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  • Organization: UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • Location: Paris | fr
  • Grade: P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Social Affairs
    • Ombudsman and Ethics
  • Closing Date: 2019-02-15

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ETHICS OFFICER

Paris (France) | fr

The objective of the Ethics Programme is to foster a culture of ethics, transparency and accountability and to ensure that all staff members work to fulfil the Organisation’s mission and perform their functions in accordance with the highest standards of integrity through conduct which is ethical, lawful and respectful. Within this context and under the direct supervision of the Ethics Advisor, the Ethics Officer will contribute to the success of the programmes and implementation of policies from the Ethics Office. More particularly the incumbent will\:
  • Contribute to the ongoing development and implementation of the Ethics Programme and policies originating from the Office;
  • Promote ethical standards within the Organisation at Headquarters and in the Field;
  • Provide advice and guidance to staff on professional ethical standards and issues on specific policy, financial disclosure and protection against retaliation;
  • Draft content for the website and promotional documents for stakeholders;
  • Develop, amend and enhance the training materials on ethics related matters, deliver  regular training and monitor attendance and feedback to integrate into the training cycle;
  • Support the Ethics Advisor in the further development and implementation of the financial disclosure policy;
  • Draft reports on the activities of the Ethics Programme destined for the Director-General, the Executive Board and the General Conference.
Education
  • Advanced university degree (Master or equivalent degree) in the field of law, public or business administration, human resources or labour relations.
Work experience
  • Minimum of 4 years of progressively responsible professional experience, of which 2 acquired at international level, in the field of ethics and/or accountability and compliance frameworks, legal, human resources management or related fields.
Skills/Competencies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ethics and ethics related issues, policies and practices.
  • Strong analytical skills and proven ability to prepare and draft high quality, clear, concise documents, reports and recommendations.
  • Proven ability to plan one’s own work, manage conflicting priorities and work in an autonomous manner.
  • Ability to identify clients’ needs and propose appropriate solutions in addition to establishing and maintaining effective relationships with partners both within and outside UNESCO.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with respect for diversity and sensitivity.
  • Ability to provide advice and guidance to staff at all levels.
  • Proven ability to present and discuss findings on issues clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to work under pressure and exhibit flexibility to adjust appropriately work schedules and priorities; good time-management skills.
  • Proven ability to act with utmost discretion, tact and integrity.
  • Excellent IT skills.
Languages
  • Excellent knowledge of French or English and good working knowledge of the other language.
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