UNICEF Risk Communication and Community Engagement Consultant Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

UNICEF Risk Communication and Community Engagement Consultant Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNICEF Ethiopia looking for “Risk Communication and Community Engagement Consultant”.

Applicants with an Advanced University Degree may apply on or before 21st February, 2024.

UNICEF is a Christian international relief and development agency working globally to end poverty and injuries and to restore hope in some of the world’s poorest communities. UNICEF have the vision to see 50 million people released from material and spiritual poverty through a worldwide network of 100,000 local churches. We operate in more than fifty countries around the world.

UNICEF Risk Communication and Community Engagement Consultant Jobs 2024

The UNICEF has published a job vacancy announcement on 08th February, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Risk Communication and Community Engagement Consultant to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Position Risk Communication and Community Engagement Consultant
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Advanced University Degree
Experience Required Minimum of Five (05) Year’s
Application Deadline 21st February, 2024

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2024

How can you make a difference:

The consultant is expected to provide technical support to following activities:

  • Provide technical support to EPHI and RCCE technical working group (RCCE-TWG) to ensure the RCCE strategies and interventions on public health emergencies including polio and other disease outbreaks are developed, implemented, monitored and reported.
  • Coordinate and liaise with EPHI team, UNICEF, and partner agencies for RCCE-TWG monthly and ad-hoc meetings including preparation of meeting agenda, meeting minutes and any necessary follow up actions.
  • Support EPHI on the development/update and endorsement of the national RCCE plan for preparedness and response of public health emergencies including development, review and pre-testing of multi-channel RCCE materials/toolkits/guidelines and support sub-national team to contextualize and translate into local language.
  • Facilitate dissemination of RCCE/SBC materials in the field as required and ensure effective utilization.
  • Coordinate with the government and media agencies at the federal and regional levels on regular public opinion monitoring and social listening particularly on rumors, fake news, media coverage on AEFI cases and misinformation around COVID-19 vaccines, HPV, polio, cholera and broader public health services.
  • Provide support to EPHI and RHBs for capacity building of frontline health workers, social mobilizers, media, and hotline operators on RCCE, interpersonal communication skills, and community-based surveillance.
  • Facilitate and conduct rapid assessment around RCCE/SBC gaps and social investigation on disease outbreaks— in close collaboration with EPHI/RHB and UNICEF—including secondary data analysis from previous polio/OCV/measles campaigns to revise/update strategic RCCE/SBC planning to reach to the unreached children.
  • Ensure RCCE/SBC approaches are inclusive, gender transformative, and participatory in close collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
  • Prepare and submit report for polio campaigns and other outbreak response campaigns by compiling reports from subnational levels.
  • Collect human-interest stories from the field on the voices and experiences of communities and stakeholders.
  • Participate regularly in coordination and technical meetings by FMOH and EPHI
  • Participate in the outbreak EOCs and other coordination regional forums where required.
  • Facilitate and participate in monitoring and evaluation activities of polio outbreak responses and interventions.
  • Submit the documents and reports mentioned in Work Assignment Overview table to UNICEF and MOH At the beginning of the assignment, the consultant is expected to discuss and agree with UNICEF and EPHI team of MOH..

Position in Organization:

  • Job Tittle: Risk Communication and Community Engagement Consultant
  • Job no: 569505
  • Contract type: Consultant
  • Duty Station: Addis Ababa
  • Level: Consultancy
  • Location: Ethiopia
  • Categories: Communication, Social and Behavior Change

Minimum Requirements:


  • An advanced university degree in the following relevant fields: social science, public health, sociology, anthropology, psychology, communication for development/social and behavioral change communication is required.


  • A minimum of five years of relevant RCCE/SBC experience in public health emergencies at national level is required.
  • In-depth understanding of Ethiopian communities and RCCE/SBC key stakeholders at national level.
  • Experience with designing, planning, monitoring, evaluation, training and skills-transfer of participatory governance in RCCE/SBC interventions for public health emergencies.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with government/EPHI and multi-stakeholders.
  • Experience in generating evidence around RCCE/SBC in the context of public health emergencies.
  • Capacity in documentation of best practices and lesson learned around RCCE/SBC interventions.

Language requirements:

  • Fluency in English and Amharic is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

How to Apply UNICEF Risk Communication and Community Engagement Consultant Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/job/569505

The Closing Date: 21st February, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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