CHIEF OF SECTION (EDUCATION)
Post Number : 4THED0053RP
Grade : P-5
Parent Sector : Education Sector (ED)
Duty Station: Bangkok
Job Family: Education
Type of contract : Fixed Term
Duration of contract : 2 years
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 30-09-2020
OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST
Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Education and the direct supervision of the Director UNESCO Bangkok, the incumbent will lead the Section for Inclusive Quality Education (IQE). He/she will design and coordinate UNESCO Bangkok's programmes in the areas of sector-wide education policies and planning, including the regional coordination of the Education 2030 agenda, as well as issues of equity, quality and relevance of education and learning, with particular focus on basic education level (from early childhood through the secondary level), safe and inclusive learning environments, and gender equality. The incumbent will support and advise Field Offices in the aforementioned areas and mobilize extra-budgetary resources and partnerships. We are looking for a seasoned education expert with a solid knowledge of diverse education issues and proven management skills to support the acceleration of progress towards SDG4 in the Asia Pacific Region.
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