vacance de poste

Intitulé publication: DESKTOP PUBLISHING ASSISTANT (CHINESE), G6 (Temporary Job Opening)
Département / Bureau: Department for General Assembly and Conference Management
Lieu d'affectation: NEW YORK
Période de candidature: 22 février 2018 - 09 mars 2018
No de l’appel á candidature: 18-Conference Services-DGACM-93275-J-New York (A)
Staffing Exercise N/A
Valeurs fondamentales de l'ONU: intégrité, professionnalisme, respect de la diversité
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Cadre organisationnel

This position is located in the Meetings Support Section, Meetings and Publishing Division, Department for General Assembly and Conference Management, New York. As part of the Meetings Support Section, the Desktop Publishing Unit provides e-Publishing services multi-channel output for official documents. The incumbent reports to the Publishing Officer.


Within limits of delegated authority, the Desktop Publishing Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:
- Plans, organizes, coordinates and monitors the production of documents and publications intended for multi-channel publishing and storage on the optical disk database.
- Assigns and routes work to members of the Group so as to ensure efficient and timely processing of all published material, distributing tasks on an equitable basis.
- Tracks progress using the publishing system.
- Oversees production of documents and publications across shifts and assures continuity and consistency in processes.
- Handles resources and workload and controls flow of work in and out of the group.- Performs desktop publishing tasks, administrative work and maintenance of the electronic publishing system as needed.
-Identifies and retrieves documents from the United Nations Official Document System (ODS) and the electronic publishing system database as reference material or for repurposing, and ensures compliance to the UN Editorial Manual, terminology, style and typographic standards in the preparation of documents and publications.
- Provides training, guidance and support to all staff.
- Performs supervisory functions in the absence of the Supervisor.
- Rotates in day and night shifts, as well as weekends on-call duties, as needed.
- Depending on the needs of the service, availability for overtime is expected.
- Performs other related tasks whenever needed.


- Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Power Point), Internet, desktop publishing and graphic software (Adobe Creative Suite, i.e. InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Dreamweaver). Knowledge of Multi-channel publishing (print, web, mobile, tablet, and e-reader devices) .
-Ability to handle multiple design projects simultaneously.
-Knowledge of standard industry production, printing and digital publishing processes and procedures.
-Demonstrated ability to apply good judgment in the context of assignments given.Shows pride in work and in achievements; Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
- Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.

-Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals-Solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others-Places team agenda before personal agenda
-Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position
-Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

-Actively seeks to improve programmes or services-Offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs-Promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas
-Takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks "outside the box"
- Takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things-Is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.


High school diploma or equivalent. University level courses and/or formal training/courses in desktop publishing, graphic art, design, multimedia or related field is desirable.

Expérience professionnelle

At minimum of seven years of experience in one or more of the following areas is required: desktop publishing, graphic design. Experience in proofreading, multi-channel publishing and database publishing management software workflow is desirable. Experience in the United Nations system or a similar organization and experience with their publication practices is desirable.

Connaissances linguistiques

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in oral and written English and Chinese is required.

Méthode d'évaluation

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Notice spéciale

This position is subject to local recruitment pursuant to staff rule 4.4 of the United Nations Staff Rules. All staff in the General Service and related categories shall be recruited in the country or within commuting distance of each office, irrespective of their nationality and of the length of time they may have been in the country. A staff member subject to local recruitment shall not be eligible for the allowances or benefits exclusively applicable to international recruitment.

Passing the Global General Service Test (GGST) is a prerequisite for recruitment consideration in the General Services and related categories in the United Nations Secretariat. Applicants who have not passed the GGST at the time of application may be invited for the test after submitting an application. Having passed the Administrative Support Assessment Test (ASAT) in English at the United Nations Headquarters, Economic Commission for Africa, Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, United Nations Office at Geneva, United Nations Office at Vienna, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda or International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia may be accepted in lieu of the GGST.

Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.

Charte des Nations Unies

En vertu du paragraphe 3 de l'Article 101 de la Charte des Nations Unies, la considération dominante dans le recrutement du personnel doit être la nécessité d'assurer à l'Organisation les services de personnes possédant les plus hautes qualités de travail, de compétence et d'intégrité, notamment mais non exclusivement s’agissant du respect du droit international des droits de l’homme et du droit international humanitaire. Les candidats pourront faire l’objet d’une présélection sur la base de ces critères, notamment mais non exclusivement dans le but de vérifier s’ils ont commis ou sont soupçonnés d’avoir commis des infractions pénales ou des violations du droit international des droits de l’homme ou du droit international humanitaire.

Sera dûment prise en considération l'importance d'un recrutement effectué sur une base géographique aussi large que possible. Aucune restriction ne sera imposée par l'Organisation à l'accès des hommes et des femmes, dans des conditions égales, à toutes les fonctions, dans ses organes principaux et subsidiaires. Le Secrétariat de l'Organisation des Nations Unies est un espace non-fumeurs.

Les candidats sont invités à respecter scrupuleusement toutes les instructions disponibles sur la plateforme de recrutement en ligne Inspira. Pour des informations plus détaillées, ils peuvent consulter le Guide rapide « Procédure de dépôt de candidature » et le manuel d'instructions pour le candidat (en anglais seulement), en cliquant sur le lien hypertexte « Manuels » sur le côté supérieur droit de la page d'accueil de leur compte Inspira.

Les candidatures feront l'objet d'une évaluation et d'un examen préalables sur la base des informations soumises conformément aux critères d'évaluation de l'avis de vacance de poste et aux dispositions législatives internes applicables de l'Organisation des Nations Unies, notamment la Charte des Nations Unies, les résolutions de l'Assemblée générale, le Statut et le Règlement du personnel, les textes administratives et les directives. Les candidats doivent fournir des informations exhaustives et précises relatives à leur qualification, notamment mais non exclusivement, à leur formation, leur expérience professionnelle et leurs compétences linguistiques, conformément aux instructions fournies sur la plateforme Inspira. Les candidats seront exclus de la procédure d'examen s'il n'est pas démontré dans leur candidature qu'ils répondent à tous les critères d'évaluation de l'avis de vacance de poste et aux dispositions législatives internes applicables de l'Organisation. Ils sont tenus de fournir des informations complètes et précises. Une fois la candidature envoyée, aucune modification, suppression ou révision, ni aucun ajout ou changement ne pourra être fait. Il sera procédé à une vérification des références des candidats faisant l'objet d'une attention particulière pour s'assurer de l'exactitude des renseignements qu’ils ont fournis dans leur candidature.

Les avis de vacance de postes publiés sur le Portail des carrières sont retirés à minuit (heure de New York), le jour de la date limite de dépôt des candidatures.

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