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    I was about to post the link to UN ESCAP:
    The United Nations (ESCAP) seeks qualified applicants for building a roster of Language Teachers in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish... but then I noticed the sticky on top of the staffroom stating that we're not to post any job ads... so what to do with this opportunity?

    this be the link: http://www.unescap.org/jobs/pdf/VA_l...ers-ROSTER.pdf

    The United Nations (ESCAP) seeks qualified applicants for building a roster of
    Language Teachers
    in
    Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish

    The Language Training Programme runs three terms per year. As and when necessary, part-time teachers are sought for 30-35 weeks per year, up to 10 hours per week, in Bangkok (Special Service Agreement, SSA).
    Candidates will only be contacted when a vacancy arises. CVs of potential candidates will be stored in our roster. Successful candidates are to teach classes in the respective language at all levels to UN staff members, and will be involved in the design and evaluation of end-of-trimester examinations.
    Minimum experience and qualifications:
    􀂃 native speaker of the language taught, fluent in English,
    􀂃 University degree and teaching certificate,
    􀂃 at least three years of experience in teaching the language as a foreign language,
    􀂃 excellent interpersonal and communication skills,
    􀂃 respect of the core values and competencies of the United Nations, including integrity, professionalism and respect for diversity.
    Qualified candidates, who are presently residing in Thailand or planning to move to Thailand, are invited to submit their application, including their C.V. and reference details, by email to Training-UNESCAP@un.org. Alternatively, applications may be mailed to Staff Development and Training Unit, UNESCAP, United Nations Building, 14th floor, Block A, Rajadamnern Nok Avenue, Bangkok 10200

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    Re: jobs @ UN ESCAP

    erm...sign up for the Ajarn.com jobs board?
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    Re: jobs @ UN ESCAP

    erm... me? You gotta be kidding...

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    Quote Originally Posted by discus2000
    I was about to post the link to UN ESCAP:
    The United Nations (ESCAP) seeks qualified applicants for building a roster of Language Teachers in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish... but then I noticed the sticky on top of the staffroom stating that we're not to post any job ads... so what to do with this opportunity?

    this be the link: http://www.unescap.org/jobs/pdf/VA_l...ers-ROSTER.pdf
    I actually applied to this particular job 6 months ago and got not response.

    Maybe I should shoot them another resume??.......

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    Re: jobs @ UN ESCAP

    Quote Originally Posted by traveler2
    I actually applied to this particular job 6 months ago and got not response
    hmm.... I wonder why?

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    Maybe I should shoot myself
    Now there's an idea

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    Quote Originally Posted by bet
    hmm.... I wonder why?



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    send it 5 times Trav!!!

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    Re: jobs @ UN ESCAP

    Yet another couple of opportunities @ ESCAP... not teachers this time, though

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    Programme Officer, P-3
    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 29 Nov 2007
    DATE OF ISSUANCE: 30 Sep 2007
    ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
    DUTY STATION: Bangkok
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 07-PGM-ESCAP-415413-R-BANGKOK (G)


    The incumbent will be required to provide stand-by services during the week-end, holidays and outside normal working hours.


    Remuneration
    Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.
    More Info

    United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

    Responsibilities
    Under the general supervision of the Chief, Programme Management Division, and the direct supervision of the Chief, Programme Planning, Budget and Evaluation Section, the incumbent serves as the responsible officer for organizing and servicing the Advisory Committee of Permanent Representatives to ESCAP, which meets monthly. The incumbent also provides support to the substantive divisions in the management of monitoring and evaluation of subprogramme activities . The incumbent participates in policy development; analyses economic and social issues as a basis for the preparation of programme and policy papers and publications; undertakes preparations for and services the Commission sessions.

    Competencies
    PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to the economic and social sector; practical experience in programme/project management; good research, analytical and problem-solving skills, including ability to identify and participate in the resolution of issues/problems; familiarity with and experience in the use of various research methodologies and sources, including electronic sources on the Internet, intranet and other databases; ability to apply good judgement in the context of assignments given; ability to plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. COMMITMENT TO CONTINUOUS LEARNING: Willingness to keep abreast of new developments in the field. COMMUNICATIONS: Good communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to draft/edit a variety of written reports, studies and other communications and to articulate ideas in a clear and concise style. TECHNOLOGY AWARENESS - Fully proficient computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications, e.g. word processing, spreadsheets and other statistical applications, graphics software, Internet, etc. TEAMWORK: Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity, including gender balance. GENDER MAINSTREAMING: Ability to identify and address relevant gender perspectives in substantive work.

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    Economic Affairs Officer, P-4
    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 28 Oct 2007
    DATE OF ISSUANCE: 29 Aug 2007
    ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
    DUTY STATION: Bangkok
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 07-ECO-ESCAP-414990-R-BANGKOK (G)


    Remuneration
    Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.
    More Info

    United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

    Responsibilities
    Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Sustainable Development and Water Resources Section, and the overall supervision of the Chief, Environment and Sustainable Development Division (ESDD), the duties of the incumbent include: (1) analyze and identify policy options which could promote water resource management in the context of pursuing Green Growth of the Asia-Pacific region, (2) monitor economic developments in water resources sector and disaster management and identify recurrent and emerging issues of concern to the United Nations in Asia and the Pacific, (3) design and conduct research/studies and organize training activities on mitigation of loss of lives and damages to property due to typhoons, floods, droughts and other water-related disasters for the fulfillment of the Millennium Development Goals, (4) undertake studies including interpretation of related studies to analyze development prospects and policies on water-related disaster risk management and integrated water resources management, including water supply and sanitation, (5) develop draft policy recommendations pertaining to area of work, (6) design and monitor technical cooperation projects as well as formulate proposals for development strategies, policies and measures for presentation to intergovernmental bodies and others; (7) attend international, regional and national meetings to hold discussions with representatives of other institutions, (8) organize expert group meetings, seminars, etc on water-related disaster risk management and integrated water resources management, including provision of substantive support to the Typhoon Committee and the Panel on Tropical Cyclones, (9) prepare speeches and other inputs for presentations by senior staff, and (10) support less senior staff, reviewing their work and providing feedback.

    Competencies
    Communications – good interpersonal skills, proven ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate orally effectively; Professionalism – in-depth understanding of integrated water resources management principles and concept, especially those related to integration of water-related disaster risk management into socio-economic development process with proven ability to produce reports on these subjects, including some own-name publications; Leadership – creativity, vision and innovation with skill in overseeing work of less senior staff and external consultants undertaking report-writing or technical cooperation activities; Planning and organizing – proven ability to plan and organize own work and that of others; Technology awareness – proficiency in computer application including internet, word processing, spreadsheet packages and other software on lectures and presentations; Teamwork – ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds with respect for diversity; Gender mainstreaming – ability to take responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives into the substantive work; Client orientation – ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with colleagues, other staff and outside collaborators. Leadership - Creativity, vision and innovation; skill in overseeing work of less senior staff and external consultants undertaking report-writing or technical cooperation activities.

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    Chief, Energy Resources Section, P-5
    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 17 Dec 2007
    DATE OF ISSUANCE: 18 Oct 2007
    ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
    DUTY STATION: Bangkok
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 07-ECO-ESCAP-415513-R-BANGKOK (G)


    Staff members of the United Nations Secretariat must fulfill the lateral move requirements to be eligible to apply for this vacancy. Staff members are requested to indicate all qualifying lateral moves in their Personal History Profile (PHP) and cover note.

    Remuneration
    Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.
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    United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

    Responsibilities
    The Chief of Energy Resources Section reports to the Chief of Environment and Sustainable Development Division. The incumbent will be responsible for the following. •Provides policy advice to the Chief of Division, on conceptual strategy development and management of the implementation of overall strategies, and policies and procedures. •Plans and oversees the management of the work programme and activities undertaken by the Section; ensures that substantive work programmes and programmed activities are carried out timely, coordinates diverse projects in the Section/Division, and, in liaison with other organizations of the United Nations System, donors and agencies. Provides programmatic and substantive reviews of drafts prepared by others, ensuring that the outputs maintain high-quality standards and comply with the relevant mandates. •Provides substantive input in the preparation of position papers and reports for presentation to intergovernmental bodies such as the Committee on Managing Globalization, the Commission session and other policy-making organs, as appropriate. •Carries out programmatic/administrative tasks necessary for the functioning of the Section, including preparation of budgets, assigning and monitoring of performance parameters and critical indicators, reporting on budget/programme performance, preparation of inputs for results-based budgeting, evaluation of staff performance (PAS), interviews of candidates for job openings and evaluation of candidates, taking due account of geographical and gender balance and institutional values. •Represents the Organization at inter-agency meetings, seminars, etc. on substantive-related issues, participates in international, regional or national meetings and provides programmatic/substantive expertise on an issue, or hold programmatic/substantive and organizational discussions with representatives of other institutions. •To carry out special assignments as requested on a ad hoc basis.

    Competencies
    •Professionalism: Proven knowledge of the energy sector planning, development and management in general with a focus on integrating economic, environment and social dimensions in the energy sector through sustainable energy policy for enhancing energy security, access to energy services, promotion of renewable energy development, energy efficiency/conservation and energy/climate change policy integration. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. •Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; exhibits interest in having two-way communication; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed. •Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits inputs by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise. •Creativity: Actively seeks to improve programmes or services; offers new and different options to solve problems; 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; is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches. •Leadership: is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives; establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support; anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions; actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff; appraises performance fairly. •Judgement/Decision-making: Identifies the key issues in a complex situation; proposes a course of action or make recommendations based on available information, including proposals for future orientation of work programme and activities.

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    and then one @ UNEP

    Deputy Regional Director, P-5
    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 07 Dec 2007
    DATE OF ISSUANCE: 08 Oct 2007
    ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: United Nations Environment Programme
    DUTY STATION: Bangkok
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 07-PGM-UNEP-415417-R-BANGKOK


    THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO APPOINT A CANDIDATE AT A LEVEL LOWER THAN THE ADVERTISED LEVELO F THE POST.


    Remuneration
    Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.
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    United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

    Responsibilities
    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the United Nations system's designated entity for addressing environmental issues at the global and regional level. Its mandate is to coordinate the development of environmental policy consensus by keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging issues to the attention of governments and the international community for action. UNEP's Division of Regional Cooperation (DRC) helps to implement UNEP's global programmes in the regions by initiating, coordinating and catalyzing regional and sub-regional cooperation and action in response to environmental problems and emergencies. The division coordinates the work of six regional offices, which bring regional perspectives to the development of UNEP policies and programmes and present and enlist support for UNEP's global policies in the regions. The Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP)is located in Bangkok. Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Regional Director and in accordance with the priorities of UNEP Headquarters, the incumbent will be responsible for the following: 1. Policy Making: Assist the Regional Director in maintaining a close working relationship and coherent coordination with environment ministries and agencies in the region, regional and subregional environmental financial institutions, and intergovernmental bodies by: a) Undertaking consultative missions and meeting with partners to determine their needs, identify areas of cooperation and support, and inform them about UNEP's priorities and programmes; b) Providing technical advice and guidance that will enable UNEP focal points and partners define priority action programmes and projects which address critical environmental problems in the region; c) Following up strategic policies of UNEP regarding resource mobilization, in harmony with Headquarters priorities, so as to maintain a secure funding base for the organization. 2. Support to Subregional Organization Secretariats: a) Support Subregional Forums and their Secretariats for Central Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, Northeast Asia and the Pacific; b) Support technical Committees of the subregional forums; c) Follow up of the decisions of the Forum, particularly of the Subregional Environmental Policy Dialogue. 3. Intelligence Gathering: Undertake regional environmental intelligence gathering on behalf of UNEP Headquarters and service the information needs of the Executive Director, through the appropriate channels, by: a) Collecting and analyzing information on regional environmental matters (especially emerging issues) and politico-economic data on the region; b) Coordinating the development of up-to-date thematic and country files on the region; c) Broadening the base of and diversifying sources of information on matters of relevance to UNEP (Governments, NGOs, Internet, Universities, Media, etc): d) Supervising information packaging and communicating data clearly and concisely to UNEP Headquarters through the Regional Director; e) Ensuring a two-way communication flow with UNEP Headquarters. 4. Focal Responsibility for Substantive Activities: Assist the Regional Director in further evaluating the environmental needs in the region and promoting regional and subregional cooperation on substantive activities by: a) Analyzing progress in environmental protection as the basis of sustainable development in the region; b) Providing advice to the Regional Director and upper management at UNEP Headquarters regarding policy options and programme activities; c) Providing technical guidance and substantive input to partners in order to enhance the level of cooperation on regional and subregional environmental matters; d) Fostering, when necessary, the formation of new subregional environmental regimes and assisting in negotiations for their establishment. 5. Focal Responsibility for Inputs to UNEP's Programme in the One UN pilots under the Delivering as One Framework: Assist the Regional Director in the One UN pilots by: a) Representing UNEP within the UN Country Team (UNCT) to ensure that environment is incorporated in the work of the UNCT and in the initiatives under the One UN, especially during the common country programming process;b) Identifying opportunities for joint programmes in the country and channeling UNEP's inputs into the UN common country programming process; c) Drafting and keeping updated a UNEP-wide country programme document in collaboration with all UNEP units with national activities and use the process to promote synergies, avoid duplication, and ensure a coordinated delivery of UNEP's activities in the One UN pilots; d) Providing joint programming and planning support by: chairing e.g. forums such as UNDAF Thematic Groups on Environment; coordinating the establishment and execution of joint programmes; producing annual evaluations on UNDAF outcomes; and assisting in enhancing interagency cooperation and coordination; and e) Providing policy dialogue support by: producing policy briefs and updates; providing inputs for preparation of the RC Annual Report, MDC progress reports and other common analytical documents for the UN system; facilitating coordination activities at the technical level; representing the UNCT as necessary in policy dialogue with Government and development partners. 6. Management of Administrative Operations: Oversee the daily administrative functioning of operations in the Regional Office by: a) Assisting the Regional Director in the preparation and implementation of the Regional Office work programme; b) Ensuring the timely submission of project proposals and work plans, as well as of progress and evaluation reports to UNEP Headquarters; c) Managing the administrative functions of the Office and apportioning specific work and assignments to subordinates, including consultants; d) Serving as the designated security coordinator under the UN security plan in the duty station. 7. Coordination of Image Building/Public Information: Assist the Regional Director in enhancing UNEP's visibility and raising public awareness of environmental issues in the region. 8. Deputizing: a) Act as Officer-in-Charge in the absence of the Regional Director and represent him/her at meetings, when required. b) Undertake ad hoc assignments to support the functions of the Regional Office.

    Competencies
    Creativity - ability to actively seek to enhance the programmes of UNEP in the region, offer new and different options to solve problems/meet client needs and promote and persuade others to consider new ideas. Communication - effective spoken and written communication, good presentation skills including ability to defend and explain difficult issues with respect to key decisions and positions to staff, senior officials and members of inter-governmental bodies. Planning and organising - proven ability to plan and organise work, requiring an in-depth understanding of its strategic direction and ability to integrate the work of the office into the Division's work programme. Leadership - strong managerial/leadership skills. Proven record of building and managing teams and creating an enabling environment.

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    just clicked in, an I thought I had joined jobcenter.com
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    I've volunteered

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    Re: jobs @ UN ESCAP

    Any idea on what they pay over there?

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    ^why don't you click on the link provided... you know, the one just beneath "Remuneration" that says More Info

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    ^ that'd be too easy.

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