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مطلوب موظف/ة اتصالات للعمل لدى منظمة دولية

Communications and Liaison Officer, Conflict Sensitivity Platform – Yemen

Closing date: 05 Oct 2018

Position Summary

The Communications and Liaison Officer will be responsible for providing communications and coordination support to a new project in Yemen titled “The Yemen Conflict Sensitivity Platform” implemented in Aden, Sana’a (Yemen) and Amman (Jordan) and funded by the Government of the United Kingdom; the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF).



The activities include monitoring of conflict dynamics, establishment and running of technical-level forums for collective planning, establishment of Conflict Sensitivity Resource Centres (online and in-person), ongoing support for institutional capacity development on conflict sensitivity, and mentoring to relevant agencies/assistance stakeholders.

Based in Amman, Jordan, the Communications and Liaison Officer will report to the Project Manager and will coordinate policy and advocacy for the project.

Project Description

The program aims to promote peace and stability in Yemen through enhancing conflict sensitive approaches and practices for actors planning and delivering assistance. This will be achieved through ensuring that (i) actors (humanitarian, peacebuilding, stabilisation, recovery and development) providing assistance into Yemen agree on collective actions to ensure the conflict sensitivity of their programmes; (ii) sufficient capacity exists for actors to deliver assistance in a conflict sensitive manner; and (iii) national and organisational policies and overall engagement strategies are better placed to support peace and stability in Yemen.

Key Responsibilities

Roles and responsibilities include:

Communications

  • Coordinate all aspects of media production and outputs for video and radio;
  • Ensure that the messaging of the Yemen Conflict Sensitivity Platform is incorporated into media outputs;
  • Contribute to research and conduct media mapping for radio and television across Yemen;
  • Create/edit videos and social media content;
  • Contribute to the DM&E system and internal institutional learning/reflection;
  • Conduct interviews of project participants when needed for media.

Liaison

  • Coordinate the mapping of all relevant actors in the field and region;
  • Conduct outreach to all relevant actors identified during mapping;
  • Maintain lasting relationship with all engaged actors including providing regular routine updates and retrieving updates;
  • Support DM&E data collection such as survey distributions to participants;
  • Support the logistical planning of workshops and trainings across the three locations of the project;
  • Coordinate communications with participants of the workshops and trainings;
  • Keep a record of all communications and liaison activities with participants.

As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

Qualifications

You meet the following qualifications:

Education

  • A university degree or equivalent certificate/diploma or similar qualification from a recognised establishment or equivalent experiences.

Experience

  • At least 1-3 years’ professional experience in a comparable position.
  • Good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office and Excel)
  • Good command of English and Arabic.
  • Previous experience in NGO and/or CSO research tasks.
  • Very good written, oral, and interpersonal skills.
  • Very good organizational and file management skills.
  • Time management skills with the ability to multitask.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Ability to work through stringent deadlines with acute attention to detail.
  • Maintains focus on priorities.
  • Self‐starter with the ability to manage time effectively.
  • Good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office and Excel)
  • Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed.

This position will close on October 5, 2018.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, interested candidates should send the following items to our employment portal here:

  • current resume
  • cover letter
  • Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Please see our website www.sfcg.org for full details of our work.