Communication Specialist Advisor for Digital Solutions for Sustainable Development Program (DSSD)
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a federally owned international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations. GIZ has worked in Rwanda for over 30 years. The primary objectives between the Government of Rwanda and the Federal Republic of Germany are poverty reduction and promotion of sustainable development. To achieve these objectives, GIZ Rwanda is active in the sectors of Decentralization and Good Governance, Economic Development and Employment Promotion, Energy and ICT (Information and Communications Technology).
The project "Digital Solutions for Sustainable Development"(DSSD) will advise Rwandan institutions on the implementation of the Smart Rwanda Master Plan (2016-2020) and its priority projects. The project aims at promoting the development of digital solutions in collaboration with sector ministries, local and international private companies, research institutions and civil society. The development of those pioneering solutions will be supported and managed by a dynamic team of experts based in the newly created Center for Digital Transformation (CDT) - a project unit of DSSD.
The CDT will be a space dedicated at delivering impact driven digital solutions, developing capacities of the local innovation ecosystem, and replicating / scaling-up digital solutions at regional and continental level. In parallel, the institutional and capacity development of MINICT (Ministry of Information Communication Technology and Innovation), RISA (Rwanda Information Society Authority) and other partners will be supported through intensive capacity building, organisational development, business process optimization, and expert advice.
GIZ Rwanda is currently looking for a Communication Specialist integrated in the Center for Digital Transformation and the Digital Solutions for Sustainable Development Program (DSSD).
The Communication Specialist is responsible for:
Developing the vision for the communication strategy of the CDT to make it an established player of digital transformation strategies
Driving marketing and communication strategies for the CDT from concept through to execution
Building and sustaining strong ties between the CDT and its partners within the local innovation ecosystem
Developing and delivering creative marketing and communication strategies, plans and approaches for the projects supported and hosted by the CDT.
Providing assistance to PR work of the CDT and the DSSD program.
The communication specialist performs the following tasks:
Required qualifications, competencies and experience
Masters/MSc or BSc in Marketing and Communication, ICT or other related to the DSSD programme objectives, with a focus on institutional development, ICT and community/brand building.
Other knowledge, additional competencies
How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit their application (motivation letter, updated CV, certificates, and references) until 6th January 2019 at 4:00 PM, by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
The email attachment (max. size 2 MB) should be a PDF file. Please quote the job title in the subject
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for test and interview.
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