ITU Chief, Operations and Planning Department Job Vacancy in Geneva, Switzerland

ITU is inviting
applications for the post of Chief of the Operations and Planning Department,
Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB), at ITU headquarters in Geneva,
Standards from the
ITU are at the heart of modern information and communications technologies
(ICTs). For more information see:

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 senior management
level (Director level in the United Nations system) post demands strong organizational
skills and diplomacy. Under the general direction of the TSB’s Director, the
incumbent will plan and coordinate the activities of the Operations and
Planning Department; a role conferring, inter alia, the following
work plans for the Department and Services under his/her supervision;
the delivery of technical editing and publications services;
the TSB’s IT programme and the development of new electronic services for the
ITU-T membership and website;
the delivery of a range of administrative services (operational planning,
budget/finance services, Human Resources, procurement, meetings, logistics
etc.); and
the delivery of support to the TSB’s assemblies, meetings and workshops, and to
its major high-level global and regional events.
The incumbent will
also be expected to provide authoritative advice to the Director and the Deputy
to the Director on all the matters for which he/she is responsible, and will
contribute to TSB strategy and policy through their participation in the TSB
management committee.
An attractive package
of salary (approximately USD 213,046-244,756 with dependants; USD
196,923-224,263 without dependants [Net of Tax]) plus international allowances
and benefits is offered (subject to eligibility).
The closing date for
applications is 31 January 2012.
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.
Applications must
reach ITU by the closing date.
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