Category: NGO/Development

Communication Specialist

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Vacancy

01

Job Context

  • GIZ Bangladesh is currently seeking applications for its "NAP and NDC Support Programme" for the position "Communication Specialist".
  • Band: 4T
  • Contract Duration: Up to June 2022
  • Project Background:
  • The Cluster "Adaptation of Urban Areas to Climate Change" of the GIZ Bangladesh steers six different climate related projects, one of which is the "NAP and NDC Support Programme". This project supports the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) in achieving an increase in climate resilience through climate-smart development planning, particularly for the most vulnerable populations. The project works to enhance the evidence-based implementation of national adaptation goals. To this end, the access of government officials to relevant climate information and climate services is being improved. The adequate consideration of climate risks during the planning phase of projects is being supported through capacity development and the development of improved processes in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE).

Job Responsibilities

  • The position holder has the responsibilities amongst others for the following points:
  • Managing an area of responsibility that forms part of the programme objectives, team agreements and/or agreements with the superior
  • Assisting project/programme initiatives to provide professional advisory services to and cooperate with a broad range of target groups
  • Advise supervisor on all task when implementing GIZ rules and regulation
  • Advise supervisor in the field of project's planning, steering and monitoring
  • Independently implement goals and requirements set by the line manager
  • Make decisions which have a short-term effect within a limited project area/ unit
  • Assist supervisor to identify day to day problem and suggest appropriate solution
  • Tasks:
  • In this context, the position holder fulfils the following tasks:
  • Coordination / communication / participation:
  • The position holder's task is to maintain a close coordination with:
  • Supervisor, regarding the implementation progress
  • Other team colleagues, to allow an efficient implementation
  • Communication experts of other projects in the climate cluster of GIZ Bangladesh to generate synergies
  • PR and Communication structures of GIZ Bangladesh on country level as well as with GIZ structures in the region and in headquarters
  • Government partner institutions and development partners who are active in the region and work on similar issues
  • Implementation:
  • The position holder has the following technical tasks:
  • a) Project:
  • Ensure the knowledge management through Microsoft Teams, the GIZ internal data management system and physical and online events (support the transfer of experience and technical knowledge and establish and expand networks with internal and external cooperation partners such as partner ministries, international donors, NGOs and academia)
  • Plan and implement the internal and external communication on the project as the Communication and PR focal person - including production of update of high-quality communication and knowledge products (e.g. fact sheets, brochures, videos, written and graphic content for website, IDA and other purposes), in close coordination with the supervisor and the communication unit of GIZ Bangladesh
  • Support the design and implementation of high-level events as well as regional and national workshops, including follow-up
  • Support the set-up and implementation of a results-based monitoring system, including project impact, results, indicator targets, lessons learned, best practices and cross-cutting issues, in line with GIZ requirements
  • Support in reporting, drafting regular monitoring reports and annual project reports to the national partner ministries, and to the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
  • Prepare Terms of Reference, select and manage national and international short-term experts and ensure the quality of their work results
  • b) Cluster:
  • Ensure the knowledge management within the cluster through Microsoft Team, the GIZ internal data management system and physical and online events (support the transfer of experience and technical knowledge and to establish and expand networks with internal and external cooperation partners such as partner ministries, international donors, NGOs and academia)
  • Plan and implement the internal and external communication on the cluster as the Communication and PR focal person - including production of update of high-quality communication and knowledge products (e.g. fact sheets, brochures, videos, written and graphic content for website, IDA and other purposes), in close coordination with the supervisor and the communication unit of GIZ Bangladesh
  • Support the quality assurance of communication materials from all projects in the cluster
  • Support the design and implementation of high-level events as well as regional and national workshops, including follow-up
  • Support in reporting, drafting regular monitoring reports and annual project reports to the national partner ministries, European Union (EU), Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and to regional project partners

Employment Status

Contractual

Educational Requirements

  • Master's degree or higher in Communications/Public Relations or Geography, Environmental and Climate Sciences, Sociology, Political Sciences, or other relevant subjects in connection with professional work experience as communication and monitoring specialist in the field of development cooperation.

Experience Requirements

  • At least 5 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • At least 5 years of professional experience with a focus on communication and knowledge management
  • Proven knowledge and expertise in at least two of the following areas: (i) communication/PR, (ii) knowledge management, (iii) graphic design, (iv) monitoring
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of international development, national planning and climate or urban development agendas
  • Other knowledge, additional competences:
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential
  • Ability to work in an intercultural environment
  • Business-Fluency in English is essential (written and spoken), fluency in German is an asset
  • Knowledge of common graphics programs
  • Familiarity with monitoring and evaluation mechanisms is desired
  • Ability to work well under pressure and must be a strong team player
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work in line with agreed strategies and workplans and to adjust priorities and plans
  • Familiarity with development cooperation, bilateral or multilateral organizations
  • Knowledge of and ability to work with different IT platforms like GIS and/or Atingi would be an asset

Job Location

Dhaka

Job Source

Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Job Summary

Published on: 25 Nov 2021

Vacancy:  01

Employment Status: Contractual

Experience: At least 5 year(s)

Job Location: Dhaka

Application Deadline: 11 Dec 2021

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Apply Procedure


We only accept electronic applications.
If you meet the above requirements, you can apply through the link below.
http://jobs.gizbd.org/

No phone calls please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

All applications will be treated according to the merit and with strict confidentiality. Any form of persuasion will lead to disqualification.

GIZ is an equal opportunity employer.
Women and persons with disability are especially encouraged to apply and they will be selected in case of equal qualification with other candidates.
Application Deadline : 11 Dec 2021

Published On

25 Nov 2021

Company Information

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Business : As a service provider with worldwide operations in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH works together with its partners to develop effective solutions that offer people better prospects and sustainably improve their living conditions. GIZ is a public-benefit federal enterprise and supports the German Government as well as many public and private sector clients in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment, energy and the environment, and peace and security.