Regional Cooperation Communication & Public Relations Consultant (Re - Announced) Expired
Regional Cooperation Communication & Public Relations Consultant (Re - Announced)
|Title:||Regional Cooperation Communication & Public Relations Consultant (Re - Announced)|
|Duration:||6 months initial contract with possibility of extension|
|Exp.:||2018-10-25-(6 Months Ago)|
|Salary:||As per NTA salary scale|
|Organization:||The Asia Foundation | About The Asia Foundation|
|Education:||Bachelor’s degree (Masters will be preferred)|
|Work Experience:||5 of relevant experience Years|
Under the PRCC-MoFA Phase II project the Regional Cooperation Communication & Public Relations Consultant will report directly to the leadership of Regional Cooperation Directorate at MoFA and for administrative related issues will report to the Asia Foundation. The Consultant will work with relevant people at MoFA and within RCD to promote and reflect the activities of RCD through developing a comprehensive and effective Public Relations and Communications Strategy. The development of this strategy is to help teams at RCD communicate more effectively and meet core organizational objectives. The Consultant will further institutionalize the key aspects and requirements of an effective public relations and communications strategy at RCD and among MoFA staff and will ensure that the developed strategy reflects all elements of a modern and effective Public Relations and Communications Strategy. The consultant will also ensure that RCD’s public relations and communication strategy in line with MoFA’s overall internal and external communications polices and strategy.
The specific duties and responsibilities to be performed by the Public Relations and Communication Consultant include but are not limited to the following:
Qualification and Skills
Duties & Responsibilities
An experienced expert on Public Relations and Communication is required to join the Regional Cooperation Directorate (RCD) within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) of Government of Afghanistan (GoA) as part of the “Promoting Regional Cooperation Capacity in Ministry of Foreign Affairs PRCC-MoFA” phase II project. The Asia Foundation is implementing the two-year project with the Delegation of the European Union funding and in close coordination with MoFA. The Expert is expected to join the project byas early as possible thereafter. The initial contract will be for 6 months with the prospect of extension.
The Promoting Regional Cooperation Capacity in MoFA (PRCC-MoFA) Phase II project will seek to build the capacity of the Regional Cooperation Directorate (RCD) at MoFA to enable it to lead the country’s efforts in promoting regional cooperation and illuminate avenues for securing donor support through the promotion of regional cooperation. The second phase of the project will focus particularly on strengthening RCD’s capacity to support larger MoFA’s efforts in leading the Istanbul Process and in implementing and following-up on the Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) agreed between all 15 Heart of Asia Countries at the Istanbul Conference in 2011. The project will also seek to build the capacity of RCD to effectively and proactively engage and coordinate with other regional organizations like South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) among other and trilateral and quadrilateral bodies that Afghanistan is currently a party to.
Qualified applicants should submit a copy of their CV accompanied by a detailed cover letter writing sample contact details and completed Biodata 1420 form no later than October 25 2018 to [email protected] Applications without a completed Biodata 1420 form (http://www.acbar.org/upload/1459846582556.doc) writing sample or cover letter will be automatically disqualified.
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be evaluated on the quality of translation from English to Dari and Pashto.
Candidates that do not meet the essential qualifications and experience will not be shortlisted. Kindly do not send random unrelated CVs.