Communications Specialist, Multiple positions

Job categories Communications
Vacancy code VA/2022/B5004/23760
Level ICS-10
Department/office NYSC, SDC, Development and Special Initiatives Portfolio
Duty station Doha, Qatar
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration 6 months with possibility of extension
Application period 11-Apr-2022 to 25-Apr-2022

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

This vacancy has been cancelled.

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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 for Counter Terrorism (UNOCT) to implement the project activities for the International Hub on Behavioural Insights to Counter Terrorism.

The 'International Hub on Behavioural Insights (BI) to Counter Terrorism' has been established as a UNOCT Programme Office in Doha, the State of Qatar, through an Agreement signed between UNOCT and the State of Qatar on 15 December 2019, as well as a contribution agreement signed on 8 December 2020, to perform three core functions: (conduct and advance research in behavioural sciences to better understand the drivers and factors contributing to radicalization leading to violent extremism and terrorism; provide capacity- building assistance to Member States, regional organizations and civil society partners to develop and implement programmes, projects and initiatives that integrate behavioural insights to counter terrorism; and promote communication, outreach and partnerships to share knowledge, expertise, experiences and lessons learned on behaviourally informed counter- terrorism interventions. 

The incumbent of this position will be a personnel of UNOPS under its full responsibility. 

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