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      International Federation of Red Cross Vacancies

      International Federation of Red Cross

      Communications Officer

      Company Name International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies – IFRC
      Company Location Port-of-Spain, TT

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      Job Purpose
      The post holder positions IFRC, promotes, protects, and reinforces the image and profile of national red cross societies. S/he manages social media channels and websites. S/he supports and supervises the production of communications materials. S/he deals with journalists, reporters and media outlets requests during emergencies or disasters, and acts as a spokesperson when required.

      Job Duties & Responsibilities 1

      Contribute to the development and implementation of the regional communications strategy

      • coordinate and implement communications plans for projects, programmes, and operations
      • coordinate and implement communications plan of programmatic and policy priorities
      • participate in the strategic planning of communications activities and align with global and regional communications priorities and initiatives, ensuring coherent and consistent messaging across the network Support, assist and advise national red cross societies
      • recommend and implement strategic interventions to address expected or required support based on identified needs and challenges
      • develop communications competences, while maintaining and engaging a network of communicators, i.e. volunteers and staff in national red cross societies
      • develop communications capacities of national red cross societies through capacity-building activities such as media relations, content development, and social media management Gather, produce and edit stories and other pieces of content profiling the achievements of the red cross, with a focus on the impact on people’s lives
      • produce content for publication on the organisational social media and other online platforms
      • improve the quality of storytelling focusing on people-centred stories
      • gather and disseminate quality materials produced in national red cross societies Deal with media and communicate during emergencies
      • serve as auxiliary during emergency operations, helping to coordinate content development
      • collaborate with the regional and global teams, identify, and propose proactive and timely media opportunities, aimed at positioning the IFRC as a leading humanitarian actor
      • establish quick contact with national counterparts to ensure timely communications across channels
      • write stories and interviews during emergencies and provide basic audio-visual material
      • draft communication packs with key material (facts and figures, key messages, press releases et cetera)
      • be prepositioned or deployed to emergencies or disasters to assist, support, and advise counterparts
      • act as the spokesperson during emergencies and disasters when required Support, assist and advise on the production of a variety of communications materials
      • produce and develop print and digital materials, such as publications, newsletters, case studies, human impact stories, banners, leaflets, infographics, and other web and social media content
      • supervise and advise on the production of audio-visual materials (photos, podcasts, videos et cetera)
      • advise on web and social media content initiatives, and provide support to national societies on the implementation of these initiatives develop graphic, audio-visual, web and social media content to support resource mobilisation campaigns during emergencies

       

      Job Duties & Responsibilities 2

      Duties applicable to all staff

      1. Actively work towards the achievement of the Federation Secretariat’s goals

      2. Abide by and work in accordance with the Red Cross and Red Crescent principles

      3. Perform any other work-related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager

      Education

      • University Degree in Journalism, Communications, International Relations, Marketing, Public Relations or related field – REQUIRED – Post-Graduate Degree in Journalism, Communications, International Relations, Marketing, Public Relations or related field – PREFERRED – Training course: Web writing and editing – REQUIRED – Training course: Social media/Community Management – REQUIRED – Training course: Graphic design – REQUIRED

      Experience

      • Three (3) to Five (5) years’ experience working in the area of communications/public relations/advocacy – REQUIRED -Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in working with the media – REQUIRED -Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in content development and graphic design – REQUIRED -Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in managing social media tools and multimedia – REQUIRED – Experience in audio-visual production – REQUIRED – Professional experience in the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement – PREFERRED

      Knowledge, Skills and Language

      • Excellent writing and content development skills – REQUIRED – Self-supporting in computers (including web and social media tools) – REQUIRED – Graphic design skills – REQUIRED – Audio-visual production skills (video/photography) – REQUIRED – Skills in training and developing staff – PREFERRED – Fluent spoken and written English – REQUIRED – Good command of another IFRC official language (Spanish, French or Arabic) – PREFERRED

      Competencies and Values
      VALUES: Respect for diversity; Integrity; Professionalism; Accountability CORE COMPETENCIES: Communication; Collaboration and Teamwork; Judgement and Decision Making; National Society and Customer Relations; Creativity and Innovation, Building Trust; FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES: Strategic Orientation, Building Alliances; Empowering others
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      Seniority Level

      Entry level

      Industry

      • Non-profit Organization Management

      Employment Type

      Other

      Job Functions

      • Marketing
      • Public Relations
      • Writing/Editing

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      International Federation of Red Cross Vacancies

      Officer Partnerships and Resource Development

      Company Name International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies – IFRC
      Company Location Port-of-Spain, TT

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      Job Purpose
      The post holder leads and manages required or expected support and assistance to mobilize resources and raise funds to meet the staffing and funding requirements of emergency operations, and, to grow non-emergency income. S/he provides expert advice, support and assistance in the fields of fund raising, resource mobilization and grant management.

      Job Duties & Responsibilities 1

      Fundraising and Resource Mobilization

      1. Assist and support with developing and reporting emergency appeals, especially funding plans to define funding gaps, working in close liaison with relevant colleagues;

      2. Assist and support with developing and reporting the annual operational plan, especially the funding plan to define funding gaps, working in close liaison with relevant colleagues;

      3. Coordinate the developing of sound and practical resource mobilization strategies to meet funding requirements, working in close liaison with relevant colleagues;

      4. Coordinate the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the strategies, identifying blockages, constrains and recommending solutions as needed;

      5. Plan, implement, monitor, report and evaluate activities within the strategies, working in close liaison with relevant colleagues;

      6. Be responsible for the realization of the benefits of the activities on time and on budget;

      7. Identify (funding) opportunities including an exhaustive analysis of terms and conditions;

      8. Check terms and conditions of the grant against management policies to identify risks, and manage them accordingly;

      9. Conduct due diligence checks on (to-be) partner or donor to ensure that contributions or donations do not cause unwanted consequences in the future;

      10. Make sure that decision makers are aware of terms, conditions and risks;

      11. Promote (funding) opportunities, coordinate and manage the process to decide whether (or not) to apply for funds;

      12. Monitor the funding situation of the annual plan and emergency appeals to update funding plans, identify funding gaps and update resource mobilization strategies, working in close liaison with relevant colleagues. Relationship Management

      13. Process pledges through required actions and steps from initiation to completion and filing;

      14. Communicate regularly and timely reliable information with partners and donors

      15. Undertake donor stewardship activities in a timely way, including pledge management;

      16. Cultivate and manage, and, facilitate and develop relationships and partnerships with donors, transforming relationships into long-term partnerships across all income streams; 17. Identify opportunities to influence calls for project proposals, and coordinate advocacy efforts for improving the possibilities of IFRC to access funds to support and assist people in need; 18. Coordinate relationship management and manage ancillary business processes to build longer-term sustainable, reliable relationship with partners and donors as well as to secure further funds. Capacity Building of National Red Cross Societies 19. Harness, develop and direct expertise and know-how to apply it effectively to develop the fund raising and resource mobilization capacities of national red cross societies, working in close liaison with relevant colleagues. Professional Relationships, Expertise and Professional Development 20. Establish and maintain effective professional working relationships with National and International Staff in Country, Regional and Global Offices, and, with counterparts in National Red Cross societies, International Committee of the Red Cross, Government Offices, Academic Institutions and Donor Agencies; 21. Maintain a high degree of skill and knowledge in fund raising, be an expert and a person of reference for resource mobilization and grant management; 22.Be part of and contribute to develop a network and systems for knowledge sharing including best practices. Duties applicable to all staff 22. Actively work towards the achievement of the country cluster goals; 23. Abide by and work in accordance with the Red Cross and Red Crescent principles; 24. Perform any other work-related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager.

      Job Duties & Responsibilities 2

      None
      Education
      University Degree in relevant discipline – REQUIRED

      Relevant post-graduate degree or MBA – PREFERRED

      Relevant professional qualifications in fund raising, grant management or similar – REQUIRED

      Experience

      3+ years of relevant professional experience in relationship management, strategic partnership development and/or international relations – REQUIRED

      3+ years of professional experience in resource mobilization and/or fundraising – REQUIRED

      Experience in the area of development cooperation and humanitarian aid – REQUIRED

      Experience in grant management, project management and financial management – REQUIRED

      Experience in building and maintaining strategic relationships with external partners – REQUIRED

      Experience in capacity building and knowledge sharing – REQUIRED Experience in working in a multi-cultural environment and in different country contexts – PREFERRED

      experience with red cross or membership organization – PREFERRED
      Knowledge, Skills and Language
      Strong knowledge of the grant processes and guidelines – REQUIRED

      Analytical skills – REQUIRED Track record in customer relations and negotiation skills – REQUIRED

      Strong training and presentation skills – REQUIRED Practical command of project management and reporting systems – REQUIRED

      Excellent relationship building skills; ability to build and strengthen internal and external networks – REQUIRED Strategic, Collaborative, Solution oriented – REQUIRED

      Self-supporting in computers (MS Office, Internet, email) – REQUIRED Fluent written and oral English – REQUIRED Fluent written and oral Spanish, French or Arabic – PREFERRED
      Competencies and Values

      VALUES: Respect for diversity; Integrity; Professionalism; Accountability CORE COMPETENCIES: Communication; Collaboration and Teamwork; Judgement and Decision Making; National Society and Customer Relations; Creativity and Innovation, Building Trust; FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES: Strategic Orientation, Building Alliances; Empowering others

      Seniority Level

      Entry level

      Industry

      • Non-profit Organization Management

      Employment Type

      Other

      Job Functions

      • Project Management

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      Programme Manager (PM)

      Company Name International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies – IFRC
      Company Location Port-of-Spain, TT

      Job Purpose
      The Programme Manager (PM) is accountable for the overall performance of the projects under his or her responsibility. S/he is the person accountable for accomplishing the benefits and results of the project. S/he is responsible for managing constraints such as cost, time, scope and quality.Job Duties & Responsibilities 1Plan, implement, monitor, report and evaluate programmes (and its projects) 1. Deliver the benefits of programmes (and its projects) on time on budget 2. Realize the theory of change of the projects 3. Manage risks 4. Manage projects and programme budgets 5. Lead and manage project teams, including coaching country-level staff and teams 6. Lead, coordinate and manage the mutual interactions and tasks of various staff and volunteers, i.e. of the programme team. 7. Negotiate the terms and conditions of project grant agreements, and pledges 8. Manage pledges and donor relationships within programme scopes 9. Manage programme stakeholders 10. Check activities and projects on consistency (and compliance) with approaches, policies, procedures, standards, methodologies, instruments, agreements, theories and practices 11. Check activities within projects, on effectiveness, especially for meeting (and adapting to) the needs of people, expectations and capacities of national societies and partners 12. Check activities on efficiency, especially for wasting supplies, money and time 13. Be accountable for country-level:

      • planning, implementing, monitoring, reporting, and evaluating activity plans for delivering the benefits of the projects and realizing the theory of change
      • delivering the benefits of the project on time on budget
      • realizing the theory of change of the project
      • quality, risk and benefit realization management
      • (activity plans) budget management
      • complying with terms and conditions of pledges
      • managing stakeholders
      • checking projects on consistency (and compliance) with approaches, policies, procedures, standards, methodologies, instruments, theories, and practices
      • checking activities within activity plans, on effectiveness, especially for meeting (and adapting to) the needs of people, expectations and capacities of national societies and partners
      • checking activities on efficiency, especially for wasting supplies, money, and time

       

      Job Duties & Responsibilities 2

      Duties applicable to all staff A. Actively work towards the achievement of the Federation Secretariat’s goals B. Abide by and work in accordance with the Red Cross and Red Crescent principles C. Perform any other work related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager
      Education
      University degree – Required Certification in Project Management – Preferred Master’s degree or higher in development or similar field – Preferred

      Experience

      Minimum 5 years professional experience in project management in the humanitarian or development fields – Required Minimum 5 years work experience and understanding operational procedures with funding partners – Required Experience of proposal and report-writing, developing and managing budgets – Required Experience in managing and supporting staff – Required Experience working for the Red Cross/Red Crescent – Preferred
      Knowledge, Skills and Language
      Excellent computer skills (Windows, spreadsheets, word-processing, databases and other relevant programmes) – Required Skills in training and developing staff capacity – Required Excellent skills in networking with other agencies and organisations – Required Able to adapt and resolve problems due to changing situations – Required Fluently spoken and written English – Required Good command of another IFRC official language (Arabic, French or Spanish) – Preferred
      Competencies and Values
      Core competencies: Communication; Collaboration and Teamwork; Judgement and Decision Making; National Society and Customer Relations; Creativity and Innovation; Building Trust Functional Competencies: Strategic orientation; Building Alliances; Leadership; Empowering others Values: Respect for diversity; Integrity; Professionalism; Accountability
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      Seniority Level

      Entry level

      Industry

      • Non-profit Organization Management

      Employment Type

      Other

      Job Functions

      • Project Management
      • Information Technology


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