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UN Women: Deputy Chief – Communications and Advocacy
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||07-May-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||TA International|
|Post Level :||P-5|
|Languages Required :|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||until 30 April 2022|
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.
In this role as the global voice and advocate for gender equality and the empowerment of women, UN Women is delivering to an ambitious agenda as a centre of excellence on knowledge, partnerships, advocacy and social mobilization, as well as a convener, thought leader and champion of gender equality and women’s empowerment. UN Women has a lead role in helping to drive commitment and action on gender equality, women’s rights and women’s empowerment as the imperative of our time. The Communications & Advocacy Section is responsible for proactively advancing the strategic positioning of UN Women and its mandate through effective outreach through its strategic communications capacity and function. It is at the forefront of UN Women’s work to change attitudes and promote gender equality through all forms of media, to build UN Women’s brand and influence and disseminate its messages.
Under the guidance of Director of Strategic Partnerships Division and supervision of the Chief – Communications and Advocacy, the Deputy Chief – Communications and Advocacy is responsible for providing high level- strategic advice to the Chief and the organization, managing UN Women’s media outreach, managing technical communication and advocacy support to regional offices and country offices, with a focus on media outreach, web editorial and social media.
NOTE: The duration of the assignment is until 30 April 2022. Whereas an external candidate will be offered a temporary appointment, subject to release agreements, staff members in UN Women may be administered as a temporary assignment and staff members in the UN Common system may be administered under a loan arrangement.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide high-level strategic support and advice to the Chief – Communications and Advocacy:
Under the supervision of the Chief, manage and direct the media, web editorial and social media teams and outreach for UN Women:
Coordinate Headquarters communication and advocacy support to regional offices and country offices focusing on media outreach, in close consultation with the Chief:
Manage partnerships with media alliances:
Manage the production of editorial content for) media outreach:
Manage the work of the Media, Social Media and Web-Editorial Teams:
Other duties as required:
Key Performance Indicators:
The Deputy Chief of Communications & Advocacy is a key function in supporting the Chief of the Section to ensure successful positioning of UN Women and its mandate to external audiences.
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Values and Competencies Framework: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf?la=en&vs=637
Required Skills and Experience
All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-p11-personal-history-form.doc?la=en&vs=558. Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.
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