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ASSOCIATE PROGRAMME SPECIALIST (DEVELOPMENT)

ASSOCIATE PROGRAMME SPECIALIST (DEVELOPMENT)

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ORGANIZATIONAL SETTING

As the only specialized organization with the mandate to support educational policy, planning and management, the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) plays a unique role within the United Nations system. IIEP was established in 1963 as an integral part of UNESCO. It supports ministries of education around the world and other key actors to plan and manage education systems through its programmes of training, technical assistance, policy research and knowledge sharing. IIEP also includes the IIEP Pole de Dakar and Buenos Aires Offices.

OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST

This position is located in the Research and Development Unit of the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) in Paris and reports to the Senior Programme Specialist (Development).Under the overall authority of the Director, and the direct supervision of the Senior Programme Specialist (Development Unit), in coordination with the Research and Development Team Leader, and within the framework of the Institute’s Medium-Term Strategy, the Associate Programme Specialist will support the design and implementation of methodologies and tools aimed at improving educational planning and management globally.

 

The incumbent will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Identify, collect, clean, process, document, archive data from varied sources, including education.
  • Provide technical inputs to quantitative and qualitative analyses using a wide range of data sources, including spatial information, household and large-scale surveys.
  • Draft in different levels of complexity technical guidelines, methodologies, and code leading to different dissemination products such as reports, webpages, presentations, training materials, and handouts.Support the design and facilitation of short training programmes such as on Using free, open-source software in educational planning and management, and  the IIEP Advanced Training Programme in educational planning and management, or those embedded in research or technical cooperation projects.
  • Support the design of development projects, including through: Analysing relevant evidence; Drafting sections of reports or proposals.
  • Propose a professional development plan that will support themselves in keeping abreast with techniques and approaches relevant for the post and the mission of IIEP.
Location: Paris
Organization: UNESCO
Deadline: January 11, 2021
External website link: https://careers.unesco.org/job/Paris-Associate-Programme-Specialist-%28Development%29/521222602/
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