Job Description

Department Of Education


Job Description / Responsibilities:


1.1 Assist in planning and administering the defined UNESCO Mandate in accordance Natural Sciences Programs, Scientific Declarations, Treaties, Conventions and Agreements relating to the specific focus on Education Programs and GoPNG laws, regulations and policy guidelines on aspects Natural Sciences programs.

1.2 Assist in ensuring effective development, implementation and evaluation of Natural Sciences Programs plans project outcomes are achieved in accordance with UNESCO and GoPNG directive and guidelines.

1.3 Assist in administering appropriate guidelines on Natural Sciences Programs along Article 2 of the existing (1999) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between GoPNG and UNESCO especially in scientific frame works and facilities organizations.

1.4 Assist in ensuring the  review and revision programs and activities are done on a quarterly basis, provide realistic update on performance indicators , prepare budgetary  cash flow in close consultation with  the Manager- Divisional Administration to meet the planned targets of the unit in implementing its activities.

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 Degree in Natural Science Arts or related field of relevance from a recognized 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 Scientific Declarations /Treaties/ Agreements and Understanding.

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 Scientific fields, 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

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