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For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development.
The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS.
UNICEF is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized. UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS.
UNICEF is also the world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries. As a global authority UNICEF is able to influence decision makers at the global level and turn the most innovative ideas into reality.
More than 13,000 staff work with UNICEF, with approximately 85 per located in the field in 190 countries. Seven regional offices and over 124 country offices worldwide, 34 national committees, a research centre in Florence, a supply division in Copenhagen, a shared services centre in Budapest and offices in Berlin, Brussels, Seoul and Tokyo, and UNICEF headquarters in New York and Geneva work on helping children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence.
We employ committed professional to work in our five focus areas : Child Survival and Development, Basic Education and Gender Equality, HIV / AIDS, Child Protection and Policy Advocacy and Partnerships.
We also employ staff with expertise in administration and finance, human resources, information technology, supply and logistics as well as external relations and communication.
UNICEF's presence in humanitarian crises means that we also seek experts in emergency preparedness and response.
Interested in becoming a champion for every child? Learn more about what we look for and what we offer.
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UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives.
To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, An Advocate
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The Communication for Development Specialist reports to the Deputy Representative for general guidance and supervision. The Specialist provides technical and operational support for developing a systematic, planned and evidence-based strategy and process for C4D as an integral part of programme development, planning and implementation.
Through communication and engagement, as well as the empowerment and participation of stakeholders, communities, children, civil society partners, and government counterparts, s / he promotes measurable behavioral and social change / mobilization.
This subsequently contributes to the achievement of sustainable and concrete results in improving children's rights, survival and wellbeing in the country
Support to strategy design and development of C4D activities
Assess / synthesize qualitative and quantitative information, data and evidence to support the establishment of comprehensive and evidence-based information for developing and planning the C4D component of the Country Programme of Cooperation (and UNDAF).
g. policies, gender / children inequality, cultural / social behavior etc) to ensure the successful and sustainable delivery of programme results and provide technical recommendations on approaches, strategies and plans of action for C4D to promote behavioral and social change.
This entails the identification of Human Resource requirements, performance planning, and monitoring of the use of C4D's resources.
Also support in leveraging adequate resources (HR and funding) for C4D to ensure that expected results can be met.
Implementation of C4D activities
g. individuals, communities, government officials, partners, media etc). Recommend appropriate multiple media formats (e.
g. print, digital / social media, TV / Radio, Web, community networks, etc.).
Develop / select materials and other communication tools for C4D events.
Take timely timely action to ensure the achievement of results as planned and allocated. Integrate / disseminate lessons learned in development planning and improvements and assure documentation for evidence-based C4D strategies and plans.
Technical and operational support
Advocacy, networking and partnership building
academia; social networks; celebrities, journalist, media, all sectors / levels of (socially aware) society and critical audience to reinforce cooperation and / or pursue opportunities for C4D advocacy to promote UNICEF mission and goals for child rights, social equity and inclusiveness.
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have?
For every Child, you demonstrate?
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The UNICEF competencies required for this post are...
Functional Competencies :
To view our competency framework, please visit here.
Click here to learn more about UNICEF's values and competencies.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.
UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
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