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External Relations National Consultant
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Home-based, THAILAND|
|Application Deadline :||11-Oct-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
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.
Through the regional office for Asia and the Pacific based in Bangkok and a number of country and multi-country offices, UN Women builds on a long history of support to governments and women’s movements. UN Women’s programs in Asia and the Pacific focus on ending violence against women, humanitarian action and disaster risk reduction, women’s economic empowerment, CEDAW and women’s human rights, peace and security, governance, and HIV/AIDS. For more information about UN Women in Asia and the Pacific, please visit the official website.
This position is based within External Relations Unit for the UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP). At the regional office, the External Relations Unit is in charge of building partnerships with private sector entities as well as bilateral partners, non-profit organizations, and the media. PRMAC also provides strategic advice and technical support to both the regional office and country offices in Advocacy and Communications in Asia and the Pacific. The consultant will report directly to the Head of External Relations with indirect reporting to the Regional Advocacy and Campaigns Coordinator for advocacy-related work responsibilities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of the Head of External Relations, the External Relations National Consultant will provide technical support work across all external relations functional pillars – Partnerships & RM, Advocacy and Communications. The consultant will also collaborate closely with the Headquarters, Regional, Multi-Country Office and Country Offices’ (RO/MCO/CO) colleagues to ensure communications strategies, media relations and organizational outreach efforts are aligned with corporate communications policies and initiatives. The consultant also collaborates with RO/MCO and CO colleagues to support outreach campaigns, resource mobilization and donor relations initiatives.
The consultant will perform the following tasks:
Expected deliverables and timelines
Functional Competencies: (below are examples to be adjusted to each assignment)
Required Skills and Experience
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Communications, Journalism, or related field.
Language requirement: Fluency in written and spoken English.