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Advocacy And Communications Officer Tanzania
Kibondo, Kigoma, Tanzania, United Republic of
Job Identification 1378
Job Category Advocacy
Location Kibondo

Degree Level Bachelor's Degree
Job Schedule Full time

Job Description
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.
Job Description
  • Develop a monthly action plan detailing outputs and support required
  • Visit NRC field sites to collect communications materials for internal and external use
  • Upload quality photos, video, social media content and other materials on social media
  • Work efficiently with programs teams to develop visibility materials and other communications products that comply with NRC and donor guidelines
  • Engage actively with NRC regional and global communications teams to generate ideas, polish materials and ensure NRC Yemen’s communications are appropriate targeted
  • Support primary data collection and secondary data review activities, relevant to NRC Sudan advocacy strategy
  • Work with NRC programme field teams to help identify potential areas for advocacy
  • Draft background and talking point documents, including for senior staff advocacy meetings, and occasionally support these meetings with interpretation
  • Deliver presentations on policy and advocacy issues to internal and external audiences
  • Support primary data collection and secondary data review activities, relevant to NRC Sudan advocacy strategy
  • Work with NRC programme field teams to help identify potential areas for advocacy
  • Policy and media analysis, and systems analysis of humanitarian/displacement problems
  • Engagement with domestic policymakers and lawmakers, through correspondence and advocacy meetings
  • Draft background and talking point documents, including for senior staff advocacy meetings, and occasionally support these meetings with interpretation
  • Draft internal and external reports, papers, and briefing notes
  • Deliver presentations on policy and advocacy issues to internal and external audiences
  • Works closely with the Area Manager to Represent NRC in meetings and other functions as assigned by both the Head of Program and Area Manager
  • Responsible for the processing of work permits, visas and other related permits for national, international staff and NRC visitors and maintain a follow up system for renewals;
  • Responsible for applications and renewals of licenses with the relevant government authorities and NGO bureau;
  • Provide liaison/administrative activity reports on a monthly basis.
Professional competencies for this position:
  • At least five years’ of INGO or equivalent experience working in media and communications
  • Relevant university degree and demonstrated skills using photoshop and other relevant programs
  • Thorough knowledge and experience managing social media accounts
  • Thorough knowledge and experience drafting material for traditional media
  • Thorough knowledge and experience with photography and videography, including video editing
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups through training, mentoring and other formal and non-formal methods
  • High level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
Behavioural competencies
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Working with people
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Strategic thinking
  • Analysing
  • Handling insecure environments
For more information JOB DESCRIPTION
Duty station
: Kigoma
Duration and type of contract: 8 months full-time

About Us
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.
About the Team
NORCAP solves key challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors, in order to better protect vulnerable people’s lives and rights. We build partnerships and projects with national and international organisations and stakeholders. Skilled NORCAP experts contribute to developing partners’ capacity – to identify and address challenges, improve collaboration and encourage new and innovative approaches. NORCAP is part of the Norwegian Refugee Council.
Apply Before 04/29/2021, 12:42 PM