UNON Senior Communications Assistant Jobs 2022 Kenya

UNON JobsUNON Senior Communications Assistant Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the UNON is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Senior Communications Assistant position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with UNON.

UNON Senior Communications Assistant Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on March 22, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by April 19, 2022.

Organization Name United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted March 22, 2022
Closing Date April 19, 2022
Position Senior Communications Assistant
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

UNON Senior Communications Assistant Jobs 2022

The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: High school diploma.
  • Experience: Minimum 10 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Completion of High school diploma or equivalent is required. Additional certification in Communications, Journalism, or Public Information is desirable.
  • Passing the Global General Service Test (GGST) is a prerequisite for recruitment consideration in the General Services and related categories in the United Nations Secretariat. Successful passing of the Administrative Support Assessment Test (ASAT) in English at the United Nations Headquarters (UNHQ), Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) or International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) may be accepted in lieu of the GGST.
  • The GGST is administered to applicants when required before the administration of a written assessment and/or interview.
  • A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in communications, journalism, public information or related field is required. Of the 10 years, 3 should be with the United Nations or a similar international organization.
  • Experience in working in a busy Front Office that deals with a broad range of multi-cultural clients and service delivery is desirable.
  • Experience working with social media tools and applications, report writing, multi-media and graphic design is desirable.
  • Experience in client relations is desirable.
  • Developing, editing, overseeing layout of communication material and managing intranet and websites is desirable.


  • Client Relationship Management (CRM): i. Participates in clients’ meetings. Prepares briefs and background documentation prior to meeting. Documents main decisions/actions agreed at meeting and follows up till resolved.
  • Leads development of the Client Relationship Management (CRM) documents repository. Ensures that individual client related information/documentation is updated at all times in the repository.
  • Drafts agreements, MOUs with clients based on service subscriptions. Ensures copies of all other agreements with clients with DAS Services are updated at all times in the CRM Documents Repository.
  • Supports CRM related trainings in coordination with other Services as required.
  • Ensures regular updates of client focal point information in CRM repository, including operational focal points and Heads of Entities in UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes.
  • Attends Service Level meetings to ensure coherence and coordination between Services and CRM function in ODA.
  • Establishes client database. Monitor dedicated client email address for client queries/concerns. Maintain database and update with issues raised, update clients regularly and in timely manner on progress after follow-up with respective Service/s.

How to Apply?

  • Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
  • Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: April 19, 2022.
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