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Subject: Position at ICCROM

Position at ICCROM

From: Jennifer M. Molina <jmm>
Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2002
Publications Manager

ICCROM (The International Centre for the Study of the Preservation
and Restoration of Cultural Property) is seeking to appoint a
Publications Manager who will expand its publications programme and
help to promote the organization's work effectively throughout the
world. This is a key  management position, reporting to the
Director-General. The position is currently vacant.

ICCROM is an intergovernmental organization (created by UNESCO in
1956) with a mandate to raise the levels of conservation of cultural
heritage worldwide. It has currently 104 Member States. Essential
components of its work are the production and dissemination of
technical and didactic material, and of promotional material about
its activities. The Publications Manager is responsible for
strategic planning, implementation and monitoring of the
effectiveness of these operations. He/she liaises closely with a
team of a dozen professionals and support staff in the Office of
Communication and Information.

Knowledge, skills and experience required: At least 5 years
experience of editing and publishing academic or technical books or
journals. Ability to work with traditional and electronic media.
Experience of working with other publishers, designers and printers.
Familiarity with cultural conservation terminology. Must have
excellent teamwork, managerial and communication skills, preferably
with experience in an international, multicultural environment.
Ability to edit to the highest standards in one of ICCROM's official
languages (English and French). Knowledge of Italian an advantage.

Terms and benefits: The Publications Manager will be appointed for
an initial period of four  years, with the first year being
probationary, and will be resident in Rome. The post carries a
salary correlated with the United Nations personnel system level
P3/05, currently (March 2002) commencing after post adjustment for
Rome, at net US$53,796 (without dependents) and net US$57,696 (with
dependents) per year. In addition, there are various allowances such
as annual family allowances for eligible children and, for
internationally recruited employees only, annual education grants,
reimbursement for the cost of shipment of personal effects, home
leave for staff members and dependents every three years and a
repatriation grant at the end of the contract. The salary and
allowances are net of   taxes (ICCROM employees are not required to
pay income tax, but if the home country requires payment, ICCROM
reimburses the income tax paid) but subject to various deductions
such as for medical insurance and contributions to the United
Nations Pension Fund.

Applications, consisting of a current curriculum vitae, proof of
proficiency in the two official languages of ICCROM (French and
English), a personal statement, not exceeding two pages, addressing
the candidate's qualifications for this position and the names and
addresses of three persons who have direct knowledge of the
candidate's work and qualifications, should be sent, marked
CONFIDENTIAL, to the following address:

    P. Richard Lindo
    Chief Operating Officer
    Via di San Michele, 13
    00153 Rome, Italy

Final date for receipt of applications is Friday, May 10, 2002.

For further information please contact

    Mr. Richard Lindo <prl [at] iccrom__org>

For more information on ICCROM please see
<URL:>. A full position description can be
provided upon request.

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