INTERNSHIP – COMMUNICATON FOR DEVELOPMENT SECTION – 6 months (Remote based intern) – Mogadisho

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    Posted On Jul 2 ,2021
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Job Description

INTERNSHIP-COMMUNICATON FOR DEVELOPMENT SECTION -6 months (Remote based intern).

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, a champion

How can you make a difference?

Purpose of the internship

Under the initiative taken by UNICEF-Somalia to build capacity and empower women through internship, the intern under C4D section will assist the Chief, C4D and C4D Specialist/ UNV in maintaining U-Report portfolio and materials for training, print and electronic media. The intern is also expected to support the Chief of the section in knowledge management related activities.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

 Assist in maintaining U-Report

  • Closely work with the C4D Specialist/ UNV and Technology for Development unit under ICT section in day to day maintenance of U-Report related application like RapidPro.
  • Work closely with C4D and section colleagues in crafting messages for U-report related broadcasting.
  • Extract data from the database, analyze using a suitable application (excel, powerbi etc.) and prepare a dashboard for reporting.

Crafting key messages for different programme interventions

  • As per request from the programme section and need of the C4D section, craft key messages in Somali and English under the guidance of the C4D Chief/ Specialist

Assist in the design and development of training aids

  • o Assist in designing and developing of various training aids. o Pretest effectiveness of training aid in different settings. o Prepare write-up/ guidance for focus group discussions

Assist in documentation 

  • Assist section in preparing meeting minutes/ workshop reports o Compile information from field offices, and prepare a periodic update for the section.

Work Relationships;

The successful candidates would work closely with the C4D Team, especially with the Chief, C4D Section,  and C4D Specialist/ UNV.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Posses a first-level university degree, or be enrolled in a degree programme in Social Sciences, Journalism, Mass Communication, Business Administration and any other related field.
  • Have no immediate relatives (e.g. father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office plus no other relatives in the line of authority that the intern will report to.
  • Demonstrate fluency in English and Somali, both written and oral.
  • Posses knowledge of relevant computer systems and applications; excellent knowledge of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), powerbi is desirable.

The selected candidate will be identified through a transparent process involving a test and/or interview;  The intern will sign the Statement of Understanding of Internship/Fellowship Conditions before report to work  The intern should have medical insurance.  The intern will be requested to submit a short report of internship  The supervisor will assess the intern’s performance, and a Final Evaluation for UNICEF Interns will be provided

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are...

  • Builds and maintains partnerships
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness
  • Innovates and embraces change
  • Drive to achieve results for impact
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity
  • Thinks and acts strategically
  • works collaboratively with others

The selected candidate will be identified through a transparent process involving a test and interview; o The intern will sign the Statement of Understanding of Internship/Fellowship Conditions before report to work o The intern should have her medical insurance. o The intern will be requested to submit a short report of internship o The supervisor will assess the intern’s performance, and a Final Evaluation for UNICEF Interns will be provided

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Remarks:

Eligible female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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