National Expert in Communicating and Marketing
Title: National Expert in Communicating and Marketing
Requisition ID: 1277
Grade : SB5 - Local Professional (Mid-Level & Senior)
Country: Tanzania, united republic of
Duty Station : Dar-es-Salaam
Duration: 1 year (with the possibility of extension)
Category: National Consultant
Type of job Posting: External
Employment Type: NonStaff-Regular
TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT OF PROJECT PERSONNEL
Only nationals or permanent residents of the country of the duty station are considered eligible.
Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is the specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability. The mission of UNIDO, as described in the Lima Declaration adopted at the fifteenth session of the UNIDO General Conference in 2013 as well as the Abu Dhabi Declaration adopted at the eighteenth session of UNIDO General Conference in 2019, is to promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID) in Member States.
The relevance of ISID as an integrated approach to all
three pillars of sustainable development is recognized by the 2030
Agenda for Sustainable Development and the related Sustainable
Development Goals (SDGs), which will frame United Nations and country
efforts towards sustainable development. UNIDO’s mandate is fully
recognized in SDG-9, which calls to “Build resilient infrastructure,
promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster
innovation”. The relevance of ISID, however, applies in greater or
lesser extent to all SDGs. Accordingly, the Organization’s programmatic
focus is structured in four strategic priorities: Creating shared
prosperity; Advancing economic competitiveness; Safeguarding the
environment; and Strengthening knowledge and institutions.
Each of these programmatic fields of activity contains a number of individual programmes, which are implemented in a holistic manner to achieve effective outcomes and impacts through UNIDO’s four enabling functions: (i) technical cooperation; (ii) analytical and research functions and policy advisory services; (iii) normative functions and standards and quality-related activities; and (iv) convening and partnerships for knowledge transfer, networking and industrial cooperation. Such core functions are carried out in Departments/Offices in its Headquarters, Regional Offices and Hubs and Country Offices.
The Directorate of Technical Cooperation and Sustainable Industrial Development (TCS), headed by a Managing Director, oversees the Organization's development of capacities for industrial development as well as industrial policy advice, statistics and research activities and the Organization's normative contribution to Member States and global development community in achieving the SDGs. The Directorate also ensures the application of strategies and interventions for sustainable industrial development related to Environment, Energy, SMEs, Competitiveness and Job creation, as well as Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence.
Through coordination in-house and with Member
States and industry stakeholders, it ensures that the services provided
in these areas contribute toward effective and appropriate technical,
business and policy solutions and are focused on results and on
realizing any potential for scaling up and positioning UNIDO as a
leading platform for industrial development in developing countries and
The Directorate houses the technical Divisions of Capacity Development and Industrial Policy Advice (TCS/CAP); Circular Economy and Environmental Protection (TCS/CEP); Decarbonization and Sustainable Energy (TCS/DSE); SMEs, Competitiveness and Job Creation (TCS/SME); and Digital Transformation and AI Strategies (TCS/DAS). The Directorate also ensures close coordination and collaboration among the Divisions as well as with relevant entities in the Directorate of Global Partnerships and External Relations (GLO) and the Directorate of SDG Innovation and Economic Transformation (IET).
This position is
located under the SME Development and Job Creation Unit (TCS/SME/SDJ),
supports small and medium manufacturing enterprises (SMEs) in Member
States to take advantage of new technologies, business and
organizational support, investment promotion, cluster development and
partnerships to improve their businesses and improve their
QUALITAN: Quality standards and compliance programme for the United Republic of Tanzania (ID 210097)
The EU supports Tanzania under the BEGIN Programme: ‘Support for Business Environment, Growth and Innovation’. The overall objective of the programme is to promote inclusive economic growth, employment and innovation, particularly among women and youth, and enhance consumer protection. Under component 2, the specific objective (SO2) is to increase Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises’ (MSMEs) compliance with quality standards to widen market access, reduce standards compliance costs, and enhance consumer protection. The QUALITAN project implements SO2 of the BEGIN programme.
The project intervention under SO2 will
focus on strengthening the capacity of the Tanzania Bureau of Standards,
including the functioning and reach of laboratories, standardization
activities, ICT and management of information systems. Support will be
provided to MSMEs to comply with standards. The action will facilitate
MSME to access to compliance testing, reducing compliance costs whether
in monetary terms or time delays, and facilitate market accessibility
and cross-border trade. These interventions will also contribute towards
synchronization of various elements of the Quality Infrastructure. This
project intervention will act in synergy with BEGIN SO1 and SO3 to
ensure inclusion of capacity support to develop new standards for
innovative products and recommendations for policy reviews. Activity Verifiable Outputs Expected % Review project document, inception report with a focus on the EU communication guidelines BEGIN & QUALITAN project documents, QUALITAN inception report and EU communication guidelines reviewed 10% Expert is expected to: Communication strategy reviewed and implementation plan developed Expert
will provide technical assistance – based on EU visibility guidelines
and UNIDO communication guidelines to implement the QUALITAN outreach
and communication strategy with a focus on: Communication plan linked to promoting project activities and visibility using various sources implemented Awareness campaigns and media events launched Promotional campaigns on synergies with SO3/engagement with women and youth and Viwango academy conducted. 70% Expert will develop ToRs for trainings and study tours linked to: Capacity building program for communication and marketing staff conducted 15% Reports and presentations drafted for various committee meetings 5%
The expert will work under the overall guidance of the Project Manager, Chief Technical Advisor (CTA), Lead International Expert on CABs and National Project Coordinator (NPC) to support the Communication and Marketing Department of TBS. The incumbent is responsible identifying business opportunities and partners developing and maintaining such relations and for ensuring documentation and reporting of the project activities to increase the understanding and awareness of the project with partners, the media, and the public, and facilitate reporting to BEGIN Steering Committee, Ministry of Investment, Industry & Trade (MIIT) and the EU. More specifically, he/she will carry out the following duties:
Review project document, inception report with a focus on the EU communication guidelines
BEGIN & QUALITAN project documents, QUALITAN inception report and EU communication guidelines reviewed
Expert is expected to:
Communication strategy reviewed and implementation plan developed
Expert will provide technical assistance – based on EU visibility guidelines and UNIDO communication guidelines to implement the QUALITAN outreach and communication strategy with a focus on:
Communication plan linked to promoting project activities and visibility using various sources implemented
Awareness campaigns and media events launched
Promotional campaigns on synergies with SO3/engagement with women and youth and Viwango academy conducted.
Expert will develop ToRs for trainings and study tours linked to:
Capacity building program for communication and marketing staff conducted
Reports and presentations drafted for various committee meetings
- Advanced university degree in Communication, Business Administration, or other relevant discipline.
- At least 5 years of experience in the field of external communication, is required.
- At least one experience in managing communication and visibility activities in a capacity building project funded by the European Commission Successful track record in social media management will be considered an asset.
Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili is required.
WE LIVE AND ACT WITH INTEGRITY: work honestly, openly and impartially.
WE SHOW PROFESSIONALISM: work hard and competently in a committed and responsible manner.
WE RESPECT DIVERSITY: work together effectively, respectfully and inclusively, regardless of our differences in culture and perspective.
WE FOCUS ON PEOPLE: cooperate to fully reach our potential –and this is true for our colleagues as well as our clients. Emotional intelligence and receptiveness are vital parts of our UNIDO identity.
WE FOCUS ON RESULTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: focus on planning, organizing and managing our work effectively and efficiently. We are responsible and accountable for achieving our results and meeting our performance standards. This accountability does not end with our colleagues and supervisors, but we also owe it to those we serve and who have trusted us to contribute to a better, safer and healthier world.
WE COMMUNICATE AND EARN TRUST: communicate effectively with one another and build an environment of trust where we can all excel in our work.
WE THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX AND INNOVATE: To stay relevant, we continuously improve, support innovation, share our knowledge and skills, and learn from one another.
This appointment is limited to the specified project(s) only and does not carry any expectation of renewal.
Employees of UNIDO are expected at all times to uphold the highest standards of integrity, professionalism and respect for diversity, both at work and outside.
Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for jobs at UNIDO.
All applications must be submitted online through the Online Recruitment System. Correspondence will be undertaken only with candidates who are being considered at an advanced phase of the selection process. Selected candidate(s) may be required to disclose to the Director General the nature and scope of financial and other personal interests and assets in respect of themselves, their spouses and dependents, under the procedures established by the Director General.
Visit the UNIDO website for details on how to apply: www.unido.org
NOTE: The Director General retains the discretion to make an appointment to this post at a lower level.
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Application deadline: 10-Nov-2022.