WHO Communication Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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WHO Communication Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

WHO Kenya looking for “Communication Officer”.

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

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency’s governing structure and principles, states its main objective as “the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health”. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with six semi-autonomous regional offices and 150 field offices worldwide.

WHO Communication Officer Jobs 2024

The WHO has published a job vacancy announcement on 19th February, 2024 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Communication Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

WHO Job Vacancy 2024

Description Of Duties:

With excellent skills in communication, media relations and content production, and incollaboration with other clusters of the WHO Country Office, the WHO Regional Office for Africa, the Ministry of Health and collaborating partners, the communications officer will fulfil the following duties:

  • Develop, implement and evaluate the WHO country office communications strategy and evaluate the country office annual plan for communication activities.
  • In collaboration with WHO country office staff and regional office communications department, produce communication material and media tools, including written stories, photographs,video and other audio-visual and print material, for inclusion in country,regional and headquarters reports, websites, brochures and other communications products.
  • Maintain WHO country office presence through regular posts and engagement on social media platforms and channels, including the web.
  • Develop and provide the content for all such messages/posts and ensure theappropriate use of the WHO branding in all communications.
  • Review the national media landscape. Develop close relations with press and media at national level.
  • Propose and arrange press briefings, conferences, and other press visibility events.
  • Conduct regular monitoringof media; produce summary for WR and respond to local and international media enquiries.
  • Provide external communications support to the WR’shigh-level political advocacy, including country visits, conferences, meetings and other events.
  • Provide editorial support to produce country office publications, including annual and quarterly reports, as required.
  • Conduct regular communications training and/or briefings for WHO staff members and provide information and communication support onmajor public health interventions and events.
  • Represent WHO’s communications function with other stakeholders, including Ministry of Health, UN agencies other health partners.
  • Perform other related responsibilities as may be assigned by the supervisor/s.

Position in Organization:

  • Communication Officer
  • Grade: P2
  • Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
  • Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 2 years
  • Job Posting: Feb 16, 2024, 3:30:50 PM
  • Closing Date: Mar 9, 2024, 4:29:00 AM
  • Primary Location: Kenya-Nairobi
  • Organization: AF_KEN Kenya
  • Schedule: Full-time

Minimum Requirements:

Qualification:

  • University degree in Communication, Journalism and Public relations, Marketing, or other related disciplines.
  • Certificate in Graphic Design and Knowledge in social media applications.

Experience:

  • Have at least two years ‘experiencein Communications, Marketing, Journalism and or Public Relations.
  • Experience in UN or nongovernmental organizations. Experience working with the Ministry of Health and/or development partners.

Language Skills:

  • Expert knowledge of English.
  • Intermediate knowledge of French.

How to Apply WHO Communication Officer 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.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2401451

The Closing Date: 09th March, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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