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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Employer: Post title:

UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE) Secretary to the Director, 1st category specialist

Duty station: Address:

Moscow, Russia 8 Kedrova Street, building 3, Moscow, 117292 Russian Federation Immediate supervisor: Director a.i of the UNESCO IITE Main responsibilities Under the overall supervision of the Director a.i. of the UNESCO IITE, the Subscriber shall perform the following duties: - Draft simple routine correspondence in English and Russian on the instructions of the Director; - Maintain office calendar and logs; - Assist in the preparation of the UNESCO IITE’s report, brochures and flyers and their reproduction; - Plan and screen telephone calls and respond to routine enquiries; receive visitors; - Receive, screen, log and route correspondence, including e-mails, and prepare such correspondence for necessary follow-up action; - Compile UNESCO IITE databases including electronic archives; - Maintenance of UNESCO IITE e-archive and files; - Other secretarial duties as required. Requirements: - Higher education (completed or last year’ studies - Excellent knowledge of both oral and written English and Russian - Drafting and interpreting skills - Good organizational skills - Computer literacy (Windows OS, MS Office, Fine Reader, Internet browsers) - Office equipment user Desirable: - Work experience on similar position for at least one year; - Familiarity with UNESCO mandate and programmes; - Creativity, ability to handle stress, responsibility, well-developed skills of constructive business interaction, result and team orientation in a multicultural environment; high degree of integrity and to take initiative. Condition of employment: - Full-time, Monday-Friday; initial three months probation period. How to apply: Please complete the form “UNESCO CV” ( and send this completed form and/or your personal CV in English together with one-page cover letter in English explaining why you would like to work for UNESCO to and to with a subject “Secretary to the Director, 1st category specialist”. You will be contacted and invited to a personal interview only in case of a positive preliminary consideration of your application. 8 Kedrova St., Bld. 3 Moscow, 117292 Russian Federation Tel. : +7 499 129 29 90 Fax : +7 499 129 12 25