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Communication Officer 2

Published on 14.01.2022


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Position : Communication Officer 2


The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified applicants specially women and persons with disabilities. 


The Communication Officer 2 contributes to the design, planning and implementation of Communication projects and activities in coordination with the management of the SD and Head of Departments and /or  Communication Delegate. S/he contributes to representing the ICRC externally and to build the necessary understanding, acceptance and support of the ICRC among key stakeholders.

Functional Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the Assistant Head of Sub-Delegation, the employee contributes to the design, planning and implementation and monitoring of Communication program;
  • With minimum supervision, implements relevant activities and develop tools for operational communication; community engagement; IHL promotion; building NS communication capacity; public communication, digital communication; information analysis/ environment scanning; religious circles; public affairs and resource mobilisation.
  • Supports the head of the field structure and/or the country communication and prevention manager in networking with relevant stakeholders and represents ICRC with various audiences.
  • Follows political, security, military and humanitarian developments, as well as other issues related to the ICRC's reputation/perception and capacity to operate in the geographic area covered by BEN_SD, contributing to analysis.
  • Interprets and translates from and into local language in support of Communication programs when required.
  • Provides technical and administrative support to the communication team (e.g. archiving, stock management, event organisation) when required.
  • Supports communication-related training and coaching for staff of field structures and/or other departments when needed.
  • Contributes to defining communication objectives, strategies and plans of action in the sub-delegation’s area of responsibility.
Required profile for job ad : Communication Officer 2

Certification/education required

  • University degree or equivalent in a relevant field such as communications, political science, international relations or journalism.
  • Fluent spoken and written English and the local language(s). Knowledge of Arabic is an asset.
  • Computer skills (proficiency in MS Office); familiarity with digital communication tools.

Professional experience required

  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience in a field relevant to communication and/or prevention.
  • Experience in an ICRC operation an asset
  • Sound knowledge of the political, social and media environment in the country/region


All applications must be submitted  until Thursday, 27th January 2022 to the attention of the HR Manager.

Cover Letter and updated CV in English should be provided appropriately

ICRC does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. 
All selected candidates will be subject to rigorous reference and background checks. 

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.


  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Job criteria for job ad : Communication Officer 2
Job category :
Marketing, communication
Industries :
Education, training
Social, public and human services
Employment type :
Fixed-term contract
Region :
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Spoken language :
arabicgood level
Number of Position(s) : 1

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