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TA Communication for Development Specialist (C4D), P3


Lomé, Togo
Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, ...), Projet/programme de développement
TA Communication for Development Specialist (C4D), P3 Lomé Togo #114491

Job no: 540241
Contract type: Temporary Appointment
Level: P-3
Location: Togo
Categories: Communication for Development (C4D), P-3

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, Love
The Communication for Development Specialist reports to the Deputy Representative for general guidance and supervision with technical oversight from the Chief of Child Survival Section. The Specialist provides technical and operational support for developing a systematic, planned and evidence-based strategy and process for C4D as an integral part of COVAX programme development, planning and implementation. Through communication and engagement, as well as the empowerment and participation of stakeholders, communities, children, civil society partners, and government counterparts, s/he promotes strategies to engage communities in acceptance and promotion of COVAX;. This subsequently contributes to the achievement of sustainable and concrete results in improving positive social change in the acceptance of COVAX.

How can you make a difference?
Support to strategy design and development of vaccination campaigns especially the anti-COVID-19 campaign
Implementation of vaccination campaign activities as well as the anti-covid-19 campaign
Technical and operational support to the COVAX coordination team and other campaign teams
Advocacy, networking, and partnership building related to the anti-COVID-19 vaccination campaign and others related activities
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building of partners implementing activities, on risk communication, social mobilization, and community engagement for the promotion of COVAX and for other interventions.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
An advanced 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.
A minimum of five years 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.
Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
Fluency in French and 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...
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...

Core Competencies
Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1)
Works Collaboratively with others (1)
Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)
Innovates and Embraces Change (1)
Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)
Drives to achieve impactful results (1)
Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)

Functional Competencies:
Persuading and influencing (2)
Applying technical expertise (2)
Entrepreneurial thinking (2)

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here 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.

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.

Deadline: 25 May 2021 Greenwich Standard Time

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