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Chief of Education, (P-5), Fixed-Term, Post# 00023597 Juba- South Sudan (for Non-South Sudanese Only)

Sudan, South

Opportunity Deadline

30/11/2023

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Job Description

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Sudan, South
  • Country: South Sudan
  • Vacancies No: N/A
  • Salary: N/A 
  • Organization: UNDP
  • Gender: Both 
  • Deadline: 2023-11-30
Duties and Responsibilities
The Communication and Graphic Design Analyst is required to deliver the following:
  1. Ensure that the production of communication products and materials is timely executed and followed up to support the unit’s communication strategy, state and national campaigns, and priorities and to support reporting and resource mobilization;
  2. Effective and timely professional assistance and support are provided in developing, drafting and maintaining contact information, materials and relationships with journalists and media outlets covering all media – print, TV, radio, web etc. – in the country, to communicate the story of StaRR/UNDP’s cooperation to a wider audience;
  3. Regular monitoring and evaluation activities are undertaken according to the work plan to ensure maximum impact and continuous improvement of country communication efforts. Ensure results and reports are prepared and shared on a timely basis;
  4. Ensure that the unit’s contact list of individuals, groups, organizations, and fora (including Government, UN, and bilateral counterparts), are maintained and further developed.

Specifically, the Communication and Graphic Design Analyst is expected to perform the following tasks:

Communication Materials:

  • Develop and lead in the implementation of the unit communication strategy and work plan;
  • Arrange and consolidate information and data from the project staff and relevant national stakeholders for use in communications materials;
  • Gather content and coverage of efforts to identify effective unit programme activities and results. Develop complementary, country specific and local community materials and activities;
  • Lead the production of communication materials (e.g., briefing notes, images, video. Web pages etc.) that meet the country and global standards;
  • Draft and edit publications, studies, reports, articles, press releases, human interest stories and other advocacy/information materials for both web-based and traditional media, as appropriate;
  • Graphically design publications, studies, reports, articles, press releases, human interest stories and other advocacy/information materials for both web-based and traditional media;
  • Follow up on the production of advocacy and communication materials (e.g., videos, audio-visuals, etc.), and oversee the qualitative aspects of production, (e.g., quality control, translations, reviews of layout and graphic design etc.) to meet standards as set out in the UNDP Communication and Branding guidelines;
  • Maintain an up-to-date documentation center for communication materials including publications, press releases and clippings, photographs, audio-visual materials, web resources etc;
  • Recommend appropriate information and communication materials for use in media, and other advocacy and communication activities;
  • Recommend established contacts, networks, resources, and processes to support communication activities.

Media Relations:

  • Maintain and update media relations contact list/database. Ensure rapid and accurate information dissemination to the media;
  • Assist in developing and maintaining close collaboration with mass media, as well as with groups and organizations whose support is essential to the achievement of advocacy and communication objectives;
  • Assist in drafting and editing articles, press releases, human interest stories and other advocacy/information materials in all media formats, as appropriate. Prepare background communication and promotional materials for briefing and visits of media and other special interest groups. Assist in the planning, logistic and administrative arrangements for them;
  • Assist in collaborating with the media through activities such as organizing project site visits, facilitating photo coverage and TV footage and utilizing both web-based and traditional media as appropriate;
  • Monitor and evaluate the use and effectiveness of media materials. Maintain a library of coverage (clippings, coverage etc.)

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Assist in coordinating appropriate audience research and compiling and analyzing relevant data;
  • Monitor and evaluate the appropriate and timely dissemination of advocacy and communication materials to target audiences and participate in the evaluation of their impact. Monitor and evaluate the use and effectiveness of media materials. Maintain a library of coverage (clippings, coverage etc.);
  • Monitor the public perception of UNDP/StaRR in the country and recommend appropriate action to maintain a positive image for the unit/organization;
  • Ensure good quality data collection, analysis and evaluation and reporting to ensure effective communication strategies, planning, and effective and efficient advocacy;
  • Undertake lessons learned review of successful and unsuccessful communication experiences as directed by supervisor.

Partners, and special events:

  • Organize and conduct special events and activities to promote unit goals and objectives;
  • Assist in developing and maintaining close collaboration with mass media, as well as with groups and organizations whose support is essential to the achievement of advocacy and communication objectives;
  • Maintain and update partner contact lists/database for the unit.

 

Institutional Arrangement:

The Communication and Graphic Design Analyst will report to the Chief Programme Advisor. S/he is part of the StaRR unit and will work very closely with the Team Leader, Portfolio and Project Leads, and StaRR unit Field Coordinators. S/he will also be supported by the StaRR unit staff in the Country Office and in the field.

Competencies
Core
  • Achieve Results: LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline.
  • Think Innovatively: LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements.
  • Learn Continuously: LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback.
  • Adapt with Agility: LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible.
  • Act with Determination: LEVEL 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident.
  • Engage and Partner: LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships.
  • Enable Diversity and Inclusion: LEVEL 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination.

Cross-Functional & Technical competencies 

Demonstrate Empathy and Emotional Intelligence:

  • Read a group’s emotional currents and power relationships, identifying influencers, networks, and organizational dynamics; adapt leadership styles at the appropriate times.

Motivate and Direct:

  • Create and communicate a compelling vision and purpose;
  • Align people and resources with organizational vision, strategy, objectives.

Build an Enabling Workplace:

  • Create a working environment where people are engaged and want to do their best; empower and enables team members to perform and have a positive workplace experience.

Build Capability:

  • Identify and develop talent in individuals, providing positive support to enable them to achieve their potential.

Social Media:

  • Knowledge of social media and ability to advise on the use of social media for development outcomes.

Digital product design:

  • Ability to design digital products which are user-friendly, intuitive, functional and achieve desired outcomes.
Required Skills and Experience
Education:
  • Master’s degree or higher in a relevant field, such as Communication, Journalism, Digital Media, or other relevant disciplines.
  • A first-level university degree in a relevant field in combination with two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Experience:
  • Up to 2 years (with master’s degree) or 2 years (with bachelor’s degree) of relevant professional experience at the national or international level in communications or graphic design;
  • Work experience in crisis and fragile settings with specific knowledge in multimedia, studies and video editing will be an advantage;
  • Excellent skills on multi-media engagement.;
  • Extensive experience in graphic design and editing (studies and videos);
  • Knowledge in documenting social and institutional processes;
  • Practical experience in graphic design, including the use of design software such as Canva, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe Premere Pro, etc.);
  • Familiarity with multi-media software for preparing videos and sound recording desirable;
  • Proven experience in graphic production from start to published/printed product with knowledge of printing processes (offset and digital) and colour management;
  • Knowledge and experience with websites and content management systems is an advantage;
  • Knowledge in media and reporting protocols is an advantage;
  • Good understanding of mass media and communication networks in forestry, climate change, and environment;
  • Good knowledge about branding;
  • Experience working with UN agencies and international organizations is an advantage;
  • Good interpersonal skill and high teamwork spirit;
  • Work experience in conflict or post conflict or fragile state, particularly in South Sudan and similar countries.

Required Language:

  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills in English is required.

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