Job Opportunity at International Rescue Committee, Communication Skills Consultant


Requisition ID: req17345

Job Title: Communication Skills Consultant

Sector: Communications

Employment Category: Consultant

Employment Type: Part-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Kasulu, Tanzania

Job Description


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is an International Non-governmental 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 and at the Transit Centre. Currently, IRC is supporting refugees and asylum seekers with health care management and treatment, education, child protection, Youth and Development, community-based rehabilitation and care for people with special needs, Gender-Based Violence prevention and support.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) seeks to recruit qualified consultant (company or individual consultant) 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
  • Report writing
  • 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  in August a week of 9th, 2021)
  •  Participants – 30-35 (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.


  • Submit application cover page to illustrate suitability and experience
  •  Business records: company profile, registration, license, TIN, etc
  • At least three reference of past/recent service to INGOs regarding more or less the same training.

 Warning :

 Please be warned of various schemes, being circulated via e-mails, from the Internet web sites, and via regular mail or fax, falsely being issued by or associated with the IRC . Beware that The IRC do not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees). If asked of any payment please contact TZ-Recruitement@Rescue.Org