Education Sector Coordinator – National Specialist Volunteer with a disability 535 views24 applications

Host entity



Tripoli, Libya

Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Education Specialist, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

– Support the coordination of the Education Sector

– Provide translation support to the Education Sector as needed

– Support the Education Sector in routine tasks such as developing reports and data management

– Represent the Education Sector coordination in Libya when the Sector coordinator and co-coordinator are not in country

– Support the UNICEF Education Section in the implementation of inclusive education programming in all phases of the project cycle (writing proposals, project management, reporting).

Required degree level

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Required experience

36 Months

Experience remark

Coordination skills

Strong communication skills in Arabic and English, oral and written

Experience in Education in Emergencies and other education-related experience (teaching, working with Ministry of Education, etc.)

Experience in working with NGOs, INGOs or youth groups

Project management experience

Language skills

  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent

Area of expertise

Education policy and planning, curriculum development and teacher training, Other educational, teaching or training experience, Development programme management

Area of expertise details

Coordination among education actors

Experience in the field of education in Libya

Education in Emergencies

Management of educational projects

Inclusive education and SDG 4

Distance education

Donor proposal and report writing in both English and Arabic

Driving license

Competencies values

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

Application procedure

This assignment is part of UNV’s disability inclusion strategy. UNV seeks to 1) provide opportunities for persons with disabilities to serve as UN Volunteers 2) enable UN partners to expand diversity and inclusion of persons with disabilities in their workforce worldwide 3) build a talent pipeline of qualified professionals with disabilities who can contribute to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at national and global levels, with focus on national capacity.? Only candidate with disabilities is eligible to apply for this position. If shortlisted for this assignment, you will be asked for a copy of an official document confirming that you have a disability from a general practitioner, or from an organization of persons with disabilities. Reasonable Accommodation The UN system wishes to create an inclusive workplace and commits to taking appropriate measures to enable persons with disabilities to access and benefit equally from employment and other engagement opportunities such as volunteering, by providing reasonable accommodation. In this context, “reasonable accommodation” means necessary and appropriate modifications and adjustments not imposing a disproportionate or undue burden, where needed in a particular case, to ensure to persons with disabilities the enjoyment or exercise on an equal basis with others of all human rights and fundamental freedoms.[1]. [1] Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Article 2 UNV Conditions of Service and Entitlements As this is a national UN Volunteer assignment, the UN Volunteer will be responsible for arranging their own housing and other living essentials. National UN Volunteers are part of a health insurance plan. National UN Specialist Volunteers in Libya receive approximately USD 1237 as Monthly Living Allowance. Applicable dependents (primary family unit, up to 3) will be eligible for health insurance. For more information about UNV Conditions of Service and Entitlements, please refer to the following: Application procedure Please apply via the link below. You can then either log in if you already have a VMAM account or register via ‘Candidate Signup’. Important: On your profile, kindly select the response “yes” to the question of whether you consider yourself a person living with a disability. Should you require special arrangements to facilitate the interview and assessment during the selection process, please indicate this in the “special remarks” field in your profile. In case you are facing accessibility constraints kindly write an email to [email protected] Application deadline: 09 August 2021.

How to apply?

Link to the opportunity:
1️⃣ Register to UN Volunteers talent pool
2️⃣ Apply before 09 August 2021⌛️
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