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Call for Application at UNESCO



The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

Grade :Parent Sector : Education Sector (ED)
Duty Station: Dar-es-Salaam

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Job Family: Computer Sciences / Information Technologies

Type of contract : Non Staff

Duration of contract : From 1 to 6 months

Recruitment open to : External candidates

Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 25-06-2022

UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism


UNESCO is inviting interested candidates (companies/institutions/individual consultants) to apply to support UNESCO to develop and adopt a Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) e-Learning Course for Higher and Tertiary Education Institutions (HTEIs) in Tanzania. The aim is to have an e-learning course that can be hosted online and studied by youths at the HTEIs to empower them with knowledge and skills on HIV, Gender-Based Violence prevention, Relationships and Resource Management.

Long Description

  • UNESCO is supporting the government to realize young people’s right to education, health, and well-being and to achieve an inclusive and gender- equal society. In collaboration with Ministry of Education and other partners, UNESCO strives to increase access to good quality CSE to learners in higher learning institutes.
  • UNESCO launched the CSE online course in the selected universities that was considered appropriate for learners and gained support and created interest for scale out in all higher and tertiary institutions in Tanzania

Long Description

  • Adapt content created by experts and produce multimedia content such as video, audio, animations, simulation, gamification and graphics to be incorporated in the final e-learning course version
  • Transform CSE course content into an interactive e-learning course incorporating edutainment multimedia content (pictures, animations, videos, simulation, games)
  • Design an e-Learning package that should be compatible with most mainstream eLearning platforms, Virtual
  • Learning Environment (VLE), and LMS. For example, SCORM packages or Light Touch Installation (LTI) technology.
  • Create the e-learning course in a format that can be available through other offline modalities such as flash memory, DVDs, etc.,

COMPETENCIES (Core / Managerial)

  • Accountability (C)
  • Communication (C)
  • Innovation (C)
  • Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement (C)
  • Planning and organizing (C)
  • Results focus (C)
  • Teamwork (C)
  • Professionalism (C)


Required Expertise and Qualification

i. An individual or registered institution/company

ii. Have at least 3 years of experience in developing eLearning courses for Online Distance Electronic Learning (ODeL) and the ability to create solutions that are designed to meet organizational goals.

iii. Have a team of qualified experts, with a demonstrated track record in developing high-quality e-learning courses.

iv. Extensive experience in creating edutainment multimedia for Online Distance Electronic Learning (ODeL) delivery. References and examples of past work are required and should be included in the CV.


Required Expertise and Qualification

v. Proficiency in working with standard online course authoring tools (Rise, Studio, captivate, articulate, etc.,)

vi. Proficiency in coding interactive content (advanced learning activities, adaptive testing, games, and simulations using applications) with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, and Animation;

vii. Language Skills: Fluency in English and Swahili Languages is Mandatory.

Desirable Qualification

Have education or skills in Instructional Design. Having the ability to use TPACK and KIRKPATRICK instructional design models will be an added advantage


Please note that all candidates must complete an online application and provide complete and accurate information. To apply, please visit the UNESCO careers website. No modifications can be made to the application submitted.

All interested individual consultants/institutions are required to submit a letter of interest, a CV referencing a previous work (for companies: share the CV of the Team Lead and a company profile with reference to previous works) at


UNESCO recalls that paramount consideration in the appointment of staff members shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, technical competence and integrity. UNESCO applies a zero-tolerance policy against all forms of harassment. UNESCO is committed to achieving and sustaining equitable and diverse geographical distribution, as well as gender parity among its staff members in all categories and at all grades. Furthermore, UNESCO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Candidates from non- and under-represented Member States (last update here) are particularly welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals from minority groups and indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality. Worldwide mobility is required for staff members appointed to international posts.

UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 25-06-2022


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