Communications and Monitoring Associate

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 02 June 2020
  • Deadline Date: Tuesday, 16 June 2020
  • Execution of the programme/project’s communication strategies across multiple channels at national and regional levels;
  • Develop and maintain system of monitoring and reporting of activities of the projects under implementation;
  • Review press and publications for articles of interest to projects and circulate them to projects` staff; 
  • Support research, documentation, assessment studies and policy activities related with projects under implementation;
  • Serve as a focal person and liaise with communications personnel of other projects and UNDP Country Office; convey projects news for publication at the UNDP website; 
  • Ensure development and publication of the projects` promotion and information materials such as leaflets, brochures, newsletters, and ensure quality and timely of their production;
  • Perform editing of projects reports and promotion materials and assure that projects promotion materials meet UN communications requirements;
  • Ensure wide and target distribution of programme/projects reports and information materials produced; 
  • Assure that programme/projects information is kept updated on SharePoint and UNDP and other web-sites where necessary; 
  • Prepare programme/projects related correspondence, maintain contacts with governmental and non-governmental institutions, local authorities, NGOs, academia, etc; 
  • Facilitate programme/projects related training/learning activities;
  • Prepare articles, success stories and talking points on various issues relevant to the programme/projects objectives;
  • Organize interviews for various Mass Media as part of the programme/projects activities;
  • Coordinate the work of production and printing agencies involved in creation of audio/video/animation/print products on the request of the programme/ projects under implementation;
  • Organize the press-clubs, press-tours, press-conferences, conferences and other Media related events as part of the programme/projects activities;
  • Prepare press-announces and press-releases on the activities of the programme/ projects in both English and Ukrainian (or Russian if needed) languages for distribution to Mass Media;
  • Update programme/projects web page on the UNDP website to ensure dissemination of the programme/projects achievements; 
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the programme/projects and/or UNDP management.
  • Participation in the training for the programme/ project personnel;
  • Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
  • Communication Strategies are fully and timely implemented at the national and regional levels;
  • Projects results are regularly updated in UNDP website;
  • Communications materials are produced and disseminated.
  • Communication annual work plans is fully and timely implemented;
  • Communication funds delivery reached 100%;
  • Communication activities are carried out in strict accordance with UNDP rules and regulations.
  • Communication;
  • Delivery;
  • Innovation;
  • Leadership;
  • People Management;
  • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity;
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise 
  • Quality Assurance;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • High level of creativity and excellent writing skills;
  • Ability to identify problems and proposes solutions;
  • Conflict Management;
  • Client Orientation;
  • Result orientation;
  • Teamwork;
  • Self–management and emotional intelligence.
  • Bachelor degree in Public Relations (PR), Communications, Journalism, Social Sciences, Linguistics or other relevant area;
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or other relevant sphere;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems;
  • Extensive contacts within mass media outlets would be an asset; 
  • Previous experience with a multilateral or international technical assistance or development organizations would be an asset;
  • Extensive experience of cooperation with governmental and non-governmental organizations would be considered as an asset.
  • Fluency in Ukrainian, English and Russian required.

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Contract Duration: till 31 March 2021

This vacancy is archived.