Job Opening

Posting Title: Interactive Developer on Kelp/Seagrass
Department/Office: United Nations Environment Programme
Duty Station: NAIROBI
Posting Period: 17 November 2021 - 28 November 2021
Job Opening Number: 21-United Nations Environment Programme-168207-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

• Visual analysis, conceptualization and interactive design for a series of multimedia stories on the theme of Kelp & Seagrass Report;
Visually impactful representation of data generated from UN Environment reports and studies;
Identification of relationships and patterns to foster user engagement;
• Generation of data stories that can be re-purposed to enhance other types of content or used for social media.

Work Location

Home-based

Expected duration

2-months

Duties and Responsibilities

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UNEP – Ecosystems Division works with international and national partners, providing technical assistance and advisory services for the implementation of environmental policy, and strengthening the environmental management capacity of developing countries and countries with economies in transition.

This consultancy position is located in the Marine and Freshwater Branch, Ecosystems Division.
The consultant will work directly with the Chief, Communication, Advocacy & Outreach in collaboration with the Communication Division Head of Web, the consultant will create data visualization stories intended for a wide audience with the aim of creating compelling narratives crafted around and anchored by compelling data. The consultant will create visualizations using maps, statistical representations, plots, stories, infographics, tables and charts. The visualizations should make complex data analysis accessible, understandable and usable by different users.

1.2 Responsibilities / Deliverables
1. Strategy development and implementation:
• Produce interactive designs and dashboards that synthesize and transform large amounts of
information extracted from scientific data into stories and insights for general public and non-subject
matter audience
• Create scalable multimedia products and produce these in multiple languages for web and social
media distribution, optimized by social media platforms
• Create data visualization tools that facilitate the overall understanding of data sets to support
sophisticated news and media projects
• Use visual analytics techniques to support data analysis and modelling
• Produce relevant communication materials, such as infographics, to support interactive products
• Art direction and development of visual concept (to create the series template)
• Responsive design and development
• Production of the visual explanations and/or data visualizations (up to 4 per story)
• Picture editing, light video editing and formatting —sizing, clipping, color correcting
• Two reviews (after static mockup and interactive prototype) and final approval
• Project management
• Testing and Quality Assurance

Qualifications/special skills

Competency: • Professionalism: Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of strategy and guidelines for internal communications and the production of innovative platforms for the promotion of internal communication in an organization; Ability to monitor the effectiveness of the tools for the internal communication and make necessary adjustments to achieve results; Skills in high quality coordination of events/meetings/conferences aimed at profiling an organization; Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; Shows pride in work and in achievements; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.

• Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

• Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Academic Qualifications: Advanced degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Communications, Marketing, Social Sciences or related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Experience: A minimum of ten (10) years’ responsible work experience in programme management, corporate communications, and public information, or related area is required.

Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in written and oral English is required. Working knowledge of other UN official languages is desirable.

No Fee

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