Job Description

Department Of Education

Designation : ASSISTANT MEDIA OFFICER (Code- EDU23-00202)

Job Description / Responsibilities:


1.1 Assist in planning and administering the defined UNESCO Mandate in accordance with Media Programs, Treaties, Conventions and Agreements relating to the specific focus on Education Programs and GoPNG laws, regulations and policy guidelines on aspects of Media programs 

1.2 Assist in ensuring effective development, implementation and evaluation of Media Programs plans and project outcomes are achieved in accordance with UNESCO and GoPNG directive and  Guide lines  .

1.3 Assist in administering appropriate guidelines on Media Programs along Article 2 of the existing (1999) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between GoPNG

1.4 and UNESCO especially in Education for all frame works and facilities cooperation for the effective implementation by responsible agencies, institutions and organizations.

1.5 Incorporate Gender Equity and Social Inclusion Principles and Values of Honesty, Integrity, Accountability, Respect, Wisdom and Responsibility in programs, activities and initiatives to foster positive work ethics.


2.1 Qualification:

2.1.1 Diploma or Degree in Journalism Arts or related field of relevance from a recognized 

2.1.2 University Institution. Additional Course in Policy Management & Research is advantageous. 

2.2  Experience:

2..2.1 One (1) to three (3) years of working experience in the Public Service with experience. Past experience in similar role will be advantageous.

2.3 Knowledge:

2.3.1 The UNESCO Constitution/ Mandate

2.3.2 International Treaties/ Agreements and Understandings.

2.3.3 Education Act, Public Finance Management Act, Finance Manual and other relevant legislations

2.3.4 Public Service General Orders.

2.3.5 Sound knowledge of the Education System, policies and procedures.

2.4 Skills:

2.4.1 Planning, organization, management and administration skills.

2.4.2 Excellent interpretation , analytical and innovative skills

2.4.3 Excellent inter-personal and personnel relationship.

2.4.4 Computer literate, especially in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.

2.4.5 Excellent communication both oral and written.

Job Type:

Full Time

Language Requirements:


Salary(per annum):

K34,324 – K41,952

Job Location: