International Telecommunications Union (ITU) have announced a Programme Officer Regional Office Addis Ababa. Details are as follows:
Post Number: TD13R/P3/581
Deadline for Applications (23.59 Geneva CH) : 14 February 2013
Duration of Contract: 2 years
Type of Appointment: Fixed-Term Appointment
Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The job vacancy will be in the ITU's Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) which is responsible for the organization and coordination of the work of the Telecommunication Development Sector of the Union
Duties / Responsibilities
Under the overall authority of the Regional Director and/or Head of the Area Office, or the immediate supervision of the Programme Coordinator, duties include:
- Coordinates, monitors and implements programmes and projects. Monitors advancements in the field of expertise. Provides advice to peers, management and colleagues.
- Provides programme and project support: defines project/revision requirements and specifications; suggests joint activities. Identifies, proposes and develops cooperation opportunities.
- Serves as a specialist for cooperation programmes and projects (regular programme and extrabudgetary) under his/her responsibility. Prepares, and drafts, as necessary, inputs for budget for programmes and projects.
- Other responsibilities are specified in the full job details
Advanced university degree in management, telecommunications/ICTs engineering or a related field OR education in a reputed college of advanced education with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of an advanced university degree in one of the fields above. For internal candidates, a first university degree in one of the fields above in combination with seven years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree for promotion or rotation purposes.
At least five years of progressively responsible experience in the field of the post, including at least two at the international level. Comprehensive experience and background in subjects related to telecommunications/cyber-security, internet governance and e-applications/services. A doctorate in a related field can be considered as a substitute for two years of working experience.
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