Communication and Visibility of the European Union in Kenya

Job published date: 
Monday, July 6, 2020
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Country: 
Kenya
Region: 
Africa
Body: 

Details of post


Team Leader
  • Qualifications: 1) Education
    Minimum Criteria

    • Master Degree in social sciences, economics, law, politics, development, or any other sector considered relevant
    • Fluency in English, speaking and writing

    Preferential Criteria
    • Master degree in communications, journalism, marketing, or other communications-related sector
    • Knowledge of local languages eg. Swahili

    2) General professional experience
    Minimum Criteria

    • Professional experience in the field of public relations and communication - minimum 10 years
    • At least 2 experiences as project manager/ team leader

    Preferential Criteria

    • Professional experience in the English-speaking countries of the Region
    • Proven strong capabilities and leadership in steering, moderating and organizing communications events and campaigns

    3) Specific professional experience

    Minimum Criteria
    • Professional experience working and advising at a high level in communication with private companies, state institutions or civil society - minimum 5 years
    • Participation in the development of at least 3 communication strategies or campaigns
    • Implementation of at least 5 communication campaigns
    • Experience in project and human resources management, including planning, budgeting, financial and operational follow-up of activities, evaluation and monitoring

    Preferential Criteria

    • These campaigns focused preferably on development cooperation issues for development agencies, governments or NGOs
    • Experience preferably gained in a developing country and specifically in East Africa
    • Proven experience in cooperation with the EU and with EU programmes will be an advantage
    • The implementation of communication activities in Kenya would be an additional asset

  • Duration: 400 day(s)
    Communication coordinator
  • Qualifications: 1) Qualifications and skills

    • Master Degree in social sciences, economics, law, politics, development, or any other sector considered relevant
    • Fluency in English, speaking and writing

    Preferential Criteria
    • Master degree in communications, journalism, marketing, or other communications-related sector
    • Knowledge of local languages eg. Swahili

    2) General professional experience
    Minimum Criteria
    • Professional experience in the field of public relations and communication - minimum 7 years

    Preferential Criteria
    • Professional experience in the English-speaking countries of the Region


    3) Specific professional experience

    Minimum Criteria
    • Professional experience working and advising at a high level in communication with private companies, state institutions or civil society - minimum 3 years
    • Participation in the implementation of at least 5 communication campaigns
    • Proven strong experience of social media and marketing: at least one campaign implemented via social media

    Preferential Criteria
    • These campaigns have been conducted in Kenya on development cooperation issues for agencies such as development agencies, governments or NGOs
    • Experience preferably gained in a developing country and specifically in East Africa
    • Professional experience in the media in Kenya (TV, radio, social media, written press, etc) - minimum 3 years
    • A good knowledge of the communication sector in Kenya (context, strategies currently implemented, stakeholders, potential service providers)


  • Duration: 400 day(s)
    Name of Project: 
    Communication and Visibility of the European Union in Kenya
    Status: 
    Closed
    Project start date: 
    Monday, July 6, 2020
    Project end date: 
    Sunday, June 26, 2022
    Duration: 
    720 day(s)
    Other information: 

    - Project Manager: