Post Number : 4THED0003TA
Grade : P-4
Parent Sector : Field Office
Duty Station: Bangkok
Job Family: Education
Type of contract : Temporary Appointment
Duration of contract : From 7 to 11 months
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 10-DEC-2022
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
The ICT in Education, Research and Foresight Programme of the Section for Educational Innovation and Skills Development (EISD), UNESCO Bangkok Office and Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education supports the development of national policies on ICT in education and research and foresight in UNESCO Member States in the Asia-Pacific region. It aims at leveraging technologies and digital innovations to ensure more inclusive, effective and relevant learning and reimagining education and learning through interdisciplinary research, foresight and public policy debate. The ICT in Education, Research and Foresight Programme consists of two regular programmes on promoting digital transformation for inclusive, flexible and relevant Learning in Asia and the Pacific with a focus on TVET and reimagining education and learning in Asia-Pacific region. In addition, the ICT in Education, Research and Foresight Programme also coordinates and collaborates with other UNESCO teams at the headquarters and in the field, as well as other key international and regional actors in the field of education, particularly concerning ICT in education, research and foresight.
Under the overall authority of the Director of the UNESCO Bangkok Office and Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau, and the direct supervision of the Chief of the Section for Educational Innovation and Skills Development, the incumbent will be responsible for:
Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement (C)
Planning and organizing (C)
Results focus (C)
Building partnerships (M)
Driving and managing change (M)
Leading and empowering others (M)
Making quality decisions (M)
Managing performance (M)
Strategic thinking (M)
For detailed information, please consult the UNESCO Competency Framework.
Skills and Competencies
Skills and Competencies
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.
The approximate annual starting salary for this post is USD 94,871.
For full information on benefits and entitlements, please consult our Guide to Staff Benefits.
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 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.