|The Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) is responsible for the organization and coordination of the work of the Telecommunication Development Sector of the Union (the Union has three functional sectors: Standardization, Radiocommunication and Development) which deals mainly with development policies, strategies, programming, as well as technical cooperation activities (expert missions, training programmes, field projects, seminars, etc.). |
| Organization Unit: |
Within the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) of ITU, the Deputy to the Director and Chief of the Administration and Operations Coordination Department (DDR) is responsible for assisting and advising the Director in the direction and management of the Bureau including on all questions related to personnel, finance and operational planning process. The Department is responsible for leading the operational planning, assessment and reporting process within the framework of the Action Plan as adopted by the World Telecommunication Development Conference in coordination with the Heads of the other Departments in the Bureau and Regional Directors. The Department is responsible for management of the Administration Division (ADM), the Support Division (SUP), the IT Support Service and the Field Operations Support Service. The Department is also responsible for coordinating conferences and events preparation and for monitoring the implementation of decisions emanating from ITU and BDT governing bodies including Council, Conferences and Assemblies of the other Sectors for matters of relevance to BDT as well as from the Telecommunication Development Advisory Group. The Department is responsible for coordination of the Bureau's cooperation with other Sectors and General Secretariat.
|Duties / Responsibilities|
|Under the supervision of the Head, Support Services Division of the Administration and Operations Coordination Department, the incumbent undertakes the following duties as part of preparations related to the Connect Arab States Summit: |
| Education: |
Advanced university degree in international affairs, business administration, telecommunications, information technology or a related field OR education in a reputed college of advanced education with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of an advanced university degree in one of the fields above. For internal candidates, a first university degree in one of the fields above in combination with seven years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree for promotion or rotation purposes.
| Experience: |
At least five years of progressively responsible experience in activities related to major event coordination and programme organization, preferably at an international level, including at least two at the international level. A Doctorate in a related field can be considered as a substitute for two years of working experience.
| Languages: |
Knowledge of one of the six official languages of the Union (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish) at advanced level and knowledge of a second official language at intermediate level. Knowledge of a third official language would be an advantage. (Under the provisions of Resolution No. 626 of the Council, a relaxation of the language requirements may be authorized in the case of candidates from developing countries: when candidates from such countries possess a thorough knowledge of one of the official languages of the Union, their applications may be taken into consideration.)
| Competencies: |
|Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for written test. Interviews may be used as a form of screening.|
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