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UNESCO recruiting Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems Division Director


Paris, France, 31 May 2018

OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST

Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director-General of Education (ADG/ED), the incumbent will lead the development and implementation of the programme of the Division and ensure that technical backstopping is provided to UNESCO Field Offices in implementing the Division's programme and activities aiming at Member States capacity to develop and implement educational strategies and priorities, and enhance education systems management and governance.

The incumbent will specifically:

  • Provide intellectual, strategic and operational leadership for the Division in the pursuit of its main goals. Be accountable for the management of and technical leadership of the Division's activities;

  • Oversee the development of the Division's programmes, strategy, goals and objectives and be further accountable for implementing a results-based approach in translating the approved Division's mandate into an effective programme delivery plan. Manage and design operational mechanisms and/or action plans required to support and ensure efficiency and effectiveness in operations;

  • Provide support to capacity building of Members States in; (i) Education policy formulation and management of education systems, (ii) Literacy, technical and vocational education and training (TVET), (iii) Higher education including the coordination of the UNESCO Chairs programme, (iv) Information and communication technologies (ICT) in education;

  • Lead and manage the staff of the Division for the purpose of formulating, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating its programmes;

  • Ensure the resource mobilization for the tasks assigned.

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