UNON Public Information Assistant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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UNON Public Information Assistant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNON Kenya looking for “Public Information Assistant”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before April 09, 2024.

The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is one of four major United Nations office sites[a] where numerous different UN agencies have a joint presence. Established in 1996, it is the UN’s official headquarters in Africa. The United Nations Office at Nairobi also hosts the global headquarters for two programmes: the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).

The UNON has published a job vacancy announcement on April 03, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Public Information Assistant to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

UNON Job Vacancy 2024

Primary Functions & Responsibilities:

ORGANIZATIONAL SETTING AND REPORTING The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is the UN headquarters in Africa and the representative office of the Secretary-General. We support programme implementation of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) globally, as well as other UN offices in Kenya, by providing administrative, conference and information services (www.unon.org). This vacancy is located in the Visitors’ Service, United Nations Information Service (UNIS) in the United Nations Office at Nairobi. This is a temporary position to be filled for 7 months with a possibility of extension.  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Visitors Service, Nairobi. The incumbent will be responsible for the following tasks:

CONDUCT TOURS AND BRIEFINGS

  • Conduct tours of the United Nations Office at Nairobi
  • Give briefings and presentations about the United Nations and topics linked to the work of the UN (online or in-person).
  • Explain the structure and current functions of the United Nations as well as rules of procedure of the Principal Organs of the United Nations and subsidiary bodies.
  • Describe recent actions taken by United Nations bodies, especially UNEP and UN-Habitat and statements made by them or by the Secretary-General.
  • Answer questions, precisely and diplomatically, concerning political, economic, and social matters connected with the work of the United Nations.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Opening ID: 231842
  • Job Network: Public Information and Conference Management
  • Job Family: Public Information
  • Category and Level: Consultants, CON
  • Duty Station: NAIROBI
  • Department/Office: United Nations Office at Nairobi
  • Date Posted: Apr 2, 2024
  • Deadline: Apr 9, 2024

Qualification:

  • Certificate in Public Relations or Communications or Marketing is required. To have worked for at least 6 months in a similar position or as a tour guide is required. Profound knowledge of the history, structure and work of the United Nations is desirable High level of customer orientation and patience is desirable Flexibility to adapt working hours according to demand is desirable Photography and social networks writing is desirable

Languages

  • Fluency in oral and written English is required. Fluency in oral in either Chinese, French or Arabic is required. Knowledge of German and other UN languages is desirable.

How to Apply UNON Public Information Assistant 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://careers.un.org/jobSearchDescription/231842?language=en

The Closing Date: April 09, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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