The Norwegian Refugee Council is looking for a Communication officer

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The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organization helping people forced to flee.

Vacancy: Not specified

Vacancy Type: Full-time

Role: Communication officer

Job Responsibilities:

Generic responsibilities :

  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks, and guidelines.
  • Implement delegated communications responsibilities.
  • Prepare and develop reports and other written material as required by the Advocacy Manager.
  • Help ensure that NRC's advocacy and communications activities ultimately promote the well-being of vulnerable displaced people.
  • Write blogs and other communications material to promote the work and communications priorities of NRC.
  • As needed, support the fundraising and perform other reasonably related duties as assigned.

Specific responsibilities :

  • Support the provision of high-quality analysis on the humanitarian situation about displacement-affected, contributing to improved NRC programmatic response and informing internal and external advocacy products. Including products: briefings, donor-focused messages, and other written materials for internal and external use, ensuring strong evidence-based messaging and following agreed sign-off procedures (minimum one per month).
  • Support drafting of NRC Bangladesh messages, information sharing, and development of advocacy products for the Asian Displacement Solutions Platform (ADSP).
  • Participate in the NRC Country Office advocacy strategy as necessary, and support delivering necessary reports, documents, and other key messages.
  • Support the administration and facilitation of briefing sessions, workshops, and presentations within Bangladesh
  • Critical interfaces.
  • By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:
  • Country Office: Advocacy Manager, Head of Programme, Area Manager(s), Programme Development Managers.
  • Regional Office: Regional Advocacy, Regional Communications, Regional Programme Director, Senior Regional Adviser.
  • External: NGO Platform and other NGO groups in Bangladesh.


  • University degree with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.

Additional Requirements:                

  • Competencies are important for the employee and the organization to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following three categories:
  • Professional competencies :
    • These are skills, knowledge, and experience that are important for effective performance.
  • Generic professional competencies for this position:
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of issues related to forced displacement and protection
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Documented results related to the position's responsibilities.
    • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Context/specific skills, knowledge, and experience:
    • Understanding of the international humanitarian system.
    • Documented/proven results related to the position's responsibilities, particularly in the drafting of messages, coordination, and networking.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Understanding of refugee and internal displacement relevant to the Bangladesh context.
  • Behavioral competencies:
    • These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their jobs. NRC's Competency Framework states 12 behavioral competencies, the following are essential for this position:
    • Planning and delivering results
    • Working with people.
    • Communicating with impact and respect.


Job Location: Cox's Bazar.

Salary: Not specified.

Benefits: As per the company policy.

Application Deadline: 16 December,2023.

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