Communication for Development Specialist at UNICEF, India

Deadline: 7 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 Specialist in India.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Communication for Development Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Conduct and participate in comprehensive C4D situation analysis of social, cultural, economic and political issues in the country/region, including through national/subnational working groups or committees.
  • Assess/synthesize qualitative and quantitative information, data and evidence to support the establishment of comprehensive and evidence-based information for developing and planning the C4D component of the Country Program of Cooperation (and UNDAF).
  • Participate in country program planning and reviews to contribute to discussions on the underlying and contextual issues to be addressed (e.g. policies, gender/children inequality, cultural/social behavior etc) to ensure the successful and sustainable delivery of program results and provide technical recommendations on approaches, strategies and plans of action for C4D to promote behavioral and social change.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • An Advanced University Degree in social and behavioral science, sociology, anthropology, psychology, political science/ international development, public policy, education, communication, public relations or other related social science field is required.
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in areas of social development program planning, communications and development, public advocacy and related areas at the international and large organization some of which preferably were served in a developing country is required.
  • Relevant experience in related areas in a UN system agency or organization is an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.