UNESCO National Project Officer Jobs 2023 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs

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UNESCO National Project Officer Jobs 2023 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs. UNESCO Zimbabwe looking for “National Project Officer“. Applicants with a degree in Master’s degree may apply on or before April 28, 2023.

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.

NGO Jobs in Zimbabwe 2021

The UNESCO has published a job vacancy announcement on April 15, 2023 for qualified Zimbabwe’s to fill in the vacant post of National Project Officer to be based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

UNESCO Job Vacancy 2023

More specifically, the National Project Officer will be required to:

  • Lead the implementation and day-to-day management of the UNPRPD projects in consultation with the SHS Programme Specialist, according to the work plan for each UNPRPD component and according to UNESCO’s rules and regulations.
  • Ensure that the project and programme outputs are achieved as identified in the proposal and as advised and instructed by the Advisory Group.
  • Supervise and advise the project assistants involved in the projects in the five countries, and liaise and coordinate with the programme specialists, participating UN agencies implementing the UNPRPD projects.
  • Advise officers and stakeholders involved in the project implementation on practical methods and approaches to ensure disability inclusion and meaningful participation of persons with disabilities and OPDs.
  • Undertake the appropriate communication and dissemination of information to ensure projects visibility, as well as accountability.

Position in Organization:

  • Post Number: 6ZWSHS0002PA
  • Grade: NO-C
  • Parent Sector: Field Office
  • Duty Station: Harare
  • Job Family: Programme Coordination
  • Type of contract: Project Appointment
  • Duration of contract: 1 year
  • Recruitment open to: Internal and external candidates
  • Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time): 28-APR-2023


  • Holder of a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (development, human rights, social sciences, etc.).


  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience working in the field of development, social inclusion of the most vulnerable, disability rights, gender mainstreaming and/or related field.
  • Excellent knowledge of the UNPRPD and United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).
  • Working experience of project management and research.
  • Experience in resource mobilization.


  • In-depth knowledge of national frameworks for addressing social inclusion and disability issues
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in analysing and interpreting related quantitative and qualitative information, accessing databases, presenting data, writing reports.
  • Proven ability to work in a multicultural environment, as a result-oriented team player, with good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to write clear and comprehensive reports
  • High level written and oral communications skills.


  • Excellent level (written/spoken/comprehension) of English.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNESCO National Project Officer Jobs 2023

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/Harare-National-Project-Officer-(UNPRPD)/769178002/

The Closing Date: April 28, 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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