UNFPA Communications for Development Specialist Jobs 2023

UNFPA Communications for Development Specialist Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs. UNFPA Uganda looking for “Communications for Development Specialist“. Applicants with a degree in Masters Degree may apply on or before Feb. 22, 2023.

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), formerly the United Nations Fund for Population Activities, is a UN agency aimed at improving reproductive and maternal health worldwide. Its work includes developing national healthcare strategies and protocols, increasing access to birth control, and leading campaigns against child marriage, gender-based violence, obstetric fistula, and female genital mutilation.

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UNFPA Communications for Development Specialist Jobs 2023

The UNFPA has published a job vacancy announcement on Feb. 01, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Communications for Development Specialist to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

UNFPA Job Vacancy 2023

Job Purpose:

  • The Communications for Development (C4D) Specialist will ensure linkages with and work in close cooperation with the Country and Field Office program staff, the media, the UN system, government counterparts, development partners and civil society organizations to ensure consistent and quality flow of internal and external information and communication, and strengthened partnerships for safeguarding, promoting and advancing the ICPD agenda and the Uganda Country Programme with a specific focus on bringing about social norms change in line with the new UNFPA Strategic Plan. The C4D specialist is proactive in providing the Representative with media reports/updates and regularly monitors and analyzes content and trends in media communication UNFPA related issues within existing policy and social contexts in Uganda, and advises the representatives on such matters.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Identification: 8127
  • Locations: Kampala, Uganda
  • Posting Date: 02/01/2023, 05:09 PM
  • Apply Before: 02/22/2023, 05:09 PM
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Grade: NOC
  • Vacancy Type: Fixed Term
  • Rotational/Non Rotational: Non-Rotational
  • Contract Duration: 1 Year with Possibility for extension
  • Education & Work Experience: Master’s Degree – 5 year(s) experience
  • Required Languages: English
  • Vacancy Timeline: 3 Weeks
  • Job Category: Communications


  • Masters Degree in relevant field, preferably journalism, public relations, social and behavioral science, (sociology, anthropology, psychology, health, education or communication) with emphasis on strategic communication planning for behavior development, social mobilization, participatory communication, and research is required.
  • Training in health communications, population, demography, development, gender, law and/or other related social behavioral change methods is desirable.
  • 5 years of relevant progressively responsible experience in journalism, strategic communication, media, public relations or advertising /marketing
  • Demonstrated experience in working with journalists from top tier media practitioners across sectors, channels and geographies and achieving impressive news and feature coverage; delivering C4D and Behavioral Change activities
  • Demonstrated experience conceiving and managing communications and media projects, including brand campaigns
  • Advanced user of social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube and LinkedIn and experience with Social Media Management and monitoring platforms such as Hootsuite, Sprout Social or SalesForce Social Studio
  • Demonstrated experience working with multimedia and social media platforms effectively
  • Superior writing and editing skills, especially under time pressure
  • Initiative and sound judgment. Must be highly organized and have demonstrated ability to work well under tight deadlines
  • General knowledge of Health Systems Strengthening and integrated SRHR/GBV/HIV/YD approaches will be desirable;
  • Field experience is an asset;
  • Prior experience in the UN system is an asset
  • A thorough understanding of the UN system in general, and especially UNFPA mandate, its policies and operations and current development topics and political issues in Uganda will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team


  • Fluency in English; knowledge of other official UN languages, preferably French is desirable.

How to Apply UNFPA Communications for Development Specialist Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://estm.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_2003/requisitions/job/8127

The Closing Date: Feb. 22, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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