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|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Application Deadline :||07-May-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-3|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One year|
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.
UN Women Uganda has been working to promote the rights of women and ensure inclusion of women’s participation and leadership as the country works towards achieving agenda 2030s. UN Women programming is connected to the corporate priority areas: increasing women’s leadership and participation; ending violence against women; engaging women in all aspects of peace and security processes; enhancing women’s economic empowerment particularly at community level; and making gender equality central to national development planning and budgeting.
UN Women pays particular attention to its communication capacity to provide a foundation for effective advocacy for gender equality and the empowerment of women. Thus, the communication strategy for UN Women aims to drive and support advocacy efforts to advance women’s empowerment and gender equality; enhance public awareness of gender equality goals and the role of the UN Women in achieving them; and promote behavior and attitude change. UN Women leverages news, online media, community radios securing coverage of gender equality issues and UN Women work at the national, districts and local levels.
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Communication and Advocacy specialist, the Communications Associate participates in the implementation of the corporate communications strategy, as well as in the design, management and implementation of the Country Office communications and publication strategies which are geared to influence the development agenda, promote public and media outreach and mobilize political and financial support for UN Women.
The Communications Officer works in close collaboration with the Programme teams, staff of other UN Agencies, UN Communications Group ensuring successful UN Women communication strategy implementation.
Duties and Responsibilities
A. Provides support to the planning and design of internal and external strategies for communications and outreach focusing on achievement of the following results:
B. Contributes to the implementation of the CO publications strategy and plan focusing on the achievement of the following results:
C. Provides contributions to the UN Women Regional and International websites, web-based knowledge management system and Social media channels focusing on achievement of the following results:
?D. Supports visibility of UN Women Programmes focusing on achievement of the following results:
Launches and campaigns
Timely and effective responses to inquiries for public information materials.
E. Support knowledge building and management focusing on achievement of the following results:
Knowledge Management and Learning
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Management and Leadership:
Required Skills and Experience