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Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer 30 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR Democratic Republic of Congo
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bukavu, Goma, Bunia (COD)
12 months
30 May 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the Reporting Officer, based in SO Goma, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Keep abreast with all developments in the activity to prepare appropriate briefings and reports;
  • Consolidate and analyse data on programme implementation and indicators in all sectors under AoR in order to facilitate the preparation of periodic reports in English or French, i.e. Sitreps, activity-specific reports as may be required;
  • Liaise closely with all Units of the programme in the Area of Responsibility to gather and collate accurate data about persons of concern and assistance activities;
  • - Actively participate in fundraising at the regional and national levels with the preparation of Project proposals / funding submissions, as well as exploring available local funding opportunities;
  • Draft Donor reports and respond to queries from Donors on programme implementation;
  • Assist in keeping donor representatives briefed on developments and assist in the development of funding submissions, appeals and reports
  • Contribute to the development of a fundraising strategy in line with the Sub-office’s priorities
  • Develop and maintain a network of stakeholders in particular development and stabilisation actors
  • Take part in provincial and local development planning processes on behalf of UNHCR
  • Take part in Programme planning processes including internal planning with the Country Operations Plan (COP) process making use of available guiding documents, and external planning as required;
  • Assist in implementing the establishment of sound monitoring processes, in reviewing final reports and on progress in order to advise on any corrective actions required or the need for additional resources to reach planned target levels.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

International Relations, Political Science, Journalism, Communications, Business of Public Ad-ministration.

36 Months

A minimum 3 years of experience in a field related to external relations, communications, media relations or reporting.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.
  • Other
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience

Public information and reporting, good writting skills(report to donors,experience with mass medias, social media,etc.)


Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership

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Application deadline: 30-02-2021