Communications Analyst @ United Nations Development Programme

UNDP is the knowledge frontier organization for sustainable development in the UN Development System and serves as the integrator for collective action to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). UNDP’s policy work carried out at HQ, Regional and Country Office levels, forms a contiguous spectrum of deep local knowledge to cutting-edge global perspectives and advocacy. In this context, UNDP invests in the Global Policy Network (GPN), a network of field-based and global technical expertise across a wide range of knowledge domains and in support of the signature solutions and organizational capabilities envisioned in the Strategic Plan. Working in support of the Regional Bureaus, the GPN also aims to provide rapid and integrated support to UNDP country offices, combining policy advice, technical expertise, financial resources, agile tools and procedures, and partnerships. Within the GPN, the Crisis Bureau guides UNDP’s corporate crisis and fragility-related strategies and vision for crisis prevention, response and recovery and lead corporate support in response to crisis.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Programme Analyst will be responsible for the following key functions:

  • Develop and implement a communication strategy for the Consolidation of technical rosters initiative
  • Leverage social media and online platforms to build talent communities and networks and promote the SURGE Academy, SURGE Delivery Lab and the ExpRes Roster;
  • Develop and enhance the presence of UNDP’s deployment mechanism and SURGE Delivery Lab;
  • Identify and facilitate the addition of new candidates for the GPN/ExpRes roster
  • At least bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, media, public policy, business or other relevant field. Master’s degree in communications, journalism or other relevant field an advantage

Required  Skills: 

  • Experience in digital communications
  • Expertise in leveraging social media to enhance and build brands
  • Understanding of crisis response, the humanitarian system and development
  • Demonstrated experience in using the MS Office 365 Suite and the Adobe Creative and Design products or any other similar applications;
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, producing, and editing videos, infographics, informercials, interviews, and other similar communications products;
  • Demonstrated experience in social media management platforms;
  • Networking and partnership development skills; (desirable)

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