Career Opportunity: Consultant for EPM team

Consultant for EPM team


Application date

7 April 2021 - 5 May 2021 (Deadline Extended)

Duty Station: Bangkok
Job Family: Education
Type of contract : Non Staff
Duration of contract : From 1 to 6 months
Recruitment open to : External candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 5 May 2021



The Section for Inclusive Quality Education (IQE) in the UNESCO Asia Pacific Regional Bureau for Education in Bangkok is one of the two education sections of UNESCO Bangkok that aims to enhance UNESCO Member States’ capacity to provide equitable, inclusive and quality basic education for all in the Asia-Pacific region. IQE is responsible for six programme areas, namely (i) Education 2030 regional coordination, (ii) education  planning and management, (iii) basic education from early childhood to the secondary level, (iv) inclusive education and gender equality, (v) quality of education, and (vi) education for health and well-being. In line with UNESCO's global strategy, IQE is emphasizing gender mainstreaming in all of its programmes.

In this context, the Education Planning and Management Team at the IQE section works to support Member States in developing/enhancing their education sector plans and in integrating the Education 2030 Agenda into their plans through organization of regional and national capacity building technical workshops and meetings. The team also works on analytical and evidence-based building activities and provide high-level policy advice and technical support for preparing evidence-based education sector strategies and plan in light of the Education 2030 agenda. 


Work Assignment

Under the overall authority of the Director of UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, the supervision of the Chief of Section Inclusive Quality Education (IQE), and direct guidance of the Programme Specialist, Education Planning and Management Team, the selected Consultant shall be responsible for assisting in the implementation, coordination and monitoring of the regional programs and projects managed by Education Planning and Management (EPM) Team.  


For more details and to submit the application, please visit here.