UNECA Historian Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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UNECA Historian Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNECA Ethiopia looking for “Historian”.

Applicants with an Advanced University Degree may apply on or before 22nd April, 2024.

Established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in 1958 as one of the UN’s five regional commissions, ECA’s mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa’s development. Made up of 54 member States, and playing a dual role as a regional arm of the UN and as a key component of the African institutional landscape, ECA is well positioned to make unique contributions to address the Continent’s development challenges.

The UNECA has published a job vacancy announcement on 15th April, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Historian to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

UNECA Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pan-Africanism – Pan-Africanism, the ideology and movement advocating for the unity and solidarity of African people identifying its contextual pillars including, the post-colonial ambitions of Africa and the role of Emperor Haile Selassie and the other African leaders in the creation of the Organization of African Unity.
  • The meetings that have been held and key decisions, speeches, and resolutions such as that of the May 1963 African Summit Conference; struggles for independence from colonial rule, neo-colonialism, economic exploitation, and cultural imperialism;
  • The founding of the UN/ECA and OAU and their various roles in both Africa’s post-colonial and contemporary development showcasing the footprint of the UN on the continent socioeconomic development
  • African Heritage, Culture and Arts – A homage to the tangible and intangible heritage, focusing on creativity and Africa’s rich cultural diversity, innovative arts, living heritage and cultural and creative industries and their contribution to the socio-economic development of Africa. To include Africa’s language; traditions and customs; food; attire, fabric and fashion; music, written and spoken word; crafts etc.)
  • Scope of Work ECA’s Publications, Conference and Knowledge Management Division (PCKMD) seeks to recruit consultants to provide a range of technical and creative-oriented services as part of the content development and delivery of the mobile and permanent exhibitions in the Africa Hall Visitors Centre.
  • The consultants should be experienced in the following areas of expertise: Heritage (arts & culture), History (Pan Africanism, socioeconomic & political development of Africa); and Multimedia Content Development (documentary/film, audio and video materials on African arts, history, culture, and heritage).

Position in Organization:

  • Job Title: Historian
  • Job Opening ID: 232361
  • Job Network: Information and Telecommunication Technology
  • Job Family: Information Management Systems and Technology
  • Category and Level: Consultants, CON
  • Duty Station: ADDIS ABABA
  • Department/Office: Economic Commission for Africa
  • Date Posted: Apr 15, 2024
  • Deadline: Apr 21, 2024

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • Advanced University Degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in history, political science, or cultural studies with specific research experience in pan Africanism, post-colonial and socio-economic development history of Africa or related fields.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with seven years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable.

How to Apply UNECA Historian 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.un.org/jobSearchDescription/232361?language=en

The Closing Date: 22nd April, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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