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General Editor

Beirut

  • Organization: UN - United Nations
  • Location: Beirut
  • Grade: Consultancy - Consultant - Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Translations and Languages
    • Scientist and Researcher
    • Documentation and Information Management
  • Closing Date: 2023-02-06

Result of Service

The consultant will deliver a completed UNCRR by 31 March which is the deadline proposed by HQ and complete other assigned editorial tasks.

The 2022 UN Country Results Report for KSA will be concise, coherent and at a standard that can be shared with Government and other partners to highlight the results of the UN’s work in KSA in 2022. Other assigned editorial tasks will be completed to the same high standard and timeliness.

Work Location

Remotely

Expected duration

2.5 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

The consultant will report to the Head of Office and Senior Economist in the KSA’s UN RCO, and will assist in and continue the work of the KSA’s UN Country Results Report (UNCRR).

This will include:
(1) Work with the RCO staff members and a graphic designer to create a template, including the integration of pictures and graphics into the template;
(2) Communicate/coordinating with various AFPs in the KSA to collect and organize the relevant information for the UNCRR;
(3) Write/edit the UNCRR in accordance with the UN standards and guidance for the UNCRR;
(4) Support the translation of the UNCRR as required;
(5) Develop communication products for the various social media platforms to promote the UNCRR;
(6) And various tasks that arise for the RCO.

Qualifications/special skills

A Bachelor's degree in linguistics, literature, editing, writing or a related field is required.

All candidates must submit a copy of the required educational degree. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
A minimum of two years in linguistics, literature, editing, writing or a related field is required.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

For the position(s) advertised, fluency in English is required.

NOTE: ‘Fluency’ equals a rating of ‘fluent’ in all four areas (speak, read, write and understand) and ‘Knowledge of’ equals a rating of ‘confident’ in two of the four areas.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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