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Knowledge Management & Communications Specialist (Open to Fiji Nationals ONLY)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Suva, FIJI|
|Application Deadline :||08-Aug-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-5|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One (1) 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.
The UN Women Pacific Multi-Country Office is based in Suva, Fiji and works alongside over 20 other UN agencies in the region and in 14 countries: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
Under its Strategic Note 2018-2022, UN Women Fiji MCO focuses on delivering on four interlinked programme areas underpinned by support for intergovernmental and normative processes:
Markets for Change / M4C
The Markets for Change - Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu Project (hereinafter referred to as the M4C project) is a six-year initiative aimed at ensuring that marketplaces in rural and urban areas are safe, inclusive and non-discriminatory environments, promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment.
The M4C project aims to promote the gender, social and economic empowerment of market vendors, with specific attention to the needs and aspirations of women market vendors. Through the creation of representative groups in marketplaces, a focus on economic security, the strengthening of local government institutions, procedures and development approach, and the design and building of gender-responsive infrastructure, market vendors will be able to influence decision-making on market management and resource allocation, supporting the economic and social empowerment of market vendors, and the advancement of women market vendors. The Markets for Change project is implemented by UN Women, with UNDP acting as the Responsible Party for the delivery of one of the 4 Outcomes of the Project.
Under the overall guidance of the Multi-Country Office Representative, and the direct supervision of the M4C Regional Project Manager, the Knowledge Management and Communications Specialist will ensure that the M4C project substantively contributes to UN Women’s work in gender equality, women’s leadership and women’s economic empowerment.
The Knowledge Management and Communications Specialist, M4C will lead and support the M4C country teams in the implementation and management of the M4C Knowledge Management and Communications Strategy. The post will be responsible for overall information management from data collection through monitoring, to the development of knowledge products and communications including information for donor reporting.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
Ensures implementation of internal and external strategies for M4C knowledge management and communications focusing on achievement of the following results:
Ensures development and dissemination of publications, including knowledge products and advocacy materials in accordance with UN Women guidelines focusing on the achievement of the following results:
Supervises the maintenance of the M4C information and knowledge management systems, including information for the UN Women website, intranet, MCO web-based knowledge management systems focusing on achievement of the following results:
Supports business development in close collaboration with, and support for, programme-specific monitoring and communications staff members, through focusing on achievement of the following results:
Launches and Campaigns
Outreach and Media Activity
Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and management focusing on achievement of the following results:
* Support other operations related activities as may be needed and requested by the Supervisor.
Key Performance Indicators:
Required Skills and Experience