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 (Coordination), P-4, Education Sector. 14 December 2018 Malabo, Equatorial Guinea PDF icon Download (85.94 KB), PDF icon Download (86.16 KB), PDF icon Download (79.85 KB), PDF icon Download (61.3 KB)
Project Appointments Senior Regional Adviser, P-4, UNESCO Institute for Statistics. 15 December 2018 Dakar, Senegal PDF icon Download (72.72 KB), PDF icon Download (79.85 KB)
Consultants and Experts Consultant (Curriculum Reform) Middle level, Education Sector 16 December 2018 Kabul, Afghanistan PDF icon Download (78.71 KB)
Consultants and Experts Consultant (Curriculum Reform) senior level, Education sector 16 December 2018 Kabul, Afghanistan PDF icon Download (77.6 KB)
Consultants and Experts Consultant (Curriculum Reform) Executive level, Education Sector. 16 December 2018 Kabul, Afghanistan PDF icon Download (80.72 KB)
Consultants and Experts Consultant (SDG 4/ Statistics planning), Education Sector. 18 December 2018 Kabul, Afghanistan PDF icon Download (113.55 KB)
Consultants and Experts Consultant for Social and Human Sciences Sector. 19 December 2018 Paris, France PDF icon Download (107.72 KB)
Consultants and Experts Consultant (Conflict Analysis in Education), Senior level, Education Sector (KAB/ED/Const/18/12/007). 31 December 2018 Kabul, Afghanistan PDF icon Download (130.56 KB)
Consultants and Experts Consultant (Gender Analysis in Education), Senior Level, Education Sector (KAB/ED/Const/18/12/008) 31 December 2018 Kabul, Afghanistan PDF icon Download (153.26 KB)
Consultants and Experts Junior Consultant for Communication and Information Sector, Executive Office. 04 January 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (52.05 KB)
Project Appointments Associate Programme Specialist (ICT Development) for UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) 15 January 2019 Buenos Aires, Argentina PDF icon Download (80.49 KB)
Project Appointments Technical Cooperation Coordinator, P-3, Education Sector for UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). 15 January 2019 Buenos Aires, Argentina PDF icon Download (192.76 KB)
Project Appointments Education Policy Analyst and Planner/Analyste et planificateur des politiques éducatives (P3) – 6SNIEP0046PA (readvertisement) 20 January 2019 Dakar, Senegal PDF icon Download (82.02 KB), PDF icon Download (80.36 KB)