Recruitment: A National Consultant for Activities under UNESCO World Heritage Convention
Parent Sector : Culture Sector (CLT)
Duty Station: Hanoi
Job Family: Culture
Type of contract : Non Staff
Duration of contract : From 1 to 6 months
Recruitment open to : External candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 26-05-2021
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST
Within its culture programme which aims to support national partners in strengthening heritage regulatory framework 2018-2021, UNESCO seeks to support the improvement of heritage and visitation data collection between the local and central level. With the regard to the 3rd regional periodic reporting exercise of the WHS in the Asia-Pacific region under the World Heritage Convention which Viet Nam takes part in; it is timely for to finalize and advocate for an improved reporting mechanism between WHS and central level government agencies including Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. It is also timely to address more adequate attention to the preservation of intangible cultural heritage and the benefits of local communities living in the World Heritage sites.
Facilitate the national workshop on preparing the site level and country report to the Third Cycle of Periodic Report implementing the World Heritage Convention;
Finalize the draft WHS questionnaires and reporting forms, in cooperation with UNESCO responsible officers and focal personnel of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
Deliver the training on heritage and visitation data collection in preparation of Periodic Report under the UNESCO World Heritage Convention;
Conduct a research into the situation of ICH inventory, safeguarding and promotion at the World Heritage sites in Viet Nam, identify good practices, needs support and make recommendations to strengthen the ICH safeguarding and promotion at WHS, together with mechanisms empowering local people’s participation and benefits to and from cultural heritage preservation at WHS.
COMPETENCIES (Core / Managerial)
Planning and organizing (C)
Results focus (C)
Strategic thinking (M)
For detailed information, please consult the UNESCO Competency Framework.
At least Bachelor’s degree in of Culture managements, Culture or Heritage studies or related Social Human Sciences fields;
At least 5 years of experiences in Culture and/or Heritage Management, Cultural industries, Policy development/advocacy or related fields;
Demonstrated satisfactory in research and writing skill.
BENEFITS AND ENTITLEMENTS
It is estimated that the Consultant will work intermittenly within the duration from June to November 2021. Please submit a financial proposal including proposed daily rate of consultancy fee and number of working days. If you have difficulty in attaching the financial proposal to an on-line application, please submit your financial proposal via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SELECTION AND RECRUITMENT PROCESS
Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application and provide complete and accurate information. Please apply here: https://career2.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=10332&company=unesco. No modifications can be made to the application submitted.
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