Re-open- National Post - Communications Analyst, NOB, Tripoli, Libya

Level: NOB
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 21 March 2019 - 5:00pm(Tripoli time)
Duty station: Tripoli, Libya
Job ID: 19916

Note: This post is being re-opened to widen the pool of candidates.  All candidates who have already applied need not re apply. 

Job Summary

The Position:

The Communication Analyst will be based in Tripoli and as required, will travel to respective UNFPA programme states. Under the overall leadership of the Representative, the Communication Analyst reports to the Assistant Representative.   The Communication Analyst is responsible for the overall development, management and execution of the communication efforts of the CO.

You will report directly to Assistant Representative.

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. 

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Job Purpose:

The Communication Analyst will provide strategic guidance to a) develop the UNFPA Libya Communication Strategy, implement and update the Strategy as required, b) promote the work of UNFPA Libya among partners, international community, regional and local media, c) promote internal communication in accordance with Global Communication Strategy.  

You will represent UNFPA in Libya inter-agency communication and advocacy group and will contribute to the joint UN efforts in this area.  You will a member of the of the regional (Arab States) communication focal points and on a regular basis, would collaborate with the Regional Communication Advisor (RCA) on all strategic information in the context of the UNFPA country programme.


University degree in Communication and Global Development, Journalism, Social Sciences,  Public Relations or an equivalent University degree that is directly relevant to UNFPA’s mandate 

Knowledge and Experience:

Minimum 2 Years of relevant experience with Master Degree or (4 years with Bachelor Degree) preferably with some experience in an international organization.

Excellent knowledge of media and media relations.

Proven team player with excellent inter-personal communication skills;

Excellent written and oral communications and editing skills both in English and Arabic is a must;

Experience in Donor reporting

A thorough understanding of the UN system in general, and most particularly of UNFPA mandate, its policies and operations and current development topics and political issues;

An ability to work well under deadline; keen understanding of the country’s culture, history and political context; familiarity with or knowledge of communication approaches in strategic planning, development, execution, and M&E; computer literacy is must.

Experience in webpage updating and in writing newsletters



Fluency in both written and spoken English and Arabic  


We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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