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Programme Officer for Inclusive Economic Growth 09 marzo 2021 Especialista internacional PNUD Guinea Bissau
PNUD
Guinea Bissau
Bissau (GNB)
Inglés,Portugués
01 abril 2021
12 meses
09 marzo 2021

Edad mínima requerida: 25 años. Reclutamiento abierto a todas las nacionalidades, excepto a nacionales del país de asignación.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Recovery and Resilience Specialist/ Head of the Strategic and Economic Unit (a,.i) the IUNV Programme officer on Inclusive Economic Growth will:

  • Support the programmatic implementation of the RFF and, mapping and analysis of gaps, entry points and opportunities contributing to youth and female entrepreneurship in the blue and green economy initiatives;
  • Support the Monitoring and Evaluation of Project implementation;
  • Support the dialogue and outreach efforts at the national, local and community level to strengthen Socio-Economic Recovery and build Resilience and foster inclusive sustainable economic growth that leaves no one behind;
  • Draft and coordinate the procurement of studies, assessment, consultancies and agreements;
  • Seek alignment and synergies with other activities and initiatives of UNDP (e.g., the Accelerator Lab) and international and national partners, particularly in areas related to youth and female entrepreneurship for improved livelihoods and enhancing the involvement of the Bissau-Guinean diaspora in the economic and financial life in Guinea-Bissau;
  • Contribute to the development of partnerships between UNDP and other UN agencies, as well as with government institutions, other African SIDS, academia, NGOs, IGOs, the private sector, existing sustainable development alliances, and other stakeholders and international networks;
  • Collaborate and coordinate with national partners through external advocacy, networking, coalition building and initiating timely research and analysis;
  • Use internal platforms for dissemination and reporting and to enhance project quality (e.g., IATI, ATLAS, SharePoint);
  • Contribute to data collection and communication efforts on the project when needed;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (minimum Master of Arts) in a relevant area, e.g., international relations, international development, or economics;

36 Months

At least three years of professional work experience in engaging and working with civil society groups in different countries and contexts in Africa, preferably Guinea-Bissau or the West-African region.

Previous work experience from the UN or other international development organization is highly desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
 Gestión de programas de desarrollo
  • Proven programmatic management experience with sound knowledge of all aspects of the project cycle (design, implementation, monitoring & evaluation) is required;
  • Previous work experience from the UN or other international development organization as well as knowledge of principles and procedures for the implementation of UN projects, monitoring and evaluation is a valuable asset;
  • Working experience in field and with youth and female entrepreneurship and the inclusion of marginalized communities is an asset;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Teams, Word, etc.) and office technology equipment.

LANGUAGES: Fluency in English and Working Knowledge of Portuguese.

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Application deadline: 9-03-2021

Communication Officer 28 febrero 2021 Especialista internacional PNUD Liberia
Abierta

Communication Officer

Especialista internacional
PNUD
Liberia
Monrovia (LBR)
Inglés
Inmediatamente
12 meses con posible prórroga
28 febrero 2021

Edad mínima requerida: 25 años. Reclutamiento abierto a todas las nacionalidades, excepto a nacionales del país de asignación.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Head of Section or his/her designated representative(s)-working in close collaboration with the Communications Analyst and the programme team, the UN Volunteer Communications Officer will undertake the following tasks:

General public communications activities:

  • Produce high-quality communication documents in English; for the audience.
  • Research, draft and edit communication materials (including articles, press releases, human interest stories, fact sheets) for traditional and modern media for advocacy, social mobilization and resource mobilization activities; contribute to the qualitative aspects of production (e.g. translation, graphic design);
  • Ensure appropriate and timely dissemination of advocacy and communication materials to target audiences, and participate in the evaluation of their impact;
  • Support planning and organization as well as generating public support for special events and activities to promote country programme goals;
  • Monitor public perception of UNDP in Liberia; recommend appropriate actions to maintain a positive image for the organization
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of advocacy and communication materials to target audiences;
  • Develop close collaboration with the media through activities such as organizing visits to project sites, facilitating photo coverage and TV footage, and utilizing both web-based and traditional media as appropriate, to generate and maintain public interest in the work of UNDP and communicate the story suited to relevant target audience.
  • Assist in identifying and producing feature stories and other materials to facilitate advocacy and fund-raising activities;
  • Assist in the development of work plans that are consistent with UNDP communications strategies, goals, objectives and activities; monitor compliance and provide support and guidance to ensure objectives are met, including performance planning, monitoring and appraisal; plan and monitor the use of communication budgetary resources;
  • Assist the implementation of the joint UN Communications Strategy in line with the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework and the UNDP Country Programme Document.

Online strategy support:

  • Support the regular update of the UNDP Country Office Website
  • Regularly update social media channels (Twitter/Facebook) and lead efforts to mobilize followers and improve UNDP Liberia’s presence on social media platforms
  • Assist in maintaining the Country office’s web photo data base UNDP web photo database by processing and uploading photos and captions
  • Support UNDP digital communication and web content development, including Blogs/Op-eds; support UNDP’s online strategy to generate national and international support;
  • Support the development and reinforcement of already existing web tools in order to enhance the visibility of UNDP and its partners;
  • Support the production and editing of the UNDP Annual Report
  • Explore the use of interactive communication strategies that engages and provides a voice for young people
  • Ensure systematic information updates and propose content for social media platforms (photos, videos, posts and articles);

Advocacy support:

  • Provide internal office support to programme staff on the production of quality advocacy, information and communication materials to strengthen programme visibility including Projects’ one pagers
  • Participate in global advocacy activities by planning visits of goodwill ambassadors, National Committee representatives and Executive Board members, including preparation of information materials (e.g. press releases, programme summaries, country fact sheets and media kits) and necessary logistic arrangements;
  • Take responsibility where required to adapt and disseminate advocacy materials from the Country Office, NY HQ, Geneva HQ and the respective Regional Office to identified target audiences, arranging translation into local language(s) as necessary; identify the need for additional materials/activities, such as radio and television programmes, publications, photographs, websites, etc., to advocate and promote organizational goals within the country, and manage their production and distribution to the target audiences;
  • Develop partnerships with individuals, groups and organizations whose support is essential to the achievement of advocacy and communication objectives (i.e. media), and strengthen their capacity through appropriate advocacy and communication training, access to updated information, supplies and equipment and through experience-sharing.

Communication support:

  • Support the Communication team in its day-to-day activities, including but not limited to, contributing to outreach through organizing events and setting up activities (retreats, meetings and task forces);
  • As required, prepare background communication and advocacy materials for briefings and visits of media, goodwill ambassadors, donors, national committee representatives and other special interest groups;
  • Ensure quality, consistency, accuracy and ethics of all communication tools and materials (press releases, videos, social media posts, Human Interest Stories, Blog articles, Reports, etc.);
  • Provide quality assurance of all communication content, tools and materials.
  • Support the production of the Office newsletter.
Master degree or equivalent

Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or similar field; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree

48 Months
  • At least 4 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in communication, print and broadcast media, interactive digital media, public information, or other relevant programmes;
  • experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset as experience working on programming in conflict-affected /post conflict countries
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Web and graphic design, Other communications related experience
  • Communication;
  • Press advisory;
  • Graphic design;
  • Social Media management;
  • The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person who writes very well and is able to break down technical content and convey messages in a manner that is easily read and understood. S/he is expected to support UNDP with professionalism, dedication and client orientation, and must be willing both to work on programmatic/substantive aspects and to provide operational/logistical services. The following qualifications are required or desirable:

  • Excellent technical competence in producing for various media formats (print, web, social media); (required)
  • Strong journalistic/writing skills with emphasis on descriptive and engaging story-telling (required)
  • Advanced photographic skills, for compelling visual communications of issues and stories (desirable)
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management (desirable); and office technology equipment (required)
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills; (required)
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing; (required)
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Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 28-02-2021