currency. They consist of a basic salary and a post adjustment which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station and exchange rates. For this post, the annual remuneration in local currency will start from around 82,400 euros (76,700 euros if without dependants), exempt from income tax. In addition, UNESCO offers an attractive benefits package including 30 days annual vacation, home travel, education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance. The initial appointment, which is for two years, includes a probationary period of 12 months, and is renewable, subject to satisfactory service. Worldwide mobility is required as staff members have to serve in other duty stations according to UNESCO’s job rotation policy. UNESCO is a non-smoking Organization.
How to apply
When applying for UNESCO vacancies, please only use the online recruitment system at www.unesco.org/employment. Candidates without access to the Internet may send a paper application by completing the official UNESCO CV form (available at Headquarters, UNESCO Offices, National Commissions in Member States, or any office of a United Nations Resident Representative) in English or French to Chief, HRM/RCS, UNESCO, 7 place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France, before the closing date, quoting the post number: ED-674.
UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions concerning persons or companies claiming to be recruiting on behalf of UNESCO and requesting payment of a fee, please contact: Recrutweb@unesco.org.
UNESCO is committed to gender equality in its programming and to gender parity within the Secretariat. Therefore, women candidates are strongly encouraged
to apply, as well as nationals from non- or under-represented Member States
Non- or under-represented Member States as of July 2010 (please check at www.unesco.org/employment for the latest situation): Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Azerbaijan,
Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Brunei Darussalam, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Cook Islands, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El
Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Fiji, Gabon, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati,
Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Monaco, Montenegro, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Niue, Oman, Palau,
Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Qatar, Republic of Moldova, Rwanda, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Singapore,
Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Tajikistan, Tanzania (United Republic of ),Timor-Leste, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Ukraine, United, Uganda
Arab Emirates, United States of America, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen.
HRM/RCS/JD/10/P/51, Issue date: 6 September 2010

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Job Vacancy at UNESCO- Ugandans Can Apply (UN JOBS)

Post title: Director
Organizational unit Executive Office, Education Sector
Duty station Paris, France
Grade D-1
Post number ED-585
Closing date 15 December 2010
Main
responsibilities
Under the overall authority and direct supervision of the Assistant Director-General for Education (ADG/ED), the incumbent will lead the Executive Office
(EO) and supervise the provision of the following integrated management services, in cooperation with the relevant central services, and provide advice and
assistance to ADG/ED in preparing management strategies for the Education Sector.
The incumbent will specifically:
– General management: (i) Provide strategic advice and decision-making support to ADG/ED with regard to the management of the Sector’s
programme, budget and staff, ensuring follow-up of the ADG/ED’s decisions; (ii) Lead the Executive Office, planning and distributing its assignments,
establishing internal procedures and making proposals for their improvement and monitoring, as well as evaluate staff performance and ensure their
continuous training and development.
– Supervision of monitoring and evaluation: (i) Supervise the Strategic Planning and Management Unit (EO/SPM) to ensure proper preparation of the
Sector’s contribution to the Medium-Term Strategy (C/4), the Programme and Budget (C/5), the reports of the Director-General to the governing bodies on
the activities of the Organization and other relevant General Conference and Executive Board documents; (ii) Assess the implementation of the Sector’s
programme and budget (regular and extrabudgetary), General Conference resolutions and Executive Board decisions; supervise the preparation of work
plans to ensure quality reporting thereon in liaison with the Sector’s divisions, other sectors and the relevant central services; and ensure coherence
between sectoral and field programming in liaison with the Bureau of Field Coordination (BFC) as regards human resources and budget support for field
offices; (iii) Supervise the preparation and implementation of the Sector’s evaluation plan, including participation in evaluations and audits initiated by the
Internal Oversight Service (IOS); (iv) Supervise the Section for Liaison with Institutes, Field Offices and External Partners (EO/IFE) to ensure the
integration of contributions provided by institutes, as well as regional and cluster offices, into the strategic planning process, and ensure appropriate liaison
and coordination with ED category 1 and category 2 institutes and centres.
– Financial and human resources administration: (i) Provide strategic advice to ADG/ED and monitor the efficient use of the Sector’s regular budget and
extrabudgetary funds, as well as supervise the Finance and Budget Administration Unit (EO/FBA) to ensure effective provision of budget and financial
services to the Divisions of the Sector and field offices in cooperation with the Bureau of Financial Management (BFM); (ii) Provide strategic advice on the
Sector’s staffing and supervise the Human Resources Unit (EO/HR) to ensure the management and administration of the Sector’s human resources,
including staff entitlements, post management, classification and recruitment in cooperation with the Bureau of Human Resources Management (HRM),
BFM and BFC.
– Information and knowledge management: Supervise the Knowledge Management Services Unit (EO/KMS) to ensure the provision of the Sector’s
publications, information and documentation in all appropriate formats, as well as knowledge creation and diffusion/sharing activities for internal and
external audiences.
Qualifications
and experience
􀂃 Advanced university degree in education, management or relevant social science areas.
􀂃 At least 15 years of relevant professional experience in education, both at the national and international levels, especially in the field of strategic planning,
preferably acquired in a United Nations system organization.
􀂃 Excellent knowledge of the Organization, the General Conference and the Executive Board, including their methods of work, rules and procedures, as well
as knowledge of UNESCO’s Financial Regulations, Staff Regulations and Staff Rules.
􀂃 Understanding of UNESCO’s strategic direction and familiarity with the substance of UNESCO’s scope would be an asset.
Candidates should also possess:
􀂃 A broad general culture, sound analytic capacities and proven leadership and managerial skills.
􀂃 Working knowledge with excellent drafting skills in one of the working languages (English or French). Knowledge of the second one is strongly desirable.
Language training will be mandatory in order to acquire the required level of the second working language in a reasonable timeframe.
Competencies The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:
􀂃 Commitment to the Organization’s mandate, vision and priorities.
􀂃 Demonstrated strategic planning and management abilities, including the capacity to administer extensive programmes, financial resources and exercise
appropriate supervision and control.
􀂃 Strong managerial skills combined with flexibility.
􀂃 Ability to identify key strategic issues, opportunities and risks.
􀂃 Organizational skills, including in establishing plans and priorities and implementing them effectively.
􀂃 Ability to interact with a wide range of high-level partners and to participate effectively in high-level negotiations.
􀂃 Excellent interpersonal skills to maintain effective working relationships and ability to build trust and guide, manage and lead, work and motivate a large
and diversified body of staff in a multicultural environment.
􀂃 Institutional leadership capacity and high sense of objectivity and integrity, diplomacy, tact and political astuteness.
􀂃 Sound judgment and decision-making skills.
􀂃 Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, orally and in writing.
􀂃 Excellent communication and presentation skills, with strong representational abilities.
Conditions of
employment
The post is at grade D-1 common to the United Nations system, with a salary composed of base salary and post adjustment, which, at the present dollar
exchange rate, totals approximately US $157,289 (with dependants) or US $145,385 (without dependants) per annum, exempt from taxation. In
addition, UNESCO offers an attractive benefit package, including 30 days’ annual vacation, home travel, education grant for dependent children,
pension plan and medical insurance. Please note that UNESCO is a non-smoking Organization.
How to apply Candidates wishing to apply for this post should do so through the online recruitment system at the following website:
http://www.unesco.org/employment. Candidates without easy access to the Internet may, exceptionally, apply by mail, by sending a full curriculum vitae
in English or French, preferably on the official UNESCO curriculum vitae form, showing their nationality, date/place of birth and gender, to:
Chief, Recruitment and Classification Section, Bureau of Human Resources Management (HRM/RCS),
UNESCO, 7 Place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France.
Applications should reach UNESCO before the closing date (15 December 2010), quoting the post number “ED-585”.
An Assessment Centre may be used in the recruitment process of this post.
THERE IS NO APPLICATION, PROCESSING OR OTHER FEE AT THIS OR AT ANY STAGE OF THE PROCESS.

Medical Jobs at UNESCO (French Version)

Titre du poste: Médecin
Unité
Service médical, Bureau de la gestion des ressources humaines
Lieu d'affectation
Paris (France)
Classe
P-4
N° du poste
HRM-641
Date limite
13 décembre 2010
Principales fonctions
Sous l’autorité générale de la Directrice adjointe du Bureau de la gestion des ressources humaines et lasupervision directe du Médecin-chef, le/la titulaire agit à titre de spécialiste médical au sein du Servicemédical de l’UNESCO ; Il/elle s’acquittera en particulier des tâches suivantes :

Pratiquer les soins d’urgence, les examens d’embauche, les examens périodiques, les campagnesde vaccination et de médecine préventive.

Prendre en charge les consultations médicales privées et toute assistance nécessitée par les fonctionnaires du Siège et des Bureaux Hors Siège,les membres des Bureaux des Organisations des Nations Unies, et le personnel des Délégations permanentes auprès de l’UNESCO.

Organiser et assurer la liaison et toutes les démarches nécessaires auprès des professionnels de laSanté et des Services hospitaliers tant à Paris que dans les villes des Bureaux Hors Siège.

Remplacer le médecin-chef pendant son absence.
Profil

Doctorat en médecine. L’habilitation à exercer la profession de médecin dans le pays hôte serait un atout ;

Un minimum de 7 années d’expérience et de pratique de la médecine générale est requis. 3 à 5 ansd’expérience dans un environnement international seraient souhaitables ;

Une expérience liée à la formation et la sensibilisation à la protection de la santé des salariés serait appréciée. Une bonne connaissance du système médical européen, en raison des nombreux contacts avecles hôpitaux et les services médicaux du pays hôte, serait un avantage ;

Capacité d’établir et entretenir de bonnes relations de travail dans un milieu multiculturel, et multiethnique, avec tact, discrétion et dans le respect de la diversité ;

Capacité à communiquer de manière efficace, tant à l’oral qu’à l’écrit ;

Excellente connaissance du français ou de l’anglais et bonne connaissance de l’autre langue.La connaissance d’une autre langue officielle de l’Organisation serait un avantage.
Conditions d'emploi
Les traitements de l'UNESCO sont établis en dollars des Etats-Unis mais payés essentiellement en monnaie locale. Ils se composent d'un traitement de base et d'un ajustement pour affectation qui tient compte du coût de la vie dansun lieu d'affectation donné et des taux de change. Pour ce poste, la rémunération annuelle en monnaie locale seraau départ de l’ordre de 82 400 euros (76 700euros si l'intéressé(e) n'a pas de personne à charge) et sera exonéréede l'impôt sur le revenu. De surcroît, l'UNESCO offre un ensemble d'avantages intéressants, notamment un congéannuel de 30 jours ouvrables, un voyage dans le pays d'origine, une allocation pour frais d'études pour les enfants à charge, un régime de retraite et une assurance médicale. L'engagement initial sera de deux ans, avec une périodeprobatoire de 12 mois, et le contrat ne sera renouvelé que si les services fournis sont satisfaisants. Une mobilité mondiale est requise car les fonctionnaires sont appelés à exercer leurs fonctions dans d’autres lieux d’affectation,en vertu de la politique de rotation du personnel. L’UNESCO est une organisation non-fumeurs.
Présentation des candidatures
Les candidatures à ce poste devront être présentées sur le site de l'UNESCO www.unesco.org/emplois. Lespersonnes qui n'ont pas accès à l'Internet pourront faire acte de candidature par courrier en adressant un curriculumvitae sur l'imprimé réglementaire de l'UNESCO (disponible au Siège et dans les bureaux de l'UNESCO, lescommissions nationales des États membres ou dans tout bureau d'un représentant résident des Nations Unies), enanglais ou en français, au Chef, HRM/RCS, UNESCO, 7 place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France, avant la date limite, en rappelant le numéro du poste : HRM-641
L’UNESCO ne prend de frais à aucune étape du processus de recrutement. Si vous avez des questions concernantdes personnes ou des sociétés qui prétendent recruter des candidats au nom de l'UNESCO demandant un quelconque paiement, veuillez contacter Recrutweb@unesco.org.
L’UNESCO est profondément attachée à l’égalité entre les sexes dans sa programmation et à la parité au sein du Secrétariat. En conséquence, les femmes sont vivement encouragées à se porter candidates, de même que les ressortissants d’États membres non représentés ou sous-représentés.

French Reviser Job Vacancy at UNESCO

Post title: French Reviser
Organisational unit
Correspondence Section, Office of the Director-General
Duty station
Paris, France
Grade
P-3
Post number
ODG-007
Closing date
20 December 2010
Main responsibilities
Under the overall authority of the Chief of Section, the incumbent exercise the duties of Executive officer responsible for French revision within the Section of correspondence. To this end, the incumbent will be responsible for the following tasks:
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Ensure that all correspondence for the signature of the Director-General, the Deputy Director-General, the Assistant Directors-General (for which ODG visa is required) and DIR/ODG has obtained all the required visas and that they adequately fulfil their purpose, that they contain no inaccuracy or defect in the matter of content (facts and figures), structure and presentation, and that they are in conformity with the general policy of the Organization, the decisions of its Governing Bodies and the instructions of the Director-General. When this is not the case, redraft the texts under the supervision of DIR/ODG or D/DIR/ODG or take the necessary measures to have them redrafted before submitting them for approval and signature. Also, draft any specific letter requested by the Director-General.
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Edit, revise, translate or draft letters, circular letters, DG Ivory Notes, Memoranda of Understanding, Agreements concerning the establishment of UNESCO Chairs and any other texts in French for the signature of the Director-General, the Deputy Director-General, the Assistant Directors-General (for which ODG visa is required) and DIR/ODG , in close cooperation with the Programme Sectors and Central Services and the other members of ODG; visa all such documents, ensuring that all the required visas have been obtained and they adequately fulfil their purpose.
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Assist the ODG French speechwriter in drafting, editing, revising or translating speeches, messages and any other document as required.
Profile
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University degree (preferably at Master's level) in Languages, Political Sciences or International Relations.
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4 to 7 years of progressively responsible relevant experience in revising and translating official documents in French as well as speechwriting. At least two (2) years acquired at international level, in a governmental or an international organisation would be an asset.
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Wide general culture including awareness of social, political and cultural trends.
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High level of analytical and drafting skills with the ability to synthesize information and communicate key messages.
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High level of discretion, tact and integrity.
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French mother tongue or principal language and good knowledge of English. Knowledge of other official UN languages would also be an asset.
The evaluation of candidates may include a written test.
Conditions of employment
UNESCO’s salaries are calculated in US dollars but mainly paid in local currency. They consist of a basic salary and a post adjustment which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station and exchange rates. For this post, the annual remuneration in local currency will start from around 68,300 euros (63,800 euros if without dependants), exempt from income tax. In addition, UNESCO offers an attractive benefits package including 30 days annual vacation, home travel, education grant for dependant children, pension plan and medical insurance. The initial appointment, which is for 2 years, includes a probationary period of 12 months, and is renewable, subject to satisfactory service. Worldwide mobility is required as staff members have to serve in other duty stations according to UNESCO’s job rotation policy. UNESCO is a non-smoking Organization.
How to apply
When applying for UNESCO vacancies, please only use the on-line recruitment system at www.unesco.org/employment. Candidates without access to Internet may send a paper application by completing the official UNESCO CV form (available at Headquarters, UNESCO Offices, National Commissions in Member States, or any office of a United Nations Resident Representative) in English or French to Chief, HRM/RCS, UNESCO, 7 place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France, before the closing date, quoting the post number: DIG-007
UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions concerning persons or companies claiming to be recruiting on behalf of UNESCO and requesting the payment of a fee, please contact: Recrutweb@unesco.org
UNESCO is committed to gender equality in its programming and to gender parity within the Secretariat. Therefore, women
candidates are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as nationals from non- and under-represented Member States.
Non- or under-represented Member States as of September 2010 (please check at www.unesco.org/employment for the latest situation): Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia,
Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Brunei Darussalam, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Cook Islands, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic,
Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Fiji, Gabon, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Kazakhstan,
Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Monaco, Montenegro, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru,
Niue, Oman, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Qatar, Republic of Moldova, Rwanda, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi
Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Tajikistan, Tanzania (United Republic of ),Timor-Leste, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan,
Tuvalu, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen.
HRM/RCS/JD/10/P/58, Issue date: 20 October 2010

Current Jobs and Vacancies at UNESCO

Post title Director
Organizational unit Bureau of Human Resources Management
Duty station Paris, France
Grade D-2
Post number HRM-237
Closing date 15 December 2010
Main
responsibilities
Under the general authority of the Director-General, the Director will lead and manage the Bureau of Human Resources Management (HRM).
He/she will be responsible for the overall formulation, planning and coordination for the Bureau of Human Resources Management which currently
includes services such as: Entitlements, Recruitment and Classification, Training and Career Development, Staff Relations, Policy, Pensions and
Insurance, Medical and staff well-being.
The incumbent will specifically:
– Lead and manage the Bureau in the conceptualization and implementation of policies, strategies, plans, projects and approaches for the
administration and delivery of personnel support services provided to Headquarters, Field Offices and Institutes by the Bureau of HRM, and
also assess progress and determine corrective action.
– Provide authoritative advice to the Director-General and governing bodies on the establishment or modification of policies covering all aspects of
HRM, as well as intellectual and organizational leadership and strategic guidance to colleagues throughout the organization on adapting HRM
policies to services and sector needs in a transparent and consistent manner.
– Develop and establish medium to long term strategies linked to the objectives and administrative support services of the Bureau and aligned to
UNESCO activities.
– Promote, coordinate and implement the administrative support services of the Bureau approved by the General Conference (C/5) through the
coordination, review and submissions for the programme and budget, plans and reports.
– Represent the Director-General and the Organization in negotiations with representatives of line management and staff on the full range of
human resources services; meetings with Permanent Delegations and Staff Associations, when necessary; inter-agency meetings dealing with
the common HRM UN system; and meetings of intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations related to HRM.
– Ensure the smooth integration of HRM applications to facilitate work for the Bureau.
Qualifications
and Experience
􀂃 Advanced university degree in human resources, public, business administration or management, or other related fields, or equivalent extensive
professional experience.
􀂃 At least 15 years’ of progressive professional experience at the national or international level in human resources management. Assignments at
international level and/or within the United Nations would be an asset.
􀂃 Demonstrated ability to direct change processes at the substantive and management levels within large institutions of national or international
scope.
􀂃 Strong managerial/leadership skills combined with demonstrated flexibility in leadership by performing and/or overseeing the analysis of
complex human resources issues.
􀂃 Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Candidates should also possess:
􀂃 A broad general culture, sound analytic capacities and proven leadership and managerial skills.
􀂃 Working knowledge with excellent drafting skills in one of the working languages (English and French). Knowledge of the second one is strongly
desirable. Language training will be mandatory in order to acquire the required level of the second working language in a reasonable timeframe.
Competencies The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:
􀂃 Commitment to the Organization’s mandate, vision and strategic direction, and priorities and proven competency in strategic thinking, team
leadership, leading vision and change.
􀂃 Demonstrated strategic planning and management abilities, including capacity to administer extensive programmes, financial resources and
exercise appropriate supervision and control.
􀂃 Strong managerial skills combined with flexibility.
􀂃 Proven ability to identify and implement key strategic issues, opportunities in relation to the Organization’s mid-term strategy and objectives,
and also identify the risks, and clearly communicate links between the Organization’s strategy and the HR goals.
􀂃 Proven ability to establish and implement effective policies and objectives.
􀂃 Organizational skills, including in establishing plans and priorities and implementing them effectively.
􀂃 Demonstrated ability to interact with a wide range of high-level partnerships and to participate effectively in high-level negotiations.
􀂃 Strong interpersonal skills to maintain effective working relationships and ability to build trust and guide, manage and lead, work and motivate a
large and diversified body of staff in a multi-cultural environment, with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
􀂃 Human capital, institutional leadership capacity and high sense of objectivity and professional integrity, diplomacy, tact and political astuteness.
􀂃 Sound judgment and decision-making skills.
􀂃 Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, orally and in writing, as well as to address complex concepts orally and to prepare written
material in a clear, concise and meaningful manner.
􀂃 Excellent communication and presentation skills, with strong representational abilities.
Conditions of
employment
The post is at grade D-2 common to the United Nations system, with a salary composed of base salary and post adjustment, which, at the
present dollar exchange rate, totals approximately US $170,841 (with dependants) or US $156,949 (without dependants) per annum, exempt
from taxation. In addition, UNESCO offers an attractive benefit package, including 30 days annual vacation, home travel, education grant for
dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance. Please note that UNESCO is a non-smoking Organization.
How to apply Candidates wishing to apply for this post should do so through the online recruitment system at the following website:
http://www.unesco.org/employment. Candidates without easy access to the Internet may, exceptionally, apply by mail, by sending a full
curriculum vitae in English or French, preferably on the official UNESCO curriculum vitae form, showing their nationality, date/place of birth
and gender, to:
Chief, Recruitment and Classification Section, Bureau of Human Resources Management (HRM/RCS),
UNESCO, 7 Place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France.
Applications should reach UNESCO before the closing date (15 December 2010), quoting the post number “HRM-237”.
An Assessment Centre may be used in the recruitment process of this post.
THERE IS NO APPLICATION, PROCESSING OR OTHER FEE AT THIS OR AT ANY STAGE OF THE PROCESS.

Assistant Programme Specialist Job Vacancy at UNESCO

Post title Assistant Programme Specialist
Organisational unit UNESCO Office in Kabul
Duty station Kabul, Afghanistan
Grade P1/P-2
Post number 4AFCLT0001RP
Closing date 30 November 2010
Main responsibilities Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director General for Culture, and the direct supervision of the
Director of UNESCO Office in Kabul, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties and
responsibilities:
􀂃 Plan, prepare, coordinate, implement, monitor, evaluate and report on operational and training projects for
the preservation of tangible and intangible heritage, World Heritage, the development of museums, as well
as capacity building financed under the Regular Programme and extrabudgetary funding in line with
UNESCOs administrative rules and regulations;
􀂃 Develop co-operation with funding sources and a wide range of stakeholders, including governmental, UN
Agencies, IGOs and NGOs in the field of culture to enhance the execution of UNESCOs mandate in
Afghanistan
􀂃 Develop and participate in coordination mechanisms with governmental and non-governmental stakeholders
in the delivery of UNESCOs culture programme and mandate in Afghanistan;
􀂃 Draft official correspondence, reports, briefings, proposals and budgets in the course of project
development, management and implementation;
􀂃 Represent the UNESCO Kabul Office in governmental, interministerial, and other stakeholder meetings in
support of the implementation of UNESCO Conventions to which Afghanistan is a State Party and in regard
to the development and implementation of Afghan Government cultural policy to safeguard and promote
cultural heritage ;
􀂃 Represent the UNESCO Kabul Office in governmental and UN working groups in support of the
implementation of the Afghan National Development Strategy and the UNDAF in regard to cultural
development and provide policy advice to that aim.
Profile 􀂃 University degree (preferably at Master’s level) in cultural development, archaeology, architecture or art
history.
􀂃 2 to 4 years of practical experience in the field of cultural development. 1 to 2 years of professional
experience acquired at international level would be an asset.
􀂃 Experience in the implementation of cultural development programmes and/or projects;
􀂃 Excellent coordination skills in dealing with governmental and non-governmental organizations and
stakeholders
􀂃 Ability to maintain effective working relations within a multi-cultural environment and to work effectively in a
team environment to achieve organizational objectives with minimum supervision;
􀂃 Good written and oral communication skills; proven ability to communicate technical information to a broad
audience, including institutional stakeholders;
􀂃 Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English is essential. Working knowledge of French would be an
asset.
Conditions of
employment
UNESCO’s salaries are calculated in US dollars but mainly paid in local currency. They consist of a basic salary
and a post adjustment which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station and exchange rates. For this
post, the annual remuneration in local currency will start from around USD 59,485 (USD 56,110 if without
dependants) for P-1, and from around USD 75,145 (USD 70,480 if without dependants) for P-2 grade, exempt
from income tax. In addition, UNESCO offers an attractive benefits package including 30 days annual vacation,
home travel, education grant for dependant children, pension plan and medical insurance. The initial
appointment, which is for 2 years, includes a probationary period of 12 months, and is renewable, subject to
satisfactory service. Worldwide mobility is required as staff members have to serve in other duty stations
according to UNESCO’s job rotation policy. UNESCO is a non-smoking Organization.
How to apply When applying for UNESCO vacancies, please only use the on-line recruitment system at
www.unesco.org/employment. Candidates without access to Internet may send a paper application by
completing the official UNESCO CV form (available at Headquarters, UNESCO Offices, National Commissions
in Member States, or any office of a United Nations Resident Representative) in English or French to Chief,
HRM/RCS, UNESCO, 7 place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France, before the closing date, quoting the
post number: 4AFCLT0001RP.
UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions concerning
persons or companies claiming to be recruiting on behalf of UNESCO and requesting the payment of a fee,
please contact: Recrutweb@unesco.org

Assistant Legal Officer Job Vacancy at UNESCO

Post title
Assistant Legal Officer
Organisational unit
Office of the Director Office of International Standards and Legal Affairs
Duty station
Paris, France
Grade
P1/P-2
Post number
LA-016
Closing date
8 November 2010
Main responsibilities
Under the authority and direct supervision of the Director of the Office of International Standards and Legal Affairs (LA), the incumbent will be required to carry out the following duties and responsibilities as to:

Deal with a broad variety of legal problems concerning the Organization and draft written opinions concerning them;

Assist in the interpretation of legal materials relevant to the work of the Organization and in defending of the rights and interests of the Organization, especially with regard to arbitration proceedings;

Assist in the negotiation, drafting and revision of agreements concluded by the Organization and analyze the various legal problems arising during their execution and propose solutions thereto;

Contribute to the coordination of the standard-setting activity of the Organization.
Profile
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Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in law. Admittance to practice law in a national jurisdiction would be an asset.
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Two (2) to four (4) years of practical legal experience (not including internship periods), in particular in the field of international arbitration, in a law firm or intergovernmental organization. One year of professional experience at the international level would be an asset.
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A professional experience in a legal department of a United Nations system organization would be an added advantage.
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Good analytical skills concerning the application of legal texts and good organizational skills in researching legal practices and precedents.
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Excellent communication and drafting skills.
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Good computer skills.
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Excellent knowledge of English or French and working knowledge of the other language.
Conditions of employment
UNESCO’s salaries are calculated in US dollars but mainly paid in local currency. They consist of a basic salary and a post adjustment which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station and exchange rates. For this post, the annual remuneration in local currency will start from around 44,800 euros (42,300 euros if without dependants) for P-1, and from around 56,600 euros (53,100 euros if without dependants) for P-2 grade, exempt from income tax. In addition, UNESCO offers an attractive benefits package including 30 days annual vacation, home travel, education grant for dependant children, pension plan and medical insurance. The initial appointment, which is for 2 years, includes a probationary period of 12 months, and is renewable, subject to satisfactory service. Worldwide mobility is required as staff members have to serve in other duty stations according to UNESCO’s job rotation policy. UNESCO is a non-smoking Organization.
How to apply
When applying for UNESCO vacancies, please only use the on-line recruitment system at www.unesco.org/employment. Candidates without access to Internet may send a paper application by completing the official UNESCO CV form (available at Headquarters, UNESCO Offices, National Commissions in Member States, or any office of a United Nations Resident Representative) in English or French to Chief, HRM/RCR, UNESCO, 7 place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France, before the closing date, quoting the post number: LA-016.
UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions concerning persons or companies claiming to be recruiting on behalf of UNESCO and requesting the payment of a fee, please contact: Recrutweb@unesco.org

CHINESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SPORTS
THE CHINESE SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME 2010/2011
ACADEMIC YEAR
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandan scholars to pursue studies at Postgraduate and Undergraduate level in the Chinese Universities for 2010/2011 academic year.
FIELDS OF STUDY
Masters level
1. Computer Science 02
2. Economics & International Trade 01
3. Food Processing & Technology 03
4. Textile Technology 01
5. Civil Engineering 02
Undergraduate level
1. Medicine 01
2. Bsc. Engineering (Petroleum) 01
Eligibility
Applicants at Masters level should hold a first degree of at least upper second class honours in the relevant field and must not be more than 35 years of age. Applicants for undergraduate level must have a minimum of 2 principal passes at (C level) ‘A’ level and must be below 25 years of age. Students currently on Government sponsorship in Public Universities or any other scholarship need not apply.
Procedure of application
Hand written application indicating age, sex, home district, place of work and designation, telephone contact together with photocopies of academic certificates and transcripts should be addressed to:-
The Secretary
Central Scholarship Committee
Ministry of Education and Sports
Higher Education Department (4th floor UDC Building)
P. O. Box 7063
KAMPALA
To reach not later 19th March 2010. The shortlist will be displayed at the notice board on 22nd March 2010 4th floor UDC building. Interviews will be held on 24th and 25th March 2010

TURKISH GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

MINISTRY OF EDUC ATION AND SPORTS
THE TURKISH GOVERNMENT
SCHOLARSHIPS 2010/2010 ACADEMIC YEAR
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandan scholars to pursue studies at Masters and undergraduate levels Turkish in Universities for 2010/2011 academic year.
Postgraduate Level
1. Architecture 01
Undergraduate level
1. Pharmacy 03
2. Architecture 03
3. Chemical Engineering 03
Eligibility
Applicants at Masters level should hold a first degree of at least upper second class honours in the relevant field and must not be more than 35 years of age. Applicants for undergraduate must have a minimum of 2 principle passes at (C level) ‘A’ level and must be below 25 years of age. Students currently at Public Universities on government sponsorship or any other scholarship need not apply.
Procedure of application
Hand written application indicating age, sex, home district, telephone contact together with photocopies of academic certificates and transcripts should be addressed to;-
The Secretary
Central Scholarship Committee
Ministry of Education and Sports
Higher Education Department (4th floor UDC Building)
Room 4.26
P. O. Box 7063
KAMPALA
Applications should reach us not later than 12th April 2010 The shortlist will be displayed at the Ministry of Education and Sports notice board 4th floor UDC Building on the 22nd April 2010 and interviews will be held on 29th April 2010

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EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SPORTS
THE EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT
SCHOLARSHIPS 2010/2011 ACADEMIC YEAR
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandan scholars to pursue studies at undergraduate level in Egyptian Universities for 2010/2011 academic year.
Undergraduate Level
1. Commerce 03
2. Tourism and Hotel Management 03
3. Computer Science and Informatics 04
Eligibility
Applicants must have a minimum of 2 principal passes at (C level) ‘A’ level and must be below 25 years of age. Students currently at Public Universities on government sponsorship or any other scholarship need not apply.
Terms of the scholarships
The scholarship covers tuition fees and living expenses. Air ticket to and from Egypt is covered. Parents/Guardians would be required to contribute at least US $ 100 monthly towards their up keep.
Procedure of application
Hand written application indicating age, sex, home district, telephone contact together with photocopies of academic certificates and transcripts should be addressed to:-
The Secretary
Central Scholarship Committee
Ministry of Education and Sports
Higher Education Department (4th floor UDC Building)
Room 4.26
P. O. Box 7063
KAMPALA
Applications should reach us not later than 13th April 2010. The shortlist will be displayed at the Ministry of Education and Sports notice board 4th floor UDC Building on the 14th April 2010 and interviews will be conducted
15th April 2010.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UGANDANS FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDY IN AUSTRALIA

The Australian Government, in partnership with the Government of Uganda, is offering a limited number of Australian
Development Scholarships commencing in January 2011. The scholarships are for study for 12-24 months at Masters
level in Australia at Australian Universities.
Target Group:
􀂃 You are a national of Uganda
􀂃 You are an early or mid-career professional currently employed by a Ugandan public sector organisation or training
institution (includes parastatals and other public sector entities)
􀂃 You wish to undertake a Masters degree in Australia in one of the listed priority fields of study
􀂃 You have a clear vision for how you will use the knowledge gained through the Masters degree to improve policy and
practice in Uganda in the proposed field of study.
Eligibility:
􀂃 You must be less than 50 years of age at date of application
􀂃 You possess, as a minimum, either a three-year bachelors degree and at least three years’ post-graduation work
experience; or a bachelors degree longer that three years and at least two years’ post-graduation work
experience
􀂃 You meet all of the eligibility criteria as listed on www.adsafrica.com.au
Priority Sectors:
􀂃 Agriculture and food security
􀂃 Mining, minerals and natural resource management (Gas and Petroleum, Mapping and Geological surveys)
􀂃 Public policy including public sector reform, trade and diplomacy
􀂃 Maternal and child health
􀂃 Education (Science and Special needs Education)
Applications:
Applicants should submit the following documents to the address listed below:
􀂃 a completed preliminary application form (available on the website: www.adsafrica.com.au or from Ministry of
Education and Sports, Kampala);
􀂃 a current curriculum vitae in English;
􀂃 a certified copy of your university degree(s) and transcripts
􀂃 a certified copy of your identity document
Scholarships cover airfares, tuition fees, medical cover and a living allowance in Australia. Female applicants and people
with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Failure to complete the preliminary application form and submit all documentation requested will lead to automatic
disqualification. No undergraduate or PhD nominations will be considered.
Study in Australia is subject to the successful applicant being issued with a visa by the Australian Department of
Immigration and Citizenship.
CLOSING DATE: 30 April 2010
Applications should be sent to: Ministry of Education & Sports, UDC Building, P O Box 7063, Kampala, Uganda. If you
have not been contacted by end May 2010 for an interview, please consider your application unsuccessful. Only
successful applicants will receive further communication.

NEW ZEALAND COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIP AND FELLOWSHIP FOR UGANDANS

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SPORTS
THE NEW ZEALAND COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIP AND FELLOWSHIP PLAN
2010/2011 ACADEMIC YEAR
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandan scholars to compete
for 2 PhD scholarships New Zealand Universities for 2010/2011 academic year.
FIELDS OF STUDY
Public sector governance and reform
Education (particularly basic/non-formal education)
Health (particularly public health, primary health, HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases)
Sustainable rural livelihoods including small and micro enterprise
development
Eligibility
Candidates should hold a first degree of at least upper second class honours
in the relevant field. Applicants must not be more than 45 years of age.
Procedure of application
Hand written application indicating age, sex, home district, place of work and
designation, telephone contact together with photocopies of academic
certificates and transcripts should be addressed to:-
The Secretary
Central Scholarship Committee
Ministry of Education and Sports
Higher Education Department (4th floor UDC Building)
P. O. Box 7063
KAMPALA
To reach not later 29th May 2010.

CHINESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UGANDANS

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SPORTS
THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT TOGETHER WITH CHINA EAST NORMAL
UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandan Educationalists to
compete for 3 scholarships to China East Normal University to study a one year
Masters of Education in Education Leadership and Policy.
The language of instruction is English with a required course in the Chinese
Language as a foreign language
Target Group
- You are a Uganda National
- You are mid career Ministry of Education official
- You are Senior Administrator personnel from school/University College.
- You posses a bachelors degree of at least upper second
- You are below 35 years of age.
- You possess three years working experience
Procedure of application
Hand written application indicating age, sex, home district, telephone contact
together with a CV photocopies of academic certificates and transcripts should be
addressed to; -
The Secretary
Central Scholarship Committee
Ministry of Education and Sports
Higher Education Department (4th floor UDC Building)
Room 4.26
P. O. Box 7063
KAMPALA
Applications should reach us not later than 30th May 2010.

ALGERIAN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS For Ugandans- MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SPORTS THE

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SPORTS THE ALGERIAN GOVERNMENT
SCHOLARSHIPS 2010/2011 ACADEMIC YEAR

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandan scholars to pursue studies at undergraduate level in
Algerian Universities for 2010/2011 academic year.
Undergraduate Level
Field of study Slots
1. B. Medicine 01
2. B. Pharmacy 02
3. B. Dental Surgery 01
4. B .Biology 02
5. B. Veterinary Science 04
6. B. Agronomy 01
7. B. Economics 01
8. B. Commerce 01
10. B. Mathematics & Computer Science 03
11. B. Science & Technology 07
12. B. Earth and Universe science 04
13. B. Nature and Life Science 02
14. B. Science of Matter 01
15. French Language 07
16. Spanish Language 01
Terms of the Scholarship
The scholarship covers only Tuition and Accommodation. Successful candidates will have to pay for their air
travel to Algeria. They will also have to cover their pocket money of at least US$ 50 per month. Studies are
conducted in French; successful candidates will be required to do a one year language course.
Eligibility
Applicants for undergraduate level must have a minimum of 2 principal passes at (C level) ‘A’ level in the
relevant subjects and must be below 25 years of age. Students currently on Government sponsorship in
Public Universities or any other scholarship need not apply.
Procedure of application
Hand written application indicating age, sex, home district, telephone contact together with photocopies of
academic certificates and transcripts should be addressed to: -
The Secretary
Central Scholarship Committee
Ministry of Education and Sports
Higher Education Department (4th floor UDC Building)
Room 4.26
P. O. Box 7063
KAMPALA
Applications should reach us not later than 9th July 2010. The shortlist will be displayed at the Ministry of
Education and Sports notice board 4th floor UDC Building on the 16th July 2010.

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