Under the direct supervision and guidance of the R2R Project Manager the officer will be required to maintain high quality standard in the maintenance of all IT equipment used by the ridge to Reef project, contribute to the development and maintenance of a website page for information sharing and dissemination as well as develop communication tools for the project.
The Project Manager and UNDP will assess his/her performances on an annual basis.
Summary of key function:
Implementation communication strategy and outreach
Work closely with the UNDP Country Office, Regional Hub in Bangkok and the Headquarters in New York to ensure effective communication of the project activities to the relevant parties
Provide technical assistance to the 3 divisional offices with Information Technology (IT) ends user support
Identify and develop requirements and specifications to procure hardware/IT products as per the needs of the project team members
Corporate: Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards. Promotes the vision, mission and strategic goals of UNDP. Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability. Treats all people fairly without favouritism
Professionalism: Ability to perform a broad range of administrative functions, e.g., budget/work programme, human resources, database management, etc. Ability to apply knowledge of various UNDP’s and government’s administrative and basic financial resources rules and regulations in work situations. Experience and knowledge of administrative and financial roles.
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; correctly interprets messages and responds appropriately; Shares information and keeping people informed. Ability to communicate openly with colleagues.
Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; solicits inputs valuing others’ ideas and expertise; willing to learn from others; supports colleagues, contributes to the learning of colleagues and provides oversight.
Planning& Organizing: Demonstrated effective organizational skills and ability to handle work in efficient and timely manner.
Building Trust: Ability to work transparently, follows through agreed-upon actions, and can provide an environment to interact actively without fear of repercussion.
Technological Awareness: Fully proficiently in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access. Keeps abreast of available technology; seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks.
Accountability: Ability to take ownership for all responsibility and honors commitments; delivery of outputs responsible for with quality standards; provides support to colleagues and takes responsibility of delegated assignments
At least an undergraduate degree in journalism, media studies, communication, social science, political science, international relations or a related field.·At least 4 years of relevant experience at the national, in public relations, communications or advocacy related to development and/or climate change. Proven experience in writing about results from development; Previous experience with a multilateral organization is helpful but not mandatory. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, especially the Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Photoshop, good knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems. Proven experience in creating content for social media.[Excellent written and oral communication skills; Fluency in English is required
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Contract Duration: 12 MONTHS
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