23.06.2008 -

UNESCO Office in Tehran recruits Adviser for Communication and Information

A post of Adviser for Communication and Information is presently open for recruitment at UNESCO Office in Tehran. The major responsibility of this post is to serve as UNESCO Adviser for Communication and Information in the following countries covered by the UNESCO Office Tehran: Afghanistan, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Pakistan and Turkmenistan.

More particularly, the incumbent of the post will have to: analyze, evaluate and contribute to the development of Sector wide approaches and strategies for harnessing the potential of information and communication for development in cluster countries, in consultation with relevant stakeholders; plan and implement programme activities included in the UNESCO Programme and Budget; develop new project options and proposals to be funded by contributions received for the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) and the Information for All Programme (IFAP).


The candidates must have advanced university degree in Communication, Information management or related field and four to seven years of working experience in the area of communication and/or information of which preferably two years acquired at the international level.


The vacancy notices available on UNESCO's website contain, inter alia, more detailed information on duties and responsibilities, qualifications required, salary and benefits, and on how to apply.


When applying for UNESCO vacancies, please only use the online recruitment system at <a href="http://www.unesco.org/employment">www.unesco.org/employment</a>. Candidates without access to Internet may send a paper application by completing the official UNESCO CV form (available at Headquarters, UNESCO Offices, National Commissions in Member States, or any office of a United Nations Resident Representative) in English or French to:


Chief, HRM/RCR,


7 place de Fontenoy

75352 Paris 07 SP



before 25 August 2008, quoting the post number: AS/RP/IRA/CI/0001.


UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions concerning persons or companies claiming to be recruiting on behalf of UNESCO and requesting the payment of a fee, please contact: <a href="mailto:Recrutweb@unesco.org">Recrutweb@unesco.org</a>.

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