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Vacancy at (UNICEF)

Discussion in 'Nafasi za Kazi na Tenda' started by Caroline Danzi, Sep 20, 2012.

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    Caroline Danzi JF-Expert Member

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    Vacancy Bulletin
    Intranet home | Main Page | About and Help
    Vacancy Bulletin
    Apply Online .
    When applying, staff members are requested to indicate on their application whether they are currently occupying an abolished post
    and/or have received advance notice of abolition of their post.
    Post Title:
    Division of
    Bulletin Ref. No.:
    Budget Level:
    Headquarters New York
    Position No.:
    Duty Station:
    New York
    Closing Date for
    15 October 2012
    VN. No.:
    HR Officer:
    SSR, (
    The Director Division of Communication (DOC) will lead the global communications and brand management
    efforts in support of the global positioning of UNICEF as a key partner to deliver results for children and
    promote child rights.
    S/He will provide strategic leadership and vision in the area of communications at a global level, oversee
    the management and administration of the division and enhance partnerships with key internal and external
    stakeholders. Main responsibilities include:
    Leadership, Vision and Strategy:
    · Advise the Executive Director and Senior Management on the global positioning of children’s issues and
    UNICEF, through effective communications, advocacy and brand management.
    · Lead the development and implementation of a communication strategy with clear priorities to promote
    children’s issues globally. In collaboration with related HQ divisions and National Committees, establish
    priorities and provide overall guidance and direction for the implementation of UNICEF’s global
    communication plans. Coordinate with other divisions to maximize communication, advocacy and resource
    mobilization efforts.
    · Ensure the effective communication and visibility of UNICEF’s mandate through the use of integrated
    communication plans (media relations, good will ambassadors, publications, digital and social media), and
    innovative communication platforms. Provide oversight and quality assurance of communication products
    and services produced by DOC.
    · Act as a senior spokesperson for the organization and oversee a systematic approach and manage media
    relations throughout the organization.
    Management and Administration:
    · Ensure that functions and capacities in the division are aligned to promote an effective communications
    function and drive organizational priorities
    · Direct and manage the division’s human, financial and IT resources while fostering a conducive working
    environment, to ensure a coherent, well-motivated team through clear leadership and direction.
    · Enhance international understanding of development issues and in particular child-related issues through
    partnerships with international media, educational institutions, development foundations and other
    · Work closely with counterparts in other UN agencies on policy and communication matters of common
    interest, and also identify opportunities for collaboration on joint communication and advocacy initiatives.
    Generic Job Description:
    Generic JD does not apply to this position
    Minimum Requirements:
    UNICEF Intranet... 18-Sep-12
     Advanced university degree and training in journalism, communication, international relations, or a
    related field of study is required.
     At least 15 years of relevant international and/or developing country experience, including at global
    levels. At least half of this in senior positions leading communications and advocacy programmes.
    Demonstrated managerial strength and experience, including in leading large/complex teams.
     Fluency in English and a second UN language. Knowledge of another UN language is an asset.
    Person Profile:
    · Extensive experience managing teams, with senior technical professionals, in high- pressure contexts
    · Proven co-ordination, organizational and interpersonal skills that motivate and mobilize staff and
    stakeholders across different organizational units to collectively drive for results
    · Demonstrated ability to reach out and partner internally and externally; and comfortable working in a
    decentralized organizational culture
    · Well developed understanding of current global issues
    · Well developed communication and public relations skills
    · Well developed strategic and conceptual skills
    Applications will be considered only if accompanied by an updated CV and P11 form, as well as the two
    most recent PERs/Evaluations. Regret letters will only be sent to shortlisted candidates.
    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and
    male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with
    disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.
    Vacancy Status:
    The UNICEF Intranet is intended for the exclusive use of UNICEF staff.
    UNICEF Intranet... 18-Sep-12
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    Emmanuel G. Makoe New Member

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    big up Kenyans, good job. the Kenya we want is about action not just waves of words. I like the spirit.
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    Askari wa miguu JF-Expert Member

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    u- Kenya unaingiaje sasa hapa mkuu na connection with the thread? Au bac mnataka 2waone great and unique
    people? Inshort umeenda nje ya mada cku nyingne hata ukiandika thanx inatosha, haya nyie wakenya so cc 2fanyeje!?
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    TIQO JF-Expert Member

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    Acha kukurupuka wewe