Communication Field Officer 1 at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Kano Office is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:Job Title: Communication Field Officer 1Location: KanoMain ResponsibilitiesMonitors security, socio-economic, cultural and political environment relevant to ICRC work in the Office AoR, giving special attention to humanitarian consequences.Contributes to the analysis of this information and sharing it with the colleagues as per the structure's communication flow.Contributes to the development of the structure's network with local stakeholders (including among the media).Conducts, mainly independently, information sessions with the main stakeholders.Contributes to the interaction with local Nigerian Red Cross Branches (NRCS) and provides support in capacity-building to their particular COM-programs.Provides support to other ICRC departments for operational communication on ongoing activities.Collects, compiles, translates/interprets information in relation with the activities and contributes to written reporting.Identifies the communications needs of the office (including in terms of dissemination material), contributes actively to the development of the strategy and planning of activities.Contributes to the development of the Delegation’s communication strategy and in the preparation of the annual planning exercise.Participates to field missions, which can at times be carried out independently.

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