UNOPS Communications Senior Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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UNOPS Communications Senior Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNOPS Kenya looking for “Communications Senior Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before May 22, 2024.

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, dedicated to implementing projects for the United Nations System, international financial institutions, governments and other partners around the world. The organization’s global headquarters is located on the UN City campus in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The UNOPS has published a job vacancy announcement on May 10, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Communications Senior Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

UNOPS Job Vacancy 2024

Functional Responsibilities

The selected incumbent will undertake the following activities/responsibilities:

  • Producing photos and videos, including interviews, b-roll and aerial (drone) footage to showcase UNOPS projects, events, high-level visits, impact stories and other key activities.
  • Editing photos, including retouching and correction.
  • Writing scripts and coming up with creative concepts and ideas for video impact stories in collaboration with the communications focal point.
  • Editing videos, including social media and longer format videos, and all the associated activities (motion graphics, sourcing voice overs where appropriate, subtitling and translation etc.) while respecting UNOPS brand and technical guidelines as well as conventional subtitling practices.
  • Assisting the establishment and maintenance of a photo database while using the file naming and caption convention in agreement with the communications focal point.
  • Attending meetings with the relevant project personnel to understand project briefs, needs and general vision and prepare the plan for filming and production of short films.
  • The incumbent will be required to have their own equipment, including professional cameras, lighting, microphones etc and be available for travel as needed.

Position in Organization:

  • Job categories: Communications
  • Vacancy code: VA/2024/B5323/27927
  • Department/office: AFR, KEMCO, Kenya
  • Duty station: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Contract type: Local ICA Specialist
  • Contract level: LICA Specialist-9
  • Duration: 1 year with possibility of extension, subject to satisfactory performance, availability of funds and necessity of services
  • Application period: 09-May-2024 to 22-May-2024


  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in film, journalism, photography, media or other related areas is required.
  • Secondary school education with relevant years of experience may be considered in lieu of a first-level degree.
  • A Technical/Professional diploma with relevant years of experience may be considered in lieu of a first-level degree.
  • A relevant combination of academic credentials and/or industry certifications and qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of university education.


  • A minimum of 4 years experience (with a Bachelor’s), 2 years (with a Master’s), 6 years with a Technical/Professional diploma, 8 years (with a secondary School diploma) in shooting images in difficult environments, visual storytelling, interviewing subjects, and photographic editing is required;
  • A minimum of 4 years experience in photographing at conferences and workshops and of individuals is required;
  • A minimum of 4 years experience in recording, producing and editing video is required;
  • A minimum of 4 years proficiency in use of Google suite applications, Photoshop, Adobe Premiere and other professional editing software is required;
  • Knowledge of local and national media scene in East and Southern Africa is an advantage;
  • Experience in interviews in the field is an asset;
  • Experience in developmental projects is an asset;
  • Experience in the UN setting is an asset.


  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Swahili is an advantage.

How to Apply UNOPS Communications Senior Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: May 22, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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