REGIONAL CENTRE FOR THE SAFEGUARDING OF INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE IN SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE UNDER THE AUSPICES OF UNESCO
of 7 Lachezar Stanchev St., in the City of Sofia,
on the authority of a decision by its General Assembly held April 19, 2016,
A SELECTION PROCEDURE FOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in
South-Eastern Europe under the Auspices of UNESCO
І. Regarding the selection procedure
The procedure for selection of Executive Director of the Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe under the Auspices of UNESCO (the Centre) is hereby announced by the Executive Board on the basis of a decision adopted by the General Assembly of the Centre, whereby it delegated the relevant powers to the Executive Board. The procedure is to be conducted in accordance with the Rules on the Selection of Executive Director of the Centre adopted by the General Assembly, which constitute an integral part (Appendix 3) of the Internal Regulations of the Centre.
ІІ. Description of the functions of the Executive Director
The Executive Director will carry out the day-to-day management of the Centre in fulfilment of its programme and will be responsible for the entire administrative and financial affairs of the Centre. He/she will execute the decisions of the General Assembly and the Executive Board and will contribute to the attainment of the goals of the Centre, in pursuance of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic Bulgaria and the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organisation (UNESCO), ratified by law and promulgated in State Gazette, No. 27, dated March 27, 2013, of the current Bulgarian legislation and the Statutes of the Centre.
III. Principal duties of the Executive Director
The Executive Director of the Centre shall have the authority to:
ІV. Employment status
The employment status of the Executive Director vis-a-vis the Centre shall have the following key elements:
V. Minimum eligibility requirements
The minimum eligibility requirements for the position are as follows:
An advantage will be given to candidates with proven track record in the field of the intangible cultural heritage, the operation of UNESCO; in culture, international cultural cooperation, NGO management and oversight, a.o.
VІ. Competition procedure
The selection procedure for Executive Director will be conducted by the Executive Board of the Centre.
The competition will be held in two rounds: review of application documents and an interview with the shortlisted applicants.
VІІ. Documents to be submitted in support of the application
All data submitted by candidates shall be held in strict confidentiality and used solely for purposes of the selection procedure.
The motivational letter must contain, as a minimum, a presentation of:
All documents must be submitted in Bulgarian and English.
VІІІ. Time limit and place for submission of applications
Applications and the supporting documents must be mailed within 14 days (evidenced by the postmark) from the date of publication of the announcement of the selection procedure to: 7 Lachezar Stanchev St., Sofia, and by electronic mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact phone numbers: 02/444 21 03; 02/444 37 40. Contact person: Diana Tokadjieva.