UNDP Recruitment 2013 for Technical Support to DGD Reporting and Communications

UNDP Recruitment 2013 for Technical Support to DGD Reporting and Communications

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nigeria has recruitment 2013 for the position of Technical Support to DGD Reporting and Communications. The position is based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Location: Abuja, NIGERIA
Additional Category: Management
Type of Contract: Individual Contract
Post Level: International Consultant
Duration of Initial Contract: 3 months
Expected Duration of Assignment: 3 months

The Reporting and Communications consultant will provide technical support to the DGD project in designing its communication and publication strategies and drafting its periodic reports with a view to sensitizing stakeholders on the project’s objective; to influence the development agenda; to promote public and media outreach; and to mobilize political and financial support for the Project.

The Consultant is expected to perform the following tasks:
Capture and extract best practices, good stories from programme evaluations and reports:
  • Extract critical lessons learned and good practices from final evaluation reports, and other useful reports for dissemination and knowledge sharing with programme colleagues.
  • Pull information together on selected topics and package it for reports, talking points and briefing papers, when requested.
Develop a logical, coherent and consistent documents for the DGD project including presentations, newsletters, and reports as required by the Project Director:
  • Support the editing and production of funder reports, newsletters through the effective combination and management of reporting frameworks to multiple donors and the government of Nigeria.
  • Prepare substantive reports and written contributions for various purposes, including inputs for the DGD Annual Report, periodic donor reports, speeches and newsletters, and other DGD publications.
  • Review/edit technical and non-technical publications, posters and communication materials for the DGD project
  • In consultation with the Project Director, produce professional documents as needed ensuring clear and compelling messaging, with appropriate technical design and layout
Design a visibility plan for DGD in line with the UNDP corporate policy, with a view to reflecting partners’ support in all DGD activities.
Design reporting templates for DGD programme staff including a back to office reporting template; programme update reporting template and templates for sharing lessons learnt and best practices.

Deliverables for the assignment:
The expected deliverables include:
  • Production of periodic DGD visibility materials and publications;
  • Production of periodic newsletters and funder reports including the DGD 2012 Annual report.
Strategic guidance and supervision will be provided by the DGD Project Director

At least a Master's degree in communications, media relations, journalism, publishing or any related field

  • At least 7 years relevant experience in public relations, communications or advocacy;
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills are mandatory
  • Previous experience with a multilateral or international organization is helpful but not mandatory;
  • Progressively responsible work experience in democratic governance, including electoral issues is an added advantage;
  • Ability to prepare high quality policy briefs, analytical reports, and technical research reflecting global good practice in democratic governance.
  • Excellent PC user skills: word processing, spreadsheets, databases and web-based research.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with people from different cultural backgrounds
Application Closed On:
The last date is 15th January, 2013 for submission of application.

How to apply?
Visit at http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=34875 to apply and more info…

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