الوصف الوظيفي
OVERVIEW
Parent Sector : Field Office
Duty Station: Palestine, State of
Job Family: Communication and Information
Type of contract : Consultant
Duration of contract : 2 Months
Recruitment open to : External candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 27-June-2021
 
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
Only candidate entitled to work in Palestine can apply
OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST
Within the framework of "Media and Information Literacy" (MIL) being "the core competencies that allow citizens to deal with the media effectively, and to develop critical thinking and lifelong learning skills, for the sake of social education that makes them active citizens.
 
UNESCO Ramallah Office is seeking the expertise of an individual consultant to undertake a feasibility study to establish a specialized center that serves the Palestinian community, providing a neutral space where media professional capacities could be built and developed in addition to strengthening the concept of verifying information, and promoting MIL culture and practices. The consultant should consider the UNESCO holistic approach to MIL and ensure dialogue and balance reporting of feedback from all stakeholders including information, media, and digital experts.
Long Description
Under the authority of the Head of UNESCO Ramallah Office and the direct supervision of the Executive assistant and CI Associate Project Officer, the individual consultant will assist UNESCO in identifying and setting the necessary indicators for the establishment of an MIL center and will perform the following tasks:
  • Feasibility study for the establishment of a media center at the national level and the extentof the center's relationship in developing Media and information Literacy methodologies.  
  • Provide a clear design of the center considering the different areas of MIL needs.
  • Provide a detailed plan for possible modalities for implementation including:
         a. Exchanges of ideas and experience, and studies on policy issues
         b. Strengthening of national research and development capabilities
         c. Promotion of staff innovation.
         d. Facilitated access to electronic databases and documentation data using proper tools.
         e. International co-operative action in Implementing Programme Areas
  • Provide a detailed budget estimate for the establishment and projection on annual operation cost.

Deliverables

The individual consultant shall submit a 20-25 pages feasibility study in English. 

Long Description
 
Long Description
 
COMPETENCIES (Core / Managerial)
Accountability (C)
Communication (C)
Innovation (C)
Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement (C)
Planning and organizing (C)
Results focus (C)
Teamwork (C)
Professionalism (C)
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For detailed information, please consult the UNESCO Competency Framework.

جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.

متطلبات الوظيفة
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
 
Education
     Master’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Public Policy, Media Development, or other related fields
 
Work Experience
  • Minimum five years progressive work experience in policy analysis and research or monitoring and evaluation
  • Proven experience with relevant research and analytical methodology and ability to apply such techniques to policy issues, as well as drafting of research papers using evidence-based references.
Skills/Competencies
  • Strong writing and communication skills in English and proven ability to effectively articulate planning and issues to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Drafting of research paper using evidence-based references.
  • Experience in research at a Policy level for an Educational center.
Languages
  • Excellent knowledge (oral and written) in English and Arabic.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
  • Working experience with the United Nations or NGO/INGO
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Consultant to undertake a feasibility study
آخر موعد للتقديم 27 - Jun - 2021
المكان رام الله والبيرة
نوع الوظيفة العقود والاستشارات
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية الماجستير
الخبرة 5 Years
آلية التقديم

SELECTION AND RECRUITMENT PROCESS

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.

Interested candidates should submit their application online and attach under the “Employment History Form” section the following documents in one combined file:

  • An up-to-date CV stating details of educational qualifications, work experience, including prior experience of similar work.
  • A technical proposal indicating the approach/methodology to carry out the assignment, including workplan with timeframe and any inputs required from UNESCO.
  • A financial proposal with budget breakdown.

Application should be done through Success Factor only.  In case you are unable to attach the required documents in the system, please inform us at [email protected].

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