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Communication for Development Specialist (Uganda)

  • Post-graduate education
  • Project, program management
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

Under the general guidance of the Chief of Communications, and in close coordination with the Communication Specialist (L3) and Communication Officer (L1), responsible for the design, formulation, management, execution, monitoring and evaluation of a behavioural change and social mobilization strategy, plan of action and programme activities in support of the country programme.


  1. Programme communication strategy and plan of action strategically developed and formulated, and the implementation effectively managed, facilitated and executed for social and behavioural change in support of efficient and effective programme delivery.
  2. Culturally relevant programme communication materials designed, pre-tested, and produced timely, meeting requirements and quality standards.
  3. Strong partnerships with community groups, leaders and other partners in the community and civil society developed and enhanced for promotion of participation in social and behavioural changes supportive of programme goals.
  4. Effective training materials and activities organized, developed and implemented to build capacity in participatory and behaviour communication at various government levels.
  5. Technical support effectively provided with government counterparts in the development and effective use of communication for social development.
  6. Monitoring and evaluation of programme activities and preparation of reports timely and properly undertaken. Findings, experiences, lessons learned, best practices and new methods effectively shared with government officials, programme staff, and other partners.
  7. Budget properly planned, monitored and controlled, ensuring allocated funds optimally appropriated.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Strategizing; Partnerships; Training requirements analysis; Project implementation
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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UNICEF was created with a distinct purpose in mind: to work with others to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease and discrimination place in a child’s path. We advocate for measures to give children the best start in life, because proper care at the youngest age forms the strongest foundation for a person’s future

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