Communications Senior Officer

Job categories Communications
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5304/20169
Level ICS-9
Department/office AFR, South Sudan Country Office (SSCO)
Duty station Juba, South Sudan
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-1
Duration Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.’
Application period 29-Jul-2020 to 12-Aug-2020


Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.



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In December 2014 UNOPS South Sudan Country Office signed a contribution agreement with the European Union for implementation of Feeder Roads Construction Project under the ZEAT BEAD (Zonal Effort for Agricultural Development- Bahr El Ghazal Agricultural Development) Programme. The specific objective of the project is to increase trade and marketing volumes through construction and maintenance of all-weather road access.

The project team completed feasibility study and detailed engineering design for the Feeder Roads. Currently, the project is at implementation stage with construction contractors mobilized at each project locations.

Following the successful implementation of the ZEAT BEAD feeder roads project the EU has requested UNOPS to submit a proposal for the construction of additional feeder roads in the Bahr El Ghazal region of South Sudan under the EU Trust Fund programme. The estimated commencement of project implementation is July 2020.

Under the direct supervision of the UNOPS Project Manager the Communications Senior Officer will be based in SSCO main office Juba, South Sudan with frequent travel to the field locations. She/he will be responsible for the coordination of the project communication and for ensuring that all communication work is of a high quality and completed within the timeframe set in legal agreement.

The Communications Senior Officer provides support to the EU Portfolio and is responsible for implementing the Action’s Communication and Visibility Plan (CVP) .



        Strategic Communication Review the requir...

Master’s  Degree in Communications, Media Technology, Journalism, Gra...

A minimum of two (2) years’ work experience in a communications role is re...

Fluency in written and spoken English Language is required.

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Contract type: International Individual Contract Agreement Contract level: IICA-...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

The UNOPS South Sudan office helps a wide range of local and international partn...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...

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