Job Opening

Posting Title: PreventionWeb Web Specialist
Department/Office: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Duty Station: GENEVA
Posting Period: 11 November 2020 - 19 November 2020
Job Opening Number: 20-United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction-144541-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

PreventionWeb content is ready for the content migration

Work Location

Home-based

Expected duration

6 months

Duties and Responsibilities

Within limits of delegated authority, the consultant will be responsible for the following duties:

Support the migration of PreventionWeb to a new content management system including
• Content reviews and updates prior to the migration
• Photo research
• User support

Assist the maintenance of publishing disaster risk reduction content according to PreventionWeb
standards, practices and procedures:

- monitoring relevant sources and user-published content
- validating content for quality control
- web-ready formatting of content
- writing abstracts in English for news, documents, policy and plans, etc.
- selecting and adding relevant metadata to content

Work implies interaction with the following:

- Information systems officers, public information officers and other information management specialists throughout the UNDRR, and outbound correspondence with vendor, other UN agencies, Government offices, Universities and NGOs.
- Information management staff and managers in user offices and other user clients, including external users (e.g. governments, international organizations, etc.).

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: Advanced level university degree in international relations, journalism, political studies or any other relevant field or first level university degree on the same subject in combination with the two years of experience are required.
Experience: At least 2 years of experience in disaster risk reduction and/or web content management is required
Language: Fluency in written and spoken English is required

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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