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Département Développement durable - DD > Pôle Energie
Published on : 12/07/2022
Working closely with and under the guidance of the Manager, Communications and Visibility, the Communications and Visibility Officer contributes substantively to the development and implementation the RESEMBID Communications and Visibility strategy and workplan. Foremost, the incumbent provides strategically aligned, expert support to Programme Management in communications and visibility.
Specifically, the Communications and Visibility Officer’s primary focus will be on creating and developing digital content across all RESEMBID social media platforms, dedicated products such as the mobile application as well as content for traditional media platforms.
This is an opportunity for a creative, action-orientated Communications professional who is ready to make a mark by putting this major development programme on the map, regionally and internationally. As much a doer as a driver, the successful candidate will be a self-starter who is excited by the opportunity to join a high-calibre team that is deeply engaged and passionate about making a difference in sustainable human development.
The incumbent, informed by a substantive understanding of the strategic direction and priorities of the Programme portfolio, of its operational context for implementation, and of partner relations – especially the OCTs – has the following key responsibilities:
The incumbent may be called upon to discharge other duties, in line with her/his role in Communications, in line with the evolving operational needs of the Programme.
The Caribbean OCTs Resilience, Sustainable Energy and Marine Biodiversity Programme (RESEMBID) is a €40M programme financed by the European Union and implemented by Expertise France, the development cooperation agency of France.
RESEMBID supports the sustainable human development efforts of the Caribbean OCTs through three highly strategic lines of action:
• Marine Biodiversity: improving protection, restoration and management of marine biodiversity;
• Resilience: strengthening resilience to adapt to extreme and recurrent natural events (cross-cutting component)
• Sustainable Energy: increasing energy efficiency of infrastructures with high impact on energy consumption;
The twelve Caribbean OCTs are:
• Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten
• Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands
The Programme is implemented throughout the twelve OCTs and is based on Sint Maarten. It is backstopped by Expertise France Headquarters at Paris, France.
Great emphasis is given to a participatory approach in the design of the programme and its management, involving from the outset all relevant stakeholders (beneficiaries, civil society, private sector, funding institutions, among others).
The RESEMBID team implements the different workstreams of the Programme: governance; Programme coordination and implementation oversight; Programme formulation, design and implementation; grant and procurement management; financial and administrative management, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning; strategic communications and visibility. The team is complemented by senior sectoral technical consultants who are standing members of the team and are deployed as needed.
Minimum eligibility criteria
The selection process for candidates will be based on the following criteria :
Deadline for application : 15/08/2022 14:40
Expertise France is the public agency of French international technical cooperation. The agency operates around four priorities:
In these areas, Expertise France carries out engineering and implementation missions for capacity building projects, mobilizes technical expertise and acts as an aggregator of projects involving public expertise and private know-how.
With an activity volume of 233 million euros, more than 400 projects in portfolio in 80 countries, and 63,000 days of expertise, Expertise France focuses its action towards France’s solidarity policy, influence and economic diplomacy.