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  • Posted: Feb 9, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 13, 2023
  • UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, to defend their rights, and to help them fulfil their potential, from early childhood through adolescence. And we never give up.
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    Communication for Development Specialist

    About Job

    UNICEF Ghana seeks the services of an experienced professional with strong passion to deliver results for children. In this role as Communication for Development Specialist, the incumbent will provide technical and operational support for developing a systematic, planned and evidence-based strategy and process for C4D, as an integral part of programme development, planning and implementation of the Ghana Country Programme. Through communication and engagement, as well as the empowerment and participation of stakeholders, communities, children, civil society partners, and government counterparts, s/he promotes measurable behavioral and social change/mobilization. The C4D unit sits within the office of the Deputy Representative.

    Summary Of Key Functions/accountabilities

    • Support to strategy design and development of C4D activities
    • Implementation of C4D activities
    • Technical and operational support
    • Advocacy, networking and partnership building
    • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

    Qualification Required & Experience

    To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have

    • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in the following fields is required: social and behavioral science, sociology, anthropology, psychology, education, communication, public relations or another relevant technical field.
    • A minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: social development programme planning, communication for development, public advocacy or another related area.
    • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
    • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an important asset.
    • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to UNICEF on to apply

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