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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Community Engagement Officer, Support for COVID-19 National Campaign Activities 26 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Jordan
UNICEF
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
8 months with possibility of extension
26 November 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Child Protection Specialist (C4D) or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer for supporting the national campaign will:

  • Assist in the implementation of community engagement activities, in coordination with stakeholders and partner entities as needed:
    • Develop and implement activities that will increase reach and impact of the key messages about healthy habits to reduce covid-19 cases in Jordan;
    • Recommend strategies and implement community engagement activities effectively (keeping in mind the local context);
    • Provide on-ground support to design and multi-media companies to come up to with creative;
    • Document the progress and impact and following-up as needed: gather testimonials from the participants;
  • Support the ongoing national campaign by suggesting new pathways to adapt based on community’s response and carry-out social listening;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. social science, public health or area related to behavioral and social norms change; 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;
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in community engagement, campaigning, or public health, or other relevant programmes; experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • 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 Child Rights, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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’ at 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?

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: 26 November 2020