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  • Posted: May 27, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 1, 2023
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    Communication Officer

    The Communication Officer will perform the following functions:

    • Develop and maintain a webpage on the EAC website on the Nairobi Process;
    • Ensure dissemination of communications, as approved by the EAC Facilitator, as needed;
    • Maintain social media presence, as may be approved by the EAC Facilitator on continuous basis;
    • Provide IT support to the office of the Facilitator;
    • Support continuous sharing of information with the EAC Partner States on the Nairobi Process on regular basis;
    • Support the Coordinator in provision of administrative support to the Nairobi Process;
    • Ensure proper documentation and maintenance of records of all aspects of the Nairobi Process;
    • In consultation with the Strategic Communications Office of the Process Facilitator and the EAC Corporate Communications Office:
    • Review the current status of public awareness, information sharing and communication activities on the Nairobi Process(es);
    • Design and develop a working schedule for information sharing, communication and education or public awareness activities on the processes;
    • Provide professional services in developing information and communication materials and networking with the broad spectrum of stakeholders to promote positive awareness of the EAC Peace and Security Agenda in the Eastern DRC.
    • Perform any other duties, as required.

    Qualifications/special skills

    • Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Political Science, International Relations, Management or Development, or a related field is required.
    • A first level university degree with a combination of two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree in Communications, Social Science, Business Studies or a related field is required.
    • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in communications at international or regional level required;
    • Experience working in the Great Lakes region required;
    • Experience in creating media campaigns is required;
    • Experience in website management is required;
    • Experience in data analysis and visualization is required;
    • Proficiency in R Statistical Programming and Phyton is required;
    • Experience working for a regional organization is desirable;
    • Experience in preparing speeches and briefs for senior officials is desirable.


    • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
    • For the post advertised, fluency in English is required (oral and written).

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary on to apply

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