Post Number : 5EGADM0708RP
Grade : G-5
Parent Sector : Field Office
Duty Station: Cairo
Job Family: Computer Sciences / Information Technologies
Type of contract : Fixed Term Field
Duration of contract : 2 years, renewable
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 11-DEC-2023
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
Only candidates who are entitled to work in Egypt can apply to this position
The position is located in the Administrative Unit of the UNESCO Cairo Office and provides decentralized basic and routine technical support on hardware and software application system within the Office’s assigned area and to the Field Offices in the Region. The Information Technologies (IT) Assistant reports directly to the Field Office Finance and Administrative Officer and carries out tasks under the overall authority of the Director of the Office. The IT Assistant is tasked with the delivery of a range of office-oriented activities in support of the Administrative Unit, and projects/programmes delivery. In particular, the IT Assistant is performing the following tasks:
ICT MAINTENANCE SERVICES
DESKTOP SUPPORT SERVICES
PROCUREMENT SUPPORT SERVICES
RECORD MANAGEMENT AND INSTITUTIONAL MEMORY
Additional activities that may be required to ensure the success of the work team.
SKILLS / COMPETENCIES
UNESCO’s salaries consist of a basic salary and other benefits which may include if applicable: 30 days annual leave, family allowance, medical insurance, pension plan etc.
The approximate annual brut starting salary for this post is 302 410 Egyptian Pounds.
For full information on benefits and entitlements, please consult our Guide to Staff Benefits.
Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application and provide complete and accurate information. To apply, please visit the UNESCO careers website. No modifications can be made to the application submitted.
The evaluation of candidates is based on the criteria in the vacancy notice, and may include tests and/or assessments, as well as a competency-based interview.
UNESCO uses communication technologies such as video or teleconference, e-mail correspondence, etc. for the assessment and evaluation of candidates.
Please note that only selected candidates will be further contacted and candidates in the final selection step will be subject to reference checks based on the information provided.
UNESCO recalls that paramount consideration in the appointment of staff members shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, technical competence and integrity. UNESCO applies a zero-tolerance policy against all forms of harassment. UNESCO is committed to achieving and sustaining equitable and diverse geographical distribution, as well as gender parity among its staff members in all categories and at all grades. Furthermore, UNESCO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Candidates from non- and under-represented Member States (last update here) are particularly welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals from minority groups and indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality. Worldwide mobility is required for staff members appointed to international posts.
UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.