Careers

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
Project Appointments Senior Project Officer (Operations), P-4, Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report, Education Sector. 26 September 2018 Paris, France PDF icon Download (190.28 KB), PDF icon Download (79.85 KB)
Project Appointments Security Officer, P-3, UNESCO Office for Iraq. 27 September 2018 Erbil, Iraq PDF icon Download (104.24 KB), PDF icon Download (79.85 KB)
Project Appointments Project Officer, P-3, Education, UNESCO Office in Beirut. 28 September 2018 Beirut, Lebanon PDF icon Download (115.51 KB), PDF icon Download (79.85 KB)
Other International Organisation Associate HR Officer, P-2, International Agency for Research on Cancer (Please apply on line: https://careers.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1804136&tz=GMT%2B02%3A00) 30 September 2018 France PDF icon Download (154.24 KB)
Other International Organisation Associate HR Officer, P-2, International Agency for Research on Cancer (Please apply on line: https://careers.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1804136&tz=GMT%2B02%3A00) 30 September 2018 France PDF icon Download (154.24 KB)
Project Appointments Educational Policy Analyst and Planner P3 – IIEP POLE DE DAKAR 03 October 2018 Dakar, Senegal PDF icon Download (81.93 KB), PDF icon Download (78.83 KB), PDF icon Download (79.85 KB)
Project Appointments Associate Project Officer (Communications), P-2, Education Sector 03 October 2018 Paris, France PDF icon Download (80.27 KB), PDF icon Download (79.85 KB)
Consultants and Experts Web Application Development Expert 05 October 2018 Paris, France PDF icon Download (83.96 KB)
Consultants and Experts CONSULTANTS EXPERTS EN PILOTAGE DE LA QUALITE A L’ENSEIGNEMENT DE BASE, IIEP Dakar 08 October 2018 Afrique, Senegal PDF icon Download (3.66 MB)
Project Appointments Deputy Head, P5 – IIEP POLE DE DAKAR 10 October 2018 Dakar, Senegal PDF icon Download (174.59 KB), PDF icon Download (178.46 KB), PDF icon Download (79.85 KB)
Project Appointments Education Policy Analyst Expert of Labor Market P3 - IIEP POLE DE DAKAR 11 October 2018 Dakar, Senegal PDF icon Download (85.23 KB), PDF icon Download (82.51 KB), PDF icon Download (79.85 KB)
Project Appointments MSP global Project Assistant,G-4, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO 17 October 2018 Paris, France PDF icon Download (91.76 KB), PDF icon Download (79.85 KB)
Project Appointments Re-advertisement – Programme Assistant G-5 – Training and Education Programmes – IEP/PA/064 - IIEP PARIS 20 October 2018 Paris, France PDF icon Download (118.02 KB)
Project Appointments Head of Studies P4 – Training and Education Programmes – IEP/PA/086 - IIEP PARIS 21 October 2018 Paris, France PDF icon Download (136.53 KB)