UNU is an international community of scholars engaged in policy-oriented research, capacity development and dissemination of knowledge in furthering the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations. The mission of UNU is to contribute, through research and capacity building, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems that are the concern of the United Nations and its Member States.
For the past four decades, UNU has been a go-to think tank for impartial research on human survival, conflict prevention, sustainable development, and welfare. With more than 400 researchers in 12 countries, UNU's work spans the 17 Sustainable Development Goals' full breadth, generating policy-relevant knowledge to effect positive global change. UNU maintains more than 200 collaborations with UN agencies and leading universities and research institutions across the globe.
Under the overall authority and direct supervision of the Director of UNU-FLORES, the incumbent shall be responsible for the following duties:
Strategic Planning: Leads the design, development, and implementation of advocacy strategies in collaboration with the Director, Research leaders, and UNU Office of Communications:
Advocacy and Public Affairs: Support the implantation of scientific advocacy strategies, including keeping abreast of the latest trends and policy/political developments related to the assignment and provides inputs and advice to staff:
Brand Management: Plans and facilitates substantive support for publishing and branding management; provides advice on digital communications, expanding engagement, and capacity development:
Knowledge Sharing: Promotes knowledge management, builds, and designs communications and advocacy channels to capture lessons learned from outreach activities, and promotes a network of development activities:
Manage the UNU-FLORES social media outreach, enhancing engagement across all platforms and increasing the visibility and prominence of UNU-FLORES within the scientific community:
Required Qualifications and Experience: