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Communication & Reporting Assistant SC-5 - Brazzaville

Brazzaville (Congo Republic)

  • Organization: WFP - World Food Programme
  • Location: Brazzaville (Congo Republic)
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Documentation and Information Management
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2021-10-28

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  • Title: Communication & Reporting Assistant SC-5
  • Duration of the contract: 12 months renewable
  • Type of Contract: Service Contract
  • Grade : SC-5
  • Duty station: Brazzaville, Republic of Congo
  • Supervision: Under the supervision of the Communication Officer, will work collaboratively with the activity 4 manager.

 

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, performed within delegated authority):

 

As part of the ProManioc programme

Funded by the European Union and launched in September 2020, the ProManioc programme aims at strengthening the artisanal cassava value chain and food resilience in the Republic of Congo. Implemented in the Bouenza department for a period of two years, this program supports 500 cassava producers and 150 artisans who manufacture processing equipment. To highlight the EU's commitment and raise awareness of cassava processing and consumption opportunities, WFP plans to publish a recipe book, educational materials for canteen workers and produce a series of short videos.

 

  1. Liaise with vendors, videographer, graphic designers, relevant Sub-Offices and Procurement unit to support Communication officer in the implementation of the communication strategy plan of the programme.
  2. Participate in the meetings of the Unit in charge of the programme and liaise with the Activity Manager to collect relevant information to be used in the communication and reporting activities.
  3. Collate relevant internal and external information to support the Reports officer in the production of advocacy documents and strategic notes.
  4. Support Communication officer in event planning in close collaboration with a variety of partners.
  5. Support the Communications & Reporting Unit in any other daily task depends on the workload.

 

Cross-cutting communications and other reporting activities:

  1. Create Social Media Content (Twitter and Facebook) for WFP Congo’s accounts under the guidance of Communication officer
  2. Collate relevant internal and external information to support Communication officer in the production of communication tools, press releases, etc
  3. Liaise with all relevant Units to enhance WFP visibility in the field.
  4. Offer support to all teams if needed in accessing WFP Multimedia Database, designing, and editing materials for a range of audiences and contexts, including on-site banners, reports, presentations, etc.
  5. In view of the Annual Country Report (to be drafted during the second semester): support work to collect activity reports from different divisions, and to develop an overall plan of the activities implemented in 2020 and their results.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Education: Completion of Secondary school in Journalism, Marketing, Communication is a must.

Advanced University degree in Journalism, Marketing, Communication, International Relations or Political Sciences or First University degree in relevant field with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses is an asset.

 

Language: Fluency (level C) in French and English level (B). The understanding of one or two national languages is an asset.

Experience: At least 4-5 years of experience in producing communication activities, managing communication platforms, creating digital content, drafting reports and reaching out to a wide range of different stakeholders nationally and ideally internationally.

 

 

Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of social media
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Familiarity with the UN language and organization

 

 

4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

 

Purpose

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Understands WFP’s Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives.
  •  Be a force for positive change: Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners).
  •  Make the mission inspiring to our team: Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to WFP’s mission.
  •  Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Sets own goals in alignment with WFP’s overall operations and is able to communicate this link to others.

People

  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs.
  •  Create an inclusive culture: Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment.
  •  Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence and develop and improve individual skills.
  •  Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances.

Performance

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work.
  •  Focus on getting results: Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors.
  •  Make commitments and make good on commitments: Commits to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities.
  •  Be Decisive: Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction.

Partnership

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams’ priorities and preferred working styles.
  •  Build strong external partnerships: Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners.
  •  Be politically agile & adaptable: Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders.
  •  Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP’s unique value as a partner.

 

Open to Congolese national and Congo resident & work permit holders

 

To apply: please click on the apply button.

 

Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

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