Location: Kathmandu, NEPAL
Additional Category: Management
Type of Contract: Service Contract
Post Level: SB-4
Languages Required: English
Starting Date: (date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 15-Aug-2023
Duration of Initial Contract: 12 months (with the possibility of extension)
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 Communications Officer works in close collaboration with the Programme, Operations, and technical teams in the Nepal Country Office, HQ/Regional communications teams, staff of other UN Agencies, Government officials, media, private sectors, multilateral and bilateral donors, and civil society.
Reporting to the UN Women Country Representative, the Communications Officer is responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation of the NCO’s communications and advocacy strategies to increase the standing and awareness of UN Women with partners, the media, and the public.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide substantive support to the planning and design of external communication and outreach/advocacy strategies and plans
Coordinate and contribute substantively to the development and dissemination of advocacy materials
Coordinate media relations for the NCO
Build and maintain partnerships and maintain relations with different stakeholders to support resource mobilization
Manage the NCO’s web/ online presence
Facilitate knowledge-building and sharing
Key Performance Indicators
Knowledge of gender and human rights issues is desirable
Required Skills and Experience
Application Procedure (Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment. Applications without complete documents will not be considered for further assessment). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
UN Women Personal History form (P-11), which can be downloaded from https://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employment/application-process
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.
UN Women has a zero-tolerance against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) and sexual harassment (SH). Everyone is responsible for preventing sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA), and all UN personnel must adhere to the standards of conduct that preserve PSEA principles (both during work hours and outside work hours). All selected candidates will, therefore, go through a safe hiring process.
UN Women retain the right to contact referees directly. UN Women is committed to achieving workforce diversity (in term of gender, nationality, minority groups, caste/ethnic groups, Person with Disability, etc.) and have a policy to have a gender balance among staff at all levels. Qualified female candidates and candidates particularly from disadvantaged and socially excluded groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
All applications will be treated with the highest confidentiality.
Application Deadline: 13-Jul-23 (Midnight New York, USA)