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Communication for Development Officer

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 06/01/2022.

Communication for Development Officer Jobs in United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Lusaka vacancies in Lusaka at United Nations I

# Job Description

Job no: 547327

Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment
Level: NO-2
Location: Zambia
Categories: Communication for Development C4D
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most
disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help
them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere,
every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Equality

The UNICEF Programme of Cooperation with the Government of the Republic of
Zambia GRZ is designed to address and mitigate the threat of poverty the
country’s children face, while responding to the needs with interventions
addressing the multiple causative factors.

To find out more about UNICEF’s work in Zambia, please visit

How can you make a difference?

The Communication for Development Officer – Child Protection provides
technical and operational support by administering, implementing, monitoring
and/or evaluating a variety of C4D initiatives and activities to promote
community engagement and participation, and measurable behavioral and social
change/mobilization in the area of child protection.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

Support to strategy design and development of C4D activities in child
Support to implementation of C4D activities in child protection
Advocacy, networking and partnership building
Innovation, knowledge and capacity building
Detailed Job Description can be viewed here: Download File C4D Officer – Child
Protection Level 2 – Final.doc

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

A university degree in one of the following fields is required: social and
behavioral science, sociology, social work, anthropology, psychology,
, communication, public relations or another relevant technical
A minimum of two years of professional experience in one or more of the
following areas is required: communication for development, public advocacy,
social development programme planning, social welfare, social work, gender,
community development or another related area.

Fluency in English is required, and knowledge of multiple Zambia local
languages is an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

Core Competencies For Staff without Supervisory Responsibilities >

Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness 1
Works Collaboratively with others 1
Builds and Maintains Partnerships 1
Innovates and Embraces Change 1
Thinks and Acts Strategically 1
Drive to achieve impactful results 1
Manages ambiguity and complexity 1
View our competency framework at

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and
encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and
ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to
become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the
aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual
exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and
discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles.
All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and
principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background
checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic
credentials and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to
provide additional information to conduct a background check.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of
the selection process.

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Closing Date : 19th January , 2022.

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