UNICEF Health Communications Consultant Jobs 2024 – South Sudan NGO Jobs

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UNICEF Health Communications Consultant Jobs 2024 – South Sudan NGO Jobs.

UNICEF South Sudan looking for “Health Communications Consultant”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 13th February 2024.

UNICEF, also the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund, is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories.

The UNICEF has published a job vacancy announcement on 06th February 2024 for qualified South Sudanese to fill in the vacant post of Health Communications Consultant to be based in Juba, South Sudan.

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2024

Purpose of Activity/Assignment: South Sudan’s child mortality and morbidity rates are high: under‐five mortality is 91 per 1,000 live births while neonatal mortality is 39 per 1,000 births; child malnutrition is severe, with an underweight prevalence at 23 percent of children (UNICEF, 2016). Maternal mortality is among the highest in the world, estimated at 789 per 100,000 births. Endemic diseases pose a heavy burden, particularly malaria, which accounts for 20–40 percent of all health facility visits. The health care system is extremely stretched: only about 40 percent of the population can access health care within a 5‐kilometer radius. Life expectancy of 56 years is low.

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism or another relevant technical field
  • Communications, journalism, public relations, communications for development.

Knowledge/ Expertise/ Skills Required:

  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in communications, public relations, communications for development or related field.
  • Experience in health or humanitarian program/project development in a UN system agency or organization is an asset.
  • Experience working in State and County field locations and/or in a similar project is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of the duty station is considered an asset for this consultancy.
  • Diplomacy, conflict management, flexibility, understanding of local cultural and social practices are key success factors for this consultancy.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic) or a local language is an asset.

Other Details

  • Job No: 569467
  • Contract Type: Consultant
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNICEF Health Communications Consultant Jobs 2024

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

Then to apply, go to https://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/job/569467

The Closing Date: 13th February 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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