Earn 82m as Communication Associate at the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO)

 

Job Title:    Communication Associate

Organization:  World
Health Organization (WHO)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Salary: UGX
82,537,000 /=

 

About US:

The World Health
Organisation (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health
within the United Nations system.  WHO is responsible for providing
leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda,
setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options,
providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health
trends.

 

Job Summary: The
Communication Associate will mainly improve strategic communication and
knowledge management for WCO Uganda. The incumbent will portray a favourable
image of WHO and its activities to the Ugandan public through the mass media
and other communication channels

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Drafting
other substantive written material for the Office of the WHO Representative as
requested, including statements, briefings, opposite the editorial page
(op-eds), opinions, articles, talking points, key messages and other written
communications. This may include targeted messages for internal communications
within the United Nations Systems or for specific stakeholders and partners;

·        
Support
designing state-of-the-art communication materials and tools; support WHO web
site, social media, intranet, web-based knowledge management system and ensure
the rapid and timely dissemination of information to all partners;

·        
Support
development of advocacy documents to inform humanitarian and development
stakeholders and the general public about WHO’s response, support development
of high quality media tools, including audio-visual, photographic and printed
materials, television and radio programmes, multimedia presentations, social
media, videos and press releases, etc., to promote WHO’s visibility, achievements
and success stories.

·        
Prepare
communication, advocacy products and statements to be used for resource
mobilization efforts in convincing and encouraging donors to fund health sector
response to affected populations.

·        
Supports
the formulation and implementation of internal and external communications and
advocacy strategies, supports business development.

·        
Extracting
key messages from speeches/presentations/articles for dissemination through
social media channels, in close collaboration with the Programme Management
Officer

·        
Undertaking
original research on a range of development topics (within the context of UN
system, Country Cooperation Strategy and Sustainable Development Goals) as
needed to substantively inform the speechwriting process.

·        
Organization
of roundtable discussions, press conferences, briefing sessions, seminars,
interviews, observation of Health Days.

·        
Ensures
facilitation of knowledge building and management.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
ideal candidate for the World Health Organization Communication Associate job
should have completed secondary education; preferably supplemented by technical
or university courses in communications, journalism, international relations.

·        
A
minimum of ten years of experience in communication, journalism, media (print,
broadcast and electronic or public

·        
In-depth
knowledge of communications approaches, tools, and methodologies

·        
Ability
to deliver oral presentations to various audiences

·        
Ability
to keep abreast of available technology willingness to learn new technology

 

Desirable:

·        
First
level degree in communications, journalism, social sciences

·        
Experience
in design of website and social media, maintaining and updating current
information.

 

WHO Competencies

·        
Teamwork

·        
Respecting
and promoting individual and cultural differences

·        
Communication

·        
Producing
results

·        
Moving
forward in a changing environment

·        
Use of
Language Skills

·        
Essential:
Expert knowledge of English.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates are
encouraged to apply online through the World Health Organization career portal
at the link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 24th November 2020

 

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