Communication Skills Consultancy Job at International Rescue Committee


Requisition ID: req8737

Job Title: Communication Skills Consultancy

Sector: Operations

Employment Category: Consultant

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Kibondo, Tanzania

Job Description

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is an International Nongovernmental Organization that responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. In Tanzania, IRC is supporting refugee program in Kigoma Region. IRC is providing services in Nyarugusu, Nduta and Mtendeli refugee camps in Kasulu, Kibondo and Kakonko Districts. Currently, IRC is supporting refugees and asylum seekers with education and youth development and  Women Protection and Empowerment (WPE).

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) seeks to recruit qualified consultant (company) to facilitate communication skills training to IRC staff on the following topics:

  • Essential keys for effective communication
  • Communication with diplomacy and tact
  • Dynamic communication including complex dynamic (cultural, age, gender, emotions etc)
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Listening skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Mastering conversation skills
  • Any other three relevant topics

Requirements: As part of application process, the service provider should;

  • Provide training content for each topic to illustrate what will be covered
  • Include what will be covered on daily basis (i.e daily agenda)

Note: The service provider has to administer pre and post test to measure the output of the training (or on line survey)

Other information

  • Training duration – Maximum-  2 days training (preferably  from May 6-7, 2020)
  • Participants – 25-30 (all are IRC staff from different sites: Kasulu and Kibondo)
  • Venue: Either Kasulu or Kibondo, Kigoma region
  • Course facilitation fee: to cover daily consultancy cost (training fee), dinner, training materials (handouts) and certificates
  • IRC will take care of training stationery (list to be provided by trainer), transport including flight cost/return/road transport, facilitate travel booking and hotel cost/booking (room only) at IRC designated hotels
  • Mode of payment: by cheque after completion of service and certified by IRC representative as completed (withholding tax to be deducted as per authority’s guidance)
  • Submission of report, before payment is processed
  • Certificates: to be issued to all participants signed by both IRC and the Consultant/representative of the consultant firm.

How to apply: Apply to the undersigned providing the following:

  • Submit application cover page to illustrate suitability and experience
  • Business records: company profile, registration, license, TIN, e
  • At least three reference of past/recent service to INGOs regarding more or less the same training
  • Submit reference information: at least 3 most recent more or less similar, Attach company/organization’s directors/trainer/consultants CVs


  • The consultant should have at least a bachelor Degree or Masters in Communication/ Journalism
  • Strong Communication and writing skills
  • At least five years of working experience as communication skills expert
  • Teaching knowledge for improving Communication processes
  • Ability to analyse complex information quickly and simply for audience



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