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Temporary assistance

Occasionally, UNESCO needs services provided by persons other than its own permanent staff. These temporary services enable the Organization to deal with a short-term overload of work or to bring in ad-hoc outside expertise. Temporary contracts at UNESCO fall within the following categories:

  • Project Appointments
  • Short-Term Support Services
  • Consultants and Experts
  • Internships

Project Appointments

A Project Appointment (PA), is a contractual modality to cover specific projects or activities of a time-limited duration financed by extra-budgetary funds, in the field and at Headquarters and for technical cooperation in UNESCO Category I Institutes and Centres.

Short-Term opportunities

If you are looking for a short term opportunity in support functions such as office assistance, secretarial, building services at Headquarters (Paris), you may wish to register your CV on UNESCO Experts/Support Services Roster under Short term support services at Headquarters.

Please note that only residents in France may be considered for a short term assignment in a support function at Headquarters.

Consultants and Experts

A consultant/expert is a recognized specialist with particular skills, expertise or knowledge who is contracted by UNESCO for a short period, either in an advisory or consultative capacity or to provide a product or service.

UNESCO encourages men and women candidates from all geographical areas to register their interest for consultancy opportunities on the Experts/Support Services Roster.

Open temporary positions

Type Deadlinesort descending Location Download
Consultants and Experts Specialist Consultant for Global Education Monitoring Report Team. 18 February 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (111.63 KB), PDF icon Download (69.25 KB)
Consultants and Experts Junior Research & Communication Consultant for Global Education Monitoring Report Team. 18 February 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (57.74 KB), PDF icon Download (69.25 KB)
Project Appointments Project Officer, P-3, for Education Sector. 20 February 2019 Amman, Jordan PDF icon Download (109.55 KB), PDF icon Download (69.25 KB)
Consultants and Experts Consultant for Communication & Information sector. 20 February 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (61.68 KB)
Consultants and Experts Evaluation Expert, Curriculum Reform for Education Sector. 20 February 2019 Kabul, Afghanistan PDF icon Download (89.52 KB)
Consultants and Experts TVET Curriculum Development Writer for Agriculture and Construction 22 February 2019 Baghdad, Iraq PDF icon Download (531.31 KB)
Consultants and Experts National Launch & Dissemination Consultant for Education Sector, GEM Report 2019. 25 February 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (56.38 KB), PDF icon Download (69.25 KB)
Project Appointments Project Assistant for Culture Sector, Cultural Policies and Development Entity. 27 February 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (73.69 KB), PDF icon Download (69.25 KB)
Project Appointments Expert en EFTP, P-3 (Enseignement et Formation Techniques et Professionnels) pour l'IIPE. 28 February 2019 Dakar, Senegal PDF icon Download (89.36 KB), PDF icon Download (61.3 KB)
Project Appointments TVET Expert, P-3 (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) for IIEP. 28 February 2019 Dakar, Senegal PDF icon Download (80.37 KB), PDF icon Download (69.25 KB)
Consultants and Experts Call for interest for a work assignment with UNESCO / UN Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries (TBLDC) 04 March 2019 Haiti PDF icon Download (149.88 KB)
Project Appointments Chargé(e) de mobilisation des ressources pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest, Bureau de Planification Stratégique (BSP) 05 March 2019 Dakar, Senegal PDF icon Download (89.67 KB)
Project Appointments Resource Mobilization Officer for Arab States, Bureau of Strategic Planning (BSP) 05 March 2019 Amman, Jordan PDF icon Download (103.26 KB)
Project Appointments Resource Mobilization Officer for Asia and Pacific, Bureau of Strategic Planning (BSP) 05 March 2019 Bangkok, Thailand PDF icon Download (103.72 KB)
Project Appointments Resource Mobilization Officer for East Africa, Bureau of Strategic Planning (BSP) 05 March 2019 Nairobi, Kenya PDF icon Download (103.81 KB)
Project Appointments Resource Mobilization Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean, Bureau of Strategic Planning (BSP) 05 March 2019 San Jose, Costa Rica PDF icon Download (104.39 KB)
Project Appointments Programme Assistant - Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Education, Education Sector. 10 March 2019 Maputo, Mozambique PDF icon Download (53.31 KB), PDF icon Download (69.25 KB)
Project Appointments Programme Specialist, P3, Technical and Cooperation for UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). 10 March 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (101.47 KB), PDF icon Download (69.25 KB)
Project Appointments National Associate Project Officer - Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Education, Education Sector. 10 March 2019 Maputo, Mozambique PDF icon Download (55.15 KB), PDF icon Download (69.25 KB)
UN Opportunities Director, Global Strategy and Policy Division, D2, Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance Office of Human. 24 March 2019 New York, United States of America PDF icon Download (68.83 KB)