Training Assistant – UNITAR

United-Nations-Institute-for-Training-and-Research-UNITARThe United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is looking for a Training Assistant

In an increasingly globalized world, where the importance of multilateral dialogue and cooperation is ever growing, the demand of Member States for capacity development is constantly rising. As governments are facing the challenge of covering a growing number of increasingly complex and interconnected issues on policymaking agendas, it is vital that their diplomats perform effectively and efficiently. To support Member States in the achievement of this goal, UNITAR’s Multilateral Diplomacy Programme raises awareness and transfers knowledge on the practices, policies and procedures of the multilateral working environment and the United Nations intergovernmental machinery as well as on emerging diplomatic issues. Courses are designed for the benefit of diplomats belonging to UN Member States.

Under the supervision of the MDP Manager, the Training Assistant will assist in the preparation and implementation of e-Learning and face-to-face training courses in the field of Multilateral Diplomacy.

Title: Training Assistant
Unit/Department: Multilateral Diplomacy Programme, Training Department 
Deadline for applications: 19 March 2014
Duty Station: Geneva, Switzerland
Duration of contract: 12 months
Remuneration: Depending on the professional background and experience the range of remuneration is CHF 4,305 to CHF 5,630 per month. The benefit package includes six weeks of annual leave and a limited health insurance plan. It does not include a pension contribution. Please note that this vacancy is located in Geneva and is a locally recruited position with no international benefits. This is not a regular post but a type of contract specific to UNITAR.

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