SOUTH SUDAN – REPORTING AND COMMUNICATION OFFICER (H/F) – JUBA

Country: South Sudan
Organization: Solidarités International
Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Desired start date: 09/08/21

Duration of the mission: 3 months, renewable

Location: Juba

ABOUT THE MISSION

SI has been operating in South Sudan since 2006, and developed activities in emergency and post emergency context, particularly in rural and semi-urban areas. Its expertise in running emergency WaSH intervention is highly acknowledged by all WaSH actors and donors. Furthermore, SI is implementing longer-term WASH and FSL activities in multiple locations.

In 2021, the coordination base is in Juba, and there are 3 field basis.

SI’s current strategic axis are:

  1. Preparedness and response to acute multi-sectorial needs, with an integrated approach
  2. Improvement of the basic services and livelihood opportunities through multi-sectorial/integrated programs to increase resilience via mid-term projects

Estimated budget: USD 2,5 to 3 million.

Staff:

  • 9 international
  • 30 national

To learn more about the South Sudan mission, please click here.

ABOUT THE JOB

The Reporting & Communications Officer (RCO)’s primary role is to produce and synthesize high quality reports proposals, assessment reports and any documents distributed externally. To achieve these tasks, the RCO works in close coordination with the Programs Coordinator, HQ’s Desk Programs manager and the HQ’s Accountability Manager. The RCO will also support the mission in ensuring compliance with donor regulations towards strengthening accountability to donors.

The RCO will support the mission in improving internal communication at coordination level as well as internal communication with field bases.

In a very sensitive environment regarding external communication, under the responsibility of the CD, the RCO will be involved in designing a communication strategy for an external audience.

Main responsibility

1. REPORTING / PROPOSAL / CONTRACT AMENDMENT WRITING

  • Writing; Quality and design
  • Planning
  • External Representation and Information Sharing

2. INTERNAL & EXTERNAL COMPLIANCE

3. INTERNAL & EXTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS

Challenges

  • Many proposals to submit on a regular basis

YOUR PROFILE

Education & experience

  • Bachelor or masters in a related degree: humanitarian response, international cooperation…
  • Minimum a first experience working for an international INGO at an program assistant level.

Experience with SI is an asset.

Specific skills

  • Good knowledge of humanitarian donors’ policies and guidelines;
  • Good knowledge of the humanitarian project cycle management;
  • Good knowledge of principled-based approaches and advocacy skills;
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills, ability to multi-task
  • Excellent reporting and writing skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work both independently and cooperatively with team members
  • Good stress management
  • Important flexibility
  • OK to work in political and security volatile environment
  • Pack MS Office, excel included
  • Proactive, takes initiatives
  • Willlingness to learn, to improve
  • Hardworking

Language

  • Bilingual in English.
  • Arabic is an asset.

SI WILL OFFER YOU

A salaried position
According to experience, starting from EUR 880 gross per month (base salary EUR 800 + 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly) + a monthly Per Diem of USD 700.

SI covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate's country of origin and the place of assignment.

The RCO will live in a shared guesthouse with other international colleagues.

Breaks

During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of 7 working days every 3 months. For a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7 working days break at 3, 6 and 9 months (with USD 850 allocated by SI). In addition to these, SI adds 1 additional rest day per month of work, i.e. 12 additional days off for a one-year contract.

Insurance package
Expatriates benefit from an insurance package, which covers all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system, including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.

COVID19

Please note that the COVID 19 pandemic can impact the movements (flights and visa issuance).

Safety and security rules are regularly reviewed and adapted to the situation, to minimize the exposure to the COVID 19, in constant monitoring and adaptation to the context evolution. This include social distancing, teleworking and strict hygienic rules, such as regular handwashing etc.

Please note that SI strongly recommends its staff to get the vaccination against COVID 19, using WHO-approved vaccines. If possible, the vaccination should be done before departure, in order to reduce the future logistical constraints once on the field (administration of the 2nd dose within a certain time frame).

How to apply:

Please send us your CV and cover letter in English via this link: https://emea3.recruitmentplatform.com/syndicated/private/syd_apply.cfm?id=PULFK026203F3VBQB6G8N8NX4&nPostingTargetID=64196

If you have already been technically validated by SI on the position, please mention it.

NB: the vacancy may close before the deadline.

To learn more about SI, please visit our website.



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