Friday, November 21, 2014

VACANCY: Chief of Communication, P-4, Abuja, Nigeria at UNICEF

Founded in 1946, UNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child in 190 countries and territories, with a special focus on reaching those in greatest need. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for poor countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

Job description

Purpose of the Position

Accountable for developing, managing, co-ordinating, networking, implementing and monitoring an advocacy and communication strategy and associated products and activities on on-going basis with public audiences, with the objective of promoting awareness, understanding, support and respect for children’s and women’s rights, and support for UNICEF’s mission, priorities and programmes in the Nigeria Country Office/media hub, and at a global level and those of the UN Country Team.  Oversee the local private fundraising and partnership activities in support of the country programme.

HOW TO APPLY:

For more information about the required qualifications and competencies for this position, and instructions on how to apply, please click above on the “Apply on Company Website” button. Application deadline of 10 December 2014.

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Desired Skills and Experience

  • Advanced university degree in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations.*
  • Eight years of progressively responsible relevant work experience in communication, print, broadcast, and/or new media.
  • International and national work experience.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency situations.
  • Fluency in English and another UN language.  Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset.
  • *A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Please click above on the “Apply on Company Website” button for the full list of required qualifications and competencies for this position.

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