Monday, December 16, 2013

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs job

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Vacancy Announcement 004/2013

Date of Issue:16th December 2013

Deadline: 23nd December 2013

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract

Duration: One year

OCHA EA is seeking applications from Kenyan nationals for the following posts. 

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Humanitarian Affairs Officer (Communications)



Level NOB

1 Post 

Based in Nairobi

The incumbent working in the OCHA EA Communications Unit will be part of a team that continues to draw attention to humanitarian crises in the region, and work to promote improved two way communication between humanitarian actors and disaster affected/vulnerable communities. 

This is to ensure humanitarian and development interventions are more inclusive, efficient and accountable.

Summary of Key Functions:
  • Network Building
  • Implementation of a common advocacy platform
  • Coordination and social media output
  • Facilitation of knowledge building and management
Application Procedure

Interested and qualified persons should apply on the UNDP Kenya Erecruitment portal located on the UNDP Kenya website on or before 23rd December 2013 where they will also find the full TORS for these posts.

Applicants are required to fill and sign a Personal History Form (P11) Form and submit it together with their online application.http://www.ke.undp.org/content/kenya/en/home/operations/jobs/Select “UNDP Kenya E-Recruit portal” and click on the position.

Note: Applications received via other means or after the deadline will not be accepted and only short-listed candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.