Communications and Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at UN Women, Suva, Fiji

Deadline: 18 Febuary 2019

UN Women is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Communications and Monitoring & Evaluation Officer in Suva, Fiji. The duration for this post is 1 year.

UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Communications and Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Preparation and conduct of communications needs assessments for the Project (country programme and corporate change initiatives, etc.).
  • Provision of information for elaboration of Project communications and outreach strategy based on the corporate communications strategy.
  • Development of communication materials for marketing and awareness-raising campaigns, including briefing materials and press releases in coordination with the supervisor.
  • Organization of roundtable discussions, press conferences, briefing sessions, interviews.
  • Provision of inputs and researched information in programme formulations to integrate advocacy and communication strategies into all aspects of UN Women’s development programme.
  • Review of Project reference materials, identification of reference materials for retention.
  • Develop the Fiji M4C communication and media activities and related work plans based on the Regional M4C Communications Strategy.
  • Plan, implements and monitors Fiji M4C communication and media activities, including monitoring and collecting electronically all national news relevant to M4C.
  • Support the development of all project related material and publications.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Gender, Social Work, International Relations, Management, Development, Public Administration, political or social sciences or related field.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Gender, Human Rights, Social Work, International Relations, Management, Development Studies, Public Administration, political or social sciences or related field.
  • Master’s Degree or Higher + years of experience requirement: Up to 2 years of relevant experience in national, regional and international development issues.
  • Some experience in monitoring and evaluation with a background and interest in the analysis of socio-economic issues and related policy matters.
  • Relevant experience at the national or international level in public relations, communications or advocacy.
  • Bachelor’s Degree + years of experience requirement: Up to 4 years of relevant experience at the community, national, regional and international development issues.
  • Some experience in monitoring and evaluation with a background and interest in the analysis of socio-economic issues and related policy matters.
  • Relevant experience at the national or international level in public relations, communications or advocacy.
  • Sound knowledge and practical experience in economics, gender analysis, planning and programming.
  • Proven experience with planning, design and implementation of M&E systems, M&E methods and approaches and data/information analysis is required.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems.
  • Fluency in English and I-Taukei is required.
  • Working knowledge of another UN official working language is also an asset.
  • Nationality of Fiji.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UN Women.