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About UNICEF: Employment

Consultancy assignment: Project Assistant, DOC, New York

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.


UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a Project Assistant, DOC, New York.

For more information, see the attached TERMS OF REFERENCE.

• Completion of tertiary education, preferably in a field related to the work of the organization, e.g. Social Sciences, Education, Communication
• At least two years of progressively responsible working experience, preferably in support of communication activities
• Interest in education and gender equality essential, experience a plus
• Strong organizational skills and drafting ability
• Demonstrated success in networking and working in a team
• Strong web skills. Experience with web content management systems such as WordPress and RedDot a plus
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
• Fluent English both written and oral
• Knowledge of French language considered an asset
• Knowledge of UNICEF and the UN System desirable
• Tact, discretion, initiative, good judgment and ability to work independently
• Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment
• Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines

How to Apply:
If you have experience working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ ) with a requested monthly rate to Nadia Sariahmed nsariahmed@unicef.org
Applications should be received by 8 April 2014. Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.





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