The National Program Officer for Governance, UNESCO, Jakarta

Description of Responsibilities:
The National Program Officer for Governance shall work in support of the ‘Creating Learning Communities for Children Program’ (CLCC). The position is designated as Technical Support (using UNESCO employment category NOC 1 to calculate fees), and is under the overall authority of the Director UNESCO, Jakarta Office, the Head of UNESCO’s Education Unit, Jakarta and the day-to-day management and supervision of the CLCC Program Manager.


An advanced university degree at Masters Level in Education Organizational Management; Basic Education Systems Development and/or Social Sciences from a reputable and recognized university.

Work Experience
A successful history of at least 5 years of relevant professional responsibility in Basic Education in Indonesia is essential. Experience is required in Project Management to develop and implement systems to enhance education outcomes, including strategic planning, advocacy, operations and personnel management. Significant experience in development work with an international organization is an advantage.

Fluency in oral and written English is required.

Other Skills
Strong and effective written and oral communication, Information Technology, networking and negotiating skills

All applications, in English, have to be received by UNESCO by COB 6 February 2009. The application should also include the most recent Curriculum Vitae besides the UNESCO Personnel History Form which can be downloaded from the UNESCO web site as well as a non returnable passport-sized photo and send by e-mail or hard copy to:

Contact Details:
Most recent Curriculum Vitae accompanied by an application letter should be sent to:

The Administration Officer
Jl. Galuh (II) No. 5
Jakarta 12110
Fax: (62-21) 7279 6489

We shall only respond to short-listed candidate and with whom the organization has an interest.


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