Communications Analyst (National Post)

  • Level: NOB
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
  • Closing date: 08 Oct 2015 09:00 PM (America/New_York)
  • Duty station: Nairobi, Kenya
Please note that this vacancy is open only to nationals of Kenya.

Position Summary:

The Communication Programme Analyst substantively contributes to the effective communication of UNFPA activities in the areas of population and development, reproductive health and gender. S/he analyses and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends and provides substantive inputs to communication. The Communication Programme Analyst guides and facilitates the development and implementation of a comprehensive communication strategy for UNFPA Kenya Country Office. S/he ensures and guides the appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary.

The Communication Programme Analyst facilitates the work of consultants, advisors, and experts and establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with counterparts in government, multi-lateral and bilateral donor agencies and civil society to address emerging issues. S/he must effectively influence counterparts from diverse backgrounds to jointly contribute to achieving UNFPA’s mandate.

Qualifications and Experience:

Education:
  • Post-graduate university degree in communication, journalism, international relations, public policy, public affairs and/or other related social science field.
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Three to five years professional experience in the field of communication, advocacy and public relations in population and development
  • Previous experience in development work with the UN system, international NGOs and Civil Society Organisations.
Languages:
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Kiswahili and any other UN language is desirable.

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