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  • Potter at Island Resources
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    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 8, 2004
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      >To: <campam@yahoogroups.com>
      >Organization: UNEP-CAR/RCU
      >From: "Malden Miller" <mwm.uneprcuja@...>
      >Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2004 15:21:48 -0500
      >Subject: [campam] Fw: [icran-carib] Vacancy Notice UNESCO Caribbean Office
      >
      > Dear Colleagues
      >
      > UNESCO Caribbean Office is seeking an Education Planning Officer.
      >
      > Regards
      > Malden Miller
      > ICRAN Project
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: UNEP-CAR/RCU
      > To: UNEP CEP Egroup
      > Cc: CEPNews Egroup ; ICRAN E-Group
      > Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 4:45 PM
      > Subject: [icran-carib] Vacancy Notice UNESCO Caribbean Office
      >
      >
      >
      > The UNESCO Office for the Caribbean invites
      >applications from suitably qualified persons to
      >fill the position of Education Project Officer
      >(details below).
      >
      > Responses may be sent to educationvacancy@...
      >
      > Kind regards.
      >
      > Sabine Detzel
      > Education Programme Specialist
      >
      > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      > VACANCY FOR EDUCATION PLANNING OFFICER
      > Reference: ED/SB/2003/169
      >
      >
      >
      > Issue Date: November 17, 2003
      > Post title: Project Officer, Education
      >
      >
      >
      > Duty station: The UNESCO Office
      >for the Caribbean, Kingston, Jamaica
      >
      >
      >
      > Closing date: 10 December 2004
      >
      >
      >
      > Main responsibilities:
      >
      > Under the authority of the Director, UNESCO
      >Office for the Caribbean, and the direct
      >supervision of the Programme Specialist
      >(Education) the incumbent will carry out
      >activities in support of UNESCO’s education
      >programme for Caribbean member and associate
      >states. The Project Officer will support
      >implementation of specific initiatives that
      >contribute to regional advancement towards the
      >realisation of Education For All (EFA), the
      >global commitment on education. These
      >initiatives include:
      >
      > a.. Supporting the development of
      >sustainable national capacity to produce and
      >analyse quality data and indicators for
      >monitoring education accomplishment.
      > b.. Strengthening capacity within member
      >states for education policy development and
      >planning, within the global EFA framework.
      > c.. Sharing among member states, regional
      >and international innovative experiences
      >(promoting best practices), particularly
      >strategies for evidence-based decision-making
      >and budgeting.
      >
      >
      > To support the implementation of these
      >initiatives, the incumbent will be expected to
      >undertake the following main tasks: (i)
      >Monitor/manage activities such as Caribbean
      >regional participation in UNESCO’s global
      >education survey, piloting of UNESCO’s global
      >literacy assessment instruments in the
      >Caribbean, implementation of contractual
      >agreements for the development of national and
      >regional education strategic frameworks; (ii)
      >Provide in-country technical support to
      >education ministries in statistics and planning;
      >(iii) Coordinate/organise regional meetings,
      >conferences and workshops; (iv) Prepare
      >presentations for UNESCO representatives to
      >deliver at various forums (power point
      >documents, speeches, press releases); (v)
      >Network with a wide cross-section of
      >stakeholders and partners (national, regional
      >and international); (vi) Mobilize resources to
      >support member states (Preparation of proposals
      >for extrabudgetary funding, establishing
      >partnerships with other agencies) and (vii)
      >undertake administrative duties in respect of
      >all of the above (preparation of reports,
      >letters, etc., in line with office procedures.).
      >
      >
      >
      > Profile:
      >
      > The incumbent should have a university
      >degree and advanced qualification in Statistics
      >or Social Sciences preferably with experience in
      >the Education Sector. Excellent computer skills
      >in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, are required.
      >
      >
      >
      > Conditions of employment:
      >
      > The incumbent will be expected to reside in
      >Jamaica. The initial contract will be for 6
      >months commencing February 1, 2004, and will be
      >renewable, subject to satisfactory service.
      >
      >
      >
      > Applications:
      >
      >
      >
      > Apply electronically to the UNESCO Kingston
      >Office by the closing date, January 10, 2003.
      >
      >
      >
      > Contact Email Address: educationvacancy@...
      >
      >
      > Office Address: UNESCO Office for the
      >Caribbean, 25 Dominica Drive, The Towers,
      >Kingston 5, Jamaica
      >
      >
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