Local Communication Specialist in Georgia

Posted on:
10 Jul, 2024
Application by:
24 Jul, 2024
Project status:
Tender
Project title:
Georgia Resilient Agriculture, Irrigation and Land Project (GRAIL)
Period of project:
October 2024 - September 2026
Duration of assignment:
part-time assignment during project period
Country:
Georgia
Workplace:
remote and on-site
Job code:
33990

Project description

The overall objective of this project is to provide intensive support to the Georgian government through GA (Georgian Amelioration) change-management team in the rollout of the organizational reform actions.
Therefore, this project aims to to: (a) improve irrigation, and drainage services, and agricultural production in project areas, and (b) strengthen national irrigation and land management institutional capacity for climate resilient planning. 
In partnership with World Bank, Georgia, government continues to make major investments in irrigation modernization and a quantum leap in institutional development is needed to achieve acceptable service delivery and motivate the recovery of operational costs from farmers.
The primary project beneficiaries comprise individual farmers, fish farms, hydropower plants, technical water user enterprises across five-targeted irrigation schemes, and one drainage massif, and related regions. Overall, the rural population will benefit from enhanced services provided by land management, irrigation services, and agricultural support. In the public sector, the project will support institutional strengthening of public agencies.

Job description

The proposed Communication Specialist will develop and execute communication strategies, identify and engage stakeholders, and utilize multi-media and digital platforms for effective outreach. He/she will create content for various channels, leveraging strong Georgian and English language skills. He/she will monitor and adjust communication plans as needed and ensure cohesive messaging through close collaboration with team members and stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • A bachelor's or master's degree in communication, PR, or a related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in designing and implementing communication strategies, and communication plans
  • Experience in stakeholder identification processes and stakeholder information needs assessments
  • Experience in use of multi-media and digital communication platforms
  • Strong oral and written Georgian and English language skills

Application

At GFA Consulting Group, we embrace the strength that comes from diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace where your unique skills and perspectives are celebrated. We look forward to hiring new colleagues who identify with this appreciation of diversity. We welcome applicants irrespective of their gender, nationality, ethnicity, social origin, religion and beliefs, disability and chronic disease, age and sexual identity. Your skills and motivation are our only decision factor! We would like to encourage you to apply and bring your talents, skills and personal life experiences to enrich and advance our joint endeavours. We look forward to getting to know you!

If the requirements match your profile, we are looking forward to receiving your application including CV by clicking on the APPLY button. If you have further questions, please send an email to Ms Dagmar Röhr.

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  Dagmar Roehr Dagmar.Roehr@gfa-group.de

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