UNESCO National Professional Officer Jobs 2024 – South Sudan NGO Jobs

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UNESCO National Professional Officer Jobs 2024 – South Sudan NGO Jobs.

UNESCO South Sudan looking for “National Professional Officer”.

Applicants with a Advanced University degree may apply on or before 29th March 2024.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialised agency of the United Nations aimed at promoting world peace and security through international cooperation in education, the sciences, and culture.

The UNESCO has published a job vacancy announcement on 27th February 2024 for qualified South Sudanese to fill in the vacant post of National Professional Officer to be based in Juba, South Sudan.

UNESCO Job Vacancy 2024

Overview of the Functions of the Post: Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for the Natural Sciences’ Sector (ADG/SC) and direct supervision of the of the Head of the UNESCO Office in Juba, the incumbent will contribute to the design, coordination and implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of the programmes and activities carried out by the Natural Sciences Sector in the Juba Office. This contribution aims to support South Sudan in its efforts to implement the National Development Plan (NDPs) and the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF), while also contributing to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and African Union Agenda 2063.

Eligibility Criteria


  • Advanced University degree (Master’s or equivalent) in the relevant field of natural sciences related disciplines (Environment, Earth Sciences, Hydrology, Basic Sciences and Science Policy).

Work Experience:

  • Less than 2 (two) years of relevant work experience in the field of natural sciences such as Environment/Water Resources and Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI).
  • Experience in science coordination and programme management, designing and implementing programmes/projects, resource mobilization, and partnership development.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good programme and project management skills
  • Good analytical, organizational and coordination skills.
  • Ability to build, maintain and enhance working relations with national/local authorities as well as key stakeholders in the civil society, such as national and international Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and through various channels including the web and social media.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with respect and tact for diversity.
  • Proficiency in IT skills of standard office software.


  • Excellent knowledge of English.

Other Details

  • Post Number: 6SSSC0001PA
  • Grade: NO-A
  • Parent Sector: Field Office
  • Type of contract: Project Appointment
  • Duration of contract: 1 year
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNESCO National Professional Officer Jobs 2024

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

Then to apply, go to https://careers.unesco.org/job………

The Closing Date: 29th March 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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