Public Information Officer job at UN-Habitat
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Vacancy title:
Public Information Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Media, Communications & Writing ]

Jobs at:

UN-Habitat

Deadline of this Job:
18 February 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Sunday, January 22, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:

Competencies
PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to effective media communication and engagement; ability to develop and implement a media strategic vision and action plan for UN-Habitat's media outreach; The ability to analyze and interpret data in support of decision-making and convey resulting information to management. understanding of the role and mandate of UN-Habitat; understanding of global and regional political trends, public attitudes and varied media platforms; establish effective collaboration and partnerships with officials at all levels inside and outside the organization; shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

PLANNING & ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; Uses time efficiently.

COMMUNICATION: Speaks and writes clearly, listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately, Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two way communication; Tailors language, tone, style and format to march the audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Education
• Advanced University Degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in communication, journalism, international studies or other relevant field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with the two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
• Successful completion of both degree and non-degree programs in data analytics, business analytics or data science programs is desirable.

Work Experience
• A minimum of five years of progressively responsible work experience in media and strategic communications is required.
• Experience in public information in a multilingual and international environment, preferably in the UN system or a similar organization, is desirable.
• Experience in establishing collaborations and liaising with officials at all levels inside and outside the organization is desirable.
• Experience in technological knowledge and experience of web and social media content management is desirable.
• Two (2) years or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.

Languages
• English and French are the working knowledge of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required; knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.


Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Communications/ Public Relations jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 18 February 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 23-01-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 23-01-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 23-01-2067
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