19 Jobs at UNESCO-National Professional Officer (Culture)

Jobs at UNESCO-National Professional Officer (Culture)
Overview of the functions of the post
Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Culture (ADG/CLT) and the direct supervision of the Head of the UNESCO Dar es Salaam Office, the incumbent will contribute to the design, implementation and coordination of activities carried out under Major Programme IV – Culture in Tanzania in view of supporting the Member State in their efforts to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Union Agenda 2063. The incumbent shall work as part of the interdisciplinary team in the UNESCO Dar es Salaam Office, in collaboration with culture stakeholders, and with technical guidance from Programme Divisions at Headquarters and the Culture Programme Specialist in the Multi-sectoral Regional Office for Eastern Africa in Nairobi. In this context, the incumbent will:
Contribute to identifying, designing and implementing activities in the field of culture in the country within the framework of the Culture Sector’s strategies and priorities, particularly for the promotion, preservation and safeguarding of tangible and intangible heritage, the promotion of creative industries, and the advancement of the linkages between culture and development, to help build the institutional capacity of UNESCO’s national/local counterparts and partners. In close cooperation with Headquarters, contribute to intersectoral programmes developed by the Office.
Contribute to identifying, designing and implementing extra-budgetary projects in collaboration with Culture Partners to reinforce the Regular Programme and ensure the related required fundraising by mobilizing resources and partnerships including providing professional and technical contributions based on research and analysis, with an emphasis on the national perspective and potential.
Coordinate the implementation of all technical cultural cooperation projects of the Office funded through extra-budgetary resources by monitoring implementation and outputs and ensuring timely implementation consistent with the approved project documentation.

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