Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 04 Dec 2017
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Purpose of the Assignment
UNICEF DFAM has embarked on a series of management improvement initiatives, aimed at measurably improving the organization’s ability to attract, hire, support and empower staff members. Through these initiatives, DFAM seeks to implement optimal ways to integrate the different functions that it has acquired over time and to transition to more analytical, client-facing methods in order to achieve the appropriate balance and enable the development of the necessary culture and practices.
In this context, communication will play an important role in informing staff in DFAM and throughout the organization about the latest initiatives, upcoming changes and best practices to support their work. One key component of improved communications is the reinvigoration of intranet pages and SharePoint sites belonging to the Division.
The consultant will be expected to provide SharePoint user experience, content management and website architecture expertise to DFAM. This will involve the redesigning, developing and implementing of the Division’s online presence to ensure a consistent user experience and design on different SharePoint sites, in line with the approved communications strategy. The consultant will also be required to liaise with colleagues within DFAM, the Information and Communications Technology Division (ICTD), the Division of Communication (DOC), and other UNICEF Offices as necessary, to fulfill the objectives outlined below.
The assignment is for three months, commencing in December 2017.
Under the overall guidance of the Senior Advisor, the consultant will be expected to:
1. Strategic Planning and Project Support:
2. Knowledge Management:
3. Capacity Building and training:
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
Years of relevant experience
Competencies of Successful Candidate
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Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above (including travel and daily subsistence allowance, if applicable). Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.
How to apply:
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=508941
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