Knowledge Management and Communications Consultant at United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) – May 2024

Knowledge Management and Communications Consultant

TERMS OF REFERENCE

  • Supporting dissemination of information, knowledge, and results, including through development of a Congo Basin Impact Programme newsletter.
  • Overseeing the development and management of Congo Basin IP and Congo Basin Peatlands project websites.
  • Populating and managing the online communication content for both the GEF Congo Basin IP and the Congo Basin peatlands project.
  • Developing a comprehensive national and regional media list and undertaking targeted outreach to promote discussion on key issues and profile the projects and their achievements.
  • Providing training, and technical support to and building networks and partnerships with journalists to strengthen communication and visibility around the Congo Basin Forests, the Congo Basin Peatlands, and the contributions of the projects to their effective conservation and management.

Qualifications/special skills

  • Degree in communication, development studies, international relations, social sciences, or closed related disciplines and at least 7 years’ experience in subjects related to knowledge management (ideally with substantive knowledge in natural resources management, biodiversity conservation and international environmental policy community-based natural resource management) is required.
  • At least 7 years of demonstrated experience in knowledge and communication management work for environmental programmes, particularly complex multi-country programmes
  • Demonstrated knowledge and mastery of facilitation and learning methods and tools.
  • Ability to translate complex data sources and information into easily usable tools and resources to support policy and action at multiple levels, and to meet the information and knowledge needs of multiple audiences.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in designing and leading impactful communications campaigns to drive transformational change in policy, action and at behavioural level using multiple tools and approaches.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work within complex multistakeholder contexts at all levels, including facilitating meetings and making public presentations.
  • Demonstrated ability in translating data and information into stories and briefings for various audiences.
  • Strong ICT skills, including experience in the use of common website management and graphic design platforms.
  • Experience in website and social media management.
  • Proficiency in web-site design and management and developing social network groups.
  • Previous experience with UN or international projects will be an advantage.

Deadline : May 16, 2024

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