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Communications & Outreach Specialist - Land Reform Activity

Togo
Jun 14, 2018

 

Tetra Tech International Development Services is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified Communication & Outreach Specialist candidates for an anticipated 4-year Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)-funded Land Reform to Accelerate Agricultural Productivity (LRAP) initiative in Togo.

 

The LRAP initiative comprises four main objectives: (i) expand access to land by identifying, legitimizing, and formalizing customary land rights; (ii) move the legitimized rights into the formal system; (iii) improve the formal system so that it effectively protects all legitimate land rights; and (iv) expand inclusive access to land by ensuring that recognition of women’s rights, already recognized in formal law, are fully incorporated into practice.

 

Position Description/Summary:

The Communications & Outreach Specialist will be responsible for the development, management, continuous improvement and expansion of the outreach and communications function on the project. Position to be based in Togo.

 

Responsibilities:

*Develop a comprehensive communications and outreach plan;

*Develop materials and other media to disseminate information to the media, project partners and stakeholders, and MCC;

*Contribute to program reports;

*Conduct special research on issues deemed important to the project

*Provide technical advice and support to the Chief of Party on communications quality and compliance to MCC branding and marking requirements.

*Build capacity among staff, partners and other stakeholders around information product development.

 

Qualifications:

*Advanced University degree in communications, psychology or related discipline; 

*Experience in training and facilitation; ability to engage with multiple stakeholders; media material developments

*At least 10 years’ experience related to media development and communications;

*Familiarity with or training in Behavior Change Communications strategies;

*Demonstrated ability to develop and lead effective public outreach campaigns; demonstrated ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams; experience developing and adapting multi-media messages for a diverse range of stakeholders; demonstrated ability to train and build capacity for advocacy;

*French language fluency (oral and written) and previous experience in sub-Saharan Africa, preferably West Africa, is required;

*Togolese and West African nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.



To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

* Cover Letter/Letter of Application explaining qualifications for position

* CV/Resume in reverse chronological format

 

Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

 

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