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Posting Title:Associate National Project Officer
Job Location: New Delhi, India
Skill Required: Project Management,
Preferred Experience: 02 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 09th Sep, 2022

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Associate National Project Officer Job Description:

Under the overall authority of the Director of UNESCO MGIEP and the direct supervision of the Head of Policy and Advocacy, the Associate National Project Officer will contribute to identifying, through quantitative and qualitative policy reviews and analysis, strategic entry points for engaging with the UNESCO Member States. The Associate National Project Officer would undertake the following responsibilities:

» Associate National Project Officer contributes to policy research and analysis relevant to education in the scope of SDG 4.7, digital education, and education policy in the context of emerging discourses.

» Write and consolidate relevant research, report, scoping papers, and briefs.

» Use a range of quantitative and qualitative research methods, ensuring the credibility of information and evidence sourced.

» Support development of appropriate research tools and instruments.

» Support data collection through primary and secondary methods and conduct data analysis.

» Provide programmatic coordination and support in the implementation of MGIEP courses in member states.

» Associate National Project Officer identify key national stakeholders to partner with for project implementation and collaborate with them

» Collaborate with other programs at the institute to help identify a relevant intended policy implication of their respective projects.

» Associate National Project Officer support institute-wide activities as they arise.

» Support in reviewing relevant academic literature on education policy implementation.


Education Qualification:

» Advanced university degree (Master’s Degree) in Education, Policy Studies, Public Policy, International Relations, Social Sciences, Sciences of Learning, or other education-related sciences.

Work Experience:

» Up to 2 years of professional experience in the field of education related to research, policy, teaching, curriculum development, pedagogy, social and emotional learning, and planning in a governmental, multilateral, academic, or civil society organization.

Skills and Competencies:

» Commitment to the Organization’s mandate, vision, strategic direction, and priorities.

» Proven ability in using quantitative methods and tools.

» Excellent written and oral communication skills.

» Integrity, reliability, and a sense of commitment in the execution of duties.

» Excellent coordination and organizational skills.

» Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

» Ability to work under pressure, manage heavy workloads, and meet tight deadlines, paying close attention to detail and quality of work.

» Excellent diplomatic skills and multicultural sensitivity.


» Excellent knowledge (written and spoken) of English and Hindi.


Education Qualification: 

» Advanced university degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) in Education, Policy Studies, Public Policy, International Relations, Social Sciences, Sciences of Learning, or other education-related sciences.

Work Experience: 

» Professional experience within an international environment or in the UN system


» Working knowledge of another UNESCO language (French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, and Spanish).


UNESCO’s salaries consist of a basic salary and other benefits which may include if applicable: 30 days of annual leave, family allowance, medical insurance, pension plan, etc.

The approximate  Gross Pensionable annual starting salary for this post is INR 1772761,  subject to deduction of pension, insurance, etc.


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