United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
DUE: 13 NOV 2023
Application period 31-Oct-2023 to 13-Nov-2023
Under the supervision of the Senior Programme Manager, the incumbent will carry out the following activities: Develop a strategy for and manage the work of dedicated consultants and subject matter experts toward supporting Tuvalu’s submission as a UNESCO World Heritage;
- Manage the political and consultative process to engage with the Tuvalu Government and other key stakeholders to support their compilation of and preparation for submission a Tentative List for UNESCO World Heritage;
- Lead the field and desk research, including traditional literature and documents on Tuvalu, for the purpose of comparative analysis and the Tentative List preparation;
- Manage the work performed by subject matter experts supporting the preparation of the Tentative List submission, including on matters of culture, heritage, law, and other related issues;
- Organize workshops and events with relevant stakeholders as necessary to ensure inclusive and participatory approach to the preparation of the Tentative List;
- Review and support RNI’s external communications on significant developments and milestones reached on the project;
- Contribute to the GCCM’s engagements on international fora, including UNGA and COP, to present significant developments and outcomes with an aim to raise global awareness and mobilize support and resources;
- Coordinate with other RNI projects related to safeguarding of culture and heritage of Tuvalu and other Pacific island countries.
*FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
*CANDIDATES WITH NO UNITED NATIONS OR UNOPS EXPERIENCE ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
- Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent), preferably in public administration, comparative literature, law or other related discipline is required.
- First level university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) in combination with 2 additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced university degree.
- A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in public policy, comparative literature, culture & heritage preservation, law and or a relevant field is required.
Desirable experience (the following experience is optional candidates who do not have it are welcome to apply):
- Familiarity with Tuvalu’s culture and heritage would be an asset.
- Fluency in oral and written English is required.
- Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an asset.
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