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Advocacy and Communication Manager Moldova Chisinau

Moldova

  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Moldova
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Legal - Broad
    • Political Affairs
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed

The Advocacy and Communication Manager is responsible for interacting with media requests and generating interest in issues affecting refugees in Moldova. The post-holder also supports the development of communications-related visibility for programme activities.

The Advocacy and Communication Manager is a member of the Country Management Group and actively contributes to the strategic direction of the country programme, and is an advocate for refugees and host communities

Full details about the role can be found here

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Liaise with and brief representatives from the Government of Moldova, donor agencies, and the international community on NRC advocacy priorities and recommendations, including emergent events and emergency responses
  2. Ensure that NRC’s global and regional advocacy strategy and initiatives are implemented and that these strategies are reflective of the specificities of the Moldova context
  3. Work with programme and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) teams to collect and analyse data on protection issues to inform advocacy directions, for use in the production and distribution of advocacy-focused briefs to donors, government, and the diplomatic community
  4. Support communications and programme staff to develop visibility, features and stories for the NRC website and other fora
  5. Participate in the Moldova Humanitarian INGO Forum Advocacy Group, United Nations Agency coordination structures, and other relevant coordinating and planning bodies
  6. Contribute to leadership of Consortia advocacy planning and prioritisation and liaising with Consortia and partners staff
  7. Establish strategic networks and alliances for advocacy activities in close cooperation with the Country Director and programme staff
  8. Design and implement an advocacy strategy focused on Ukrainian rights and humanitarian needs in coordination with programme and area teams

Required skills and experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Political Sciences, Journalism, Law, or any other relevant field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience from working as an Advocacy Adviser/Manager in a humanitarian/development context
  • Professional knowledge of humanitarian and protection principles
  • Communications management, including internal communications and communicating with communities
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Experiencing planning and overseeing communications and media planning
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

What we offer

  • Duty Station: Chisinau, Republic of Moldova (also covering Romania)
  • Contract Duration: International, upto 31st December, 2023
  • Travel 20%
  • Salary: Grade 9 in NRC’s Salary Scale. NRC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Due to the large volume of applications anticipated, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  All applications should be submitted in English.

 

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