Reporting & Communications Officer

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
  • Job type:
    FULL_TIME
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Communication and Advocacy
  • Deadline:
    20/02/2024

JOB DESCRIPTION

Career Opportunity: Reporting and Communications Officer, Junior Consultant | Dnipro, Ukraine

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WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

🚩 Vacancy Announcement n°: 831528

📢 Job Title: Reporting & Communications Officer

đź“ŚType of Contract: International Consultancy, Junior Consultant

➡️ Unit / Division: Communications, Dnipro Field Office, WFP Ukraine

đź“Ť Duty Station: Dnipro

➡️ Duration: 11 months

⏰ Closing date: Tuesday 20 February, midnight (Central European Time)

🔄 Upon the completion of a competitive selection process, successful candidates will be placed on the roster and rostered applicants may be contacted in the future on an as-needed basis, for immediate opportunities.

About WFP

The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian organization saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity, for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change.

At WFP, people are at the heart of everything we do, and the vision of the future WFP workforce is one of diverse, committed, skilled, and high performing teams, selected on merit, operating in a healthy and inclusive work environment, living WFP’s values (Integrity, Collaboration, Commitment, Humanity, and Inclusion) and working with partners to save and change the lives of those WFP serves.

To learn more about WFP, visit our website: UN World Food Programme (WFP) and follow us on social media to keep up with our latest news: YouTube, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter.

What will you do in this position?

You will implement the communications plan by supporting and delivering a range of communications activities, providing research and analysis,and prioritising effectively. You will support all Operational Information Management and Performance Reporting (OIM & PR) activities and contribute to the establishment and presentation of standard and consistent operating picture of WFP operations and associated results that facilitate informed and timely decision-making at all levels throughout the organisation.

Why work with us?

The war in Ukraine has had drastic consequences, both for people inside the country and for those around the world dependent on its huge grain supplies. It is inflicting untold suffering on civilians, displace families, and disrupt supply chains and food production. It has caused one of the fastest forced population movements since the Second World War. Close to 6 million Ukrainians are still living as refugees across Europe, and almost 5.1 million are internally displaced. Many have lost their homes and livelihoods. As food production and supply lines are disrupted by fighting, many families in the east and south do not have reliable access to nutritious food.

WFP uses a flexible mix of food and cash assistance to support communities affected by the war wherever they are. This includes working with local partners to distribute food rations in areas near the frontline and providing cash transfers wherever people have access to banks and markets to buy food. Since March 2022, WFP has distributed food and cash assistance equivalent to 2.4 billion meals to families displaced and affected by the war, partnering directly with local responders.

➡️ WFP is a 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.

➡️ WFP offers a highly inclusive, diverse and multicultural working environment.

➡️ WFP invests in the personal & professional development of its employees through a range of trainings, accreditation, coaching, mentorship and other programs as well as through internal mobility opportunities.

➡️ A career path in WFP provides an exciting opportunity to work across various country, regional and global offices around the world, and with passionate colleagues who work tirelessly to ensure that effective humanitarian assistance reaches millions of people across the globe.

➡️ WFP offers a competitive benefits package including salary, leave plus a medical insurance.

How can you make a difference?

In this position, you will have to:

  • Implement country specific communication work plans designed to maintain and enhance the visibility and reputation of WFP, as well as support fundraising activities, ensuring alignment with overall communications and WFP strategies.
  • Contribute to communications through good research, analysis of assigned area of work and timely preparation and distribution of information products to target audience(s).
  • Support the social media plan by developing social media content, and utilising platforms, networks and partners to enhance coverage and support of WFP’s activities.
  • Generate donor specific visibility content including, text, photos, videos and audio for use across a range of integrated online platforms, in order to support global and country fund-raising activities, ensuring consistency with corporate messages.
  • Monitor and analyse traditional and social media to inform the development and/or evaluation of communication activities and strategies.
  • Guide and supervise more junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and querie.
  • Support staff in assigned area to ensure that standard OIM & PR procedures and templates are followed to drive the quality, consistency and standardisation of information management and performance reporting across WFP.
  • Collate relevant information and data from media and local internal and external sources to facilitate and maximize the exchange of information and data flow between functional area networks in WFP, to provide operational awareness and understanding of events that may have humanitarian and/or operational impact.
  • Collate, analyse and communicate the ‘Essential Elements of lnformation’, pertaining to the operational environment and available human, financial and physical assets in order to facilitate access to timely and accurate information used at country, regional and corporate level.
  • Support the enhancement of the capacity of WFP staff and partners to effectively manage operational information and performance reporting through assisting in the delivery of the OIM & PR training on core competencies.
  • Support the drafting of, and contribute to, any OIM & PR related normative guidance as required. Contribute to initiatives for developing improved, streamlined, and harmonized OIM &PR.
  • Support the development, implementation and assurance of defined quality standards in all processes and products.
  • Support capacity building of WFP staff on all aspects of communication, provides advice and guidance within area and level of expertise, in order to ensure that all activities meet desired standards of consistency, quality and impact. For example the design and review of training materials.

Deliverables at the end of the contract

Ensure that all communication material is produced to cover all WFP’s activities and implemented projects, while ensuring that our internal and external reporting formats are properly designed and aligned with the CO.

To join us in saving lives, changing lives, you will have:

Education: Advanced University degree in Political Science, Economics, Statistics, Information Management or Journalism, Business Management, Social Sciences or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.

Experience: Typically three years or more of postgraduate professional experience in a relevant field of work, with a background and interest in international humanitarian development.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Specialized knowledge of information management best practices, techniques and processes with some understanding of the basic theoretical background.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including substantive analysis and report writing skills.
  • Has gained experience in utilising specialist communications techniques to enhance functional outputs.

Language: Fluency (Level C) written and spoken in English is essential. Working knowledge (level B) of another UN language is an advantage.

Standards of behaviour: The WFP Leadership Framework describes the common standards of behaviour that guide HOW we work together to accomplish our mission.

Leads by Example with Integrity Drives Results and Delivers on Commitments Fosters Inclusive and Collaborative Teamwork Applies Strategic Thinking Builds and Maintains Sustainable Partnerships
Lives the WFP values and shows humanity and integrity by role modelling care for others Delivers on commitments and adapts readily to change Is inclusive and collaborative, and contributes to a culture of learning and personal growth Demonstrates commitment to gather perspectives, analyse options and risks, and propose new ways of doing things Builds and nurtures external partnerships and collaborates with partners to deliver common objectives

Different expectations of behaviour are defined depending on your grade and role/responsibilities within WFP. Candidates’ alignment with these behaviours is assessed in our selection process.

Before you apply…

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

We aim to achieve parity and inclusion in our teams in Ukraine. WFP encourages female candidates and people with disabilities to apply.

WFP is committed to an accessible, inclusive recruitment process. Please contact us at global.inclusion@wfp.org to advise us of any disability related reasonable accommodation or accessibility requests you may have. A member of the reasonable accommodation team will contact you to confidentially discuss your needs.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

How do you apply…

To be considered, you are invited to apply via WFP’s recruitment portal. CV and cover letter must be submitted in English language.

Only those who are short-listed candidates will be contacted for the next steps of our recruitment process.

We also encourage you to create your candidate profile and set up WFP job alerts to learn more about all the opportunities available to join us and make a difference in the lives of the people we serve.

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