The Strategic Planning and Membership (SPM) department anticipates and analyzes strategic challenges and their implications for the Union in the fast evolving telecommunications/ICT environment and develops forward-looking strategic proposals for the ITU management team with a view to ensuring that the organization meets the objectives assigned by the membership.
Within the General Secretariat, the Strategy and Planning Division (SPD) advises the Secretary-General on strategic challenges and their implications for the Union in the fast evolving telecommunications/ICT environment; develops forward-looking strategic proposals to the ITU management team with a view to ensuring that the organization meets the objectives assigned by the membership; plans and coordinates the corporative and strategic activities with a view to ensuring their accordance with membership objectives; organizes and provides secretariat services to the Plenipotentiary Conference, Council, and other meetings in the general secretariat in order to achieve a high level of involvement from Member States and Sector Members, develops and maintains sound relations with Member States, Sector Members and other entities, the UN and other international organizations. The Department is also responsible for providing expert advice on communication and promotion strategies and for developing and implementing the Union's corporate communication plan in cooperation with the three Sectors with a view to promoting ITU leadership in the field of telecommunications and ICT.
Under the supervision of the Senior Gender Affairs Officer, the successful candidate will perform the following duties:
University degree (Bachelor or higher) in gender studies, communication, engineering, economics, policy studies, or a related field. Previous experience in mainstreaming and gender equality, particularly in a technical environment, would be beneficial.
No work experience required.
Very good command of English. Knowledge of one of the six official languages of the Union (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish) at advanced level and knowledge of a second official language at intermediate level. Knowledge of a third official language would be an advantage.