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Humanitarian Reports Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs 

Vacancy AnnouncementUNOCHA/EA-01-11
 

Deadline:
 02 Sept 2011 

Job Title: 
Humanitarian Reports Officer 

Duty Station:
 Nairobi 

Contract Type:
 Individual Contract – Consultancy 

Duration:
 4 months 

UNOCHA Eastern Africa works in support of the Humanitarian Country Teams in East and the Horn of Africa to mobilize and coordinate effective humanitarian action in partnership with national and international humanitarian actors.
 

Under the supervision of the P4 Public Information Officer, the Contractor will compile relevant information from government, UN, non-governmental and other humanitarian organizations, verifying the validity of that information and then writing clear and well-presented reports that need little editing prior to circulation and doing this against tight deadlines and under sometimes demanding circumstances. 

Other duties include:-
 Weekly and monthly regional situation reports and humanitarian updates; briefing notes, internal reports, appeal documents, press releases, key messages, talking points and other duties as may be as required. 

Qualifications, experience and Language:-
 
  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in journalism, communications, political or social sciences, international studies/relations, public administration or related field. 
  • A combination of a relevant first level university degree and qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. 
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required, with relevant communications and public information related experience in humanitarian emergencies.
Application Procedure:- Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by sending in a Signed P11 Form and an application letter to vacancies@irinnews.org by the closing date. 

Late applications will not be accepted.
 

Click here for a P11 Form
 http://www.irinnews.org/jobs.aspx 

Note:
 Only short-listed candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. 


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