UNOPS supports the
successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and
development projects around the world. Our mission is to serve people in need
by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners
to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and
Working in some of
the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to advance sustainable
implementation practices, always satisfying or surpassing our partners’
With over 7,000
personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical,
technical and management knowledge they need, wherever they need it.
structure and global reach means that we can quickly respond to our partners'
needs, while offering the benefits of economies of scale.
UNOPS in Switzerland is based in Geneva and has excellent links with the international community. Local and international partners call upon the UNOPS Switzerland office for expertise in fund management, project management, procurement of goods and services, and human resources administration to ensure successful delivery of their projects. Focus areas include health, water, and sanitation.
1. General Background
description of the national, sector-specific or other relevant context in which
the individual contractor will operate)
The incumbent will be based in the Secretariat of the Stop TB
Partnership, a collective force of more than 1300 partners dedicated to the
fight against Tuberculosis (TB) – a disease that is curable but still kills
three people every minute. The Partnership is recognized as a unique
international body with the power to align actors all over the world in the
fight against TB. The Stop TB Partnership Secretariat is housed by the United
Nations Office for Project Services in Geneva, Switzerland.
Founded in 2001, the Stop TB Partnership's mission is to serve every
person who is vulnerable to TB and ensure that high-quality treatment is
available to all who need it. Our partners include international and technical
organizations, government programmes, research and funding agencies,
foundations, NGOs, civil society and community groups and the private sector.
The Communications Team provides writing, editing and strategic
communications services to teams across the Secretariat to support delivery of
the Operational Strategy. The team works coordinate global advocacy efforts and
put TB on the agenda of political decision makers and key stakeholders.
2. Purpose and Scope
(Concise and detailed description of
activities, tasks and responsibilities to be undertaken, including expected
travel, if applicable)
Contribute to the
Stop TB Partnership’s website and social media platforms
Develop and maintain photo library and audio visual content
Support the Stop
TB Partnership as a bilingual organization
Perform other related duties as required.
3. Monitoring and
(Clear description of measurable
outputs, milestones, key performance indicators and/or reporting requirements
which will enable performance monitoring)
Working Arrangements: The incumbent will
be based in the Stop TB Partnership’s offices in Geneva, Switzerland for the
duration of the contract.
Impact of Results: The key results have
an impact on the overall efficiency and effectiveness of financial management
and other support of the Stop TB Partnership’s portfolio.
Consequence of Errors: Errors in
programme formulation/project formulation or monitoring cause project delays or
less project success.
in graphic design, fine arts, marketing and advertising, media and
communications or related area. A Batchelor's degree in these fields with an
additional experience of 2 years may be accepted in lieu of the Master's
A minimum of 3 years’ progressively responsible experience in organizations, corporate or
agency communications and graphic design.
Experience of working
in a creative marketing or advertising company would be an added advantage.
English fluency is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of other UN languages is an asset.
It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns.
Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.
APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COVER LETTER ALONG WITH THEIR APPLICATION FOR THE POSITION.