Job: UNICEF: Senior Communication for Development Specialist- Based in Nairobi, Kenya

For more information or to apply, please follow this link: https://careers.unicef.org/sap/bc/webdynpro/sap/hrrcf_a_posting_app…
Purpose of the Position
With the guidance of Deputy Regional Director, the incumbent will responsible for the design, management, execution, monitoring and evaluation of integrated and strategic communication for development and social mobilization plans that support community empowerment and behaviour change as key components of the country programmes in the ESARO.

Key Expected Results
1. Policy directions set for communication for development teams.

2. Vision, expert advice and assistance provided to communication for development teams.

3. Guidance provided on communication for development operational processes and plans.

4. Guidance provided on the development/ strengthening of key partnerships and intersectoral alliances.

5. Advice provided on appropriate use of communication for social development.

6. Advice provided on capacity building of communication for development teams.

7. Resources effectively mobilized and managed.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate
– Advanced university degree in the social/behavioural sciences, (Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Health Education) with emphasis on strategic communication planning for behaviour development, social mobilization, participatory communication, and research, training/facilitation and impact evaluation of communication interventions.

– Training in communication for development and implementation in communication for development, social mobilization and behavioral change. Training in inter-disciplinary approach in programme communication.

– Minimum ten years of relevant professional work experience in the planning and management of social development programmes, including six years in developing countries, with practical experience in the adaptation and application of communication planning processes to specific programmes.

– Fluency in English and another UN language. Local working language of the duty station an asset

Competencies of Successful Candidate
– Has highest-level communication skills, including engaging and informative formal public speaking.

– Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

– Sets high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals.

– Has good leadership and supervisory skills; co-ordinates group activities, ensuring that roles within the team are clear.

– Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of individuals across organizational departments.

– Demonstrates and shares detailed technical knowledge and expertise.

– Translates strategic direction into plans and objectives.

– Negotiates effectively by exploring a range of possibilities.

– Seeks and proposes opportunities for advancing UNICEF’s mission.
For more information or to apply, please follow this link: https://careers.unicef.org/sap/bc/webdynpro/sap/hrrcf_a_posting_app…

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