Communication Manager Job Vacancy In Sudan


Deadline: September 26, 2023, Eastern Standard Time | Communication Manager Job Vacancy In Sudan | UNICEF

  • Job no: 564794
    Temporary Appointment: Type of Contract
    Station of Duty: Port Sudan
  • Grade: P-4
  • Africa: Sudan
  • Classifications: Communication
  • open to non Sudanese only


How can you influence things?

The Chief of the Innovation, Mobilization of Resources, Partnerships, Advocacy and Communications Team (IMPACT) will be the Communications Manager’s direct supervisor. The Communications Manager will be based in Port Sudan at the UNICEF Sudan national office. The Communication Manager will work closely with the Senior Management Team, particularly in support of crisis communications and engaging the media, and has a direct reporting line to the Representative in her capacity as the primary spokeswoman for the UNICEF Sudan Country Office.


  • providing tactical assistance for the creation, execution, monitoring, and evaluation of integrated collaboration, advocacy, communication, and fundraising strategies to produce favorable results for Sudanese children.
  • In close coordination and cooperation with GCA, PFP, MENARO, and other parties, lead media and communications systems should be strengthened and capacity building should be supported across the SCO.
  • Develop a SCO crisis communications strategic action plan and oversee its execution.
  • Provide strategic management, direction, and assistance in establishing capacity for SCO media engagements.
  • IMPACT media and communications officers and specialists need daily guidance, coaching, and mentoring.
  • The complete ToR can be read here. File ToR – Communication Manager P4.docx may be downloaded.

If you want to be an advocate for every child, you’ll need…

  • a graduate degree (Master’s or higher) from an advanced university in one of the following areas: media and communications, international relations, political science, international development, public policy, public administration, economics, or a field closely linked to these.
  • *An advanced university degree may be substituted with a first-level university degree (Bachelor’s) in a relevant discipline and two more years of relevant job experience in lobbying, campaigning, or a related field.
  • A minimum of eight years of relevant professional experience in communication, advocacy, and campaigning are needed.
  • experience in organizing and directing the creation and use of advocacy and communication strategies with distinct change theories, measurable goals, and performance indicators.
  • a track record of bringing about or helping to bring about real policy change.
  • a track record of successfully implementing a variety of lobbying and communication strategies based on a well-defined theory of change.
  • knowledge of using media relations and platforms to reach with audiences while establishing strong relationships with traditional and social media institutions.
  • experience creating and managing stakeholder networks and working with coalitions.
  • It is necessary to have team management experience and to have demonstrated commitment to a diverse and inclusive hiring process. Experience leading a diverse team is a plus.
  • experience in project planning and management, including control over budgets, results monitoring, and evaluation.
  • understanding of public policy, humanitarian challenges, international development, and children’s rights.
  • An asset is having prior international advocacy experience.
  • An asset is prior training and facilitation experience.
  • Work experience in a developing country and/or acquaintance with emergencies are regarded as assets.
  • English proficiency is necessary. Arabic language proficiency is a big plus.
  • You exhibit for each child…
  • Our actions and methods are guided by UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS). familiarize yourself with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Principles

The UNICEF qualifications needed

Establishes and maintains partnerships; demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness; drives for impact; embraces innovation and change; manages ambiguity and complexity; thinks and acts strategically; collaborates with others; and nurtures, leads, and manages people.

We put candidates through tests during the hiring process using the competency framework. Learn about our competency framework and its various levels here: competency framework.

UNICEF’s global workforce must reflect the variety of the children it serves, who are among the most underprivileged in the world. No one is excluded from the UNICEF family because of their color or ethnicity, age, handicap, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, socioeconomic status, or any other personal trait.

We provide our employees with a wide range of perks, including as paid parental leave, nursing breaks, and appropriate accommodations for people with impairments. Flexible work schedules are strongly advised by UNICEF.

With regard to behavior that is incompatible with the goals and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, such as sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, misuse of power, and discrimination, UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy. UNICEF is dedicated to promoting the safety and security of every child. Therefore, all chosen applicants will go through thorough reference and background checks, and they will be required to follow these standards and ideals. Verification of academic credentials and employment history will be part of background checks. It could be necessary to request more information from chosen candidates so that a background check can be done

Only those who have been shortlisted will be contacted and moved on to the next phase of the hiring process.

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