|ocation :||Jakarta, INDONESIA|
|Application Deadline :||19-Oct-15|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SC-8|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months (with the possibility of extension, subject to satisfactory performance and funding availab|
UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the ground in 177 countries and territories, UNDP offers global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations.”
UNDP Indonesia's mission is to be an agent for change in the human and social development of Indonesia. We aim to be a bridge between Indonesia and all donors as well as a trusted partner to all stakeholders. We work in four key areas of development: Governance Reforms, Pro-Poor Policy Reforms, Conflict Prevention and Recovery, and Environment Management, with the overarching aim of reducing poverty in Indonesia. Besides the four priority areas, UNDP Indonesia is also engaged in a variety of crosscutting initiatives focused on HIV/AIDS, gender equality, and information and technology for development.”
UNDP Indonesia is poised to enhance the visibility of its projects and the outreach to key stakeholders and public at large. The main purpose is to ensure communications of results and communications for results are taking place effectively that will eventually generate more impacts of the work and resources for development. A dedicated, experienced, highly skilled Project Communications and External Relations Officer is required under the Democratic Governance and Poverty Reduction Unit (DGPRU) to serve a number of projects. The Project Communications and External Relation Officer is client- ,solution-, and result-oriented, while providing high quality, timely services with value for money and in line with UNDP policies and procedures on communications and external relations. The Project Communications and External Relations Officer works hand in hand with other project colleagues to ensure that UNDP’s quality, timely, efficient delivery on which the Project Communications and External Officer’s success wil eventually be measured.
Under the overall guidance of the DGPRU Unit Head and day-to-day management of Programme Managers, the Project Communications and External Relations Officeris responsible foreffective, efficient, and timely planning, execution of communications and external relations of DGPRU Projects. He/she analyzes and interprets the communications and external relations needs and opportunities provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex communications and external relations issues. He/she is responsible for the design, management and implementation of DGPRU projects’ communications and external relations strategies which are geared to showcase DGPRU project achievements and lesson learned and promote public and media outreach.
The Communication and External Relations Officer will need to work closely with Project Teams as well as with theOperations team, Communication team and Knowledge Management Team in Country Office,. The Officer works closely with the Country Office Communication Team, to ensure that all of the outreach materials and plan are in line with UNDP’s core branding and UNDP Indonesia’ s key messages. The Officer may liaise with UNDP HQs staff and Government officials ensuring successful Country Office (CO) performance in communications and external relations. financial management.
The Project Communications and External Relations Officer has an authoritative knowledge on communications and external relations planning and management, policies and procedures as well as a strong understanding of project management. He or she is skilled and confident in analyzing, providing input and options, and suggestions for solutions on communications and external relations-related matters. He or she is has the technical skills and a broad picture of the work. He or she is able to work independently and as a team.
Duties and Responsibilities
Functions / Key Results Expected
1. Plan and design of internal and external strategies for communications and outreach focusing on achievement of the following results:
2. Supervision of the design and maintenance of Project’s websites under DGPRU, intranet in coordination with communication team CO focusing on the achievement of the following results:
Supervision of the design and maintenance of the project’s websites based on corporate requirements in co-operation with Country Office’s ICT staff;
Preparation of the content for the DGPRU projectswebsites as well DGPRU’s project relevant information in the Country Office website to ensure consistency of the materials;
3. Supports the business development focusing on achievement of the following results:
- Launches and campaigns
The key results have an impact on the overall DGPRU Projects efficiency in project communication implementation and success in introduction and implementation of communication strategies.
Competencies and Critical Success Factors
Advocacy/Advancing A Policy-Oriented Agenda
Preparing information for advocacy
Results-Based Programme Development and Management
Contributes into results through primary research and analysis
Building Strategic Partnerships
Maintaining a network of contacts
Innovation and Marketing New Approaches
Enhancing processes or products
Resource Mobilization (Field Duty Stations)
Providing inputs to resource mobilization strategies
Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing
Basic research and analysis
Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise
Fundamental knowledge of own discipline
Global Leadership and Advocacy for UNDP’s Goals
Preparing information for global advocacy
Establishing effective client relationships
Required Skills and Experience
Bachelor or Master degree in Communications or other relevant fields of study would be desirable
Fluency in the UN working language and the national language of the duty station.
APPLICANT MUST COMPLETE P11 FORM AND SUBMIT AS PART OF THEIR APPLICATION . Click here to download the form :http://bit.ly/P11SC
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply . All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP Indonesia reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement. We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP Indonesia at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and education requirements
ATLAS POSITION NO
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.