Programme Assistant - Culture

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This is a G-3 contract. This kind of contract is known as General Service and related categories. It is normally only for nationals. It usually requires 3 years of experience, depending on education.


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**OVERVIEW** ------------ Parent Sector : Culture Sector (CLT) Duty Station: Windhoek Job Family: Culture Type of contract : Non Staff Level : Level 3 Duration of contract : From 1 to 6 months Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 05/01/2024 UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism **OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST** ----------------------------------------- The mission of the Culture Sector of UNESCO is to protect and safeguard the world’s cultural and natural heritage, and to support the development of the creative and cultural industries, and in so doing address the challenges of our time, including climate change, poverty, inequalities, the digital divide, and ever more complex emergencies and conflicts. UNESCO is convinced that no development can be sustainable without a strong culture component. Indeed, only a human-centred approach to development based on mutual respect and open dialogue among cultures can lead to lasting peace. Activities developed and implemented in Namibia by UNESCO adhere to these principles. Job Roles and Responsibilities ------------------------------ Under the direct supervision of the National Programme Officer for Culture, and the overall leadership of the Head of Office and UNESCO Representative to Namibia, the main tasks and responsibilities for the Programme Assistant include: - Provide support and assistance in planning and organising meetings, implementing, evaluating and reporting on the activities of the Culture Sector in Namibia. - Assist in maintaining good relationships and cooperation with partners and colleagues nationally and regionally, including local and international arts and culture organizations, private sector organizations, and community members. - Provide technical and administrative support to partners in relation to implementing UNESCO supported programs and projects; - Prepare draft correspondence and reports related to the Culture Sector work in Namibia, including preparation of project proposals, work plans, and strategy documents. - Provide support and participate in the implementation of the UNESCO-Aschberg Programme; Conduct research to support programme and project activities; - Prepare project financial statements and manage project budgets, monitoring expenditures against established allocations. **COMPETENCIES (Core / Managerial)** ------------------------------------ Accountability (C) Communication (C) Innovation (C) Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement (C) Planning and organizing (C) Results focus (C) Teamwork (C) **-** ----- For detailed information, please consult the [UNESCO Competency Framework]( **REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS** --------------------------- - Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in the field of Culture, Development studies, Social and Human Sciences, or other, culture related equivalent qualification. **DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS** ---------------------------- **Work Experience:** - At least three years of relevant work experience the field of culture. - Experience acquired in the agencies of the UN system will be considered as an advantage **SELECTION AND RECRUITMENT PROCESS** ------------------------------------- Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application and provide complete and accurate information. To apply, please visit the [UNESCO careers website.]( No modifications can be made to the application submitted. The evaluation of candidates is based on the criteria in the vacancy notice, and may include tests and/or assessments, as well as a competency-based interview. UNESCO uses communication technologies such as video or teleconference, e-mail correspondence, etc. for the assessment and evaluation of candidates. Please note that only selected candidates will be further contacted and candidates in the final selection step will be subject to reference checks based on the information provided. **Footer** ---------- *UNESCO recalls that paramount consideration in the appointment of staff members shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, technical competence and integrity. UNESCO applies a zero-tolerance policy against all forms of harassment. UNESCO is committed to achieving and sustaining equitable and diverse geographical distribution, as well as 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. Candidates from non- and under-represented Member States ([last update here]( are particularly welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals from minority groups and indigenous groups and persons with disabilities 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.* *UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.*

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