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Civic Education / Public Information Specialist

Job Category:
Governance
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Supporting Democratic Electoral Processes in Pakistan (SDEPP) Project
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
18 July, 2005
Last Date to apply:
23 July, 2005
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

Professional in social area
At least 2 years of experience in the specific tasks
Field experiences in the same or related areas
Good knowledge of the Pakistani civil society and NGOs.

Description:
 

Duration of Assignment: Two Months SSA
 
Background


UNDP in Pakistan has been engaged in enhancing the capacity of the ECP for a number of years, first under a Preparatory Assistance project and subsequently under the Supporting Democratic Electoral Processes in Pakistan (SDEPP) project. EAD has been closely involved in the design, implementation and evaluation of these activities. While the SDEPP deals with long-term capacity development, the ECP has recently requested additional support to the next local government elections, due to start in August 2005. Specifically, the ECP requested UNDP support in establishing a framework through which donor support could be channeled in a structured manner and highlighted a number of key areas where support was deemed necessary.

Further to the recommendations of the Needs Assessment Mission of EAD, UNDP responded positively to the request of the ECP for additional support. For this purpose, UNDP has engaged the services of an International Election Expert to assist in designing and implementing proposed UNDP support to the local government elections.
 
Objectives of the assignment:

The primary objective of the assignment is to assist International Expert on Local Government Component in his day to day work in the preparation / implementation of the proposal on the structuring and organization of Local Government Support for the Election Commission of Pakistan.
 
Duties and Responsibilities

The Electoral Officer 2 will carry out the following:

To design, develop, produce, prove, and distribute the Public information materials, (TV, radio and press), and to monitor and report on the dissemination of those products.

To participate in the design, elaboration, test, and physical production of voters and civic education materials.

To put into practice the Training of Trainers) ToT strategy for Master trainers in Civic education

To organize. Community mobilizing events, mobile cinema campaign, special events for youth and distribution campaigns of promotional educational items.

Supervision:
The Civic Education / Public Information Specialist will work with and report to International Expert on Local Government Component and Assistant National Project Manager SDEPP Phase II


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters Degree