UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families.
Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects.
UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential to the benefit of a better world.
Purpose for the job :
The Communication for Development Officer reports to the C4D Specialist / Chief C4D / C4D Officer for close supervision and guidance.
The Officer provides technical and operational support to the supervisor and internal colleagues by administering, executing and implementing a variety of tasks to promote community engagement and participation, and measurable behavioral and social change / mobilization, requiring the application of technical and theoretical skills and the study of organizational goals, rules, regulations, policies and procedures
How can you make a difference?
Collect and synthesize qualitative and quantitative information and data to support the establishment of comprehensive and evidence-
based information for developing and planning the C4D component of the Country Programmes of Cooperation (and UNDAF).
Submit qualitative report / synthesis of results for development planning and improvement.
Monitor / track the use of resources as planned and verify compliance with organizational guidelines, rules and regulations and standards of ethics and transparency.
determination and to pursue opportunities for greater advocacy to promote UNICEFâ€™s mission and goals for child rights, social equity and inclusiveness.
Develop training materials for training activities, and revise them periodically for improvements and updates.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have :
Education : A university degree in one of the following fields is required : social and behavioral science, sociology, anthropology, psychology, education, communication, public relations or another relevant technical field.
Experience : A minimum of one year of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required : social development programme planning, communication for development, public advocacy or another related area.
Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
Language requirement : Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate :
Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
The technical competencies required for this post are.
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Opening Date Thu Jun 07 2018 06 : 00 : 00 GMT-0400 (EDT) Egypt Standard Time
Closing Date Wed Jun 20 2018 17 : 55 : 00 GMT-0400 (EDT)