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 Wednesday, 29 July 2009
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is inviting applications for the post of Chief, Services 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:

The successful candidate should have an excellent knowledge of the ICT industry and ICT tools. Familiarity with ITU and its products would also be an advantage.

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, multi-cultural environment, directing an experienced team for the delivery of a range of administrative support services involving operational planning, budget/finance services, procurement, meeting and logistic services. He/she will direct the bureauís IT programmes, including the maintenance of current tools, databases and applications and develop new electronic services and projects.

The challenge of the role will be to maintain ITU-Tís role as leader in global ICTs with the development of innovative working methods and best practices for the improved delivery of services to the ITU-membership and the world telecommunication community at large.

An attractive package of tax free 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 Applications using the form must be sent to or by post to ITU Human Resources Administration Division, Place des Nations, CH-1211, Geneva 20, Switzerland.

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