Belgian Development Agency
Communication Officer (f/m) Job Vacancy at Enabel
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Final date for application: 11/08/2023
Communication Officer Enabel (f/m) – Tanzania
Enabel is the Belgian development agency. It implements Belgium’s governmental cooperation. The agency also works for other national and international donors. With its partners in Belgium and abroad, Enabel offers solutions to address pressing global challenges – Climate Change, Urbanisation, Human Mobility, Peace and Security, Economic and Social Inequality – and to promote Global Citizenship. With 2,000 staff, Enabel manages about 170 projects in twenty countries, in Belgium, Africa and the Middle East.
Enabel is at a turning point in its existence. The major reform of the Belgian development cooperation brings new policy orientations and points of attention, new financing mechanisms and specific performance criteria. There are result obligations to which the organization must meet, and ambitious targets to implement more interventions for other donors. That is why communication is a strategic cornerstone of Enabel, a crucial tool to achieve our goals.
Enabel in Tanzania is preparing the launch of its new Country Strategy for the Bilateral Cooperation in Tanzania 2023-2027 while also preparing the kick-off of several interventions financed by other donors.
In this challenging context, we are seeking a communication officer for our head office in Dar Es Salaam.
As Communication Officer, you report to the Country Representative, and you coach our Communication for Development Officers (C4D) at the level of the interventions.
The challenge is to develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate the communication strategy of the Enabel programmes in Tanzania, to:
Facilitate the achievement of the development results and the sustainability of the results.
Foster the stakeholder’s dialogue.
Ensure accountability vis-à-vis the donors and the public concerned.
Ensure donor visibility.
Generate knowledge that can be shared.
You coordinate communication and visibility activities.
You design and implement training activities for project staff, government partners and other key stakeholders as required on knowledge management and communication.
You establish a mechanism for information flow within the key audiences and with the project.
You systematically compile lessons learned from project implementation into formats suitable for dissemination.
You collect, edit, publish, and disseminate human interest stories of change.
You are Tanzanian
At least 3 years of proven and relevant experience in either communication or advocacy
International professional experience / in developping countries
Formulation of communication strategies
Experience in community mobilization preferably through social behavior change communication
Experience working for civil society, bilateral or multilateral agency is an added advantage
A bachelor’s degree in communication, marketing or public relations or related fields
Excellent written and spoken English and Swahili
Expressing ideas and opinions clearly in a structured manner that appeals to the reader / listener
Multi-media knowledge and skills using web-based communication (content management, systems for websites, blogs, Twitter, Facebook etc.) & audiovisual media
Ability to effectively use print media design software’s such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator etc.
Proven photography and video production skills
Soft skills such as ability to work in a team and autonomously
Agile, flexible and cooperative
Applicants are also required to commit to the vision, missions and values of Enabel, see for more information : www.enabel.be
We offer you
A fascinating and interesting job in an international environment.
An indefinite period contract.
You are based in Dar Es Salaam, with frequent travels within the targeted districts of the region and, on occasions, to Dar es Salaam for meetings with implementing partners.
You are employed by Enabel in the function of “Communication Expert”. A salary package that comprises the monthly gross salary, in accordance with our salary scales (Class 5), and more benefits such as health care insurance, 13th month, holiday allowance and if applicable reallocation allowance.
Relevant recognized experience for the function will be valorized.
Following this recruitment procedure, a shortlist of successful applicants may be constituted which may be sourced in the next three years for similar job openings.
Every person who fulfils the conditions listed in our job advertisements may apply. Enabel is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its workforce. We do not discriminate based on gender, origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability status or any other factor other than competence.
Communication Officer (f/m) Job Vacancy at Enabel
Are you interested?
Apply here on-line :
Open job opportunities at Enabel in Tanzania with an application letter and your updated CV (Curriculum Vitae), at the latest by the 13th of August 2023.
Only applications that are registered here via our on-line portal will be considered.