Communication & Humanitarian Affairs Program Manager Non-profit Jobs – International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to
: Head of Delegation
About
US:
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
is a neutral and independent international humanitarian organization, which
assists and protects victims of armed conflicts and other situations of
violence. The ICRC Delegation has an immediate opening for the following
position:
Job
Summary:
 The
Communication & Humanitarian Affairs Program Manager is the focal point at
delegation level for all matters related to Communication and Promotion of the
International Humanitarian Law (IHL). S/he is responsible for setting
priorities and strategies as well as for planning, implementing, monitoring and
evaluating the corresponding programs and activities. In addition, s/he enables
the delegation to understand and shape the wider humanitarian environment,
designs and delivers effective diplomatic strategies and contributes to the
delegation’s engagement with regional /continental fora. S/he contributes to
building an approach in which communication, promotion of IHL and humanitarian
affairs activities are integrated into other ICRC programmes. S/he contributes
to the delegation’s context analysis and networking.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·      
Sets the strategic orientations of the delegation’s
Communication, Promotion of the IHL and Humanitarian diplomacy activities;
formulates related priorities, objectives and budget.
·      
Oversees the implementation, monitoring and
evaluation of such programmes, which include: operational communication;
community engagement; promotion, integration and implementation of IHL and
relevant International Human Rights Law rules with public forces; public
communication;
·      
support to the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
communication and law promotion capacity.
·      
Contributes to the delegation’s analysis of
political, security, military, humanitarian and other developments as well as
issues related to ICRC reputation/perception management and capacity to
operate.
·      
Develops networks relevant to specific humanitarian
concerns, acceptance of the ICRC’s mission, strategic objectives and activities
and improving its access to people in need.
·      
Acts as the delegation’s spokesperson
·      
Supervises the development and production of
internal and external communication tools and publications, including for
digital platforms.
·      
Provides communication-related training and coaching
to staff.
·      
Ensures that all activities are properly documented
and assesses their effectiveness.
·      
In coordination with ICRC regional experts,
coordinates with military and police forces, key universities and relevant
ministries to strengthen the adoption, implementation, teaching and
dissemination of relevant IHRL rules.
·      
Establishes guidelines, defines methodologies and
working tools to ensure the smooth implementation of the programs.
·      
Prepares, conducts, assesses and follows up
dissemination activities. with the public forces on IHL, IHRL and ICRC
activities.
·      
Ensures the development provision of communication
tools (newsletters, operational updates, leaflets, presentations etc.) in an adapted
manner to specific target audiences.
·      
Establishes guidelines, defines methodologies and
working tools to ensure the smooth implementation of the programs.
·      
Ensures adequacy and coherence of ICRC’s public
positions.
·      
Contributes to and the delegation’s analysis of
humanitarian, security. political and economic issues in Uganda and monitors
the evolution of the humanitarian situation. Networking and representation
·      
Establishes and develops a network of contacts with
the relevant authorities such us public forces, ministries, media, academic
circles, civil society and other humanitarian actors.
·      
Engages in dialogue with relevant stakeholders and
audiences to foster the image of the ICRC’s NIJHA character, increasing the
understanding of ICRC’s work and activities in Uganda.
·      
Coordinates with the URCS on communication and
dissemination activities. Management of resources
·      
Manages finances, logistics, HR and administrative
aspects of communication, promotion of IHL and humanitarian affairs programs,
implements the necessary control mechanismss.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The ideal applicant must hold a degree from a
recognized university in law, political acutance, international relations,
journalism or communications. Academic: specialization or Master’s degree in
International Humanitarian law (IHL) or International Human Rights Law (IHRL)
is an asset.
·      
At least five years work experience in law, public
relations, journalism, communication, academia or as an officer in an
international humanitarian organization in a similar role.
·      
Sound experience in program management.
·      
Sound experience in training, l
·      
Strong decision-making, problem-solving and people
management skills.
·      
Fluent communication skills and command of spoken
and written
·      
English. Knowledge in French, will be an added value
How
to Apply:
All Interested candidates will have to submit their
application CV and copies of only academic certificates to: kamhrrecruitmentservices@icrc.org
Attach all your documents as a single file/document
Deadline: 3rd April 2020
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