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UNOCHA Vacancy 2023 (01 Public Information Officer Jobs)

UNOCHA Vacancy 2023 (01 Public Information Officer Jobs): Recently UNOCHA has drafted a job vacancy announcement Addis Zemen notification on Feb. 18, 2023. Ethiopian Jobseeker may apply for this job on or before March 16, 2023.

This section provides an overview of OCHA’s mandate, its leadership and how it is funded. It also includes a detailed section on OCHA’s flagship and thematic publications, and on the Agenda for Humanity – a plan put forward by the UN Secretary-General calling on global leaders to stand up for our common humanity and reduce humanitarian suffering.


UNOCHA Vacancy 2023

Hiring Organization Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA)
Post Name Public Information Officer
Total Vacancy 01
Opening Date Feb. 18, 2023
Closing Date March 16, 2023
Job Category NGO Jobs

UNOCHA Job Vacancy 2023 Details

  • Organization Type: Private Jobs.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Qualification: An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in communication, journalism, international relations, public administration, or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with an additional two (2) years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Work Experience: A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in communication, journalism, international relations, public administration or related field is required.
  • Language: French and English are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.
  • Salary Offer: As Per Rules.
  • Workplace: Addis Ababa.
  • Position: Public Information Officer.


Within delegated authority, the Public Information Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Manages reporting and analysis, by establishing and maintaining reporting system within the country; oversees drafting and distribution of regular reports on the humanitarian situation; ensures flow of information and analysis of humanitarian developments in the country/region, including tracking trends and sharing reports with senior humanitarian leadership, HQ, and key partners.
  • Takes the lead in strategy, strategic planning, development and implementation of large, complex communications campaigns (e.g. global advocacy initiatives, regional public information programmes, launch of HRP) and joint communications strategies in humanitarian contexts, leading common media and communications efforts, including common messaging and chairing a humanitarian communications group. Identifies sources and seeks funding and other assistance for major campaigns.
  • Provides technical and policy advice and expertise to managers, senior officers and other public information staff on a range of public affairs and humanitarian issues, methods, and approaches; on key media developments and appropriate approaches for media engagement to raise awareness of humanitarian needs and advocate timely and coordinated response; anticipates and resolves communications/public relations issues/problems.
  • Support resource mobilization efforts for the OCHA office for the humanitarian response in Ethiopia.
  • Assess the overall effectiveness of the public information strategy and programmes and make
  • needed changes in approach and technique. Develops strategic partnerships with key constituencies to elicit support for and maximize impact of humanitarian advocacy objectives; serves as principal liaison to governmental bodies, national groups, private sector organizations, educational organizations, international organizations, etc.

Application Process

On an important note, all Ethiopian job seekers willing to work with UNOCHA must read the details job vacancy announcement notification and check their eligibility for the application submission.

  • Application Type: Online
Interested Candidates can fill out the online application form by visiting the official website. Candidates have to visit www.unocha.org to fill out the application.

Note: Candidates should apply online before the closing date of application on March 16, 2023. For further information please check the Recruitment Advertisement and Contact details which have been given below.

Vacancy Notification Advertisement Details
Website www.unocha.org

Contact Details

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Official Website: www.unocha.org

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