Communications Associate-Community Engagement (Roster)

Job categories Communications
Vacancy code VA/2021/B5312/22276
Department/office AFR, ETMCO, Sudan
Duty station Port Sudan, Sudan
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-6
Duration ongoing
Application period 01-Aug-2021 to 16-Aug-2021

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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Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Community Engagement Associate is responsible for performing the following duties:

  • Introduce the project to government authorities and local communities.
  • Design Community Engagement strategy and implementation plan; ensure that participatory methods are used to include community in planning and design.
  • Support the project manager in updating the Stakeholders engagement strategy.
  • Identify and engage potential beneficiaries; generate a profile of the beneficiaries, both individual and group profiles and develop a database of all the beneficiaries.
  • Monitor and coordinate the progress of the government works concerning the household connection to the water distribution networks; ensure that both the UNOPS works and government works achieve the streamlined progress through timely communication and follow-up.  
  • Lead in creating awareness in the communities on project goals through various activities in liaison with the Project Manager and other stakeholders.
  • Sensitize community about WASH; empower them through team approach by organizing project-related activities.
  • Liaise and work with beneficiaries, community representatives, local and regional authorities and other project staff to ensure accountability and best use of resources.
  • Ensure systematic and timely collection of agreed project data and its accurate analysis to inform project decision-making.
  • Ensure regular and effective communication materials are maintained within the project, the Operational Hub in Amman, donors and partners.
  • In liaison with the Project Manager, periodically document project milestones through photos, stories, testimonials, and other communication material.

Undertake any other duty as may be directed by the Project Manager

a. Education University degree at Bachelor level or equivalent, or acc...

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

Contract type: Local Individual Contractor Agreement Contract level: LICA-6 Cont...

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

Under the supervision of the Project technical advisor and the project manager t...

Sudan The UNOPS Sudan office is based in Khartoum and works closely with the Go...
This vacancy is closed.


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