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Communication Field Officer (ICRC)

Job Summary

Duty Station: Maungdaw

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Main responsibilities

▪ You will contribute to the analysis of the ICRC on the political, socio-economic, humanitarian and

conflict situation in Myanmar.

▪ You will contribute to the monitoring and analysis of public sources and media, gathering feedback

from communities and other external parties on issues of interest for ICRC operations in Myanmar.

▪ You will contribute to the implementation and monitoring of communication strategies and programs.

▪ You will help strengthen two-way communication processes and feedback on both online and offline

communication channels.

▪ In your responsibility, you will present and explain to communities the ICRC mandate, principles and

activities in Myanmar and advice on methods to increase impact and effectiveness, also contributing

to the monitoring and evaluation of such program and activities.

▪ You will ensure ICRC publications are relevant for our target audiences and advise on methods to

improve or adapt according to the needs identified via community engagement activities.

▪ Furthermore, you will contribute to other ongoing tasks of the communication departments required

and with the communication counterparts through our offices across Myanmar.

▪ Support the Sub-Delegation to conduct effective information sessions to communities and other

interlocuters;

▪ Provide analysis and reporting on communication-related initiatives as required on a weekly or

monthly basis;

▪ Support the community-engagement team to conduct trainings and collect feedback for operational

teams as required;

▪ Conduct basic translation, as required (English to Myanmar and vice versa).

Requirements and experiences
▪ University degree or equivalent in a relevant field such as communications, political science,
international relations, journalism;
▪ At least 3 year’s work experience in a field relevant to communication, community engagement or
alike.
▪ Knowledge of the political, social & media environment in Myanmar and particularly in Rakhine;
▪ Fluency and high-quality in written and spoken English as well as Myanmar and Rakhine language;
▪ Strategic and creative thinking, strong networking skills, highly motived and a willingness to take
initiative and work as a team player with colleagues of a multi-culture background.
▪ Good knowledge of the geographically assigned environment and International Humanitarian law
(IHL) is an asset
▪ Photography and / or film making experiences are an asset.
▪ Experiences with working in the humanitarian sector is an asset.
Your Profile
▪ Strongly motivated by humanitarian work, and proactive attitude;
▪ Effective communication, networking and listening skills;
▪ People person and genuine sense of empathy
▪ Autonomous and adaptable, with ability to interact collaboratively in a multidisciplinary and
multicultural team;
▪ Excellent writing and summarizing skills, and good knowledge of digital tools;
▪ Robust organizational and prioritization capacities;
▪ Capacity to exercise discretion;
▪ Capacity to work under pressure in an armed conflict affected area and remote environment.
We offer
▪ A unique and rewarding opportunity to help the victims of violence in a fast-paced environment;
▪ Initial training and on-boarding organized;
▪ A 12-month contract extendable;
▪ A competitive compensation package including medical coverage and transportation allowances;
▪ A training opportunity to develop and strengthen the quality of the services provided to our
beneficiaries as well as to support our staff members’ professional and personal development.

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