25 Oct 2016

IRC Jobs in Uganda : Senior Communication Officer

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Job Overview/Summary: The Senior Communication Officer will be responsible for providing direct support for the implementation of the activities related to communication Boda Boda Talk Talk (BBTT), including messaging development, coordination with internal and external stakeholders and development of a relevant communication covering all zones of Bidibidi settlement. This will include capacity building and day-to-day supervision and support of the BBTT team. The Senior Communication Officer will also coordinate the activities of the communication officers, volunteers and BBTT drivers in the field, providing information materials and constantly monitoring and improving this pilot activity, in addition to ensuring that the activities of the BBTT communication team link to the other broader Protection and Rule of Law program.

Major Responsibilities (not Exhaustive)

  • Manage, support and coach the BBTT communication team mainly the communication officers
  • Coordinate the activities of the BBTT team through close supervision, follow up and daily meetings
  • Coordinate closely with the Legal Officer, Protection officers and Community Engagement Officers/ Managers and other internal and external stakeholders to make sure the communication team is provided with updated information about available services to refugees and ongoing or upcoming events in the settlements;
  • Act as a focal point for receiving and following up on overall messaging needs from partners in the settlement and ensure quality and relevance of messaging for the refugee community
  • Develop and implement an awareness strategy according to identified needs from the refugee community
  • Support the M&E team for communication data collection (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Handle all admin and finance matters related to the BBTT communication team;
  • Monitor and evaluate the work of the BBTT team
  • Perform other duties, as needed or requested by the supervisor.

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