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P-D-Qualifications

Professional and Higher categories (Grades P.1 to P.5, D.1 and D.2)

 
Applicants are normally required to have an advanced university degree and experience at national and/or international level in the field of telecommunication, radiocommunication, ICT, business administration, finance and accounts, law and development issues.
 
The qualifications required for each level of this category is summarized in the table below:

​Grade ​Education Required ​Experience Required
​P1 University degree in .......... or a related field OR education in a reputed college of advanced education, with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of a university degree in one of the fields above. ​ ​At least one year of experience in …
Higher university degrees in related fields can be considered as a substitute for one year of working experience.
​P2 ​University degree in .......... or a related field OR education in a reputed college of advanced education, with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of a university degree in one of the fields above. ​ ​At least three years of progressively responsible experience in
An advanced degree in a related field can be considered as a substitute for one year of working experience. A doctorate in related fields can be considered as a substitute for two years of working experience.
​P3 Advanced university degree in ………. or a related field OR education in a reputed college of advanced education with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of an advanced university degree in one of the fields above. ​At least five years of progressively responsible experience in …, including at least two at the international level.
A Doctorate in a related field can be considered as a substitute for two years of working experience.
​P4 ​​Advanced university degree in ………. or a related field OR education in a reputed college of advanced education with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of an advanced university degree in one of the fields above. ​At least seven years of progressively responsible experience in …, including at least three at the international level.
A Doctorate in a related field can be considered as a substitute for three years of working experience.
​P5 ​Advanced university degree in ………. or a related field OR education in a reputed college of advanced education with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of an advanced university degree in one of the fields above. ​At least ten years of progressively responsible experience in …, including at least five at the international level.
A Doctorate in a related field can be considered as a substitute for three years of working experience.
​D1 ​Advanced university degree in ………. or a related field OR education in a reputed college of advanced education with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of an advanced university degree in one of the fields above. ​At least fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in …, including at least seven at the international level.
A Doctorate in a related field can be considered as a substitute for three years of working experience.
​D2 ​Advanced university degree in ………. or a related field OR education in a reputed college of advanced education with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of an advanced university degree in one of the fields above. ​At least twenty years of progressively responsible experience in …, including at least ten at the international level.
A Doctorate in a related field can be considered as a substitute for three years of working experience.

 

Language requirements for positions at Professional and higher categories:
 
Knowledge of one of the six official languages of the Union (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish) at advanced level and knowledge of a second official language at intermediate level. Knowledge of a third official language would be an advantage.
(Under the provisions of Resolution No. 626 of the Council, a relaxation of the language requirements may be authorized in the case of candidates from developing countries: when candidates from such countries possess a thorough knowledge of one of the official languages of the Union, their applications may be taken into consideration.)

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