Communication for Development Officer at UNICEF, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Deadline: 25 June 2018

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Communication for Development Officer in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

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Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Communication for Development Officer will perform the following functions-

  • In collaboration with UNICEF and government officials, and other relevant partners in Cox’s Bazar district, design, budget, manage, execute and monitor C4D micro-strategies and plans of action for increased under Local Governance for Children-LGC programme:
    • Community engagement for social norm change and promoting desired behaviours and practices.
    • Demand for and access to quality basic services including behaviour development/change at the individual/household levels.
    • Social mobilization of civil society organizations, governmental partners and others for sustainable results within regular programming and during emergency preparedness and response.
  • Provide technical support for planning and implementing C4D/ SBCC/ demand-side components of Child Protection, Education, HIV/AIDS, Health, Nutrition, and WASH programmes in the select Upazilas of the district.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have-

  • A university degree in 1 of the following fields is required: social and behavioral science, sociology, anthropology, psychology, education, communication, public relations or another relevant technical field.
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in 1 or more of the following areas is required: social development programme planning, communication for development, public advocacy or another related area.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Nationality of Bangladesh.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.

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