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The Office of UNICEF (UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN’S FUND) in Azerbaijanis seeking candidate to fill the following temporary position: Youth Development and Participation Assistant (GS4).

Duration:  5.5 months under Special Service Agreement (15/07/10 -31/12/10)
Required Qualifications:

 Azeri national with relevant degree from a university or from an institution of equivalent status
 At least three to five years experience in youth development and participation, preferably in the    context of the United Nations or other international organizations, and field work experience an asset.
 Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment, and establish harmonious and effective working  relationships, both within and outside the organization
 Good analytical and research skills with capacity to detect and understand relevant literature; good   grasp of the subject matter; creativeness, ability to use all sources of reference; and ability to maintain an adequate speed and volume of output. 
    Computer skills, including internet navigation, and various office applications

    Fluency in English and Azerbaijani

Responsibilities/ Nature of the Assignment:
Under the supervision of the Youth Development Officer, the incumbent will implement/facilitate various programme related activities, ensure appropriate record keeping, filing and documentation of those activities, as well as undertake regular field visit to monitor programme implementation.

Work process:
Volume of programme related activities will be identified and prioritized by the Deputy Representative in consultation with the Youth Development Officer. The incumbent will undertake activities in close discussion/consultation with the Youth Development Officer. The incumbent will also represent relevant UNICEF section in various related meetings; follow up with consultants hired for implementation of the programme.

Applicants should fill in and return to UNICEF office an application form available both from the office and online ( with an attached CV and motivation letter no later than 04 July 2010 at the following address: S.Dadashev Street 24, Baku, AZ1073 or by email to: Acknowledgement will be sent to short listed candidates only.

UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff.
Well qualified candidates, particularly female are strongly encouraged to apply.






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