Position details

Vacancy id VAC-6742
Job title VAC-6742 J4C Visibility Consultant
Location Tripoli
Apply by 01-Feb-2022
Start date 01-Mar-2022
Duration 6 months
Number of vacancies 1
Qualification Bachelor's in communication (essential).
Sector experience Minimum of 5 year/s of demonstrable relevant Media & Communications experience (essential).
Geographical experience Minimum of 5 year/s of experience in Africa (essential).
Languages Fluent in English (essential).

Job description

CTG overview

CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements. In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.

Overview of position

Project context & objectives

Within the Regional Programme for the Arab States to Prevent and Combat Crime, Terrorism and Health Threats, and to Strengthen Criminal Justice Systems, in line with International Human Rights Standards (2016-2021), and under the overall guidance of the Regional Representative for the Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa (ROMENA) and the substantive guidance of the Justice Section of UNODC HQ, the Programme Office in Libya is implementing a Joint UN Programme on Juvenile Justice Reform. The programme combines the strengths of the participating UN organizations, namely UNDP, UNICEF and UNODC, in a joint effort to support the national authorities to promote a child-friendly justice system for children in contact with the law, including those deprived of their liberty, within the framework of the UN Child Rights Convention (CRC) and other relevant international and national legal instruments.

 

“Children in contact with the law” refers to children who encounter the justice system as victims or witnesses, children alleged as, accused of, or recognized as having infringed criminal law, or children who are in any other situation requiring legal proceedings, for example regarding their care, custody, or protection, including cases involving children of incarcerated parents.

 

Within the framework of this joint programme, UNODC will support the development and implementation of a Communication and Visibility Plan with the partner UN agencies  to communicate and to provide visibility to the joint programme and the European Union (EU), to  target audiences within Libya and the international community. Communication efforts will  highlight the added value of the EU/UN partnership towards improving governance and promoting respect of the Rule of Law in Libya. 

 

Role objectives

The Visibility consultant will work under the overall oversight and direct supervision of the Head of UNODC Libya Programme Office and in coordination with the UNODC ROMENA Communication Officer,  and expect to perform the following duties:

1.     Tailor messages to suitable target audiences, a consistent thread will be incorporated, focusing on the achievements and positive impacts of the EU-UN Partnership.

2.     Ensure that the communication/ visibility plan is directed to key direct audience, and that the  relevant Libyan national agencies and authorities, children in contact with the law, the concerned international community, the Libya population are aware of EU and PUNOs support to strengthen child-friendly justice services in Libya.

3.     Ensure that all coordination and reporting activities related to the implementation of this plan will be duly discussed and validated when needed; this includes giving sufficient notice when informing of events, review of press releases when needed, written agreement before the display of EU’s visual identity, etc

4.     Ensure that information and communication materials, including visuals, videos, logos, etc are high quality in order to be used in publications, and other information material.

5.     Showcase the events and achievements under the joint programme through success stories submitted to the EU Delegation, as well as in UN Annual Timeline Review reports with the outreach to the donor community, UN agencies, National and international NGOs and CSOs and their networks.

6.     Implement individually and collectively social media campaigns throughout the joint programme and organize a special social media packages in occasion of international events to be utilised on the UNODC ROMENA platforms as well of the partners as relevant.

7.     Produce and disseminate of multiple success stories of joint programme's beneficiaries through the UNODC ROMENA social media outlets. These stories should be available as part of the joint programme's formal reporting process. This set of activities will serve international target audiences, including the development community and donors.

8.     Support and assist the production of graphic designs, online publications, infographics, brochures, interactive digital publications, posters, data visualization and mapping tools, interactive maps, graphs, and tables.

9.     Facilitate opportunities for journalists at local, national, and international level, to cover relevant events where EU is portrayed as a strong partner to develop local resilience.

10.  Monitor the media to gather number of references made to UNODC and the EU related to the joint programme.

Project reporting

to the Head of UNODC Libya Programme office

Key competencies

Key competencies

Core Competencies:  

·       Integrity: Demonstrating consistency in upholding and promoting the values of United Nations in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.  

·       Cultural Sensitivity/Valuing diversity: Demonstrating an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrating an international outlook, appreciating differences in values, and learning from cultural diversity.  

Functional competencies:  

·       Ability to think conceptually and flexibly.

·       Capacity to adapt, innovate, and propose multiple options. 

·       A team player with good interpersonal skills.

·       Ability to practice courtesy and diplomacy with high-rank officials. 

·       Time management skills. 

·       Enjoy sensitivity for research and academic integrity. 

·       Ability to work well under pressure and stressful environment.

·       Promoting ethics and integrity, creating organizational precedents.

·       Building support and political acumen.  

·       Creating and promoting enabling environment for open communication. 

·       Sharing knowledge and building a culture of knowledge sharing and learning.  

·       Fair and transparent decision making; calculated risk-taking.

 

Team management

The Consultant will work closely with all colleagues of the UNODC Libya project team for this Joint Programme. He/She will also interact and work in close collaboration with other colleagues part of the UNODC Libya Programme Office and UNODC Regional Office for Middle East and North Africa (ROMENA).

 

Experience & competencies

 

Essential

Desirable

Qualifications required

·       Minimum 5 years of working experience, including 2 years in generating media and communications material;

·       Experience in communications work in the context of international relations tailored to different audiences is required;

·       Experience of working with legal and/or social development issues are required;

·       Knowledge of relevant gender issues in Libya or middle eastern countries is desirable;

·       Knowledge and experience of working with graphic design is desirable Work experience with another international organization would be an asset;

 

Other qualifications/ skills

§  Strong communication, advisory, networking and advocacy skills;

§  Strong analytical and conceptual thinking;

§  Excellent written and presentation skills (English and Arabic);

§  Ability to adapt in a new working environment and work in a multi-cultural team and to deliver under resource constraints.

§  Ability to cope with pressure/meet deadlines;

§  Necessary computer skills with competence in MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point, Netscape/MS Outlook and internet research are required.

 

Years’ experience

·       Minimum 5 years of working experience, including 2 years in generating media and communications material

Languages

 

Fluency in Arabic and English, both verbal and written

 

 

 

Team management

this role does not require management field 

Further information

TBC