We are hiring – Head of Office IIPE-UNESCO Dakar

Post Number: 6SNIEP0077PA
Grade: P-5
Parent Sector: Education Sector (ED)
Duty Station: Dakar
Job Family: Education
Type of contract: Project Appointment
Duration of contract: 2 years
Recruitment open to: Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time): 12-OCT-2023



The UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning Office in Dakar (IIEP-UNESCO Dakar) serves the Africa region of the Organization. IIEP’s mandate is to help UNESCO member states develop capacity to plan and manage their education system. IIEP-UNESCO Dakar has built a reputation as a centre of expertise on education sector analysis and the development of education sector plans. This mission aligns with the Education 2030 agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. IIEP-UNESCO Dakar’s range of interventions has recently extended into additional lines of work in planning and management for technical and vocational education training, education quality management, and gender equality. Modalities of intervention comprise technical cooperation, training, applied research and development, and outreach, in partnership with national, regional and international organizations. For more information on IIEP Dakar activities, please follow this link: IIEP Dakar Office. Based in IIEP-UNESCO Dakar office, the incumbent works under the overall authority and direct supervision of IIEP-UNESCO Director and within the framework of IIEP's Medium-Term Strategy. He/she leads and coordinates the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the IIEP-UNESCO Dakar programme delivery. He/she provides leadership and guidance to staff of the Dakar office. The incumbent of the post contributes to build IIEP-UNESCO’s support for stronger planning and management in the education sector in Africa.

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