The French Development Agency is hiring!
The French Development Agency in South Africa (AFD) is seeking to appoint a Communications Officer.
AFD has developed a 2016-2020 strategy for South Africa that focuses on three main areas: energy transition; sustainable urban development; job creation and vocational training.
As part of the implementation of the strategy, AFD has decided to upscale its visibility and influence in Southern Africa.The succesful candidate will be in charge of implementing AFD’s communication action plan.
The communications officer will be based in Johannesburg.
His/her activities will cover all the 10 countries for which AFD/Proparco Joburg has responsibility, with a particular focus on South Africa. The job will therefore entail frequent travels in South Africa and in the region. He/she will report to the Regional Director and work closely with AFD’s communications department in Paris.
He/she will be supported by staff from the AFD/Joburg team in Joburg.
The position will be a full time 1-year contract and is expected to start at the latest on 1st October 2016.