Level of Education:University degree.
Area of Study:Communications, journalism, event management, public relations or other related fields;
Years of work experience in what area(s):
Minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience in developing and implementing strategic communications
Languages needed:Excellent English writing skills and fluency in spoken Somali and English;
General Skills / Other Requirements:
Experience in managing communications activities, such as an external relations department or office, preferably in the public sector;
Proven experience in communications training.
Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work within and build a team environment, excellent communication and negotiation skills, ability to work effectively and harmoniously within a diverse work environment
Familiarity with Somali context and willingness to travel throughout Somalia, specifically Baidoa and Kismayo ;
Skilled communications trainer and ability to produce quality training materials;
Ability to diplomatically handle sensitive situations and cultivate productive relationships;
Knowledge of multimedia software an asset;