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Unique call - UNESCO seeks 4 World Leaders at the same time

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by Impactpool

It happens just a few times per year, but now UNESCO advertise four leaders at the highest rank at the same time. Are you a world leader dreaming of using your skills to make our world better, this may be an opportunity for you to make a sustainable impact!

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Unique Opportunity

This is a unique call. UNESCO seeks four leaders at Deputy Director-General and Assistant Director-General level at the same time. A Deputy Director-General (D.D.G.) is a Head of a Department and a Assistant Director-General (A.D.G.) is Head of Office, both roles are appointed by the Secretary-General of the U.N.

These roles require extensive and relevant professional experience in senior leadership/executive positions in areas directly related to UNESCO's mandate and several years of exposure to the requirements of international and intergovernmental cooperation, preferably within the United Nations system context.

All four jobs are closing on the 15th of January, 2018 and all four are located at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.

About the roles

View the job description for the position of Deputy Director-General, Office of Director-General

Within the framework of UNESCO’s mandate and its strategic objectives, and under the authority of the Director-General , the Deputy Director-General provides strategic direction and oversight to the Director-General on the general management of the Organization.

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View the job description for the position of Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information

Under the authority of the Director-General, the Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information is responsible for providing leadership and for establishing a strategic vision for the Communication and Information Sector. The Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information is also responsible for the overall implementation of the Communication and Information Programme, as approved by UNESCO’s governing bodies. The incumbent will cooperate closely with other ADG in order to focus on transversal issues.

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View the job description for the position of Assistant Director-General for Education

Under the authority of the Director-General, the Assistant Director-General for Education is responsible for providing leadership and for establishing a strategic vision for the Education Sector.

The Assistant Director-General for Education is also responsible for the overall implementation of the Education Programme, as approved by UNESCO’s governing bodies. The incumbent will cooperate closely with other ADG in order to focus on transversal issues.

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View the job description for the position of Assistant Director-General for Culture

Under the authority of the Director-General, the Assistant Director-General for Culture is responsible for providing leadership and for establishing a strategic vision for the Culture Sector. The Assistant Director-General for Culture also is responsible for the overall implementation of the Culture Major Programme, as approved by UNESCO’s governing bodies. The incumbent will cooperate closely with other ADG in order to focus on transversal issues.

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