Communications Officer

Job categories Communications
Vacancy code VA/2022/B5109/24673
Department/office ECR, RSMCO, Serbia
Duty station Skopje, North Macedonia
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-8
Duration Open-ended
Application period 21-Sep-2022 to 05-Oct-2022

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

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

This vacancy is closed.

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UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development. UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.

In North Macedonia, where UNOPS works since 2017, the organisation provides support in conducting demanding socio-economic reforms and the country's accession to the European Union. The projects have been implemented with the funding from Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom, Government of North Macedonia, and the European Union.

The Office in North Macedonia is part of the UNOPS Serbia Multi Country Office (RSMCO), which also covers operations in Montenegro, Serbia, and Ukraine.

All the RSMCO projects have been contextualised within the broader Sustainable Development Goals frameworks and objectives and have gender equality as a cross cutting theme.

Project background

The candidate selected as per this vacancy will be responsible for communications and visibility activities of the following two complementary projects: 

Nordic Support for Progress in North Macedonia: the project works towards enhancing North Macedonia’s capacity for EU integration and also contributes to a more balanced socio-economic development in the country by increasing employment opportunities, supporting social cohesion and enhancing local infrastructure. It is funded by the Kingdom of Norway with 5.5 million Euros through the Royal Norwegian Embassy (RNE).  

Progress in North Macedonia – Support to Government Reform Agenda in the EU Accession Process Project: 

The project aims to enhance the capacity of North Macedonia for EU integration while contributing to the country’s priorities and coordination structures in preparation for EU accession negotiation. The project provides technical assistance and increases the capacities of state institutions during the accession period. It also contributes to improved communication of the benefits of the EU integration process,  support the transparency of the process and stimulate increased civic engagement in all phases of the accession process. Funded by the Government of Sweden with 2.05 million Euros through the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)

The two complementary projects will be referred to as the Project further in the text.

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Communications Officer ...

Education Bachelor degree preferably in communications, journalism, public...

Driving license Driving license and ability to travel independent...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

This is a local position, it is therefore open to nationals of North Macedo...

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


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UNOPS – an operational arm of the United Nations – supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by successfully implementing its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.

Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development.

We are proud of our people. The UNOPS family brings together approximately 160 nationalities, represented by over 5,000 UNOPS personnel as well as some 7,800 personnel recruited on behalf on our partners. Spread across 80 countries, our workforce is rich in diversity and culture – with inclusion at its core.

We understand the importance of balancing professional and personal demands and offer several flexible working options.

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