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Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen

Junior Professional Officer (JPO)

Die Bundesregierung hat mit mehr als 30 Internationalen Organisationen Abkommen zur Förderung von deutschen Nachwuchskräften als JPO geschlossen. Die Federführung des Programms liegt beim Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ); das Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen (BFIO) ist verantwortlich für die Durchführung des Programms. Angesprochen sind Bewerber/innen mit deutscher Staatsangehörigkeit und mit erster Berufserfahrung nach abgeschlossenem Hochschulstudium.

Da es sich um ein Nachwuchsförderprogramm handelt, sollten Bewerberinnen und Bewerber im Regelfall zwischen zwei bis vier Jahren Berufserfahrung haben.

Wichtige Informationen zur Bewerbung (Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen, Bewerbungsformular, Details zur Stellenbeschreibung etc.) finden Sie auf unserer Website unter www.bfio.de, Stichwort: JPO-Programm.

Bewerbungsschluss ist Freitag, der 19. Februar 2021, 24.00 Uhr MEZ


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UNESCO - JPO, Section for freedom of Expression and Safety Journalists, Paris


Junior Professional Officer (JPO), Paris
Sector/Unit: Section for Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalists (CI/FEJ)
Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension for another year
Please note that for participants of the JPO-Programme two years work experience are mandatory!


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the organization of the global celebration of World Press Freedom Day including support in the elaboration of the agenda and the drafting of background documents, speeches, and news items; supporting the coordination of the national WPFD events organized by UNESCO field offices; partnership building and fundraising; daily communications with partners and participants; and post-event follow-up including supporting reporting exercises.
  • Support CI/FEJ's work on implementing the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists (UNPA) , with a particular focus on activities aimed at tackling the specific risks faced by women journalists, both online and offline, including through: supporting the coordination of projects in this area and contributing to partnership building and fundraising efforts.
  • Also as part of the implementation of the UNPA, support FEJ’s monitoring of journalists' safety, including within the framework of UNESCO Director-General’s Report on the Safety of Journalists, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDG 16. 10.1) and the Universal Periodic Review.
  • Support UNESCO's communication efforts on the safety of journalists through the drafting of a bimonthly newsletter on the safety of journalists; the drafting of press releases on the killings of journalists; and the updating of relevant UNESCO web pages and database.
  • Contribute to the drafting and preparation of concept notes, speeches, reports; as well as the preparation of fundraising proposals on the freedom of expression and the safety of journalists.


Profile of qualification:

Education:

  • Master's degree in media/communication studies, international relations, human rights, development or a related field.
  • Knowledge of media development and freedom of expression issues will be an asset.


Experience:

  • At least two years of relevant professional experience, one of which acquired at international level, preferably in an intergovernmental organization.
  • Experience in organizing major international events will be an asset.
  • Experience in research, including academic research, on topics such as human rights, freedom of expression, gender equality will be an asset.


Key Competencies:

  • Excellent knowledge of English and/or French.
  • The knowledge of another official language of the Organization would be an asset.
  • Strong analytical and writing skills.
  • Good lT skills.