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Employer: CBS Creative Business Solutions
Expected Duration: 34 months
Reference number: 188.8.131.52
The National Communication and Awareness Manager will work as part of the implementation team for the EU-funded ‘Food Safety Project’ that commenced in January 2019 and will continue until the end of 2022.
The project is being implemented by an experienced international partnership led by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) and three partners - the Irish Department (Ministry) of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), the Finnish Food Safety Authority and Creative Business Solutions (CBS). The project aims to achieve three major results within the food safety, veterinary and phytosanitary systems in Albania: (i) Organisational reform and human resource development (ii) Public awareness and communication regarding food safety (iii) Support progress towards EU standards and integration.
General Scope of the Position
The project is now looking for a highly motivated, talented and innovative communications specialist to join our team. We are looking for a person who has a proven background in the development of communication strategies, communication planning and delivery. A team-player, with a deep understanding of the communications landscape in Albania and the ability tackle the complexity of food safety communication in an accessible, factual and engaging manner. The appointed person must be able to understand consumer, commercial and public sector perspectives of food safety.
We are looking for someone who can work across both internal and external communication strategies, strengthen fact-based consumer understanding of food safety matters, find ways of engaging all actors in the food system towards a common objective of strengthened food safety in a balanced and fair manner. This is a demanding but exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about communications and who can use their talent and creativity to address the fundamental topic of food safety.
Duties & Responsibilities
Skills and Qualifications
How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit a brief cover letter and a current resume before July 08th 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org and include ‘Communication and Awareness Manager’ in the subject line.
CBS recruits on and equal opportunities basis.
About Food Safety Authority of Ireland (www.fsai.ie)
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) was established under the Food Safety Authority of Ireland Act, 1998. This Act was enacted in July 1998 and came into effect on 1st January 1999. The principal function of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland is to protect consumers by leading a collaborative food safety community to continuously raise food standards and create a culture of excellence. The Authority is a statutory, independent and science-based body, dedicated to protecting public health and consumer interests in the area of food safety and hygiene. It comes under the aegis of the Minister for Health.
About Finnish Food Authority (formerly known as EVIRA)
The Finnish Food Authority works for the good of humans, animals and plants, supports the vitality of the agricultural sector, and develops and maintains information systems. The Authority operates under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, and its head office is located in Seinäjoki. Authority employs almost one thousand experts and professionals in 20 locations. The Authority operates under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.
About CBS (www.cbs.al)
Creative Business Solutions (CBS) is a business consulting and project implementation organization. It implements development projects in Albania with a spill-over effect in the Western Balkans. CBS has established expertise in Agriculture, Access to Finance, Technology, Green Energy and Tourism etc. It employs more than 35 professionals through a head-office in Tirana and four local branches covering all geographic areas of Albania. CBS partners with international donors including USAID, Sweden, EU, and other international partners.