Consultant Job at Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organization (ALCO)

Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organization (ALCO) is a sub-regional inter-governmental organization established in 2002 with the mission to facilitate the free movement of persons and goods and mitigate the impact of HIV infection on West African inter-regional trade. 

We are recruiting suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: 
Communication and Public Relations Consultant 
Location: Cotonou, Benin

Background

  • ALCO received funding from the Global Fund as part of the New Funding Model for implementation of its activities. This grant covers the period from 2016 to 2018
  • Therefore, in an effort to strengthen the executive secretariat management team based in Cotonou-Benin and for the purpose of implementing the said grant, ALCO is recruiting a Communication Consultant.

Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of ALCO Executive Secretary, the Communication and Public Relations Consultant will ensure the implementation of communication, visibility and public relations activities as part of ALCO operations.

Profile

  • The incumbent must hold a Master’s Degree in Communication, or equivalent University Degree
  • Must have good control over audio-visual production techniques
  • Have proven experience in selection of and collaboration with external communication service providers (advertising, publishing, etc.)
  • Demonstrate self-reliance and sense of initiatives
  • Be computer literate: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet
  • Experience in a sub-regional project implemented in Africa is an asset
  • Have solid knowledge of sub-regional countries’ sociocultural environment
  • Knowledge of Abidjan-Lagos Corridor region/background is an asset
  • Must demonstrate at least five (5) years’ experience in Communication in a development project
  • Have at least three (3) years’ experience in institutional Communication and Public Relations
  • Must demonstrate experience in community relations
  • Be fully bilingual (French & English)
  • Have strong programmatic reports development capacity


Deadline: 5th April, 2018.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following documents below:

  • A duly signed letter of motivation to the Executive Secretary of Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organization;
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae certified as true and correct
  • A copy of Diplomas and qualifications obtained
  • Three (3) professional references
  • Evidence of experience acquired, especially copies of certificates of employment
  • A certified copy of valid national ID card.

The Application file sealed in an envelope marked “Application for Communication and Public Relations Consultant” should be submitted to: 

The Executive Secretariat,
Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organization,
ALAPINI Building,
234 Camp Guezo,
Cotonou,
Benin
Tel: (229)21 31 3579/21313591 Fax: (229)21313652

Or 
Send Applications in PDF format to: recrutement@corridor-sida.org

Note

  • Only applicants selected at each step of recruitment process shall be contacted through the email address and telephone mentioned in their CV’s
  • For further information, please contact Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organization:
  • Executive Secretariat of Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organization at the address above.

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe to FREE Job Alert

Click verification link sent to your inbox to complete subscription!