Communications Officer/Senior Communications Officer-Stakeholder Relations

Beijing, China
Apply by 30 August 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 9 August 2018

Job Description

Communications Officer/Senior Communications Officer-Stakeholder Relations

Engaging with a diverse group of stakeholders supports the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) mandate to create a better tomorrow for billions of people by investing in sustainable infrastructure in Asia and beyond. We are currently recruiting for a Communications Officer/Senior Communications Officer-Stakeholder Relations to join our Communications and Development Department. The ideal candidate will promote awareness of AIIB and its operations through a keen understanding of how to communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders about complex development issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain excellent and highly efficient working relations with a diverse group of stakeholders, with a special focus on civil society and nongovernmental organizations.
  • Identify new opportunities and channels to engage with stakeholders through meaningful dialogue.
  • Establish and maintain a stakeholder database and collaborate with the team to develop tailored communications to meet stakeholders’ needs.
  • Provide advice and support to internal departments in relation to stakeholder engagement issues and activities.
  • Be responsible for AIIB’s information disclosure processes, ensuring the bank meets its commitments under the relevant policies.
  • Provide reason and articulate recommendations for disclosure/nondisclosure in accordance with AIIB’s policies.
  • Work across departments and identify process improvements to promote transparency in AIIB’s operations.
  • Conduct staff training on AIIB’s information disclosure requirements.
  • Oversee AIIB’s visitors program.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5-8 years of experience (8-10 years for senior officer) working in stakeholder relations at an international financial institution, civil society organization, nongovernmental organization, private sector institution or other relevant organization.
  • Able to work independently and thrive on bringing creativity and new thinking to the job.
  • Up-to-date on best practices in information disclosure, stakeholder engagement and community building.
  • Experience working with stakeholders and communities on large infrastructure projects or development issues.
  • Strategic and results-focused thinker.
  • Keen understanding of how communication contributes to organizational goals.
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration.
  • Able to see the opportunity and take initiative to put a plan into action.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

Previous experience and qualifications will determine the employee level at which an applicant will enter AIIB.

About the Organization

We are the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a multilateral development bank with a mission to improve social and economic outcomes in Asia and beyond. Headquartered in Beijing, we commenced operations in January 2016 and have now grown to 84 approved members from around the world. By investing in sustainable infrastructure and other productive sectors today, we will better connect people, services and markets that over time will impact the lives of billions and build a better future.

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