Job Opening

Posting Title: General Editor
Department/Office: Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Duty Station: BEIRUT
Posting Period: 29 December 2021 - 04 January 2022
Job Opening Number: 21-Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia-171665-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

The consultant will deliver a completed UNCRR by the deadline proposed by HQ.

Work Location

Home Based

Expected duration

2 months.

Duties and Responsibilities

The UN Secretary-General's global reform agenda, launched on 1 January 2019, in response to General Assembly resolution 71/243, repositions the UN Development System to deliver on the 2030 Agenda for dignity, prosperity, and peace on a healthy planet. Central to this process, and as further mandated by General Assembly resolution 72/279, a new generation of UN Resident Coordinator Offices across the world have been strengthened under the leadership of an empowered UN Resident Coordinator, the highest-ranking representative of the UN Development System at country level.

The UN Resident Coordinator's Office supports Saudi Arabia and the UN Country Team in Saudi Arabia to work together to towards the achievement of Agenda 2030. The UN Country Team (UNCT), which has 20 members, comprises UN entities working in or with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The UNCT is led by the UN Resident Coordinator.

The consultant will report to the Head of Office and Senior Economist in the KSA's UN RCO, and will assist in and continue the work of the KSA's UN Country Results Report (UNCRR) and various other tasks for the RCO. This will include: (1) Creating a timeline for the UNCRR; (2) Work with a graphic designer to create a template, including the integration of pictures and graphics into the template; (3) Communicate/coordinating with various AFPs in the KSA to collect and organize the relevant information for the UNCRR; (4) Write/edit the UNCRR in accordance with the UN standards and guidance for the UNCRR; (5) Manage the translation of the UNCRR; (6) Develop a post(s) for the various social media platforms to promote the UNCRR; (7) And various tasks that arise for the RCO.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: First-level university degree.
Experience: 2 years of experience in editing and in writing/drafting publications.
Language: English is required.

No Fee

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