The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Communication Officer to support the start-up of the One Health Centre that will be launched in mid-2020 at ILRI. The candidate will develop and implement an innovative communication strategy to ensure stakeholders are aware of the new centre. In addition, this position will spend half the time supporting communications for a project on co-infection in the Animal and Human Health program. This role will help to communicate the project results to key stakeholders, support communications amongst project partners and mitigate any issues related to communication of results. This position will report to the Team Leader One Health Centre and the PI for the Co-Infection project in the Animal and Human Health program, and will work closely with the Biosciences Communications manager, and ILRI Communications and Knowledge Management Team.
ILRI works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa. www.ilri.org
Support the launching of a new One Health Centre
Co-infection project in the Animal and Human Health program
Post location: The position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya
Terms of Appointment
This position is at job level HG 15 and it is only open to Kenyan nationals. The position is a 3-year contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding. ILRI offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes; pension, medical and other insurances
How to apply: Applicants should send a cover letter and CV explaining their interest in the position, what they can bring to the job and the names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to the Director, People and Organizational Development by clicking on the "Apply Now" tab above before 28 March 2020. The position title and reference number REF: CO/03/2020 should be clearly marked on the subject line of the cover letter.
We thank all applicants for their interest in working for ILRI. Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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