Communications Associate - Web and Digital Knowledge Management

  • Added Date: Sunday, 24 May 2020
  • Deadline Date: Sunday, 07 June 2020
  • Will be primarily responsible to provide overall support in developing and maintaining UNDP Bangladesh’s digital knowledge management repository. 
  • The associate will also be responsible for maintaining and coordinating with the UNDP’s global web development team to regularly update and upgrade UNDP Bangladesh’s website. 
  • Alongside, the associate would have to provide assistance in day to day activities of the UNDP CO’s communications team including in procurement and finance aspects. 
  • Provide support, and occasionally take lead in maintenance of the UNDP website, communications team’s intranet-based knowledge management platforms and other web-based solutions including adobe cloud platforms. 
  • Regularly maintain the UNDP BD website as based on corporate requirements, using Adobe CQ5 content management system.
  • Update the local knowledge management system for Communications unit and overall country office management.  
  • Lead and direct collection of knowledge products from various projects and their inclusion in UNDP Bangladesh’s Digital Knowledge Hub. 
  • Provide secretarial, logistic and other support for the communications unit
  • Organize data and collect information from relevant partners and project personnel for production of communications materials. 
  • Assist in procurement of communication team’s supplies and equipment, maintain appropriate inventory records.  
  • Work with country office procurement team for any procurement related issue
  • Must have ability and willingness to work flexible hours on the computer undertaking data entry, data verification and report production.
  • Carry out any other job as assigned by the Senior management of UNDP.
  • Perform other duties as required                         

Impact of Results

  • Demonstrated understanding of effective outreach and monitoring;
  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
  • Advocates and promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Ability to develop systems for structuring, codifying and providing access to information and knowledge products.
  • In-depth knowledge on development issues with special focus on Communications
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral): Sensitivity to and responsiveness to all partners, respectful and helpful in maintaining positive.
  • Ability to support implementation and monitoring of the Communications activity.
  • Have significant skills in ICT, especially in the development of CO website management using CQ5 );
  • Have strong knowledge on web management and administration.
  • Ability to lead implementation of new systems (business side), and affect staff behavioural/ attitudinal change
  • Sound Knowledge about the UN system and the Donor Systems and their requirements
  • Proven networking skills and ability to interact with staff at all levels, including senior management;
  • Familiarity with UNDP and UN system is an asset; 
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Remains calm, in control and good humoured even under pressure
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities                  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline  
  • Diploma in ICT from a recognized computer institution will be considered an additional advantage.
  • Minimum  5 years of practical experience in working in UN/ or any International Organizations 
  • Minimum 2 years of experience of working  in area of Communications
  • At least 2 years of experience of using Adobe CQ5 based website management platforms is preferable. 
  • Fluency in Bangla and English (Spoken and Written)

Important applicant information

All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.

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Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of extension based on performance and availability of fund

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