The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS), funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia and self-declared region of Somaliland. The overall program goal is to mitigate conflict; to promote stability and community cohesion, and to strengthen citizens’ relationships with their government officials.
TIS is in the process of recruiting for the position of Information Officer to be based in Galmudug. The Information Officer will be responsible for handling the program’s information and communication needs and programming. In high profile and high pressure environments, quick results reporting is expected. In addition to compiling appropriate reporting on program status and impact, including regular reports, success stories, press releases, and ad hoc reports on how the program responds to particular issues, s/he will inform field office programming with regard to media, communications and information activities. The position will report to the Senior Project Advisor.
University degree in Mass Communication, English Language/Literature or other appropriate field, or equivalent.