National Senior Consultant on Corporate Communications, Diversity and Gender Balance

Université Panafricaine Centre, Algérie| Est, Algérie| Ouest, Algérie| Sud est, Algérie| Sud ouest, Algérie| Tlemcen, Algérie
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  • Secteur d'activité Services
  • Date d'expiration 22 Décembre 2017
  • Nombre de postes 01 poste ouvert
  • Niveau de poste Confirmé / Expérimenté
  • Niveau d'étude (diplome) Master 2, Ingéniorat, Bac + 5 | Magistère Bac + 7| Doctorat
  • Type de contrat CDD ou Mission

The Pan African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences (including Climate Change) is one of the five hubs of the Pan African University established under the African Union aimed at revitalizing African higher education and at boosting research and postgraduate training.  PAUWES is located on the campus of the University of Tlemcen, Algeria. The Institute offers graduate students access to leading academic teaching, research and hands-on training in areas vital to the future of African development – water, energy and the challenge of climate change. 


Objectives and tasks:

  • While the long-term strategy in regards to communications as well as diversity and gender equality have been developed by an international consultancy provided by GIZ, the senior national consultant will operationalize these strategies and improve internal and external communications, and incorporate gender balance into core processes:
  • Operationalisation of external communications to strengthen the dialogue with key stakeholders (e.g. partners, alumni, current and potential students, faculty, policy makers), build brand awareness and strengthen PAUWES reputation through issues management, mitigating risk and responding to crisis situations One of the key tasks will be to increase PAUWES visibility to attract excellent students and faculty, foster partnerships with the private and public sector and academiaThis requires an excellent understanding of the different communication channels (e.g. website, social media, e-newsletters, print) and excellent writing skills.
  • Building up internal communication (with students, partners, short-term faculty, within the team and with the host university – the University of Tlemcen) to ensure understanding of roles and expectations, boost engagement and collaboration, and raises awareness of the Institute’s and PAU’s vision creating a distinctive PAUWES culture.
  • Strengthen the Institute’s capacity to address gender equality and diversity issues, by suggesting and carrying out appropriate structural, functional and communicative improvements and offer training opportunities to raise awareness and strengthen PAUWES’ capacity to address gender equality and diversity.


  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (ideally in communications, gender and diversity studies, or public relations)
  • Comprehensive understanding of stakeholder management and gender/diversity issues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and French (Arabic is an asset)
  • Experience in handling web contents, social media and print
  • Interest in the education sector
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience

Place and Period of Assignment:

The contract will be running from November 12th, 2017 until April 30th, 2018 with a maximum of 130 working days. The consultant will provide his/her services at the PAUWES institute in Tlemcen, Algeria.

Responsibilities and coordination:

The senior consultant is responsible for the tasks and contents mentioned above. The consultant will work closely with the Director of the PAUWES institute, other national consultants and staff at PAUWES, as well as the institution building consultant commissioned by the GIZ. The deliverables should be provided as mentioned above to PAUWES and shared with GIZ. At the start of the consultancy, the measures/timelines for the utilization of the given budget are to be provided and agreed with GIZ and to be fully implemented by the end of the consultancy.

 Application :

Applicants shall send their technical offer (work method, mobilised skills and work plan), their financial offer (plan for specified working days and honorarium requested) and their CV (all in English) with the reference "Communications, Diversity, and Gender Balance" until November 4th to the following email address:

The applicants selected through the pre-screening will be invited for an interview November 6th, 2017 (in person or via skype).

National Senior Consultant on Corporate Communications, Diversity and Gender Balance

Université Panafricaine Centre, Algérie| Est, Algérie| Ouest, Algérie| Sud est, Algérie| Sud ouest, Algérie| Tlemcen, Algérie

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