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Communications Officer Niamey, Niger (International Consultant)

Publiée le 31.12.2021

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Site Internet : https://www.wfp.org/
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Poste proposé : Communications Officer Niamey, Niger (International Consultant)

    LOCATION OF ASSIGNMENT
    The Protection Officer will be deployed to WFP Office in Niamey, Niger. She/He will report directly to the Deputy Country Director and she/he will work under the technical guidance of the Regional Humanitarian Policy advisor based in Dakar.
    While based in Niamey, the Protection Officer will need to travel extensively to other regions and programmes sites in the country. She/He will receive a briefing at the starting of the mission and will provide a debriefing and a hand-over report highlight the progress and way forward for the outputs mentioned below.
    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
    1. Develop, maintain and update an appropriate work plan for the assigned area, which implements the corporate communications strategy, in order to maintain and enhance the visibility and reputation of WFP, and support fundraising activities, ensuring alignment with WFP strategy.
    2. Plan, manage and evaluate communications campaigns that favourably impact the views of the public, opinion leaders and donors in order to raise WFP’s profile and support fundraising activities.
    3. Prepare communications products that effectively convey the desired message to targeted audience(s).
    4. Maintain and develop a contact list of journalists and media outlets, and manage the regular flow of news/information about WFP’s work to the media, ensuring reputational risks are identified and managed.
    5. Define a social media plan for the assigned area which leverages social media content, platforms, networks and partners to enhance coverage and support of WFP’s activities.
    6. Generate and/or facilitate the production of donor specific visibility content including, text, photos, videos and audio for use across a range of integrated online platforms, in order to support global and country fundraising activities, ensuring consistency with corporate messages.
    7. Track and analyse traditional and online media, to identify trends and/or issues, and propose solutions and ideas to improve the effectiveness of communication strategy and activities.
    8. Manage junior communications officers/team, develop work plans, monitor performance against objectives, and ensure appropriate development to enable high performance.
    9. Coordinate and prepare accurate and timely reporting on communications activities that enables informed decision-making, evaluation of objectives and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
    10. Build capacity of WFP staff on all aspects of external relations communication, providing advice, guidance and training to ensure consistent, quality communications activities that deliver the desired impact.
    11. Work in close collaboration with counterparts to align activities and ensure a coherent approach to communications within WFP.
    12. Contribute to preparedness actions, providing technical recommendations and guidance and monitoring the management of communications specific risks.
    13. Other as required.
    4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES
    Purpose

    • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Utilizes understanding of WFP’s Strategic Objectives to communicate linkages to team objectives and work.
    •  Be a force for positive change: Proactively identifies and develops new methods or improvements for self and immediate team to address work challenges within own work area.
    •  Make the mission inspiring to our team: Identifies opportunities to further align individual contributions with WFP’s mission of making an impact on local communities.
    •  Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Helps colleagues to see the link between their individual tasks and the contributions of their unit’s goals to the broader context of WFP’s mission.

    People

    • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Is able to identify, support and encourage focused on-the-job learning opportunities to address gaps between current skillsets and needed future skillsets for WFP.
    •  Create an inclusive culture: Recognizes the contributions of teammates, and encourages contributions from culturally different team mates to recognise the value of diversity above and beyond just including it in programming for beneficiaries.
    •  Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Provides and solicits ongoing constructive feedback on strengths and development opportunities to help develop individual skills, whilst also helping others identify areas for improvement.
    •  Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Sets clear targets for self and others to focus team efforts in ambiguous situations (e.g., unprecedented issues and/or scenarios).

    Performance

    • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Thinks beyond team’s conventional approaches to formulate creative methods for delivering food aid and assistance to beneficiaries.
    •  Focus on getting results: Maintains focus on achieving individual results in the face of obstacles such as volatile or fragile environments and/or organizational roadblocks.
    •  Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes personal accountability for upholding and delivering upon team’s commitments and provides assurance to stakeholders.
    •  Be Decisive: Demonstrates ability to adjust to team’s plans and priorities to optimize outcomes in light of evolving directives, while also responding quickly in high-pressure environments, such as in emergency settings.

    Partnership

    • Connect and share across WFP units: Demonstrates an understanding of when and how to tactfully engage other units in conversations on impact, timing, or planning.
    •  Build strong external partnerships: Networks regularly with key external partners using formal and informal opportunities to understand each partner’s unique value proposition, and to build and strengthen relationships.
    •  Be politically agile & adaptable: Demonstrates ability to adapt engagement approach in the context of evolving partner circumstances and expectations.
    •  Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Demonstrates ability to articulate to internal and external audiences the value that individual contributions and immediate teams bring to partnerships.
    Profil recherché pour le poste : Communications Officer Niamey, Niger (International Consultant)

    STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Education: Advanced University degree in Journalism, International Relations, Public Relations, Communications or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses.
    • Language: International Professional: Fluency (level C) in French language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) in English.

    FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES

    • Capability Name    Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
    • Media and Influencer Relationship Management    Demonstrates ability to formulate and maintain strong relationships with key media and influencers. Leads in implementing identified strategy to raise the profile of WFP, build relationships and further organisational aims.
    • Media and Communication Expertise    Provides guidance to team members in facilitating open and informative verbal and written communication between media and influencers. Directs a team in the preparation of tailored written reports, presentations materials.
    • Specialised Knowledge in Communications    Uses sound theoretical knowledge of communications concepts to generate or facilitate the generation of effective communication materials across various media. Applies this to define work plans aligned to identified areas of WFP’s communications strategy.
    • Sociopolitical Contextual Understanding    Demonstrates deep understanding of the multilateral/interagency environment and the dynamics in which WFP operates which influences approach to working, policy development and decision making.
    • Communication Strategy and Planning    Applies advanced understanding of WFP communications strategy and best practice to effectively develop strategies to engage with media and other significant external stakeholders within area of responsibility. Oversees implementation, providing recommendations for improvement.

    DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
    • Has gained experience in specialised communications practices and applies this to all activities
    • Has managed small teams of staff with related areas of expertise in the delivery of innovative communications projects
    • Has provided support in leading projects and input into function policies.

    Critères de l'annonce pour le poste : Communications Officer Niamey, Niger (International Consultant)
    Métier :
    Marketing, communication
    R&D, gestion de projets
    Secteur d´activité :
    Activités associatives
    Services autres
    Services collectifs et sociaux, services à la personne
    Type de contrat :
    CDD
    Région :
    Agadez - Diffa - Dosso - Maradi - Niamey - Tahoua - Tillabéri - Zinder
    Niveau d'expérience :
    Expérience entre 2 ans et 5 ans
    Niveau d'études :
    Bac+2
    Nombre de poste(s) : 1

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