Communications Officers Recruitment at UN Women

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

Job Title: Communications Officer

Responsibilities

  • Formulate and implement a communications, advocacy and outreach strategy in support of Country Office visibility and resource mobilization efforts.
  • Supervision of UN Women Nigeria content production and publication via multiple channels for dissemination via Print, Radio, TV and Social media as well as internal media platforms such as UN Women websites, intranet, and other related web-based knowledge management systems.
  • Implementation of key knowledge sharing UN Women products and publications
  • Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing on gender equality and women’s empowerment among key stakeholders for UN Women in Nigeria.
  • Perform any other related activity that may be assigned by the Management Team.
  • Development and implementation of an elaborate Monitoring and Evaluation framework for tracking and assessing progress and performance of the implementation of communications and advocacy activities.

Skills

  • Ethics and Values: Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity
  • Organizational Awareness: Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
  • Development and Innovation: Take charge of self-development and take initiative
  • Work in teams: Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Communicating and Information Sharing: Facilitate and encourage open communication and strive for effective communication
  • Self-management and Emotional Intelligence: Stay composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behavior towards others  
  • Conflict Management: Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution
  • Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making: Demonstrate informed and transparent decision making

Requirements

  • Master's degree in media/communication studies, journalism, public relations or other related social sciences
  • With at least 3 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in public relations, communications or advocacy, preferably in social and gender issues.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field with at least 6 years of relevant experience
Location: Abuja

Closing Date
10th February,2017



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