The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is inviting applications for the post of Study Group Advisor, 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 Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB) provides essential logistical support to ITU-T’s 10 Study Groups including electronic working facilities and meeting management. It also manages promotion, workshops, membership, documents, finance, the website etc. It is the body responsible for providing cohesion to ITU-T’s standards making process.
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 management level (Professional level in the United Nations system) post demands that the incumbent keep abreast of ICT study and research activities in general but in particular in the area of the supported Study Group. He/she will study and understand technical contributions consulting where necessary with the contributor and ensure that published texts are of a high standard. In addition the incumbent will be called on to represent ITU at technical events, prepare technical papers and reports for presentation at ITU and other global ICT events, and develop and coordinate relations with other standards bodies.
An attractive package of salary (starting at approximately US $ 122,296.- to US $ 159,545.- (with dependents) or US $ 113,884.- to US $ 147,577.- (without dependent) plus international allowances and benefits is offered (subject to eligibility).
The closing date for applications is 27 July 2010.
A detailed vacancy notice and application form can be downloaded at http://www.itu.int/employment/
. Applications using the form must be sent to mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org
or by post to ITU Human Resources Policies Division, Place des Nations, CH-1211, Geneva 20, Switzerland.
Applications must reach ITU by the closing date