UNDP Vacancies in Nigeria: Communication & Media Associate

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11 Dec, 2009

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United Nations Jobs in Nigeria

undpUNDP Nigeria is currently recruiting for a Communication & Media Associate to be based in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.


Duties and Responsibilities

*  In coordination with UNITAR/HQ Communication team identify UNITAR/Nigeria Office communication and awareness needs to ensure programme visibility
*  In cooperation with the Head of UNITAR/Nigeria provide support in the development of an overall information and communication strategy
*  Support in the development an action plan containing a series of concrete activities and information, educational and promotional materials
*  Support in the development of UNITAR/Nigeria publication and other required published materials
*  Responsible for updating and placing the information on UNITAR website
*  Ensuring and maintaining cooperation/liaison and information with other UN agencies communication /programme unit
*  Ensure and maintain the cooperation and communication with mass-media and other organizations
*  Ensure the visibility of UNITAR/Nigeria partners as per UN visibility guidelines
*  Elaborate and submit regular reports at the agreed periodicity  and reporting format
*  Provide support on other related issues


*  Information and communicational strategy elaborated
*  Action plan elaborated
*  Donor and programme visibilities elaborated
*  Office publications delivered
*  Timely submission of reports ensured


Corporate Responsibility & teamwork:

*  Promote the strategic goals of UN and established UNITAR work plan
*  Result-based management (RBM)
*  Able to integrate in work groups with people of different professional background
*  Responsive to group input and concerns to project initiative

Relationship Building:

* Ability to tap into existing UNITAR institutional partnership
*  Ability to network with national/international and professional institutions to achieve goals of the organization
*  Interpersonal relationship skill
*  Self-starter, confidentiality and creativity

Task Management skills:

* Resourcefulness and initiative
*  Time management skill
*  Timely delivery of reports


* Good communication skills both oral and written in official working languages
*  Excellent presentation skills
*  Computer literacy and ability to effectively use office technology equipment, IT tools

Building and Sharing knowledge:

* Good research ability and skill
*  Ability to obtain and disseminate relevant information promptly

Required Skills and Experience

Education: Secondary Education, preferably with specialized certification in Accounting and Finance. University Degree in  Public Relations, Communication or Journalism

Experience: 5 to 6 years of progressively responsible  programme experience is required at the national or international level in related field/effective communication skills with different categories of people including public officials, media and NGO Representatives

Language Requirements: Excellent written and spoken English Knowledge French Language is an added advantage

Deadline is 17th December 2009.

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