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UNOPS Vacancies 2023 for Communications Officer Jobs in Juba Location.
UNOPS Jobs in Juba 2023:- New job notification not for UNOPS job opportunity portal for the post of Communications Officer. Communications Officer Vacancy is for the Juba location. Candidates should apply through www.unops.org before the last date which is 04/05/2023.
Communications Officer Jobs at UNOPS Details
|Recruiter Name||UNOPS (United Nations Office for Project Services)|
|Name of Vacancy||Communications Officer Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
|Top Job Category of the day||NGO Jobs in South Sudan|
Communications Officer Jobs Description
Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, the Communications Officer will play an instrumental role in supporting the attainment of the Emergency Locust Response (ELRP) and Productive Safety Net for Socioeconomic Opportunities (SNSOP) project delivery and business targets by taking a leading role in ensuring compliance, monitoring, analyzing and reporting the projects results.
He/She will be responsible to abide by the security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.
The Communications Officer shall be responsible among others the following;
Strategic Communications and Reporting
Provide support on all communications activities of the social protection projects in line with the project’s communication strategy and in coordination with the World Bank Community Engagement Specialist and in line UNOPS corporate policies and procedures;
Act as ‘brand guardian’ by developing, overseeing and having editorial oversight of all public materials, including the website, presentations, proposals and reports;
Plan and implement a reporting/communications plan for all internal and external communications for the project;
In conjunction with project personnel, and the Senior Project Manager, ensure the timely delivery of progress reports to the donor and project partners in compliance with grant and coordination requirements;
Maintain regular contacts with all project teams to ensure timely and accurate data relating to the progress of works;
In close consultation with the country office Communications Specialist,provide specific and direct communication support to each project’s field location as required;
Ensure adherence to internal reporting mechanisms;
Ensure the implementation of the communications and visibility plan including the production of project’s factsheet and other visibility materials including the timely distribution of press releases when required;
Coordinate regularly with the UNOPS’ Communications Specialist, the World Bank Communications Team and other internal stakeholders to ensure the timely update of project related information;
Prepare briefing notes for internal and external audiences on ELRP performance and other issues, as and when required;
Ensure rapid and information dissemination relating to the organizational policies, guidelines and directives to the project personnel;
Lead the implementation of the project communication strategy, in coordination with communication teams of the World Bank and the Ministry of Agriculture, to raise the profile and visibility of the project;
Develop communications materials and facilitate actions in line with the project communication to publicize project results and achievements, including through press releases, interviews, social media, video clips etc.
Capacity building and support
Ensure that project personnel are provided with professional expertise and advice on all aspects of external relations communication for the project as required.
Overall responsibility for ELRP/SNSOP reports on activities, including monthly newsletters, substantive monthly and/or quarterly progress reports, and annual reports.
Public Information / Media Relations
Support the Country Office Communications Specialist to lead the required media relations to ensure the desired level of positive press coverage in national and international media; analyze and report on the impact of coverage;
Provide media briefing drafts to the Communications Specialist and Senior Project Manager prior to sharing them externally;
In consultation with the Senior Project Manager and the Communications Specialist collaborate with mass media through activities such as organizing project site visits, facilitating media coverage and utilizing both web-based and traditional media as appropriate.
Closely support the Project team in dissemination of information related to UN Country Framework in South Sudan;
In consultation with the country office Communication Specialist and the Senior Project Manager, represent SSCO in UN interagency communication working groups to ensure coordination with other UN Agencies;
Provide guidance and advice on communication with government and non-state actors (donors, embassies, INGO) paying attention to relevant communication protocols.
Implement daily aspects of ELRP and SNSOP Communication Strategy;
Develop, maintain and update partners and clients contact list/database;
Monitoring and Compliance Analysis:
Support ELRP and SNSOP project personnel to ensure compliance with donor project agreements and other projects related contracts;
Perform any other duties deemed necessary by the Senior Project Manager.
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