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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

UNESCO CV Templates: English - French

Type Deadline Location Download
Consultants and Experts Author for Communication & Information sector (CI). 17 July 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (22.94 KB)
Consultants and Experts Call for Expressions of Interest for Culture Sector/Appel à candidature pour le Secteur de la Culture. 18 July 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (144.1 KB), PDF icon Download (144.52 KB)
Project Appointments Associate Project Officer for International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). 19 July 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (328.98 KB)
Short-Term Support Services Associate Project Officer for Sciences sector. 22 July 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (151.84 KB)
Short-Term Support Services Project Officer for Sciences sector. 22 July 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (120.92 KB)
Short-Term Support Services Associate Project Officer for Sciences sector. 22 July 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (144.22 KB)
Short-Term Support Services Office Assistant for Communication & Information sector. 25 July 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (70.42 KB)
Consultants and Experts Research & Communication Consultant for Education sector. 25 July 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (86.83 KB)
Consultants and Experts Consultant (Communications and Information) for Education sector. 27 July 2019 Kabul, Afghanistan PDF icon Download (149.44 KB)
Consultants and Experts Individual Specialist for Culture sector/Spécialiste Individuel pour le Secteur de la Culture. 29 July 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (78.71 KB), PDF icon Download (78.1 KB)
Project Appointments Assistant Educational Policy Analyst P2/Analyste assistant des politique éducatives P2 for IIEP 31 July 2019 Dakar, Senegal PDF icon Download (89.02 KB), PDF icon Download (71.32 KB)
UN Opportunities Registrar of the International Tribunal for the law of the Sea (ITLOS). 31 July 2019 Hamburg, Germany PDF icon Download (121.93 KB)
Consultants and Experts Knowledge Management Application Specialist for Knowledge Management and Information Systems Sector (KMI). 31 July 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (114.42 KB)
Consultants and Experts Project Coordinator for Knowledge Management and Information Systems Sector (KMI). 31 July 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (113.24 KB)
Short-Term Support Services Associate Project Officer – Knowledge Management for Culture sector. 31 July 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (103.01 KB)
Project Appointments Assistant Finance and Accounting Officer, P1/P2 for IIEP. 06 August 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (96.05 KB)
Consultants and Experts Auditor for audit Section, Internal Oversight Service sector (IOS). 15 August 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (81.83 KB)
Consultants and Experts Call for Individual Authors for Education sector. 25 September 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (184.14 KB)
Consultants and Experts Call for proposals "Drafting a handbook on the portrayal of men and masculinities in media" for Communication & Information sector. 28 October 2019 Paris, France PDF icon Download (653.92 KB), PDF icon Download (655.76 KB)