Communications Officer at UNOPS, Belgrade, Serbia

Deadline: 15 January 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Communications Officer in Belgrade, Serbia. The duration of this post is 1 year.

UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure, and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Communications Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Establish and cultivate relationship with the counterparts in the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), relevant ministries and governmental bodies, SCTM, local self-governments, development organisations and programmes and other key stakeholders.
  • Establish and cultivate relationship with relevant counterpart in complementary EU PRO Programme.
  • Establish and cultivate partnerships with the key national, regional and local media.
  • Play a leading role in collating and developing external reports used to inform donor and the key stakeholders of the Swiss PRO interventions, and key developments in the Programme Area.
  • Contribute to presentation of the Programme’s support to key stakeholders, as per agreement with the Programme Manager and/or National Programme Manager.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in communications, journalism, public relations, international relations or a related field is required.
  • Advanced University Degree in related discipline will be considered an advantage.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience in communications, public relations, media or journalism is required.
  • Experience with international organisations is an asset.
  • Fluency in Serbian and English is required.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.