Post Number : 6GHED0007PA
Grade : NO-B
Parent Sector : Education Sector (ED)
Duty Station: Accra
Job Family: Education
Type of contract : Project Appointment
Duration of contract : 1 year
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 10-MAR-2021
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
Only Nationals of Ghana may apply for this position.
Duration of contract: 1 year with possibility of extension subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking applications from nationals of Ghana for a new post of National Programme Officer for Health and Wellbeing in Ghana.
Additional information about UNESCO and its work on education for health and wellbeing is available from the website: https://en.unesco.org/themes/health-education/.
Duties and requirements
Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director General for Education, guidance from the Head of UNESCO Office in Accra, direct supervision of the National Professional Officer for Education, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting the planning, implementation and monitoring of UNESCO’s work on education for health and wellbeing. Specifically, s/he will be responsible for supporting the National Programme Officer for Health and Wellbeing as follows:
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.
For more information in benefits and entitlements, please consult ICSC website.
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.
UNESCO applies a zero tolerance policy against all forms of harassment.
UNESCO is committed to achieve and sustain 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. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities, as well as nationals from non-and under-represented Member States (last update here) 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.