Communication for Development Officer at UNICEF, Cairo, Egypt

 

Deadline: 21 February 2017

United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Communication for Development Officer in Cairo, Egypt.

The Communication for Development Officer will provide technical and operational support to the C4D Specialist and internal colleagues by administering, implementing, monitoring and/or evaluating a variety of C4D initiatives and activities to promote community engagement and participation, and measureable behavioral and social change/mobilization.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Communication for Development Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Research and/or participate in conducting comprehensive C4D situation analysis of social, communication, cultural, economic and political issues in the country/region.
  • 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 Program of Cooperation (and UNDAF).
  • Collect, synthesize, draft and/or organize materials and related documentations for evidence-based C4D strategies and plans (as a component of the CO and/or UNDAF Programs) to ensure optimum impact, scale and sustainability of achievements/results.
  • Assess, select and/or recommend appropriate information and materials for C4D initiatives verifying accuracy and quality for dissemination.
  • Provide technical, administrative and logistical support and background materials to carry out C4D strategies and activities and recommend operational strategies, approaches, plans, methods and procedures to ensure community engagement and participation, and optimum outreach and impact.
  • Assess and recommend potential contacts, networks, resources and multiple/social/digital media and tools to support maximum impact and outreach of C4D initiatives.
  • Collaborate with internal global/regional communication partners to harmonize, link and/or coordinate messaging to enhance C4D outreach and contribution to programmatic outcomes.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • University Degree in social and behavioral science, sociology, anthropology, psychology, education, communication, public relations or other related social science field is required.
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in areas of social development program planning, communications and public advocacy and/or related areas at the international and/or large organization some of which preferably were served in a developing country is required.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English is required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language is an asset

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.

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