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Consultant – Security Risk Management Marketing and Communications, Amman, Jordan

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CONSULTANCY - TERMS OF REFERENCE

UNRWA is a United Nations agency established by the General Assembly in 1949 and is mandated to provide assistance and protection to a population of some 5.5 million registered Palestine refugees. Its mission is to help Palestine refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank and the Gaza Strip to achieve their full potential in human development, pending a just solution to their plight. UNRWA’s services encompass education, health care, relief and social services, camp infrastructure and improvement, microfinance and emergency assistance. UNRWA is the largest UN operation in the Middle East with more than 30,000 staff. UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions.

Consultant – Security Risk Management Marketing and Communications,

Amman, Jordan

BACKGROUND

The Department of Security Risk Management (DSRM) supports the UNRWA mandate by providing guidance, support, training, and facilitating risk-informed decision making through ad hoc analysis for programmes in all environments. DSRM strives to ensure that crosscutting issues including gender and protection are integrated into all the Department’s initiatives and efforts by focusing on four main pillars:

  1. Capacity Building

  2. Operational Support

  3. ARC services (Analysis, Reporting, and Communication)

  4. Security Governance

DSRM engages with the Inter Agency Security Management Network to review policies, practices, budget, and resource related issues pertaining to the United Nations Security Management System that work to improve the efficiency of security risk management.

The consultant is responsible to the Director, Security and Risk Management (D/SRM) for the development and implementation of the Department’s marketing and communication strategy agency wide. The consultant reports directly to the DSRM Senior Safety and Security Officer.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities

In accordance with Agency policy and procedures, the consultant:

· Coordinates, designs and develops the publication and marketing of the Department’s annual report, quarterly reports, weekly reports, newsletters, case studies, other reports and pamphlets.

· In coordination with the Director DSRM develops a marketing strategy; liaise with field office staff to develop advertising materials for marketing the Department’s security risk management activities and products.

· Develops, in coordination with the Director DSRM, the DSRM communication strategy and publication planning cycle.

· Supports Field Security Risk Management units to produce well-presented and effective publications and other knowledge products to communicate key issues.

· Coordinates market research activities with the DSRM team;

· Maintains, solicits and updates information, case studies, news stories, information links, photographs and SRM events for posting on the UNRWA SharePoint site.

· Develops and manages an annual marketing work plan with the needed budget in all areas of DSRM operations to ensure realization of opportunities in a timely manner.

· Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

minimum Qualifications and Experience

· A university degree from an accredited educational institution in management, business, marketing, advertising or related discipline;

· At least 4 years of work experience in business development, marketing, advertising, and/or relationship management in an organization producing high quality marketing or communications material;

· Minimum of 2 years international experience outside home country;

· Excellent command of written and spoken English.

dESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

· Good working knowledge of developing presentations;

· Excellent command of written and spoken Arabic will be an asset.

ComPetencies

· Excellent skills in utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint;

· Comprehensive understanding of business development, marketing, advertising, relationship management with experience and abilities in web-based marketing and communication;

· Excellent communication skills in English and Arabic with the ability to write, copy-read and proofread documents, articles and marketing and advertising material;

· Flexible attitude and ability to work in a participatory and accountable manner in a busy office that values interpersonal and team skills;

· Knowledge and ability in desktop publishing;

· Ability to work alone, implement projects with colleagues and outside contractors and meet tight deadlines;

· Creative and artistic flair for design work combined with the ability to innovate.

Additional information

· The consultant may be required to use UNRWA vehicles and should be in possession of a valid driving license.

· The consultant may be required to travel in the Agency’s area of operations in the Near East.

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

· The duration of the consultancy is 3 months, extendable according to performance and availability of funds;

· Remuneration for this consultancy is based on P2 level and basic salary at US$ 4,867 USD per month

· The consultant will be based in Amman, Jordan.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV or UN Personal History Form demonstrating clearly the knowledge and experience required to meet the consultancy requirements via consultancy@unrwa.org indicating the title of this consultancy “Security Risk Management Marketing and Communications” in the subject line of the message. The deadline for the submission of applications is 25 September 2020.

UNRWA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from both women and men. UNRWA encourages applications from qualified women. Only those applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted. UNRWA is a non-smoking environment.

How to apply

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV or UN Personal History Form demonstrating clearly the knowledge and experience required to meet the consultancy requirements via consultancy@unrwa.org indicating the title of this consultancy “Security Risk Management Marketing and Communications” in the subject line of the message. The deadline for the submission of applications is 25 September 2020.