Communications Consultant


Position Title               : COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANT
Duty Station                : Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Type of Appointment  : Consultant contract,
Estimated Start Date  : As soon as possible
Closing Date              : 5:00 PM, 28 July 2019
Reference Code         : SVN2019/HN/10 (C)

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. Internal candidates should meet the minimum of time in post requirement of six months or more.

1.    Nature of the consultancy: An initial six-month Communications consultant role (July 2019 – January 2020; maximum 15 days per month) to support a team involved in the implementation of a UK Home Office-funded project to combat modern slavery and human trafficking from Vietnam across five key provinces (Quang Ninh, Hai Phong, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh)

2.    IOM Project to which the Consultancy is contributing: Tackling Modern Slavery from Vietnam (TMSV): An interagency programme for behaviour change, access to justice and reintegration support.

3.    Tasks to be performed under this contract:

Exchange communication with partners and work with event/media companies to support the delivery TMSV project communications and plan, including:

  • Develop behaviour change communication (BCC) messages for the project
  • Develop communications materials for BCC campaigns and events, including putting out press release and another media engagement from IOM.
  • Support project team in writing/editing, documenting case studies and lessons learned, supervising the production of finished communication tools and products.
  • Research and visit field projects, taking photos, making videos and capturing stories to support project evaluation
  • Share lessons learned with partners and support reporting to the Regional Office and donors
  • Support online social media and outreach initiatives to promote TMSV project and other relevant activities of IOM
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

4.    Experience and Academic Requirements

Excellent communication skills in written and spoken forms in English and Vietnamese; Fully conversant with use of new technology for communications and outreach including the web and multimedia tools; Organised, efficient and able to meet deadlines and manage events; Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, communication or related field; Highly desirable: photography, video and design/layout skills, some relevant experience working on issues related to human trafficking, vulnerability, and/or migration;

How to apply:

All interested candidates should download and complete an IOM Personal History Form from the IOM Viet Nam website at 

Completed applications, including IOM Personal History Form, application letter, and copies of diplomas and certificates, recommendation letters, etc. may be delivered to the IOM Mission Office at 304 Kim Ma st, Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi or submitted electronically to [email protected]. Email title should indicate to Vacancy Notice’s Position Title.

IOM only accepts profiles with IOM Personal History Form duly completed.

Applications are non-returnable and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2019-07-28