07/22/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/21/2021 23:30
Title: Programme Assistant - Education Sector
Domain: UNESCO New Delhi Office
Organizational Unit: Education Sector
Duty Station: UNESCO New Delhi Cluster Office
Type of contract: Service Contract (Level 5 Range 1)
Duration of contract: 16 August 2021 to 31 January 2022
Monthly salary: INR 58,646/- (inclusive of 15% Social Security)
Deadline:30 July 2021-Midnight (Indian Time)
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
UNESCO New Delhi and Whisper®️, India's leading feminine care brand, have come together to raise awareness and educate on Menstrual Hygiene Management under the programme #KeepGirlsInSchool.
The #KeepGirlsInSchool project will entail engaging with National and State education authorities to ensure the incorporation of the co-developed teaching learning resource material (module) on puberty and period education as part of the school curriculum. To further spur the project's mission, the developed sub-modules will be holistic and inclusive which will focus on the aspects of health and nutrition, teacher's training, gender, and disability.
In the above context and as we pass through this highly sensitive and volatile situation, UNESCO is committed to ensure #KeepGirlsInSchool and that #Learning Never Stops. Therefore, to create awareness and to ensure that girls can achieve their full potential, UNESCO New Delhi is partnering with P&G to design and develop an awareness campaign and a teaching learning material (module) on Puberty Education as part of the School Health Programme, which would be integrated into the national and state school curriculum, and teacher education. Thus, with the development of a holistic module on Puberty and Period Education, UNESCO New Delhi aims to identify and bring attention to the issues of menstrual hygiene management (MHM) in India and simultaneously to make actionable policy recommendations.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall authority of the Director of the UNESCO New Delhi Office and the direct supervision of National Programme Officer, Education sector, UNESCO New Delhi, the incumbent will:
Skills and Competencies
Master's degree from a recognized University will be considered.
At least 2 years of working experience. Previous experience in international development bodies would be considered as an asset.
Excellent English, both oral and written. Knowledge of another UN official language would be considered as an asset.
The contract shall be initially for the period 16 August 2021 to 31 January 2022 with option for renewal subject to funds availability and satisfactory performance. Benefits include 2.5 days of annual leave and 1day sick leave per completed month of service.
Interested candidates must submit their application by e-mail to [email protected](link sends e-mail), by midnight on 30 July 2021. The subject of your email will be clearly marked 'L-5 Programme Assistant (Education Sector)'. Please provide your CV (UNESCO CV form to be used) along with three references and a Motivation/Cover letter explaining your suitability for the position. Applications received after the closing date set in the notice will not be accepted.
UNESCO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. Please note that UNESCO is a non‐smoking Organization.