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Advocacy and Communications Analyst
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Nur-Sultan, KAZAKHSTAN|
|Application Deadline :||03-Jul-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||2d 10h 35m|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-4|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year with possible extension|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||January - December 2023|
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.
The UN Women Country Office (CO) Kazakhstan is based in Nur-Sultan. CO programming includes support to Government and civil society organizations in the development and implementation of innovative approaches aimed at achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment. In Kazakhstan, UN Women supports efforts of the national partners and UN agencies in implementation of gender equality commitments in compliance with the UN human rights conventions ratified by Kazakhstan. It provides strong and coherent technical support of gender equality priorities in national and UN efforts and support to build effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors. It strengthens coordination on gender equality and women’s empowerment programming and enhances cooperation for gender responsive post-2015 development agenda’s implementation at the national and sub-regional levels.
Reporting to the UN Women Kazakhstan’s Country Representative, the Communications Analyst is responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation of the Office communications and advocacy strategies to increase the visibility, standing and awareness of UN Women with partners, the media and the public, as well as raising awareness on and advocating for gender equality and women’s empowerment issues in Kazakhstan.
The Communications Analyst works in close collaboration with the Programme, Operations and technical teams in the UN Women Kazakhstan office, HQ/Regional communications teams, staff of other UN Agencies, Government officials, media, multilateral and bilateral donors and civil society.
Duties and Responsibilities
1) Develop and coordinate communication and outreach/advocacy strategies and plans)
• Develop outreach advocacy strategies for target audiences e.g. beneficiaries, vulnerable population groups etc.
• Prepare and conduct communication needs assessments for the CO, including projects, programmes and corporate change initiatives;
• Analyze requirements and synthesize proposals for elaboration of communication strategies; ensure gender perspective;
• Integrate communication, advocacy and outreach strategies into proposals for project/programmes and other initiatives;
• Develop, coordinate, implement and monitor the implementation of the CO annual communications and advocacy plans, as well as publications plans;
• Coordinate and implement in-country UN Women/ UN system corporate and public campaigns and special communication and advocacy events, ensuring their compliance with the corporate identity and priorities;
• Design, coordinate and lead implementation of joint UN communications activities in the framework of GTG and UNCG, which are relevant for CO mandate;
• Prepare briefs and advisories to the Representative and the CO team on advocacy and communication issues.
2.Coordinate and implement the development and dissemination of communication and advocacy materials in the country/region
3. Provide relevant inputs to UN Women’s regional and global communication campaigns. Coordinate media relations for the Country Office
Required Skills and Experience
At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, hires, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational needs.
If you require any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information with your application.
UN Women has a zero-tolerance policy for conduct that is inconsistent with the goals and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of power and discrimination. All selected candidates will be required to adhere to UN-Women's policies