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4 Outstanding UN Job Positions with UNICEF, UNESCO and OHCHR (P-3)



Gender Expert (UNESCO, P-3)
unescoUNESCO is offering a vacancy for a Gender Expert for the Regional Office for Southern Africa in Lilongwe, Malawi.  The Gender Expert will coordinate activities with a focus on gender, supervise technical assistance, contribute to capacity building, monitor and evaluate project efforts, report on project outcomes, review activities with a gender-based perspective, and carry out a variety of tasks that are deemed necessary by the office team. A Masters degree or equivalent in gender studies, social science, education, or any relevant field is required for this position. The desired candidate will have a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 7 years’ experience in building knowledge gender issues in TVET. S/he will also have at least 4 years experience in implementing relevant programs in Africa. Previous experience with UN or EU agencies is highly desirable. S/he will be expected to be fluent in written and spoken English with great communication and inter-personal skills. This position includes 30 days leave, family allowance, home travel, and other benefits. All applications must be sent in before June 4, 2016.

Communications Specialist (UNICEF, P-3)
logo unicefUNICEF is hiring a Communications Specialist in Hungary. The responsibilities of the communications specialists are developing communication strategies, developing different aspects for the GSSC, producing effective communication schools, creating promotional material, developing knowledge management tools and establishing strategic partnerships. The candidate must have a Masters degree in a field related to communication with knowledge of information management. S/he must have at least 5 years of professional experience in communication. UNICEF is looking for an individual who understands the Digital Workplace with experience in using programs such as Office 365 and SharePoint 2013. The Communications Specialist must be fluent in written and spoken English. Knowledge of another UN language like French, Spanish, or Arabic would be an advantage for application. The deadline to apply for this role is May 23, 2016.

Education Specialist (UNICEF, P-3)
logo unicefUNICEF has a temporary vacancy for an Education Specialist in Mauritania. The Education Specialist will be responsible for supporting and developing programs, providing technical support, and contributing to UNICEF capacity building. S/he will produce analysis for program planning and management, evaluate the process of current education programs, provide management support throughout the development process of the programs, build strategic relationships with partners and stakeholders, plan rights based curriculum programs, promote advocacy for UNICEF, and carry out many other education and gender related tasks. A Masters Degree in the field of social science or a relevant education based field is required. A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in relevant education programs. Previous experience in the UN, addressing gender issues, and crises response is highly desirable. This is a temporary position and the deadline date for the application is May 20, 2016.

Human Rights Officer (OHCHR, P-3)
9000-20110607010644-350x350The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is hiring a Human Rights Officer in Geneva, Switzerland. The responsibilities of the Human Rights Officer position include monitoring the human rights situation globally, assist in fact finding missions, drafting mission reports, preparing correspondence, drafting annual reports and spoken presentations for those reports, liaising with officers and representatives, leading new staff members, and carrying out other tasks as needed. A Masters Degree in law, international relations, or any other human rights related field is required. A lower level degree will be accepted if paired with at least two years of relevent experience. The desired candidate will have at least 5 years of experience in a position of responsibility in the field of human rights. Fluency in written and spoken English is required for this role. Proficiency in French would be an advantage. The deadline to apply for this position is July 22, 2016.

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