|Overview : |
The UNIC Algiers is the principal source of information about the United Nations system in Algeria. The UNIC is responsible for promoting public understanding and support for the aims and activities of the United Nations by disseminating UN information materials to a local audience in Arabic, English and French; engaging local and regional partners; and, overall, bringing the United Nations closer to the people it serves.
The incumbent is under the direct supervision of the United Nations Resident Coordinator (UNRC) & UNIC Director.
The specialist will have to plan and facilitate strategic advocacy and programme communications in support CDCS revised 2019-2021, by Provides support to UNALGERIA (Resident Coordinator (RC)): Contribute to designing, implementing and monitoring the UN joint advocacy and communication strategy and CDCS revised 2019-2021 as the primary instrument for the planning and implementation of UN development activities in the country, in support of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; Plans and facilitates the promotion of advocacy and communications as a tool for a participatory approach to CDCS revised implementation and monitoring, taking into consideration the views and priorities of the most vulnerable; Monitors and analyzes the media in the areas related to the UN’s mandates and programs in the country, as well as other issues relevant to the UN brand and positioning ; Provides substantive support to the RC on public messaging and media outreach, and assists in managing reputational risks or crises around sensitive issues; In collaboration with the UN Communications Group and UNIC, and in coordination with the RCO colleagues responsible for data management and results reporting, communicate results on communication plan with a focus on the UN’s development impact; Assists the UNIC in projecting the UN’s image effectively and accurately as well as promoting transparency and accountability;