Admin Posted January 28, 2022 Share Posted January 28, 2022 Country: Somalia Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross Closing date: 7 Feb 2022 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMUNICATION OFFICER 3 MOGADISHU About the Job The Communication Officer 3 supports the orientation, planning, monitoring and evaluation of the delegation’s communication and provides technical support to the field communication team. S/he supports in representing the ICRC externally and to building the necessary understanding, acceptance and support of the ICRC among key stakeholders in Somalia. Communication Officer 3 supervises the field communication officers based in Somalia offices. This is a national/resident grade B3 position based in Mogadishu, Somalia. Duties and Responsibilities · Contributes in defining communication objectives, strategies and plans of action for the sub-delegation’s area, in line with the delegation priorities and communication/prevention strategy · Supports the development as well as implementation of strategies and corresponding plans of action to meet operational communication needs for each field structure and ensures their integration across programmes · Assesses operational communication and community engagement gaps, needs and opportunities at field level · Supervises and supports the implementation of operational communication and community engagement activities carried out by communication field officers · Designs and rolls out a community engagement strategy and a plan of action in coordination and support of assistance and protection activities · Collaborates with Risk Management Unit in efforts aiming to create, develop and anchor a feedback mechanism of communities and beneficiaries on ICRC services and to promote accountability to affected populations · Advises and coaches volunteers and officials from the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) on operational communication activities · Supports IHL dissemination activities and supports the implementation of strategies, programmes and action plans related to the dissemination of IHL in the office’s area of responsibility · Assists in specific dissemination and information/communication projects and programs · Contributes to the preparation and drafting of information materials (press releases, newsletters, fact sheets, AV materials) · Supports communication-related training and coaching for field-structure staff and/or other departments when needed. · Works to enhance ICRC acceptance and promote IHL by representing the ICRC to relevant audiences · Identifies and monitors a variety of public sources that are relevant for the ICRC on issues related to the delegation's communication and operational objectives · Ensures daily Somali media environment scanning and analysis and produces weekly monitoring reports · Reports efficiently and concisely on the selected information by providing quantitative and qualitative analysis and a description of the dynamics observed in public sources Minimum qualifications and required competencies · Bachelors degree or equivalent in a relevant field such as Communication, Humanitarian action, English, International relations or Journalism · 5 years’ work experience in public communication and/or field operational communication · Sound knowledge of the political, Social and media environment of the region · Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and organizational skills · Excellent command of Somali and English language · Computer proficiency in MS Office and familiarity with digital communication tools · Flexibility and willingness to travel extensively in Somalia We Offer · A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organisation · Training and development opportunities A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework How to apply: Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address email@example.com. Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 7th February 2022. Clearly indicate the position title Communication Officer 3 Mogadishu in the subject line of your email message. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. NOTE THAT ONLY EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted, and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to *firstname.lastname@example.org.*** Click on the link for information on data protection: Personal data protection information** View the full article Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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