vacance de poste

Intitulé publication: PUBLIC INFORMATION ASSISTANT, G5 (Temporary Job Opening)
Département / Bureau: Department of Public Information
Lieu d'affectation: PRAGUE
Période de candidature: 10 avril 2018 - 10 mai 2018
No de l’appel á candidature: 18-Public Information-DPI-93507-J-Prague (R)
Staffing Exercise N/A
Valeurs fondamentales de l'ONU: intégrité, professionnalisme, respect de la diversité
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Cadre organisationnel

This position is located in the United Nations Information Centre in Prague (UNIC Prague), within the Information Centres Service (ICS), Strategic Communications Division, Department of Public
Information. The UNIC Prague is the principal source of information about the United Nations system in Czech Republic. The Information centre is responsible for promoting public understanding and
support for the aims and activities of the United Nations by disseminating UN information materials to a local audience in English and Czech; engaging local and regional partners; and, overall, bringing the United Nations closer to the people it serves. The incumbent is under the overall supervision of a Desk Officer in the Programme Support Section, ICS/SCD and the direct supervision of an Officer-in-Charge/ National Information Officer in UNIC Prague, ICS/SCD.


Within delegated authority, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties:
• Provides general office support; responds to complex information requests and inquiries
of UNIC Prague; processes, drafts and finalizes media and other communications
documents; sets up and maintains files/records, organizes meetings, monitors deadlines,
etc.; Coordinates administrative services, including preparing, monitoring and
processing various requisitions, service contracts and payment vouchers, coordinating
special assignments and related travel authorizations, etc.
• Provides specialized assistance to UNIC Prague in the production and delivery of
information communications products and services; establishes public relation strategies
and publicity campaigns; researches, compiles and presents basic information for use in
the preparation and production of communications products/services, maintains UNIC
• Assist in the updates and further develops internal media databases; updates UNIC
Prague’s web site and social media accounts, drafting and editing content; assists in
design, development and maintenance of Internet applications; generates a variety of
standard and non-standard statistical and other reports from various databases;
• Serves as UNIC Prague’s photographic assistant by producing digital imaging,
producing photo prints, and serving as back-up photographer; write captions for UN
photos; assists in the production and editing of UNIC Prague’s video/film projects, radio
programmes or website projects; tracks all production material; produces scripts, cue
cards, etc., selects and catalogues sound and visual materials for inclusion in
productions, and obtains requisite clearances and copyrights; coordinates scheduling of
commercial and internal production facilities; directs studio recordings and/or evaluates
audio quality of recordings for inclusion in programmes.
• Coordinates media coverage of UNIC Prague’s important events; liaises with news and
publications agencies, public relations firms, UN photographers, etc. to provide advance
notice of, and information on, upcoming meetings, briefings and special events and to
ascertain coverage requirements; coordinates technical arrangements and organizes and
allocates space for visiting news, photo, TV and film personnel.
• Researches, compiles and presents basic information for use in the preparation and
production of communications product/services about the UN; participates in the
planning and coordination of major exhibits; liaises with relevant departments/agencies;
drafts and edits reports, production schedules, press releases and related texts, and
correspondence related to the planning and production of exhibits.
• Identifies and prepares new material for UNIC Prague website and social media accounts
by: researching various information sources for relevant material and cross-checking
information with author offices as required; retrieving and downloading pertinent
documentation and other information in requisite programming languages for Web
format or inserting into database after determining appropriate categorization; preparing
new pages, incorporating graphics as needed, using appropriate authoring tools and
necessary programming languages; preparing and updating index of documents; posting
documents on the UN web and/or development servers and ensuring the appropriate
directory location; checking and testing for multiple browser support, etc.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


• Professionalism: Knowledge of internal policies, processes and procedures related to
communication, production and dissemination of public information. Ability to research
information from a variety of sources. Shows pride in work and in achievements;
demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; 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. Takes
responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation
of women and men in all areas of work.
• 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.
• Planning & 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.


A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

Expérience professionnelle

A minimum of five years of professional experience in journalism, communication, public
information, advertising, or related area is required. Experience in drafting, editing, and proofreading talking points, background notes, content for official websites and/or social media
accounts, blog entries, newsletter articles, and other substantive materials utilised to document
and/or promote the work of a large public or private organization is required. Experience
working with representatives from Government, media, international and national organizations,
business groups, civil society organization, etc. is desirable. Experience providing support to a
public information, public relations, and/or strategic communications team is desirable.
Experience working in a UN common system or comparable international organization is

Connaissances linguistiques

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post
advertised, fluency in English is required. Fluency in Czech is required. Knowledge of other
official United Nations languages is an advantage.

Méthode d'évaluation

L’évaluation des candidats qualifiés pourrait inclure un exercice d’évaluation, pouvant être suivi d’un entretien d’appréciation des compétences.

Notice spéciale

Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In
this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with
established rules and procedures.
This position is subject to local recruitment pursuant to staff rule 4.4 of the United Nations Staff Rules. All
staff in the General Service and related categories shall be recruited in the country or within commuting
distance of each office, irrespective of their nationality and of the length of time they may have been in the
country. A staff member subject to local recruitment shall not be eligible for the allowances or benefits
exclusively applicable to international recruitment.
It is the responsibility of the successful candidate to ensure they have the required documentation
(work permit, visa, etc) to work in the duty station.

Charte des Nations Unies

Aux termes du paragraphe 3 de l’Article 101 de la Charte des Nations Unies, la considération dominante dans le recrutement du personnel doit être la nécessité d’assurer à l’Organisation les services de personnes possédant les plus hautes qualités de travail, de compétence et d’intégrité. Aucun candidat ne sera pris en considération par l'ONU s’il s'est rendu coupable de violation du droit international des droits de l'homme ou du droit international humanitaire, d'exploitation sexuelle, d'atteinte sexuelle ou d'infraction autre qu'une infraction mineure au code de la route, ou s'il existe des motifs raisonnables de croire que le candidat a été impliqué dans la commission de l'un de ces actes. L’expression « exploitation sexuelle » désigne le fait de profiter ou de tenter de profiter d’un état de vulnérabilité, d’un rapport de force inégal ou de rapports de confiance à des fins sexuelles, y compris mais non exclusivement en vue d’en tirer un avantage pécuniaire, social ou politique. L'expression « atteinte sexuelle » désigne toute intrusion physique à caractère sexuel commise par la force, sous la contrainte ou à la faveur d’un rapport inégal, ou la menace d’une telle intrusion.

Sera dûment prise en considération l'importance d'un recrutement effectué sur une base géographique aussi large que possible. Aucune restriction ne sera imposée par l'Organisation à l'accès des hommes et des femmes, dans des conditions égales, à toutes les fonctions, dans ses organes principaux et subsidiaires. Le Secrétariat de l'Organisation des Nations Unies est un espace non-fumeurs.

Les candidats sont invités à respecter scrupuleusement toutes les instructions disponibles sur la plateforme de recrutement en ligne Inspira. Pour des informations plus détaillées, ils ou elles peuvent consulter le manuel d'instructions pour le candidat, en cliquant sur le lien hypertexte « Manuels » sur le côté supérieur droit de la page d'accueil de leur compte Inspira.

Les candidatures feront l'objet d'une évaluation et d'un examen préalables sur la base des informations soumises conformément aux critères d'évaluation de l'avis de vacance de poste et aux dispositions législatives internes applicables de l'Organisation des Nations Unies, notamment la Charte des Nations Unies, les résolutions de l'Assemblée générale, le Statut et le Règlement du personnel, les textes administratives et les directives. Les candidats doivent fournir des informations exhaustives et précises conformément aux instructions fournies sur la plateforme Inspira. Une fois la candidature envoyée, aucune modification, suppression ou révision, ni aucun ajout ou changement ne pourra être fait. Il sera procédé à une vérification des références des candidats faisant l'objet d'une attention particulière pour s'assurer de l'exactitude des renseignements qu’ils ont fournis dans leur candidature.

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