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Grade: Single Engagement Agreement – Consultancy

Occupational Groups: Communication and Public Information

Closing Date: 2020-07-05

About the Financial Reporting Center.

The Financial Reporting Center (FRC) was established under Article 20 (1) of Somalia’s Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Act of 2016 to serve as Somalia’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) responsible for receiving, requesting, analyzing and appropriately disseminating information concerning money laundering and terrorist financing.

The role of the FRC is to help rebuild the trust in the Somali financial system and promote the confidence level of international banks and governments in the Banks and Money Transfer Businesses (MTBs) that operate in Somalia by preventing Banks and MTBs from being used for money laundering and terrorism financing. The FRC does this by:

  • Issuing regulations, providing guidance and feedback to relevant ministries and agencies as well as reporting entities in AML/CFT regime;
  • Designing and implementing compliance monitoring and enforcement systems for sectors that lack designated supervisory authorities;
  • Imposing proportionate, dissuasive and effective administrative sanctions and penalties;
  • Representing the country in national, regional and global meetings, forums and organizations that focus on AML.CFT issues;
  • Signing and implementing memorandum of understanding and other agreements with foreign financial intelligence units;

About IDLO

As the only intergovernmental organization exclusively devoted to promoting the rule of law, IDLO works to enable governments and empower people to reform laws and strengthen institutions to realize justice, peace and sustainable development. Its programs, research and policy advocacy cover the spectrum of rule of law from peace and institution building, to social development and economic recovery in countries emerging from conflict and striving towards democracy. For over 33 years IDLO has supported emerging economies and middle-income countries to strengthen their legal capacity and rule of law framework for sustainable development and economic opportunity. IDLO enjoys Observer Status at the United Nations General Assembly. Its headquarters are in Rome, with a Branch Office in The Hague, liaison offices for the United Nations in New York and Geneva, and Country Offices in Afghanistan, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Mali, Mexico, Mongolia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Somalia, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Uganda, and Ukraine.

The Assignment 

This consultancy will provide communications support to assist the FRC to formulate a communication strategy to enhance the awareness, understanding, and knowledge of key stakeholders in the government, private sector and civil society of the mandate and work of the FRC. Under the guidance of the Director of the FRC, the Communications Consultant will support the FRC in developing its communications strategy.

Scope of work and expected deliverables

The outputs to which the Communications Consultant will contribute will be:

ActivityExpected duration of assignmentExpected Delivery Timeline
FRC needs assessment and meetings:

  • Review of existing documents;
  • Assessment of past and current communication efforts, needs and capacity;
  • Identification of key stakeholders for consultation;
  • interviews with FRC leadership and key stakeholders; and
  • Drafting outline strategy.
3 days3 days upon signature
Develop a comprehensive communication strategy covering:

  • Identification of principal target audience;
  • Identification of the communication objectives for each audience segment;
  • Advice on the appropriate channels to reach the audience segments; and
  • Advice on the communications tools/ activities and products required for successful implementation of the strategy including.
1515 days after the draft outline is approved
Presentation of draft strategy:

  • Preparation of PowerPoint presentation of draft strategy for small group consisting of the FRC leadership and selected participants; and
  • Presentation of draft strategy
2TBD
Develop implementation plan:

  • Prepare a complete implementation plan for the approved strategy.
105 days after the draft strategy is accepted

Monitoring:

The Communications Consultant will work under the overall supervision of the FRC Director.

Ideal candidate profile

Education

  • Advanced university degree in Mass Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, or related field;
  • At least four (4) years of relevant work experience in developing, designing, production and publishing/dissemination/airing of communication products using various media, and organizing, and producing major events of regional or international nature; or equivalent lecturing experience in media and mass communications courses;
  • Relevant experience in working for governments and/or international organizations on consultancy assignments, especially in strategic communications planning; and
  • Good understanding of Somali political and cultural dynamics.

Languages

  • Advanced English with strong written and oral communication skills is essential;
  • Fluency in Somali an asset.

DISCLAIMER 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the Contractor assigned to this work. This may not be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities.

The Director-General of IDLO reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities or even to cancel the recruitment to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization’s page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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