[UN Women](https://www.cinfo.ch/de/un-women) empowers women, eradicates discrimination against women and girls worldwide, and fosters equality between women and men. To achieve this, it works in areas such as economic empowerment, gender-based violence, governance and national planning, humanitarian action, leadership and political participation, peace and security, sustainable development agenda, youth. UN Women Country Office in Kyrgyzstan is one of the 25 agencies present in Kyrgyzstan and operate a Country Office with full Delegation of Authority obtained as of 2015. UN Women has been presented at the United Nations Country Team from its first day, is a member of all UNCT thematic working groups and heads the Gender Thematic Working Group. UN Women in Kyrgyzstan is a strong advocate for improving the lives of women and girls in the country. UN Women in Kyrgyzstan extends continuous support to the Government, Parliament, CSOs, Media and LPAS and communities in the country in promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women through close cooperation and coordination with the UN Agencies including under the guidance and leadership of the UN RC. Sustainable Development Goals: 5. Gender Equality Your tasks and responsibilities as International Communications and Advocacy Associate: - Support in design, development and implementation of communication and out-reach/advocacy strategy of the Country Office(CO) in line with the new Strategic Note of UN Women; - Support in conceptualizing of communication work using innovative tools such as behaviors change communications; - Support in development of quarterly communications and advocacy plan jointly with the Communications associate and programme teams; - Support in maintaining online and social media presence of UN Women CO Kyrgyzstan; - Support the team to track, research and analyze information to develop campaigns and engagement concepts - Support in providing learning sessions and workshops on communication and advocacy as appropriate; - Identify and develop new communication partnerships and alliances to enhance visibility; manage and nurture existing partnerships. Part of the [UN Youth Volunteers Programme,](https://www.cinfo.ch/fr/unyv) this position is sponsored by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). To ensure one can fully immerse in these assignments, all travel, relocation, life and health insurance costs are covered by the programme and a monthly living allowance is paid. See all 20 UN Youth Volunteer vacancies [here](https://www.cinfo.ch/en/20-one-year-positions-united-nations). Please find the full job description here: For the programme: - Swiss nationality; - Master's degree in a relevant field (by mid October 2021); - Ideally 12 months of relevant professional experience (min. 3 months - max. 24 months); - Max. 28 years old at the start of the assignment in February 2022; - Excellent command of English and 2 official Swiss languages (one active = C1/C2, one passive = A2/B1); - Interest in joining the international cooperation sector. For this position: - Master's degree in communication, marketing, public relations, journalism, international development, media or information technologies or related field; - Relevant experience (ideally one year) at the national or international level in public re-lations, communications or advocacy - Demonstrated interest and/or experience (ideally one year) in journalism; - Experience in internet and social media systems, applications, and interactive tools and with standard computer applications; - Good knowledge of communication and advocacy tools and approaches; - Knowledge and experience in promoting gender equality and human rights; - Fluent in English. Please find more details in the full job description. Important details regarding your application Make sure your profile on cinfoPoste is complete and up to date: - Motivation letter per application in English; - CV in English (the length and the % of your employments should be indicated); - Work certificates, diplomas and university credentials (as PDF) uploaded under the section 'documents'. Application deadline: 21 September 2021First round of interviews carried out by cinfo: between 4 and 6 October 2021 The entire recruitment process takes about four months. The final selection is done by the host organization based on cinfo's recommendation. Selected candidates will be informed by December 2021. Any questions? Contact Saskia Zaugg and Sandrina Simoes, cinfo's Recruitment Specialists, [firstname.lastname@example.org](../2022_Recruitment_Tools and Regulationsemail@example.com)
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME The mission of the WHO Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to work with countries and to coordinate international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from disease outbreaks and other health emergencies. The Programme leads and coordinates the international health response, in support of affected Member State(s), to contain outbreaks and to provide effective relief and recovery to affected populations. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme contributes to the implementation of the WHO Global Programme of Work (GPW 13) and is guided by WHO strategic priorities to "keep the world safe, improve health and serve the vulnerable". The WHO strategic priorities drive the progress in health towards Universal Health Coverage, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and speaks particularly to SDG 3, to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES - Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Executive Officer, EXD WHE and the Chief Operations Officer, WHE, the Technical Officer will assist the development of technical briefings for Senior Management and support the development, collation and dissemination of internal information products (e.g. sharepoint, internal newsletter, etc) for the Programme. More specifically, the incumbent will : - Liaise with technical counterparts across the 3 levels of the Programme for technical material in relation to specific engagements of the Executive Director, and review and compile into complete briefing files; - Draft information products (e.g. briefing notes, powerpoint presentations, etc) on various topics and as needed; - Track and compile information on key events of the WHE Programme, and draft relevant information products (e.g. emails to staff, short stories, sharepoint updates) to ensure dissemination; - Support the Executive Officer functions during his/her absence; - Perform other duties as relevant to the above. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education Essential: - A first university degree in communications, journalism, public health, health communications or related fields. Desirable: - Training in corporate communications, risk communication, web development and management, IT project management. Experience Essential: - At least 2 years' experience in information management and communications in an international setting, corporate communications, crisis or risk communications or communications for change management. Desirable: - Experience in emergency setting. - Experience in a country or regional office. - Exposure at the international level. Skills - Excellent communications and interpersonal skills - Strong coordination and networking skills - Excellent organizational skills - Ability to communicate with respect, tact and diplomacy - Good negotiation skills - Ability to work with interdisciplinary and multicultural teams - Good problem solving skills - Knowledge of modern corporate communications theory and practice - Excellent understanding of WHO goals, programmes, structure and networks - Ability to work under pressure, to deadlines and balance multiple tasks simultaneously WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Producing results - Moving forward in a changing environment Use of Language Skills Essential: - Expert knowledge of English. Desirable: - Expert knowledge of French. - Intermediate knowledge of WHO language. The above language requirements are interchangeable. REMUNERATION WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 48,805 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 3490 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on WHO's operations please visit: [http://www.who.int.](http://www.who.int./) - WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - WHO's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice. - WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged. - *For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220. ________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals. 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Org. Setting and Reporting This position is located in the Operations and Advocacy Division (OAD), Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). OCHA is part of the United Nations Secretariat and is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response efforts. OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention and facilitate sustainable solutions. This position is located in Yangon, Myanmar. Under the overall supervision of the Head of Office, OCHA Myanmar, the Public Information Officer reports to the Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer/Deputy Head of Office. Responsibilities Within delegated authority the Public Information Officer may be responsible for the following duties: - Ensures implementation of information programs to publicize priority issues and/or major events, to include drafting information strategies, coordinating efforts, monitoring and reporting on progress, taking appropriate follow-up action, and analyzing the outcome. ?Monitors and analyzes current events, public opinion and press, identifies issues and trends, and advises management on appropriate actions/ responses and approaches for media relations; - Coordinates with key stakeholders on communications and advocacy initiatives, including facilitating the work of relevant working groups, to ensure coherent communication and advocacy strategy and common messaging. - Undertakes activities to promote media coverage (e.g. press conferences, interviews, press seminars and other special activities) of priority issues and/or major events, including flagship campaigns, to include development of a media strategy and action plan, initiating pro-active media outreach efforts, proposing and arranging press conferences/media coverage, disseminating materials and consulting with press on approach/story angle and other information requests, undertaking appropriate follow-up action and analyzing and reporting on the impact of coverage. Contributes content to and maintains appropriate and timely web and social media outreach. - Produces or oversees production of a specific type or types (e.g. print, broadcast, social media etc.) of information management (flash updates, situation reports, snapshots, bulletins) and communications products (e.g. press kits, press releases, feature articles, speeches, talking points, key messages, booklets, brochures, backgrounders, audio-visual materials, radio spot program, etc.), to include proposing topics, undertaking research, determining appropriate medium and target audience, preparing production plans, writing drafts, obtaining clearances and finalizing texts, editing copy, and coordinating design approval, printing procedures and distribution. - Prepares, on the basis of official UN documentation and other sources, initial drafts of articles or chapters for inclusion in UN newsletters, periodicals, reports and books and ensures coherence between regional and corporate communications initiatives. - Initiates and sustains professional relationships with key constituencies. - Acts as focal point on specific issues, monitoring and reporting on developments, responding to inquiries, etc. supports efforts to highlight the value-added role of OCHA to Member States as well as the media and the public, in support of fundraising and visibility of OCHA. - Participates in selecting the information transmitted to key constituencies. - Provides guidance to, and may supervise, more junior staff. Competencies - PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of the full range of communications approaches, tools, and methodologies essential to planning and executing effective campaign strategies and programmes, e.g. campaign management, media operations, marketing and promotion, audience outreach, message targeting. Ability to rapidly analyze and integrate diverse information from varied sources. Ability to identify public affairs issues, opportunities and risks in an international environment. Ability to diplomatically handle sensitive situations with target audiences and cultivate productive relationships. Knowledge of relevant internal policies and business activities/issues. Ability to produce a variety of written communications products in a clear, concise style. Ability to deliver oral presentations to various audiences. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. - COMMUNICATION: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed. - PLANNING AND ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently. Education Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in communication, journalism, international relations, public administration or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Work Experience - A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in public information, journalism, international relations, public administration or related area is required. Humanitarian experience in the field (actual setting where a mission and/or project is being implemented) in emergency situations (complex emergency or natural disaster) is required. - Experience with crisis communications is required. - Experience in the UN Common System or other international organization is desirable. Languages Fluency in one of the working languages of the UN Secretariat, English or French, (both oral and written) is required. For this post, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage. Assessment Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview. Special Notice - The appointment/assignment is available for 364 days, with the possibility of extension, subject to availability of funds and mandate extension. The selected candidate is expected to start as soon as possible. - Please note that due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 and the travel restrictions imposed by national authorities, selected candidates may be required to start the assignment/appointment remotely, in agreement with the hiring manager, and until further notice. - Please note that the appointment/assignment of the successful candidate will be subject to visa issuance. - A current staff member who holds a fixed-term, permanent or continuing appointment may apply for temporary positions no more than one level above his or her current grade. However, a current staff member who holds an appointment at the G-6 or G-7 level may also apply to temporary positions in the Professional category up to and including the P-3 level, subject to meeting all eligibility and other requirements for the position. A staff member holding a temporary appointment shall be regarded as an external candidate when applying for other positions, and may apply for other temporary positions at any level, subject to section 5.7 below and staff rule 4.16 (b) (ii). Therefore, a staff member holding a temporary appointment in the General Service or related categories may only apply to positions within those categories. For full information on eligibility requirements, please refer to section 5 of ST/AI/2010/4Rev.1 on Temporary Appointments. In its resolution 66/234, the General Assembly further "stressed that the Secretary-General should not recur to the practice of temporarily filling posts in the Professional and higher categories with General Service staff members who have not passed the General Service to Professional category examination other than on an exceptional basis, and requests the Secretary-General to ensure that temporary occupation of such posts by the General Service staff shall not exceed a period of one year, effective 1 January 2013…" Consequently, eligible candidates in the General Service or related categories for temporary job openings in the Professional category that have not passed the competitive examination may be selected only on an exceptional basis endorsed by the Office of Human Resources Management where no other suitable candidate could be identified. - Upon separation from service, including, but not limited to, expiration or termination of, or resignation from, a fixed-term, continuing or permanent appointment, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment on the basis of a temporary appointment for a period of 31 days following the separation. In the case of separation from service on retirement, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment for a period of three months following the separation. This equally applies, mutatis mutandis, with respect to a former or current staff member who has held or holds an appointment in another entity applying the United Nations Staff Regulations and Rules and who applies for a temporary position with the Secretariat. - Retirees above the mandatory age of separation who wish to be considered for the current temporary job opening must indicate the reason for their last separation as 'retirement.' Such retirees shall not be employed by the Organization, unless (a) the operational requirements of the Organization cannot be met by staff members who are qualified and available to perform the required functions; and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect the career development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents both a cost-effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service. - Subject to the funding source of the position, this temporary job opening may be limited to candidates based at the duty station. - While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post. An external candidate selected for this position is bound by the prevailing condition of the staff selection system under ST/AI/2010/3, as amended, and ST/AI/2010/4/Rev.1. A staff member holding a temporary appointment who is recruited in the Professional and above categories on a temporary appointment, and placed on a position authorized for one year or longer may not apply for or be reappointed to his/her current position within six months of the end of his/her current service. This provision does not apply to staff members holding temporary appointments and placed on positions authorized for one year or more in duty stations authorized for peacekeeping operations or special political missions. - The expression "Internal candidates", shall mean staff members who have been recruited after a competitive examination under staff rule 4.16 or after the advice of a central review body under staff rule 4.15. - Please note that candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law. - For information on special post allowance, please refer to ST/AI/1999/17. For more details on the administration of temporary appointments please refer to ST/AI/2010/4/Rev.1. - The Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and administrative issuances governing staff appointments can be viewed at: http://www.un.org/hr_handbook/English - Staff members of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach the mandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary need period are not eligible to apply. - Staff members are not eligible to apply for the current temporary job opening if they are unable to serve the specified duration of temporary need before reaching the mandatory age of separation. Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation. IMPORTANT: Candidates found suitable and not selected for the announced duty station, may be selected for deployment to other duty stations. The selection will be for similar functions with similar requirements at the same level. United Nations Considerations According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term "sexual exploitation" means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term "sexual abuse" means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term "sexual harassment" means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator's working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment. The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General. Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on "Manuals" hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage. The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. 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OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME The Communication for Health (C4H) programme: - uses communication as a tool to contribute to better health outcomes in the Western Pacific?targeting particular audiences for specific purposes, responding to gaps in understanding or other barriers to the adoption of health-protecting behaviours, measuring results and applying learning to future communications interventions; - uses a 'grounds up' approach, listening to and responding to the real needs and preferences of the community; and - draws on a broad range of technical skills and leverages collaboration with key stakeholders, strategic partners and other WHO technical programmes, to create multidisciplinary and intersectoral public health strategies. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES The incumbent is expected to: - 1. Plan, implement and evaluate C4H projects in line with regional and country priorities. This will include a landscape analysis of barriers/gaps/needs (e.g. through multisource listening covering social media, surveys, focus groups, key informant interviews, etc.), planning, developing and implementing appropriate activities, and measurement and evaluation of these (setting targets and indicators, measuring outputs, outcomes and impacts, analyzing and reporting on these), and applying learnings to future activities including the development of the next Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS). The incumbent will be responsible for review and update of the CCS in close collaboration with other technical programmes; - 2. Provide technical support to the Ministry of Health and implementing partners for C4H approaches, including capacity-building initiatives, dissemination of guidance materials and tools, and providing strategic advice; - 3. Serve as WHO Country Office focal point for formal coordination and strategic information sharing across health development partners. Design and implement systematic and improved coordination across key partners including the development and quarterly circulation of a Donor Mapping Tracking Sheet; - 4. Apply strategic communication principles and processes, and draw on techniques and evidence from social and behavioural change communication, health promotion, behavioural insights, community engagement and risk communications; - 5. Work collaboratively with key partners, local networks and other WHO staff to ensure the effectiveness of C4H programmes and products in the Lao People's Democratic Republic; - 6. Utilize storytelling techniques within communication approaches to amplify the community voice, increase message receptiveness and create lasting impressions; - 7. Document C4H achievements and best practices within the country in order to build the evidence base for effective communications and contribute to resource mobilization efforts; - 8. Advise on, craft and evaluate traditional media content and activities including talking points, Q&As, media releases and press conferences, foster good relationships with key journalists (e.g. enabling timely and accurate responses to inquiries), so that WHO is the "go to" source for information on public health matters in the country; - 9. Advise on, craft and evaluate digital and social media content for WHO in the Lao People's Democratic Republic; - 10. Organize and evaluate strategic dissemination to various stakeholders of information on WHO's work and achievements in relation to C4H activities in the country; - 11. In coordination with the WHO Country Office external relations and partnerships personnel, support resource mobilization efforts, including for WHO's work on C4H in the Lao People's Democratic Republic. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education Essential: Advanced university degree (masters level or higher) in communications, journalism, international relations, global studies, political science, history, social science, public health or a related field from a recognized university. Experience Essential: At least seven years' experience, with international exposure, in communications, external relations community engagement and/or communications measurement, evaluation and learning. Experience in developing, implementing and evaluating communications strategies and products, including for digital platforms (social media, web). Desirable: Experience in the UN system, preferably with WHO. Knowledge of/experience of working in the Lao People's Democratic Republic or other countries in WPRO. Experience working on large projects/programmes with a range of stakeholders. Skills - Ability to communicate effectively, including demonstrated skills in writing and editing; - Knowledge of WHO's mandate and goals in the Lao People's Democratic Republic; - Proven ability to multitask, prioritize, research and write within short deadlines; - Capacity to work well as part of a team, motivate others and deliver results under pressure; - Sound analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills, including proposing and executing innovative solutions; - Skills in measuring and evaluating communication activities and applying learning to future activities; - Ability to apply storytelling techniques and theories from behavioural science to communications; - Skills in training and capacity-building; - Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity for effective engagement with a range of stakeholders; - Tact, discretion and diplomacy; - Ability to work harmoniously as a member of a team, adapt to diverse cultural and educational backgrounds and maintain a high standard of personal conduct; - Ability to contribute to the development of norms and standards, as well as training materials; - Ability to demonstrate gender equity and cultural appropriateness in interactions with Member States and other key partners. WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Producing results - Building and promoting partnership across the Organization and beyond Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of written and spoken English. Desirable: Working knowledge of other UN languages. REMUNERATION WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 74,913 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 2166 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on WHO's operations please visit: [http://www.who.int](http://www.who.int/). - WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - WHO's workforce adheres to[ the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice. - WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. 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UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up. For every child, protection, health, education and hygiene! How can you make a difference? Introduction: The role of communication and public advocacy is critical to UNICEF Libera's programming ? to endure that child rights, in particularly the situation of the most vulnerable, are in the public agenda, particularly in the context of COVID. The communication and public advocacy strategy also need to be aligned with UNICEF strategic plan 2022-2025, and the UNICEF Global and WCAR Regional communication and advocacy strategies. Additionally, the strategy will be aligned with UNICEF Liberia County Programme Document ? CPD 2020-2024 and the Country Office Emergency Response during the pandemic. Objectives, Purpose & Expected Results: In close coordination with the Representative, Deputy Representative (Programme), section Chiefs, the Communication Specialist, and Partnership Specialist, the consultant will conduct an advocacy strategy planning workshop to develop a communication and advocacy strategy for the Liberia country programme 2021 to 2024, as well as an implementation plan focusing on 2021 and 2022. The specific objectives of the assignment are: - To define the overarching advocacy and communication priorities and clear objectives for the CO for the remainder of the Liberia Country Programme covering the period 2021-2024, taking into account the implications of COVID on progressive realization of child rights in Liberia. - To develop the advocacy and communication strategy ? inclusive identification of key audiences, core messages, key alliances, major advocacy and communication actions with timeline, challenges, and opportunities, as well as a monitoring and evaluation plan. - Capacity building, by imporiving the awareness and skills of UNICEF LCO staff, and relevant partners in advocacy and communication. The advocacy and communication strategy will include the overarching communication objectives, specific goals, key messages, target audiences, programme visibility tools, stakeholders' communication platforms, media engagement initiatives and digital communication tactics as needed, in alignment with UNICEF Liberia country programme and the key results for children. This assignment is designed to put a roadmap for the communication with stakeholders, beneficiaries and actors, ensures the visibility of UNICEF among the relevant audience and put a detailed implementation plan for the communication, engagement of the media (traditional and social) and production and dissemination of communication materials. The Consultant will consult existing programme sections within UNICEF country office and consider complementarities with other initiatives and cohesion with the overall communication scheme. The Consultant will also review the relevant communication materials and media coverage within UNICEF previous communication activities to identify and suggest where communication interventions are needed. Methodology and Approach: - Document Review: The consultant will review relevant documents relating to the Liberia context, as well as the Regional and Global documents. A preliminary list of documents are included in the TOR as links. This can be done virtually (3 days); - Discussions with UNICEF senior management and key staff for strategic guidance and needs assessment This can be done virtually (2 days); - Plan and conduct a 2 to 3 day workshop with relevant UNICEF staff and key stkeholders to includine (This should be done in country. (6-10 days): - Providing an orientation and introctory training on advocacy and communication concepts, approaches and methodologies; - Mapping of advocacy and communication needs and identify key advocacy priorities; - Post workshop validation meeting with UNICEF senior management and key staff, and develop a strategy concept paper with key elements of the strategy timelines and milestones ? for endorsement. This can be done with virtually or in person (4 days); - Develop the adovacy and communication strategy with on-going feedback. This can be done virtually (6 weeks). General tasks that will form Project Deliverables: Key Tasks Conduct the Stakeholders Mapping Expected Outputs Conduct a stakeholders' analysis, including but not limited to: - Government entities - Civil society entities - Other donors and development projects interventions - Training and entrepreneurship initiatives Media Duration 01 Oct 2021 Payment 30 % Key Tasks Formulating implementation plan and deliverables plan with milestone reviews. Expected Outputs Consult with the project steering committee and project team, ensuring alignment of the project activities and design with the communication and time plans. Duration 01 Nov 2021 Payment 30 % Key Tasks Formulating and developing strategy Expected Outputs The Communication Strategy is timely developed, including but not limited to: - Communication objectives - Main messages of the project - Target audiences - Media engagement, tools and platforms - Communication plan including tools, printed material, digital content and social media Duration 30 Nov 2021 Payment 40 % Key Tasks Final report and presentation Expected Outputs A final report and presentation is submitted upon completing the required deliverables. To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have? Education: An advanced university degree (Master's or higher) in Sociology, Communication studies, Journalism, English language, social sciences or a similar field Professional qualifications in Media/ Communication. Experience: A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience in developing, producing strategies and work plans, and ability to effectively grasp and incorporate inputs/feedback from multiple contributors, demonstrated knowledge and understanding of international development, including child rights with Solid understanding of UNICEF's mandate and programmes. Experience with issues regarding human/child rights issues. Previous working experience with UNICEF is highly desirable. Language: Fluency in English (spoken and written) is required. Competencies: - Demonstrated strong communication, presentation and writing skills are essential ? a clear, concise, compelling writing style which is adaptable for difference audiences, including mainstream public. - Strategic thinking and critical Analysis. - Commitment and drive, with a clear focus on results. - Positive, proactive, ?can-do' approach. - Solutions-focused. - Ability to juggle competing priorities under pressure, whilst maintaining attention to detail and meeting deadlines. - Creative and innovative For every Child, you demonstrate? UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results. The UNICEF competencies required for this post are... - Builds and maintains partnerships - Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness - Drive to achieve results for impact - Innovates and embraces change - Manages ambiguity and complexity - Thanks and acts strategically - Nurtures, leads and manages people - Works collaboratively with others To view our competency framework, please visit [here](https://www.unicef.org/careers/media/1041/file/UNICEF's_Competency_Framework.pdf). Click [here](https://www.unicef.org/careers/get-prepared) to learn more about UNICEF's values and competencies. 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. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. Remarks: 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. Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered ?staff members? under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF's policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. 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Description IFC?a member of the World Bank Group?is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2021, IFC committed a record $31.5 billion to private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity as economies grapple with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, visit [www.ifc.org](https://www.ifc.org/). IFC's Corporate Support Vice Presidency manages multilateral engagement and communications ? both internal and external ? across IFC. The Vice Presidency is responsible for content creation, branding, reputational risk management, relationships with shareholders in Western Europe and Japan, fundraising, and multilateral engagement. The Global Industry and Thematic Engagement Team is responsible for supporting industry and thematic departments via strategic communications, outreach and multilateral engagement around international platforms and initiatives, including the United Nations, G20/G7 and Multilateral Development Banks. Duties and Accountabilities This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Communications professional to lead the planning, development, and implementation of communications and outreach strategies for the Disruptive Technologies and Funds (CDF) team and the Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Corporate Finance Transaction Advisory (CTA) department. This work includes forging partnerships with leaders in the tech space, ranging from start-ups, accelerators and digital innovators to unicorn companies and tech giants. As the largest private equity investor in emerging markets, IFC's work through CDF Funds includes communication and outreach with the world's top private equity stakeholders. At the same time, this role will position IFC's work to leverage private investment for public good through public private partnerships. The Senior Communications Officer supports corporate, internal, and operational activities via the following specific work areas: ? Products: Conceptualizes and supervises the preparation, production and dissemination of communication products (e.g., media packets, news releases, brochures, Q&As, presentations, briefing notes, online and social media content, speeches, etc.) and thought leadership. Writes and/or oversees preparation of high-profile speeches, talking points, op-eds, and presentations, as well as client-facing collateral and internal staff engagement content. ? Networks: Initiates effective professional relationships with key external and/or internal constituencies (e.g., the media, civil society, academia, businesses, government agencies, World Bank Group colleagues, etc.). ? Events: Oversees planning, coordination, and logistics, often across multiple teams, for press briefings, IFC-organized industry conferences and seminars, executive missions and speeches, public or broadcast appearances, and other communications-related activities involving external and/or internal audiences. ? Stakeholder engagement: Provides tailored communications and stakeholder-risk management advice to teams working on high risk projects, including meeting clients and conducting stakeholder mapping and analysis. Assist project teams with procuring specialist communication firms to work on projects, including developing terms of reference, evaluating proposals, and onboarding consultants. ? Risk management: Supports risk identification and mitigation activities in the context of corporate and operational communication interventions; advises specific internal and external stakeholders. Focus includes current events, public opinion, social or political issues, and other external or internal developments related to IFC's thematic work. ? Team oversight: Leads and directs a cross-cutting thematic communications team charged with developing and monitoring high visibility communications plans and activities. For specific deliverables, responsible for assigning work, monitoring work quality, reviewing output and ensuring that staff in the unit is effectively trained to successfully deliver the work. ? Resource management: Manages specific human and financial resources for team/unit and specific tasks/projects. Helps plan and supervise procurement tasks and/or issues as needed. Selection Criteria ? Master's degree in Communications, Journalism, Political Science, International Relations, Public Affairs, Marketing, Business/Finance with 8 or more years' experience in corporate communications, international relations, public affairs, political science, or other related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. In addition, a degree in Business Administration and/or working experience in Investment Operations will be valued. ? Demonstrated ability to lead and manage relationships with senior industry colleagues and content experts and contribute to strategy development. ? Proven ability to capture trends, case studies and innovations in communications products in a compelling, easy-to-understand manner. ? Proven ability to think strategically and rapidly analyze diverse information from varied sources and an ability to learn, adapt, and to be innovative as new communications challenges arise. ? Self-motivated, creative, excellent organizational skills, proven ability to perform multiple tasks. ? Excellent interpersonal skills with a willingness to work in a team environment. ? Excellent English writing and editing skills. ? Understanding of multilateral development institutions, including the World Bank Group, its policies and operations; understanding of current development topics and issues. [World Bank Group Core Competencies](https://bit.ly/2kbIA7O) The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan; medical, life and disability insurance; and paid leave, including parental leave, as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer with a dedicated and committed workforce, and do not discriminate based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability. Learn more about working at the [World Bank](https://www.worldbank.org/en/about/careers) and [IFC](https://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/Careers_Ext_Content/IFC_External_Corporate_Site/IFC+Careers/Working+at+the+IFC/), including our values and inspiring stories. ___________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with email@example.com. 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Per 1. November 2021 oder nach Vereinbarung suchen wir für unsere Abteilung Marketing und Kommunikation im Team Fundraising eine dynamische und erfahrene Persönlichkeit als Senior Fundraiser*in Stiftungen, Major Donors und Nachlassmarketing (80%) Ihre Aufgaben Im Team Fundraising sind Sie verantwortlich für die Betreuung und Akquisition von institutionellen Geldgebern mit Schwerpunkt Stiftungen und für den weiteren Ausbau des Nachlassmarketings. In enger Zusammenarbeit mit den Programmverantwortlichen erstellen Sie Stiftungsanträge inklusive Budgets und Reportings. Sie vernetzen sich mit den externen Anspruchsgruppen und dank Ihrer glaubwürdigen und sympathischen Art bauen Sie langjährige Beziehungen auf. Sie sind vertraut mit Donor Journeys und zielgerichtetem Relationship Marketing. Sie wirken mit bei Kampagnen, bei der Entwicklung und Implementierung neuer Fundraisinginstrumente und der Migration des neuen CRM. Ihr Profil Sie verfügen über eine qualifizierte Ausbildung im Bereich Marketing, Kommunikation oder Verkauf mit Weiterbildung vorzugsweise im Fundraising, Relationship Management oder ähnlichem. Sie bringen mehrjährige Berufserfahrung im Fundraising mit und möchten sich bei Mission 21 einbringen und weiterentwickeln. Sie interessieren sich für entwicklungspolitische Fragestellungen und Entwicklungszusammenarbeit ist Ihnen ein Anliegen. Es liegt Ihnen, komplexe Sachverhalte verständlich darzustellen und adressatengerecht zu formulieren und selbständig Projekte zu leiten. Dank Ihrem ausdrucksstarken, überzeugenden Schreibstil und Ihrem professionellen und überzeugenden Auftreten gewinnen Sie Institutionen und Partner für unsere Anliegen. Sehr gute Englischkenntnisse setzen wir voraus; weitere Fremdsprachen sind von Vorteil. Zudem sind Sie analytisch und konzeptionell stark. Ihr Umgang mit CRM-Systemen (SextANT) und den Office-Anwendungen ist sicher und gewandt. Das erwartet Sie Sie finden bei uns eine sinnstiftende, vielseitig gestaltbare und kommunikativ anspruchsvolle Aufgabe in einem spannenden Umfeld und einem motivierten und kollegialen Team. Moderne Anstellungsbedingungen und ein attraktiver Arbeitsort im Herzen von Basel erwarten Sie. Kontakt Wir freuen uns auf Ihre Bewerbung per E-Mail an: firstname.lastname@example.org, Myriam Pellet, Leiterin Personal, Mission 21, Missionsstrasse 21, 4009 Basel, Telefon +41 (0)61 260 22 73 Weitere Informationen erhalten Sie von Gaby Ullrich, Abteilungsleiterin Marketing und Kommunikation, Telefon +41 (0)79 377 95 78, email@example.com Sie verfügen über eine qualifizierte Ausbildung im Bereich Marketing, Kommunikation oder Verkauf mit Weiterbildung vorzugsweise im Fundraising, Relationship Management oder ähnlichem. Sie bringen mehrjährige Berufserfahrung im Fundraising mit und möchten sich bei Mission 21 einbringen und weiterentwickeln. Sie interessieren sich für entwicklungspolitische Fragestellungen und Entwicklungszusammenarbeit ist Ihnen ein Anliegen. Es liegt Ihnen, komplexe Sachverhalte verständlich darzustellen und adressatengerecht zu formulieren und selbständig Projekte zu leiten. Dank Ihrem ausdrucksstarken, überzeugenden Schreibstil und Ihrem professionellen und überzeugenden Auftreten gewinnen Sie Institutionen und Partner für unsere Anliegen. Sehr gute Englischkenntnisse setzen wir voraus; weitere Fremdsprachen sind von Vorteil. Zudem sind Sie analytisch und konzeptionell stark. Ihr Umgang mit CRM-Systemen (SextANT) und den Office-Anwendungen ist sicher und gewandt.
Comunidades campesinas del Perú viven en una situación de vulnerabilidad ante la expansión de diversas actividades extractivas que ponen en riesgo los ecosistemas, las economías locales, su salud y forma de vida. Nuestra organización coparte CooperAcción, fundada en 1997 y con sede en Lima, trabaja con comunidades afectadas con el objetivo de fortalecerles en su autonomía, defensa y gestión social de sus territorios y el ejercicio de sus derechos. La visibilidad nacional e internacional de la problemática es un eje estratégico de su trabajo. Su área de intervención es la región de Lima, el Sur Andino y la Amazonía Norte. Sus actividades/tareas Como cooperante de Comundo contribuye al programa país de Comundo en el Perú. En específico asesora al equipo de comunicación de CooperAcción en la elaboración de estrategias y un plan de comunicación e incidencia internacional. Establecerá una línea de trabajo para visibilizar el impacto de la minería en niños y niñas. Desde el trabajo de cluster identifica y contacta posibles aliados y campañas a nivel nacional e internacional para articularse y dar a conocer la problemática al nivel internacional. Por todo ello, contribuye a un mejor manejo de las medios y plataformas digitales por el equipo de comunicación. Su perfil - De profesión comunicador/a, periodista o ciencias sociales - Experiencia en el desarrollo de campañas de incidencia - Relación con medios internacionales y sectores claves (ONGs, política, academia) - Conocimientos e interés en el tema ambiental - Habilidades de redacción periodística - Fluídez (escrito y hablado) en castellano e inglés - Disponibilidad para realizar viajes a los territorios de trabajo (3-5 veces al año) - Residencia en Suiza o Alemania Requisitos generales - Contar con una profesión o haber concluido estudios superiores - Un mínimo de dos años de experiencia profesional - Edad mínima de 25 años - Residencia en Suiza o Alemania - Buenos conocimientos del idioma oficial del país de intercambio - Competencias interculturales y la capacidad de actuar en contextos diversos - Buena salud física y psíquica - Conocimientos básicos de gestión de proyectos, desarrollo institucional y educación para adultos/as deseable - Ser capaz de trabajar de manera independiente y en equipo - Alta competencia social y sensibilidad intercultural - Disponibilidad a un estilo de vida modesto - Estar dispuesto/a a colaborar y a participar en actividades de sensibilidad y de recaudación de fondos Ofrecemos - Un ambiente de trabajo interesante que ofrece un amplio espacio a la iniciativa propia, la participación y las relaciones humanas interculturales - Una preparación adecuada - Introducción al contexto del país y acompañamiento en el lugar - Cobertura de costos de vida y seguros durante la estancia - Cobertura de gastos de viaje de ida y vuelta, tarifa plana para mobiliaria, cuotas escolares, etc. - Apoyo económico para la reinserción después de la misión