Community Engagement -Communication officer

Applicants are required to demonstrate the following:

·         A Tertiary degree in relevant field (Humanitarian, Social Work, Health or Communications)  with demonstrated experience in communications/ community engagement or someone with relevant experience

·         Proven ability to follow and carry out instructions and assignment tasks under minimal supervision.

·         Experience maintaining and updating data bases and budgets

·         Knowledge of the Vanuatu Red Cross and the broader Vanuatu community

·         Demonstrated ability to cultivate and sustain trusted valuable relationships

·         Demonstrated high level interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to influence, negotiate, and provide advice with a wide range of individuals, communities and agencies.

·         Field experience in community engagement, ideally with global NGOs or donor agencies

·         Proven ability to act independently, take initiative within established management guidelines, and have the ability to be self-organising, work under pressure and meet deadlines.

·         Experience in working in a multi-disciplinary team in a changing and dynamic work environment.

·         Demonstrated experience in working with  teams of communication or community engagement

·         Demonstrated written and oral communications skills, including fluency in Bislama. English or French desirable.

·         Administrative and organisational skills.

·         Initiative, drive and direction.

·         Flexibility, adaptability, and sensitivity to diversity.

·         Commitment to VRCS’s policies and code of conduct, including child protection.

Interested candidates are invited to pick up a more detailed Job description of this position at Vanuatu Red Cross Office (located at Vanuatu Red Cross Headquarters), or send request by mail to:

Interested candidates may submit their applications, with letter of interest and CV, no later than 23rd May, 2018 to HR department:

VRCS HR Department, PO Box 618, Port-Vila, Vanuatu

Application by email:

Only short listed candidates will be contacted