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Risk Communication and Community Engagement Coordinator


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Country: Sudan
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 21 Aug 2021

The Opportunity

The Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) Coordinator in his/her capacity is responsible for providing leadership to ensure excellence and accurate health information sharing, adoption of protective behaviors by the affected people, and collaborative participation by all stakeholders, including of the local community structures and government.

The coordinator is responsible for supervising the Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) activities in close coordination with operation team. The post holder will contribute to identifying RCCE activities at the proposal stage, participating in RCCE working group meetings, and follow on the implementation and reporting of RCCE activities by operation teams. The Coordinator will also follow up on the implementation of weekly and monthly plans for the RCCE by supervising the work of community mobilisers. He/She will also lead on the liaison aspects of the RCCE work at the Country Office.

The function holder will also be responsible for the documentation of good practices including case studies and success stories.

In order to be successful, you will bring/have:


  • Bachelor degree in Social Science and/or equivalent - with extensive experience in communication and advocacy.

  • Masters or post graduate degree in communications and media will be an added advantage.

  • At least 2 years of experience in undertaking advocacy, media and communication initiatives in humanitarian and development contexts.

  • Previous experience in communication and advocacy for behavioral change is an added value.

  • Proven track record of influencing with partners, government and civil societies/key stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, to analyze complex information and offer creative, practical and effective solutions

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, and an ability to produce good quality documents, information for a variety of audiences and communicate good practices

  • Strong inter-organizational skill such as networking, negotiation and communication.

  • Willing and able to travel time to field offices to support field teams, as security permits

  • Fluency in Arabic

  • High level of fluency in English, both verbal and written, required.

  • Commitment to Save the Children values.

Contract duration: 1-year renewable (National)

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.


Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=Z2thbWF1LjIzMDQ0LjEyMTg1QHNhdmV0aGVjaGlsZHJlbmFvLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

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