Position: Technical Assistant (Communication and Reporting) – SB-3 (FAO)__Deadline:01Jul

Closure Date: 01/Jul/2023, 4:59:00 AM
Organizational Unit: FACMB
Job Type: Non-staff opportunities
Type of Requisition: NPP (National Project Personnel)
Grade Level: N/A
Primary Location: Cambodia-Phnom Penh
Duration: 3 months

Organizational Setting

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Disease (ECTAD) in Cambodia is implementing activities related to antimicrobial resistance, avian influenza and other emerging and zoonotic animal diseases. The ECTAD program is looking for a Technical Assistant (Communication and Reporting) who will undertake the following duties and responsibilities.


Reporting Lines

The Technical Assistant (Communication and Report) reports directly to Technical Advisor (Animal Health) and under the overall supervision of FAO Representative in Cambodia.


Technical Focus 

Communication and Reporting 


Tasks and responsibilities

The Technical Assistant (Communication and Report) will:
•    Conduct communication needs assessment for the ECTAD programme and develop, manage and implement communications and outreach/advocacy strategies, including media strategies;
•    Assist in writing project repots following the requirement of FAO and donor; 
•    Assist in in collection and entering of data in the Monitor and Evaluation platform;
•    Assist in integrating communications, outreach and advocacy strategies into project proposals, workplans and activity implementation;
•    Monitor and analyze print and social media performance concerned to animal health via facebook, local TVs and local newspapers
•    Manage the social media strategy of the ECTAD programme;
•    Develop and produce communication and advocacy instruments and materials, including briefing materials, press releases, infographics and guidelines; 
•    Ensure clarity, readability and consistency with FAOStyle including style, spelling, punctuation and references (FAOStyle is at http://www.fao.org/3/AC339EN/ac339en.pdf);
•    Regularly consult the FAO Terminology portal http://www.fao.org/faoterm/en/ to ensure compliance with FAO standards on the specific technical matter;
•    When necessary, initiate uploading and approval of appropriate products on the FAO Publications Workflow System; 
•    Manage storage and backup of all ECTAD communication materials; 
•    Build and maintain communication partnerships and alliances to enhance visibility and to ensure consistency with corporate messaging and initiatives;
•    Assist with the ECTAD program reporting and undertake editing, translations, and proof-reading in English and Khmer;
•    The incumbent shall ensure coherence with FAO’s corporate communication policy and operational guidelines for all communication and information outputs;
•    Perform other related duties as required.
•    In close collaboration with OCC branches and focal points, the incumbent will assist with Graphic Design for web and publications and with compelling audio-visual products (editing and film, photography and video); 
•    Liaison with the Office of Communication (OCC) will be maintained, either directly or through an agreed focal point/coordinator, to ensure compliance with OCC standards, appropriate review and clearance processes. 
•    All communication materials will follow FAO clearance processes and comply with FAO standards, including:

FAOSTYLE (English: https://www.fao.org/3/cb8081en/cb8081en.pdf; French: https://www.fao.org/3/AC339FR/ac339fr.pdf; Spanish: https://www.fao.org/3/ac339s/ac339s.pdf; Arabic: https://www.fao.org/3/ac339a/ac339a.pdf; Chinese: https://www.fao.org/3/ac339c/ac339c.pdf); 
FAO terminology http://www.fao.org/faoterm; 
FAO Names Of Countries https://www.fao.org/nocs/en;   
Story guidelines http://intranet.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/occ/Quick_Guides/UPDATED-Digital-Storytelling-Guide-EN-FINAL.pdf;
Story template http://intranet.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/occ/Quick_Guides/FAO-Stories-Template-UPDATED.pdf;
UN map standards (available to staff);
FAO Brand and policy book (available to staff).
•    Further guidance regarding FAO communications, policies and procedures can be found through the FAO intranet, OCC section.


Minimum Requirements    

•    University degree in communication, journalism, public relations, social sciences, advocacy or related field;
•    Minimum five years of relevant experience in dealing with communication and social media including media relations;
•    Working knowledge of English;
•    Cambodian National

FAO Core Competencies

•    Results Focus
•    Teamwork
•    Communication
•    Building Effective Relationships
•    Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement


Functional/ Technical Skills

•    Proficiency in basic computer software (MS Word, MS Excel and spread sheet packages);
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; 
•    Work experience with FAO, other UN agencies and with other International Organizations, would be an asset.



  • FAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing)
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need help please contact: Careers@fao.org
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted
  • Please note that FAO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed at http://www.whed.net/  
  • For additional employment opportunities visit the FAO employment website: http://www.fao.org/employment/home/en/ 
  •  Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances. 

FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.

Moreinfo: https://jobs.fao.org/careersection/fao_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=2301792

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