Oferta pracy

Communications Advisor - VA/2020/B5116/20545

UNOPSO firmie

  • Kraków, małopolskie

  • Ważna jeszcze 17 dni
    do: 14 lis 2020
  • Umowa o pracę
  • Specjalista (Mid / Regular)
UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development. UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources. Working with us UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.  Diversity With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates. Work life harmonization  UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.
Communications Advisor - VA/2020/B5116/20545
Miejsce pracy: Kraków
101734
Functional Responsibilities

The Communications Advisor will achieve and maintain a high level of credibility with supported government agencies and stakeholders with a particular focus on their communications needs as identified and agreed.

The Communications Advisor will undertake the following activities/responsibilities:
  • Advise UNOPS Senior Management, and partners as appropriate, on balanced and responsive communications and messaging contributing to increased awareness of the delivery of socio-economic benefits, including appropriate situation analysis, positioning statements and supporting narrative
  • Liaise with supported government agencies to ensure that communications advice/coordination is relevant with respect to organisation objectives, audience needs, changing situation and environment.
  • Anticipate, identify, suggest opportunities to promote success/progress consistent with objectives
  • Advise on and assist with development of the communications related tools and materials with strong focus on on-line and digital communications
  • Mentor staff of supported government agencies as necessary with special attention given to handling crisis or adverse situations/publicity
  • Anticipate and advise on potential areas of risk and assistance with development of the risk mitigation measures in consultation with supported government agencies and the Country Director, Communications Officer and other UNOPS Ukraine team members, as applicable
  • Consult and coordinate the activities with the UNOPS Headquarters Communications Unit.
A Masters degree preferably in journalism & media, public relations, communications, linguistics, social sciences or other relevant studies is required.
  • At least 7 years of experience in public relations and communications, and/or journalism and media.
  • Prior experience in leading strategic communications in international organizations would be an advantage.
  • Working experience with G Suite is required..
  • Previous experience in Capacity Enhancement of National Authorities is an advantage.
  • Previous experience working in Ukraine is an advantage.
Contract type, level and duration

[Instructions: Please delete this paragraph and insert relevant information below:
  1. Contract type: Individual Contractor Agreement (ICA)
  2. Contract level: International ICA Level 3
  3. Contract duration:  Retainer up to 100 working days.
    The position is home based with travel to Kyiv, Ukraine, as and when required.
UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development. UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources. Working with us UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.  Diversity With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates. Work life harmonization  UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.
Communications Advisor - VA/2020/B5116/20545Numer ref.: 101734
Functional Responsibilities

The Communications Advisor will achieve and maintain a high level of credibility with supported government agencies and stakeholders with a particular focus on their communications needs as identified and agreed.

The Communications Advisor will undertake the following activities/responsibilities:
  • Advise UNOPS Senior Management, and partners as appropriate, on balanced and responsive communications and messaging contributing to increased awareness of the delivery of socio-economic benefits, including appropriate situation analysis, positioning statements and supporting narrative
  • Liaise with supported government agencies to ensure that communications advice/coordination is relevant with respect to organisation objectives, audience needs, changing situation and environment.
  • Anticipate, identify, suggest opportunities to promote success/progress consistent with objectives
  • Advise on and assist with development of the communications related tools and materials with strong focus on on-line and digital communications
  • Mentor staff of supported government agencies as necessary with special attention given to handling crisis or adverse situations/publicity
  • Anticipate and advise on potential areas of risk and assistance with development of the risk mitigation measures in consultation with supported government agencies and the Country Director, Communications Officer and other UNOPS Ukraine team members, as applicable
  • Consult and coordinate the activities with the UNOPS Headquarters Communications Unit.
A Masters degree preferably in journalism & media, public relations, communications, linguistics, social sciences or other relevant studies is required.
  • At least 7 years of experience in public relations and communications, and/or journalism and media.
  • Prior experience in leading strategic communications in international organizations would be an advantage.
  • Working experience with G Suite is required..
  • Previous experience in Capacity Enhancement of National Authorities is an advantage.
  • Previous experience working in Ukraine is an advantage.
Contract type, level and duration

[Instructions: Please delete this paragraph and insert relevant information below:
  1. Contract type: Individual Contractor Agreement (ICA)
  2. Contract level: International ICA Level 3
  3. Contract duration:  Retainer up to 100 working days.
    The position is home based with travel to Kyiv, Ukraine, as and when required.

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