ACCM Intern – Hargeisa,
SAVE THE CHILDREN
For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children’s lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world’s largest independent child rights organization. From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children secures a child’s right to
health, education and protection. Save the
Children is an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. We are looking to recruit for this position to be based in Hargeisa
Position: ACCM Intern
Duration: 9 Months
Duty Station: Hargeisa
Please refer the below Job Description for the position description and the key selection criteria.
Interested candidates are required to submit a CV and mandatory cover letter quoting the Job Title on the subject line. The file name of the CV and attachments must be the applicants name and sent
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Applications close on Friday 21st March 2020 @ 11:59pm.
We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will therefore be required
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Level 3: The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.
Save the Children in Somaliland implements various programmes/ projects to support both vulnerable communities in emergencies and in development of Somaliland. The Communications Assistant will play significant role for meeting the information and communication needs of Save the Children interventions in Somaliland, including increasing and/or standardizing visibility and ensuring consistent program communications. The function will assist the collection, sharing of information and communication products including sitreps, case studies, success studies, programme success stories and programme photos. Under the supervision of Commutations Coordinator, the function will ensure compliance with SC’s communications and media guidelines and protocols in relation to external and internal communication. The Function will also assist the preparation and dissemination of internal updates from projects.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Area ACCM Manager
Staff directly reporting to this post: None
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
To assist the development of communication materials to support the achievement of Save the Children Somaliland programs
Support in the compilation design and dissemination of information and communication material on SCI programs in Somaliland.
To raise the visibility and profile of donor funded projects in line with the global communications and donor visibility guidelines
Support the ACCM Team administrative documentation in Somaliland.
Research and monitor developments of external issues of significance to Save the Children’s programming in Somaliland (including but not limited to through media monitoring) and circulate analysis of these to relevant stakeholders.
Review case studies/outcome stories and process to next level of approval.
Assist with external editors, designers and printers to develop quality documents for SCI programmes in Somaliland and ensure the standardization of the SCI Brand in Somaliland.
Liaise closely with Communications, photography/video teams and programme teams to ensure coordination of activities on the ground – photos and videos are captured, proper consent forms are signed, and that log lists and captions are recorded.
Assist and contribute the production of the situation reports for emergency/humanitarian projects in Somaliland
Assist Area ACCM Manager to develop information products on emergency response and development projects as required.
Other tasks assigned by the line manager
COMPETENCIES AND BEHAVIOURS
Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve
performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others Future orientated, thinks strategically
Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions Willing to take disciplined risks
Honest, encourages openness and transparency
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Essential:
Diploma in Business Administration, Journalism or requisite experience Excellent English writing and oral skills
Knowledge of Desk top publishing, printing and publishing
Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a diverse multi-ethnic team
Excellent time management, organizational abilities, and proven capacity to work to deadlines under pressure
Experience and ability to work with teams
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Knowledge and willingness to adhere to SC policies with respect to child protection, health and safety, equal opportunities, gender, fraud and dishonesty policy etc
Willing and able to travel 30% of the time within Somaliland.
Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedure
CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:
We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Protection Policy and organizational Code of Conduct.
CODE OF CONDUCT
Because Save the Children’s work is based on deeply held values and principles, it is essential that our commitment to children’s rights and humanitarian principles is supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards, which all staff members must adhere to.
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer. Women are strongly encouraged to apply