Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Communication for Development (C4D) Officer Nat. Specialist UNICEF Ethiopia
VMAM Code
ETHR001245-10635
Open

Communication for Development (C4D) Officer

Communication for Development (C4D) Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Ethiopia
Location, Country
Bahir Dar (ETH)
Language skills
English
Amharic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Chief of Field Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV C4D Officer will:

1. Support to strategy design and development of C4D activities

  • Research and/or participate in conducting comprehensive C4D situation analysis of social, cultural, economic, communication and political issues in the region. Collect and synthesize qualitative and quantitative information and data to support the establishment of comprehensive and evidence-based information for developing and planning C4D strategy and interventions in the region.
  • Collect, draft and/or organize materials and related documentations for C4D strategies and plans to ensure optimum impact, scale and sustainability of achievements/results.
  • Assess the impact of C4D activities on the CO and UNICEF goals to achieve measurable behavioral and social change resulting in the improvement of children’s rights and wellbeing. Submit qualitative report/synthesis of results for development planning and improvement.
  • Support to contextualize the development, pretesting, translation and repackaging of existing as well as new Behavior Change and Communication (BCC) materials in consultation with relevant Regional Bureaus, Programme Officers, the C4D unit, and other relevant stakeholders
  • In collaboration with UNICEF Programme staff and relevant government sector staff, participates in the development of evidence-based sectoral strategies and workplans (both development and emergency-related) to ensure the design and incorporation of specific Communication for Development components with objectives and activities aimed at different levels:
  • behavior development/change individual/household/facility levels;
  • community participation, social change and collective action at community level; and
  • social mobilization of community-based organizations and advocacy for decision makers;

2. Support to the implementation of C4D activities

  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to provide operational and technical support to the design of C4D strategies, and research, develop, test, produce and use quality C4D materials and/or organize events and activities to ensure maximum outreach and impact on behavioral and social change of target audience.
  • Assess and recommend potential contacts, networks, resources and tools to support the maximum impact and outreach of C4D initiatives.
  • Follow up on the production of C4D materials to ensure technical quality, consistency and relevancy of communications materials that are developed, produced and disseminated to target audience (e.g. individuals, communities, government officials, partners, media etc).

​3. Advocacy, networking and partnership building

​Build and maintain partnerships through networking and proactive collaboration with national and international civil society organizations, community groups, leaders and other critical partners in the community and civil society to reinforce cooperation through engagement, empowerment and self-determination and to pursue opportunities for greater advocacy to promote UNICEF’s mission and goals for child rights, social equity and inclusiveness.

  • Collaborate with internal global/regional communication partners to harmonize, link and/or coordinate messaging to enhance C4D outreach and contribution to programmatic outcomes.
  • Provide technical support to UNICEF, regional sector bureaus and partners including contributing to the adapting of or sharing relevant standards, protocols, guidelines and training materials for C4D

4. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

  • Institutionalize/share best practices and knowledge learned/products with national/local partners and stakeholders to build capacity of practitioners/users, and disseminate lessons learned to key audiences including donors and partners.
  • Support the organization, administration and implementation of capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders/partners across programme sectors in C4D planning, implementation and evaluation in support of programmes/projects. Develop training materials for training activities and revise them periodically for improvements and updates.
  • Provide technical and coordination support to C4D trainings at regional, Zonal, and Woreda levels for Government counterparts, partner organizations, and their volunteer networks.
  • Build the capacity of a social mobilization multi-sectoral regional platform (Health, Education, Religious groups, CSOs, medias, etc.) in terms of coordination, planning, monitoring of C4D interventions including use of emergency communication materials for creating a strategic network of social mobilization trainers

5. Monitoring and Reporting

  • Undertake regular field monitoring and report based on agreed C4D indicators
  • Contribute to the regular monitoring of C4D actors’ capacity according to the needs raised during rapid assessments / KAP surveys
  • Compile regional C4D reports, emergency and development, from the field and update progress on key results
  • Ensure multi-media materials are distributed to the intended target groups and monitor and address gaps
  • Participates in regional and Zonal coordination mechanisms and follow up on C4D tasks
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

At least first degree in the social/behavioural sciences, (Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Communication, Public Relations and Health Promotion and Education) with emphasis on communication planning for behaviour development, social mobilization, participatory communication and research training and impact evaluation of communication interventions.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • A minimum of two years with at least one-year experience in planning and implementing C4D/SBCC programmes .
  • Previous experience in working/living in communities is an added advantage.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for developmen
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Amharic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Experaince in Behavior Change communication planning is a requirment (M
  • Experaince in multi-channel communication design is an asset
  • Experaince in evidence generation for Social and Behavior Change Communication is an asset
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 23 September 2021
Project Training Officer Nat. Specialist UNDP Indonesia
VMAM Code
IDNR000210-10663
Open

Project Training Officer

Project Training Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Indonesia
Location, Country
Jakarta (IDN)
Language skills
Indonesian
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of National Project Manager (NPM) or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Project Coordinator will:

  • Provide support to NPM and Technical Officer on activity plan development, activities preparation and implementation, report preparation, monitoring and evaluation in regard to the project implementation particularly in relation with Output two
  • Provide assistance to Technical Officer on defining schedule of project activities through close coordination and communication with strategic partners, beneficiaries and relevant stakeholders;
  • Prepare TOR of project training/activity and ensure its implementation through coordination with other relevant person who relates with the activities arrangement;
  • In coordination with Project Assistant, he/she will provide support to PMU in providing required administrative documents in regard to the project trainings/activities.
  • Provide support to Technical Officer on providing and ensuring meetings material needed for workshops, seminars and trainings;
  • establish and maintain communication and coordination with relevant stakeholder of SP4N-LAPOR Project in ensuring effective and smooth implementation of the project trainings/activities;
  • Assist in regular team and other meetings (including preparing agenda and minutes);
  • Provide technical and implementation support to existing project under the Enhanced institutional capacity of complain handling at national and subnational level through trainings;
  • Perform any other substantive and/or administrative task that might be required.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, public management, political science, administrative law, or other relevant education background.
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in development program or project or community development or other relevant programmes; experience with International development organization is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Excellent experience in training curricula preparation through Training Need Analysis (TNA) approach;
  • Excellent experience in development project management in term of planning, activity implementation and reporting.
Language skills
  • Indonesian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Capacity building of non-governmental organizations, Development programme management, Public information and reporting
Area of expertise details
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • 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, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in public service, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Youth Engagement Officer Nat. Specialist UNICEF Indonesia
VMAM Code
IDNR000209-10613
Open

Youth Engagement Officer

Youth Engagement Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Indonesia
Location, Country
Jakarta (IDN)
Language skills
Indonesian
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Communication Officer (Youth Engagement) and general guidance from the C4D and Youth Engagement Manager, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the advocacy and programme implementation regarding young people’s participation across programme clusters, especially through a meaningful engagement with Mitra Muda.
  • Assist the development and implementation of Mitra Muda’s working agenda as it fits UNICEF Indonesia’s priorities, including but not limited to reviewing, mentoring, and linking to relevant advocacy and commemoration opportunities.
  • Provide capacity building support to the core team of the Mitra Muda youth engagement network and other members of the network.
  • Support the linkages of Mitra Muda with civil society partners, youth-led organizations and other UN agencies on adolescent and youth issues.
  • Strengthen team spirits among Mitra Muda members through oneline and offline enagagments, and provide the needed coaching and mentoring support.
  • Support the implementation of U-Report Indonesia, ranging from the technical process in RapidPro, creative content production and online community management in social media, and the scaling strategy for U-Reporters recruitment.
  • Contributes to the knowledge management to document lessons learnt and good practices on the adolescent and youth participation initiatives, especially for the Mitra Muda’s involvement.
  • Support any relevant Communication and Public Advocacy initiative related to adolescent and youth engagement.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • A Bachelor degree in communication, digital media, youth development, international relations, social sciences, or other relevant fields.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in working with young people and designing creative content, including creative writing for blogs.
  • Experience of working in the creative sector is desirable.
  • Experience working with young people and communities is essential.
  • Relevant experience working in an international context and technical bot development is considered as an asset.
Language skills
  • Indonesian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Capacity building of non-governmental organizations, Community participation and development, Other communications related experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Community Engagement Officer Nat. Specialist UNDP Timor Leste
VMAM Code
TLSR000188-10612
Open

Community Engagement Officer

Community Engagement Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Timor Leste
Location, Country
Dili (TLS)
Language skills
English
Tetum
Indonesian
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of PIID-ISSTC National Project Manager and UNDP Timor-Leste’s Programme Manager in Oe-cusse or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Community Engagement Officer will:

  • Engage and mobilize members of target communities for activities related to agricultural capacity building in the target border communities;
  • In consultation with the National Project Manager, provide operational support (including logistics, administration and financial) related to the capacity building and other relevant activities to ensure successful project output delivery
  • Assist in organizing and running the planned meetings and workshops with partners and stakeholders, including the meetings of border authorities, in line with the agreed vision and methodology, assuring and strengthening the sustainability of the project;
  • Ensure that all planned field activities are communicated with UNDP Oe-cusse office and RAEOA ZEESM authority; and they are well coordinated with the activities under the Support for the Institutional and Sustainable Development of Oé-Cusse Special Administrative Region and the Special Zone of Social Market Economy Project
  • Participate in and report on the monitoring of progress of capacity building activities in the project area;
  • In consultation with the RAEOA-ZEESM TL, Sucos, communities, local producers and other stakeholders promote cross-border economic collaboration;
  • Facilitate the discussions and assist in the preparation of the materials and methodology to be used in the capacity building activities in the target border communities;
  • Attend meetings, prepare notes and undertake follow-up actions related to the project implementation and monitoring;
  • Organize and conduct translation and interpretation of verbal discussions/trainings, as well as written documents as required;
  • In consultation with the Indonesian Embassy Extension Office in Oe-cusse and in coordination with the Government Liaison Officer of the Project, assist the set up and the organizing of the border authorities’ forum/platform;
  • Assist in the analysis and prepare monthly progress report of project implementation and help to evaluate against established project recommendations and plans of action;
  • Other tasks related to the project implementation of activities and methodology..
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Economic science, Development Studies, and other relevant field

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience as field or community facilitator in a development project (i.e. Agriculture, Community Livelihood, or Local Economic Development)
  • Sound knowledge and experience of community facilitation and agriculture
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • 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, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive motorcycle;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in community development, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Tetum(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Indonesian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other agriculture related experience, Community participation and development, Development programme/project administration
Area of expertise details

* Community Engagement and Development

* Community facilitation and Agriculture

* Capacity building

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams