|Director, UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL)|
|Domain:||Education - Lifelong Learning|
|Organizational Unit:||EDUCATION SECTOR|
|Primary Location:||Hamburg, Germany|
|Recruitment open to:||Internal and external candidates|
|Type of contract:||Fixed Term|
|Deadline (Midnight Paris Time):||December 30, 2016|
|OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST|
The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is an integral part of UNESCO's Education Sector, operating with statutory institutional autonomy under the guidance of its Governing Board. UIL promotes an integrated approach to policy development, research and training, capacity building, networking and partnership building in the field of lifelong learning, literacy and non-formal education of adult and continuing education. The mission of UIL is to ensure that all forms of education and learning – formal, non-formal and informal - are recognized, valued and available for meeting the demands of individuals and communities throughout the world. UIL responds to these demands and helps meet the challenges facing humanity with policy-driven research, publications and technical services for Member States and non-governmental and civil society organizations as well as private providers at their request.Under the authority of UNESCO’s Director-General, and the direct supervision of the Assistant Director-General for Education, the incumbent provides intellectual leadership and strategic vision to UIL’s programme and staff. He/she proposes to the UIL’s Governing Board for its approval, the Institute’s Medium-Term Strategies, operational plans and associated budgets. The incumbent will also ensure that UIL fully contributes to the achievement of UNESCO’s Education programme objectives in the context of implementation of the Goal 4 (Education) of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. The incumbent is responsible for administering the Institute and for planning, executing and reporting on its programme and budget. The incumbent’s responsibilities also include human resource planning, recruitment, and performance management in order to develop motivated and effective teams with appropriate competencies to achieve UIL’s objectives, resource mobilization, and acting as the external advocate for UIL, liaising with financial partners, and with UIL’s other stakeholders.
|BENEFITS AND ENTITLEMENTS|
UNESCOS's salaries are calculated in US dollars. They consist of a basic salary and a post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station and exchange rates.
Other benefits include: 30 days annual leave, family allowance, home travel, education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance. More details can be found on the ICSC Website.
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|Organizational Unit:||UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning|
|Duty Station:||Hamburg, Germany|
|Type of contract:||Service Contract (Only candidates with German residence and work permits will be considered)|
|Level of contract:||L2|
|Renumeration:||35,500 (gross yearly salary in EUR)|
|Duration:||12 months (with possibility of extension, subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance)|
|Deadline (Midnight Paris Time):||20 December 2016|
|Application to be sent to:||UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning|
|OVERVIEW OF DUTIES|
|Duties and requirements|
Under the overall authority of the Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) and the supervision of the Administrative Officer, the incumbent will act as Administrative clerk within the Administration and will contribute to the implementation of UIL's projects.
In particular, the incumbent will:
|HOW TO APPLY|
Applications, accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates, must be received no later than 20 December 2016 at the following address:
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning
Attn.: Ms Claudia Brandt
Email applications may also be sent to: email@example.com
Please note that only pre-selected candidates will be contacted.
A written test may be used in the evaluation of short-listed candidates.
UNESCO is committed to gender equality in its programming and to gender parity within the Secretariat; female candidates are therefore strongly encouraged to apply.
UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.