This is a UNV National Specialist contract. This kind of contract is known as National UN Volunteer. It is normally only for nationals. More about UNV National Specialist contracts.
UNDP has committed to implementing the regional stabilization strategy, adopted in May 2018 by the States Parties of the LCBC and endorsed by the African Union. In order to implement this strategy, UNDP proposed a regional facilitation program to the states, which was officially launched at the second governors’ forum held on July 17 in Niamey. On October 7, 2019, Cameroon held a Steering Committee meeting on the National Stabilization Window, which is a variation of the regional stabilization project.
Under the direct supervision of the Head of Stabilization (HoS) in Maroua and the guidance of the CO Communication Analyst, the National UN Volunteer in Communications and Reporting will de-velop a communication plan and undertake the following tasks:
• Prepare content for traditional or social media platforms and networks, a printed materials to enhance coverage and support of UNDP’s activities ensuring consistency with corporate messages and standards; • Execute communication strategies for stabilization project activities according to the speci-ficities of the different stakeholders (keeping in mind what is meaningful, important, and im-mediate for them) in compliance with UNDP’s communication rules, principles and stand-ards; • Monitor media coverage and provides management with a regular overview of relevant is-sues discussed in the media; • Plan and organize, with the public and private media, the media coverage of the project events; • Produce well-presented and effective publications and other knowledge products to com-municate key lessons learnt and best practices; • Draft and analyse projects’ reports and ensure timely dissemination of to stakeholders;
• Prepare articles on project activities for donors information and contribution communication products (newsletter, brochure, publications, …); • Ensure that all communication products of the Maroua office are well presented, result fo-cus, informative, clear and concise; • Maintain an up-to-date database photo of the best images expressive of the issues, actions and results of the project; • Monitor and coordinate materials, schedules, facilities and clearances, and provide support for special events, and video/film, photographic and radio projects; • Conduct clearly defined research on relevant thematic in relation with project; • Contribute to a consistent visual narration, evidence-based story telling and telling of untold stories of actors and beneficiaries to advance transformative results; • Maintain a data base of national and local media partners and journalists; • Ensure timely media relations with media professionals and effective story pitching on UNDP’s work in the region; • Draft success stories to be shared with the Country Office for further dissemination. Ensure that all stories and reports are packaged in a compelling format that can be shared across traditional and digital media platforms; • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as and when required assigned by the HoS and Program team.
• The key results are aimed at boosting the ability of UNDP to engage key stakeholders to support and/or take forward efforts, leading to better results in terms of programme out-comes and outputs. The key results also have an impact on effective communication and dissemination of information about the role and impact of UNDP in the Far North region. • A final statement of achievements towards volunteerism for development during the as-signment, such as reporting on the number of volunteers mobilized, activities participated in and capacities developed.
Client Orientation; Professionalism; Respect for diversity and gender; Teamwork; Communication
Reporting and Communication in a development or humanitarian organization.
Very good mastery of the MS Office suite, good mastery of desktop publishing software. proficiency in graphic design software will be an asset.
Maroua is a non-family duty station.