Job Description

Department Of Education

Designation : E.O BASIC EDUCATION OFFICER (Code- EDU23-00261)

Job Description / Responsibilities:



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

1.2 Ensure effective development, implementation and evaluation of Basic Education Programs plans and project outcomes are achieved in accordance with UNESCO and GoPNG guidelines    and directive. 

1.3 Ensure the review and revise programs and activities are done on a quarterly basis, provide realistic update on performance indicators.

1.4 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.

1.5 Initiate and administer appropriate guidelines on Basic Education Programs in Education for all frame works and facilities cooperation for the effective implementation by responsible agencies, institutions and organizations.


2.1 Qualification:

2.1.1Diploma or Degree in Education/ 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 Three (3) to Five (5) 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 Convention, MoA and operational protocols. 

2.3.2 International Treaties/ Agreements and Understandings relating to UNESCO and   Education.

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):

K38,145 – K46,621

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