Communication and Reporting Officer at Center for Education and Development (CED)

On Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

CED wishes to recruit committed Individual to work with CED as Communication and Reporting Officer.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date: January, 31, 2014

General Responsibilities

Under the overall and supervision of CED Program Coordinator, the Communications and Reporting Officer will assist CED in the collection and dissemination of information and communication strategy of the program, advocacy activities, donor liaising and fund-raising. He/she will represent CED in the UN and international agencies meetings in Nairobi, Kenya. He/she will make presentations and submit CED activities and achievement to all concerned partners and donors. The Communication and Reporting officer will be based in Nairobi, Kenya with frequent travel to Somalia.


  • Advanced University degree in communications, media studies, international development, humanitarian affairs, international relations, social science or other relevant area.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant working experience with NGOs and Donors particularly in the area of fundraising, advocacy, communication and information management.
  • Strong experience in fund-raising and partnerships strategies.
  • High level experience in presenting emergency and development works to donors.
  • Strong ability to review and edit reports and other written documentation for dissemination and publication.
  • Ability to develop and present information and communication products for a range of different audience.
  • Demonstrated ability in proposal & Report Writing Skills


Fluency in written and spoken English is essential.

General Skills

  • Very good proposals and report writing skills
  • Exceptional communication skillsExcellent negotiation and problem solving skills
  • Good planning and analytical capacities
  • Good Research skills
  • Able to sit at a computer for extended periods of time
  • Ability and willingness to travel frequently in difficult circumstances to CED project sites in Somalia.
  • Ability to work effectively under extreme conditions and under pressure.
  • Flexibility and patience required

Contract period:

one year, with possibility of renewal

Women are encouraged to apply.

If your profile matches with the above, please kindly submit your application and detailed CV. Each applicant package will include the following:

  • Cover letter explaining why consider yourself qualified for this position with the applicants current contact information
  • CV including work experience and education
  • Copies of Certificates Three professional referees with their complete contact information

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for interviews and tests. All applications should be sent to Abdullahi Ali Hassan, [email protected] and copied to [email protected] with the subject of the e-mail marked “Communication and Reporting Officer”


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