Communications Advisor

Job categories Communications
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5004/20910
Level ICS-11
Department/office NYSC, SDC, Development and Special Initiatives Portfolio
Duty station Home based
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration Open-ended subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and/or satisfactory performance
Application period 15-Dec-2020 to 30-Dec-2020


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


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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.  UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of peace building, humanitarian and development projects.  Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.

New York Service Cluster (NYSC) supports the United Nations Secretariat, as well as other New York-based United Nations organizations, bilateral and multilateral partners in the delivery of UNOPS mandate in project management, infrastructure management, and procurement management

Sustainable Development Cluster (SDC) supports diverse partners with their peacebuilding, humanitarian and development operations. It was formed by combining the following portfolios: Grants Management Services (GMS), UN Technology Support Services (UNTSS), Development and Special Initiatives Portfolio (DSIP) It provides Services to partners' programmes that are designed, structured, and managed with a global perspective and primarily serving partners that are headquartered in New York.  The SDC has a footprint of approximately 125 countries.

UNOPS has signed an agreement with the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism to implement the project activities on behalf of the UNOCT. 

The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT)


The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) and its Under-Secretary-General are mandated to provide stronger leadership, enhance coordination and coherence across the system, mobilize political will and robust partnership and strengthen capacity building support – including through the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT)—to ensure a balanced implementation of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy. One of the key elements of the mandate is to improve visibility, advocacy and resource mobilization for counter-terrorism efforts.


In order to strengthen the Office’s strategic communication on key counter-terrorism priorities, and to better showcase the activities undertaken by UNOCT/UNCCT supporting the efforts of Member States to prevent violent extremism and counter terrorism, UNOCT is to increase its outreach activities and to build on strong brand online and off-line including through the development of impactful communications products in accordance with its communications strategy.




This position is homebased and may require international travels. 

This position in UNOPS requires close coordination with the UNOCT. The incumbent of this position will be a personnel of UNOPS under its full responsibility.



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