Communications & Programme Assistant (FTA)

    Communications & Programme Assistant (FTA)
    Guimarães, Portugal
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    The United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV) is hiring a Communications & Programme Assistant to join its administrative team in Guimarães, Portugal.

    Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Head of Administration, the Communications and Programme Assistant is accountable for supporting overall communication activities at UNU-EGOV and liaising with internal and external stakeholders regarding projects, publications and events. The incumbent works closely with the UNU Office of Communications and implements the communications strategy, particularly on digital content development and website management.

    The successful candidate will be employed under a General Service contract (GS4). UNU offers an attractive, tax exempt compensation package including an annual net salary (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), 30 days annual leave, dependency benefits, pension plan and health insurance scheme. For more information please see here and here.

    This is a full-time, fixed-term appointment. The initial appointment will be for one (1) year with the possibility of renewal on a fixed-term appointment basis, subject to satisfactory work performance. For academic positions, the combined duration of fixed-term appointments with UNU may not exceed six (6) years. The mandatory age of retirement for United Nations staff is 65 years.

    The expected start date is as soon as possible, while the application deadline is 15 December 2021.

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