Communication for Development Officer at UNICEF, Yaounde, Cameroon


Deadline: 14 March 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 Yaounde, Cameroon.

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Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Communication for Development Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Research and/or participate in conducting comprehensive C4D situation analysis of social, communication, cultural, economic and political issues in the country/region. Collect and synthesize qualitative and quantitative information and data to support the establishment of comprehensive and evidence-based information for developing and planning the C4D component of the Country Program of Cooperation.
  • Collect, synthesize, draft and/or organize materials and related documentations for evidence-based C4D strategies and plans to ensure optimum impact, scale and sustainability of achievements/results.
  • Assess, select and/or recommend appropriate information and materials for C4D initiatives verifying accuracy and quality for dissemination.
  • Monitor and assess the impact of C4D strategies and activities on the CO and UNICEF goals to achieve measureable behavioral and social change resulting in the improvement of children’s rights and wellbeing. Submit qualitative report/synthesis of results for development planning and improvement.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have-

  • A University Degree in social and behavioral science, sociology, anthropology, psychology, education, communication, public relations or other related social science field is required
  • A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in areas of social development program planning, communications and public advocacy and related areas at the international and large organization some of which preferably were served in a developing country is required.
  • Work experience and familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in French and Knowledge of working in English is required.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.

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