UNESCO Associate Project Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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UNESCO Associate Project Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNESCO Ethiopia looking for “Associate Project Officer”.

Applicants with An Advanced University Degree may apply on or before 18th April, 2024.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialised agency of the United Nations (UN) aimed at promoting world peace and security through international cooperation in education, the sciences, and culture. It has 193 member states and 11 associate members, as well as partners in the nongovernmental, intergovernmental, and private sector. Headquartered at the World Heritage Centre in Paris, France, UNESCO has 53 regional field offices and 199 national commissions that facilitate its global mandate.

The UNESCO has published a job vacancy announcement on 25th March, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Associate Project Officer to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

UNESCO Job Vacancy 2024


  • Support the implementation of Japan-funded projects through planning, coordination, and information and knowledge management.
  • Coordinate interventions to generate evidence and lessons learned for the two Japan-funded projects to inform decision-makers for better planning, supervision, and monitoring, as well as scale-up.
  • Coordinate the timely and quality development, production, and dissemination of communications materials and contents to support the goals and priorities of the projects including UNESCO IICBA’s other projects.
  • Write and edit stories, press releases, speeches, brochures, factsheets, etc. for different platforms, including the UNESCO websites and donor’s platform.
  • Support the project in developing communication materials both offline and online, ensuring high-quality standards.
  • Collect and analyze data to identify trends or patterns of issues and provide insights through graphs, charts, tables, and reports, using data visualization to enable data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation, and reporting.
  • Plan and facilitate strategic advocacy and program activities in coordination with partners including the African Union, Donors, and other relevant agencies about the projects.
  • Support the IICBA team in the production of training material, brochures, and virtual campus development.
  • Long Description
  • Act as the focal point for communication with the project donor and contribute to donor relations, as well as resource mobilization.
  • Establish and sustain effective and close working partnerships with relevant government counterparts, and national stakeholders such as Ministries of Education, Teacher Training Colleges/ Institutions, Universities, Teacher Unions, and academic institutions.
  • Support target countries and colleagues in identifying success and narrative stories from their work and ensure they are featured in relevant publications and platforms (e.g., website, social media, annual reports, and external media).
  • Support the planning and organization of advocacy events, ensuring the coordination with partners, authorities, media representatives, members of the academia, and other relevant stakeholders for high visibility and impact.
  • Identify and develop opportunities to mobilize extra-budgetary resources for the institute by developing concept notes and project proposals based on situational analysis and needs assessments, following the Institute’s programme results framework, priorities, and strategic approaches.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Title: Associate Project Officer
  • Post Number: 6ETEDPA025CB
  • Grade: P-2
  • Parent Sector: Education Sector (ED)
  • Duty Station: Addis Ababa
  • Job Family: Education
  • Type of contract: Project Appointment
  • Duration of contract: 1 year
  • Recruitment open to: Internal and external candidates
  • Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time): 18-APR-2024

Minimum Requirements:


  • Advanced university degree (master’s or equivalent) in Education, Social Sciences, Development Studies, or related area.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in project coordination, knowledge and information management, and communications in education and related areas.
  • Experience working in Africa and familiarity with the Africa Union Agenda 2030, SDG-Education 2030 Agenda, and related agendas.
  • Experience in working on projects related to peace education, the prevention of violent extremism (PVE), education in emergencies, and refugee education.


  • Excellent knowledge (written and spoken) of English.

How to Apply UNESCO Associate Project Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it fully.

Then to apply, go to https://careers.unesco.org/job/Addis-Ababa-ASSOCIATE-PROJECT-OFFICER/790835802/

The Closing Date: 18th April, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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