Education Project Manager - Tenders Global

Education Project Manager

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization




Education is the basis for improving the quality of life of people of all ages and from all contexts. This makes access, permanence and satisfactory completion of basic education for girls, boys and adolescents an urgent need that must be addressed with quality, equity and relevance by the States, given that they are responsible for making the education rights.

Education is Goal 4 of the Sustainable Development Goals, and is the key to achieving the other sixteen. Hence, inclusion, equity and quality of education will allow people, among other advantages, to escape poverty, reduce inequalities, promote intercultural dialogue, promote gender equality, responsibly care for the environment and build increasingly tolerant and peaceful societies.

In this framework, the UNESCO Peru Office requires the services of a project manager in the Education sector of the Office.

Provide technical assistance in the management of programs, projects and activities of the Education sector of the UNESCO Office in Peru. 

Main Functions And Responsibilities:

  • Support the Education Sector Coordinator in the operational, financial and budget management of the programs, projects and activities of the Education sector.  
  • Support the planning, monitoring and follow-up of the operational, financial and budgetary implementation of activities, programs and projects in the sector. 
  • Present friendly monthly reports on the progress in the budget execution of the programs, projects and activities of the sector. 
  • Issue alerts and follow up on corrective actions in the event of a delay in meeting requirements and selection processes in programs, projects and activities in the sector.
  • Issue alerts and follow up on corrective actions in the event of a delay or situation within the framework of the implementation of programs, projects and activities of the sector.
  • Issue alerts regarding non-compliance with contract, consultancy and service deadlines and coordinate with program and project coordinators to take corrective actions, leaving a written record of these actions.
  • Issue alerts and give recommendations for the harmonization and adjustment of budgets during the implementation of programs and projects in the sector. 
  • Promptly inform the Program/Project Coordinator and the Sector Coordinator of the need for programmatic adjustments, such as amendments, budget operations requirements (BOR) and similar. 
  • Other activities that are required by the Education Sector Coordinator of the UNESCO Peru Office. 


  •  Graduate in Economics, Administration, Industrial Engineering, Social Sciences, Education, Psychology or related fields
  • Postgraduate studies in project management, public management, administration, social and human sciences or related 
Work experience:
  • Experience in your profession of 10 years or more. 
  • Experience in program/project management for at least 8 years. 
  • Experience of 5 or more years as a project manager.
  • Experience in 4 or more social programs/projects as a manager. If the experience was in the education sector it will be considered a plus.
  • Spanish native language level
  • English basic language level




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