Tetra Tech Communications Officer Jobs in South Sudan

Tetra Tech Communications Officer Jobs in South Sudan


  • are recruiting a Communications Officer to support the work of the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Verification Mechanism (CTSAMVM) at a crucial time for the South Sudan Peace Agreement
    Until March 2021, with potential renewal until March 2022

    The Programme

  • Coffey implements a multi-year project for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) providing a diverse range of technical support to the Reconstituted Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (RJMEC) and the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring and Verification Mechanism (CTSAMVM) in South Sudan.

  • The IGAD Monitoring & Verification Mechanism in South Sudan (MVM) was established under the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement (COHA) of 23rd January 2014, and jointly signed by the appointed representatives of the Government of the Republic of South Sudan (GRSS) and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army In Opposition (SPLM/A IO) (“the Parties”).

  • It became the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Mechanism (CTSAMM) at the end of 2015 following the signing in August 2015 of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCSS).

  • Following the signing of the R-ARCSS in September 2018 the organisation was revised and became the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Verification Mechanism (CTSAMVM).

  • CTSAMVM is mandated to oversee the implementation of all ceasefire provisions of the R-ARCSS and the Agreement on the Cessation of Hostilities.

    The Position

    The
    main duties of the Communications Officer will be


  • Advises the CTSAMVM Chair, Deputy Chair, Chief of Staff and CTSAMVM primary staff on internal communications, public affairs, and strategic communications.

  • Disseminate and publicise CTSAMVM reports upon approval by the CTSAMVM Chair

  • Lead the communications team in its efforts to increase the visibility of CTSAMVM activities through regular initiatives through media and social media, regularly revise and produce information products including messaging lines, factsheets, and speeches drafted for the CTSAMVM leadership

  • Manage and regularly update the CTSAMVM social media sites and CTSAMVM website

  • Maintain close links with local and international media

  • Maintain neutrality at all times to foster constructive relationships and gain credibility with all CTSAMVM partners

  • Work with Reports Officer on advising on, and assisting with, preparation and submission of reports

  • Prepare speeches for CTSAMVM leadership
    The Communications Advisor shall abide by the CTSAMVM Code of Conduct and IGAD regulations applicable to the Mechanism

  • The Communications Officer shall be discreet, thorough and exercise good judgement while communicating with the media.

  • To this effect s/he will work in coordination with the Legal Advisor.

  • The Communications Officer shall be responsible for the supervision of personnel working in the Communications Unit and ensure that all media information pertaining to CTSAMVM’s activities is handled with the highest standards of professionalism

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Tetra Tech Communications Officer Jobs in South Sudan

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