The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is inviting applications for the post of Chief, Study Groups Department, Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB), at ITU headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Standards from the ITU are at the heart of modern information and communications technologies (ICTs). For more information see: http://www.itu.int/ITU-T/info
The successful candidate should have an excellent knowledge of the ICT industry and in particular the ICT standardization landscape. Familiarity with ITU-T rules and procedures, its meeting activities and its products would be an advantage, as would previous involvement in the development of standards.
The senior management level (Director level in the United Nations system) post demands strong organizational skills and diplomacy. The successful candidate will work in an international, multicultural environment, directing an experienced team that manages the secretariat functions of ITU-T in support of the technical study groups that author ITU-T standards. He/she will be expected to represent ITU at the highest level, prepare technical papers and reports for presentation at ITU and other global ICT events, and develop and coordinate relations with other standards bodies.
The challenge of the role will be to maintain ITU-Tís role as leader in global ICTs with the provision of strategic direction via authoritative advice to the Study Group management teams and the Director of TSB.
An attractive package of salary (approximately USD 177,700 with dependants, USD 164,260 without dependants) plus international allowances and benefits is offered:
The closing date for applications is 2 October 2009
A detailed vacancy notice and application form including remuneration can be downloaded at www.itu.int/employment
. Applications using the form must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
or by post to ITU Human Resources Administration Division, Place des Nations, CH-1211, Geneva 20, Switzerland.
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