C4D Specialist (Coordinator Polio/C4D), MENARO, Amman, Jordan

Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund

Country: Jordan

City: Amman, Jordan

Office: UNICEF MENA RO Amman

Grade: P-4

Closing date: Thursday, 3 June 2021

TA: C4D Specialist (Coordinator Polio/C4D), P4, MENARO, Jordan # 116410

Job no: 540669

Position type: Temporary Appointment

Location: Jordan Division/Equivalent: Amman(MENA)

School/Unit: Regional Services Div (MENAR), Amman

Department/Office: Reg Serv - Prog Section, Amman

Categories: Health, P-4

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Health

How can you make a difference?

Under the general guidance of the MENARO Health Specialist (Regional Polio Coordinator) and in close collaboration with the MENARO C4D and communications advisors, the incumbent will be working as a member of the Incident Management Support Team (IMST), and he/she will be deployed to polio outbreak countries, as a member of Team A, according to IMST working plan and GPEI outbreak SOPs. The incumbent will be responsible for the design, management, execution, monitoring and evaluation of behavior change and social mobilization activities in support of the country programmes, with a specific focus on support to areas of communication for polio eradication and for generating demand for and uptake of immunization services and will work on other health interventions as needed.

Key functions, accountabilities, and related duties/tasks:

Support to C4D strategy design and development

Implementation of C4D activities

Technical and operational support

Advocacy, networking, Coordination and partnership building

Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Communication (external) and Media Engagement

Specific Technical Knowledge Required

Knowledge of current developments in the fields of: communication theory, motivational psychology, adult learning theory, indigenous media, community organization and participation, strategic communication planning, behaviour analysis, formative research and evaluation of communication interventions.

Knowledge of inter-disciplinary approach in programme development and implementation in behaviour and social change communication, social mobilization and behavioural change.

Knowledge of and experience in emergency operations and management.

Knowledge and experience to organize and implement training, including development of curricula and methodologies.

Computer knowledge, skills and practical experience, including internet navigation, network, telecommunications and various office applications.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have...

Advanced university degree in communication for development or other social/behavioral sciences (Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Health Education) or related area, with emphasis on participatory communication, communication planning, social mobilization, participatory research. A relevant Bachelors degree may be accepted with an additional 2 years of relevant work experience in lieu of an advanced degree.

A minimum of eight years progressively responsible work experience in communication for development, the planning and management of social communication programmes, including in immunization/polio. Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.

Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Arabic is of added value.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are...

UNICEF’s core values of Care, Respective, Integrity, Trust and Accountability.

The competencies required for this post are:

Core Competencies

Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (2)

Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (3)

Works Collaboratively with others (3)

Builds and Maintains Partnerships (3)

Innovates and Embraces Change (3)

Thinks and Acts Strategically (3)

Drives to achieve impactful results (3)

Manages ambiguity and complexity (3)

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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Remarks: UNICEF only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED).

Remarks: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Advertised: May 24 2021 Jordan Daylight Time Application close: Jun 03 2021 Jordan Daylight Time


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