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Associate (Graphic and multimedia design)

Manila

  • Organization: WHO - World Health Organization
  • Location: Manila
  • Grade: Administrative support - GS-5, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Design (digital, product, graphics or visual design)
  • Closing Date: Closed

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

The Communication for Health (C4H) programme:
- Uses communication as a tool to contribute to better health outcomes in the Western Pacific—targeting particular audiences for specific purposes, responding to gaps in understanding or other barriers to the adoption of health-protecting behaviours, measuring results and applying learning to future communications interventions;
- Uses a "grounds up" approach, listening to and responding to the real needs and preferences of the audience; and
- Draws on a broad range of technical skills and leverages collaboration with key stakeholders, strategic partners and other WHO technical programmes to create multidisciplinary and intersectoral public health strategies.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Communications Officer and guidance of the Communications Manager, the incumbent will perform the following duties:

  1. Design creative and engaging still and animated graphics, videos and other digital content for various WHO platforms and dissemination mechanisms in the Region (website, social media, presentations, etc.);
  2. Design other communications and advocacy material such as posters, banners and brochures when required;
  3. Support video production on set (e.g. handling teleprompter, production gofer, videographer, or floor director, as required) and videos post-production (editing, graphics, etc.);
  4. Act as COM focal point for the web presence of WHO in the Region, in close coordination with the Information Technology Group (ITG) and technical divisions and with Communications and IT focal points in country offices and Headquarters. This involves participating in web working group meetings, uploading stories, images, videos, and documents to the website homepage and media centre, Intranet and YouTube channel, and proactively reaching out to technical units and country offices to ensure content on the areas of the website for which they are responsible is engaging and up-to-date;
  5. Contribute to the development and implementation of digital strategy (social media and website) by staying abreast of developments and regularly analyzing web and social media statistics;
  6. Support country offices and technical units in the Regional Office with video productions by providing constructive feedback on scripts, storyboards, and draft videos;
  7. Take photographs and shoot videos at WPRO events, and coordinate closely with external suppliers, as required;
  8. Enhance and edit images, while coordinating closely with the Information Products and Service unit (IPS) which manages the WPRO multimedia library, to ensure descriptive cataloguing, appropriate selection and classification of photos, videos and other audio-visual material; and
  9. Perform other duties as required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Essential: Completion of secondary education, with training or experience in the use of design, editing and web publishing software and in the use of equipment for shooting, editing and transmitting video and still photos.
Desirable: University degree in communications, design, visual arts or related area.

Experience

Essential: At least five years' experience in multimedia, audiovisual or related field, preferably with a large international organization.

Desirable: Experience working in the UN.

Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of digital trends and design (photography, video, graphics) and digital platforms (website, social media).
  • Ability to operate multimedia equipment ( e.g. video and still cameras and audio recorders, iPhone, etc.) and proficiency in MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams) and relevant design, illustration, layout and editing software (such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, InDesign, PremierePro, AfterEffects, Lightroom, and Audition) and web content management systems.
  • Highly developed skills in assessing image quality and integrity, website editing and maintenance, and knowledge of social media and web strategy and analytics.
  • Ability to manage multiple, concurrent tasks, perform under pressure and deliver high-quality products on deadline.
  • Exercise judgment, pay attention to detail, and take initiative when appropriate.
  • Creativity and ability to learn quickly and innovate.
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work unsupervised.
  • Ability to work harmoniously as a member of a team, adapt to diverse educational and cultural backgrounds and maintain a high standard of personal conduct.

WHO Competencies

Teamwork
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Communication
Promoting the Organization's position in health leadership

Producing results

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English.

REMUNERATION

WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at PHP 638,273 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO 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 through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.
  • WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.
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