Job Information Communications Assistant NGO Information
NGO Name IMMAP
Contact Name HR
Contact Email immap_hr_iraq@immap.org
Job Information
Contract Duration 6 months
Governorate Baghdad
Job Shift
Nationality National
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2021-12-02
Requirements
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title Bachelor Degree
Minimum Experience 2 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2021-12-02
Deadline Date 2021-12-16
Location
[Baghdad,Iraq ]
Description

The Communication Assistant will work under the Communication officer and in close coordination with Project Manager. The main objective of the Communication assistant is to collect success stories on the field from surveyed beneficiaries.

 

SUCCESS STORIES

  • In close link with the Senior M&E Officer, identify success stories among surveyed beneficiaries and plan field visits accordingly to various areas in Baghdad, Basra, Diwaniya, and Diyala governorates.
  • Conduct field visits to pre-identified beneficiaries’ locations and collect relevant information (testimonies) along with communication materials (pictures) upon people's consent as defined in the related iMMAP guidelines.
  • Draft and participate in the finalization of the success stories under the supervision of the Communication Officer.
  • Maintain a record of all notes, interviews, and photo/video files.

 

SECURITY

  • Ensure regular coordination with iMMAP's security department.
  • Assess and review the security status of identified areas of operation in close coordination with the security focal points.
  • Strictly follow security plans, protocols and recommendations Ensure security plans and protocols for the areas of operation.

ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING

  • As part of the iMMAP commitment to organizational learning, and in support of the understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient, and relevant to the communities they serve, it is expected that the incumbent will commit 5% of his time to learning activities that benefit iMMAP as well as individual professional development.

ACCOUNTABILITY TO BENEFICIARIES

  • iMMAP team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to beneficiaries of iMMAP programs, and to international standards guiding international relief and development work while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring, and evaluation of field projects.
Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Organization

iMMAP is an international non-governmental organization that provides information management services to humanitarian and development organizations. Through information management, we help our partners target assistance to the world’s most vulnerable populations. Our core philosophy is that better data leads to better decisions and that better decisions lead to better outcomes. iMMAP’s critical support to information value chains helps to solve operational and strategic challenges of our partners in both emergency and development contexts by enabling evidence-based decision-making for better outcomes.

About the project

iMMAP will implement a project funded by the GIZ for a period of 12 months. The project, run from iMMAP office in Baghdad, aims at supporting both the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MoLSA) and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MoHESR) through the creation of tailored interactive online information systems on the labour market situation and capacity building of both ministries regarding information management, monitoring and evaluation and website development and maintenance.

 

Qualificiatons

EDUCATION

  • BA in journalism, international development and/or any other relevant fields.

EXPERIENCE

  • At least 2 years of general experience.
  • At least 1 years of relevant experience in journalism or communication.
  • Previous experience in communication in a humanitarian organization is preferred.
  • Previous experience in the protection sector is an asset.

SKILLS

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Good English writing skills.

  • Photography skills.

  • Capacity to work collaboratively in a team.

  • Ability to perform well on tight deadlines, flexible attitude.

  • Fluency in Arabic and English is required.

  • Knowledge of computer applications, in particular proficiency required in MS Office.

How To Apply

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Personnel is expected to conduct itself in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs, and iMMAP’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all Countries. iMMAP has zero-tolerance for sexual harassment, exploitation, and abuse, human trafficking, child abuse, and exploitation. Any violations of these principles and policies will be treated as serious misconduct. iMMAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of background.

Qualified candidates must submit a Cover Letter and a Resume (CV) with PDF format  including 3 professional references and a copy of any relevant Certification/Degree and a copy of National ID or Residency Card to: 

immap_iraq_hr@immap.org

  • The subject of the email should indicate the job reference number: COMA_DEC_2021_Baghdad
  • IMMAP encourages female candidates to apply.
  • Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact shortlisted candidates for further screening.
  • IMMAP would review the applications on a rolling basis and close the advertisement before the deadline if the ideal candidate was found. One or more similar/different positions may be filled in this recruitment activity depending on the applicants' qualifications.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • Please note that the final candidates will be subjected to security screening and positive references.
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