- Publié le : 11 juin 2018 8 h 24 min
- Expire : 4 jours, 16 heures
Salary: 4299€ + 13th month
LES Level – Prospective applicants should note that this is a Locally Engaged Staff position not entitled to diplomatic conditions of service, and requiring a valid work visa for France.
This is a security-designated position. Applicants must be a national of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United States or United Kingdom. The selected candidate will be required to successfully complete a security assessment to the appropriate level. Persons holding dual French nationality are not eligible for a security clearance for this position
Starting Date: July 2018 (Closing date of application => 24/06/2018)
Location: Australian Embassy In Paris, 4 Rue Jean Rey, 75015 Paris
- Application to be sent by Email ONLY to http://australian-embassy-paris.jobs.vocationcity.com/application/form/9102?source=Fusac
- Cover Letter
About your application (Please read carefully before applying)
In order to apply, you will have to answer several questions, including 4 to 6 questions to assess your motivations to join the embassy. Should this be more convenient, you can chose to answer those questions in a separate Word/PDF document to be enclosed within your application.
You will also have to provide an indication of your level of English and French skills. To help you assessing your language level, you can use the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
More information available on: http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/resources/european-language-levels-cefr
Self-assessment grid in English available here.
Self-assessment grid in French available here.
The Australian Embassy aims to ensure that people are engaged on the basis of their ability rather than their race, gender or background.
About the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
The role of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is to advance the interests of Australia and Australians internationally. This involves strengthening Australia’s security, enhancing Australia’s prosperity, delivering an effective and high quality overseas aid program and helping Australian travellers and Australians overseas.
The department provides foreign, trade and development policy advice to the Australian Government. DFAT also works with other Australian government agencies to drive coordination of Australia’s pursuit of global, regional and bilateral interests.
About the Position
The Education Manager is tasked with facilitating, developing and reporting on Australia’s education engagement with the Organisation For Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). A large portion of time will be devoted to OECD responsibilities. The position will be based in the Australian Embassy in Paris as a part of the permanent delegation to the OECD and UNESCO. The Australian Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the OECD and Australian Ambassador to UNESCO (and current Deputy Head of Mission Paris) will supervise day to day activities. Functional direction and guidance will be provided by the Department of Education and Training from Canberra.
Australian Permanent Delegations to the OECD and UNESCO
The role will have particular focus on the key policy areas of early childhood and care, schools, vocational education and training, higher education, international education, work on educational indicators and other associated issues through:
- policy research and analysis to support the development of Australia’s position on key issues of interest to the Department of Education and Training through liaison with the OECD and UNESCO Secretariats, and the Department of Education and Training’s National Office in Canberra;
- participating in and reporting on formal and informal OECD and UNESCO meetings and workshops as required, particularly where Australian officials are unable to attend
- supporting Australian official delegations and visitors to the OECD and UNESCO (including support for the Secretary of Education and Training in her role as Chair of the Programme for International Student Assessment Governing Board), as required;
- analysing and reporting on opportunities for collaboration and sharing of information between the Department of Education and Training’s National Office in Canberra and other OECD and UNESCO member countries on possible key policy areas of interest;
- contributing to the work of Australian Permanent Delegations to the OECD and UNESCO, as required and agreed with the Australian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the OECD, the Australian Ambassador and Permanent Delegate to UNESCO, and the Department of Education and Training’s National Office in Canberra;
- liaising between the OECD, UNESCO and the Department of Education and Training to advise of and provide intelligence on and analysis of upcoming publications, meetings and conferences relevant to the education portfolio, including those led by organisations.
Australian Mission to the European Union
The Education Manager (OECD and UNESCO) may also be required from time to time to undertake activities to support Australia’s education relationship with the Education and Culture Directorate of the European Commission and individual EU member countries. This work will be under the direction of the Branch Manager, Quality Frameworks Branch at the Department of Education and Training’s National Office in Canberra.
General requirements and experience :
- Fluency in English is essential and working level of French is desirable.
- Demonstrated ability to provide high-level policy advice to support the Department of Education and Training’s objectives in the OECD and UNESCO.
- Knowledge of the structures and procedures of the OECD and UNESCO, Australian interests and objectives in the OECD and UNESCO, and key Australian and international stakeholders with an interest in the OECD and UNESCO.
- Superior communication skills, including written and oral communication in English, with demonstrated ability to represent Australia and its policy interests in international and multilateral forums and other meetings and with high-level stakeholders.
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