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Information And Communication Officer - Adamawa

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Information And Communication Officer - Adamawa

Closing: Jul 4, 2024

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Published: Jun 25, 2024 (28 days ago)

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Selection Criteria Core Competencies

Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train staff and also able to work with disaster-affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.

Communication Skills:

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of LPF.
  • This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.

Integrity:

  • Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to LPF's core values and humanitarian principles.

Resilience/Adaptability and flexibility:

  • Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high-security risks, and harsh living conditions.
  • Works and lives in a flexible, adaptable, and resilient manner.

Awareness and sensitivity of self and others:

  • Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity.
  • Have experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner.
  • Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessments, particularly in high-stress and high-security contexts.

Work style:

  • Is well-planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision-making with competent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Knowledge of LPF policies and procedures.
  • Requires general information management and telecommunication skills and proficiency in information technology/ computer skills.
  • Minimum of 2 - 5 years of humanitarian aid experience.
  • Multiple language skills desirable.
  • Graphics technical competencies required for this position
  • High level of experience in developing information and communication related technical tools guidelines and systems.
  • Qualifications and / or experience in professional information and communication-related fields.
  • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis, and strategic planning skills.
  • Knowledge of Humanitarian /Human rights / Refugee Law.
  • Basic knowledge of contract employment and experience and skills in recruitment and selection.
Responsibilities

Selection Criteria Core Competencies

Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train staff and also able to work with disaster-affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.

Communication Skills:

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of LPF.
  • This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.

Integrity:

  • Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to LPF's core values and humanitarian principles.

Resilience/Adaptability and flexibility:

  • Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high-security risks, and harsh living conditions.
  • Works and lives in a flexible, adaptable, and resilient manner.

Awareness and sensitivity of self and others:

  • Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity.
  • Have experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner.
  • Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessments, particularly in high-stress and high-security contexts.

Work style:

  • Is well-planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision-making with competent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Knowledge of LPF policies and procedures.
  • Requires general information management and telecommunication skills and proficiency in information technology/ computer skills.
  • Minimum of 2 - 5 years of humanitarian aid experience.
  • Multiple language skills desirable.
  • Graphics technical competencies required for this position
  • High level of experience in developing information and communication related technical tools guidelines and systems.
  • Qualifications and / or experience in professional information and communication-related fields.
  • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis, and strategic planning skills.
  • Knowledge of Humanitarian /Human rights / Refugee Law.
  • Basic knowledge of contract employment and experience and skills in recruitment and selection.
  • This Officer will be responsible for all Information and Communication Management for the Programme.
  • For collating and Documentation of Human-Interest Stories, Photos, Programme MOVs, and other demanding Information Communication documentation.

Job Description

  • Contribute immensely towards media, digital, and communication as part of advocacy development in all programs
  • Agrees on media and communication as part of advocacy issues and together with the relevant program staff identify advocacy and communication issues related to LPF's work in Nigeria.
  • Support Program Officers in building Networks to carry out advocacy on livelihoods, Market Access, and Right to Be Heard issues in Nigeria.
  • Design and produce training and educational materials on media and communication for marketing the LPF program.
  • Develop work plans, individual development plans, and regular reports to the Program/Operation Manager
  • Support program partners in media and communications-related capacity building and ensure that this is integrated within the program
  • Supports in identifying potential new strategic media partners for LPF and developing strategies for working with them.
  • Have responsibility for the monitoring and supervision of media as part of advocacy-related partner activities and plans in LPF by ensuring that these are in line with LPF programs strategy in Nigeria
  • Document and publish LPF’s learning by contributing articles briefing notes, media publications, and case studies for LPF's campaigns.
  • Support LPF staff and partners in getting relevant messages across to target audiences within and outside the organization on major activities.
  • Frequently update our LPF in social media outlets (Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, etc.) and ensure we disseminate information about our program on a weekly basis
  • Develop and sustain relationships with the media and the civil society groups in Nigeria to feed into LPF's advocacy work.
  • Ensure adequate media coverage for all program activities, functions, and press releases/press statements
  • Liaise with active allies to identify and help them use rare opportunities to drive LPF's corporate advocacy issues in various media outlets in Nigeria.

Other Compliance Information:

  • Eager and required to adhere to LPF’s principles and values and promote gender justice and women's rights.
  • Understanding of and commitment to adhere to equity, diversity, gender, child safety, and staff health and wellbeing principles.
  • Ensure that the properties in the place of work are respected and that no damage is caused to them.
  • Adhere to implementation standards, LPF ways of working, and the terms of the LPF Code of Conduct; including the commitment to zero tolerance on SEA and the obligation to report SEA cases.
  • He / She must not use their position of being engaged in LPF work to gain favors or material advantage.

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