IT and Digital Communications Manager

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OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

IT and Digital Communications Manager

  • Full-time
  • Grade: CF5

Company Description

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international organisation comprised of 38 member countries, that works to build better policies for better lives. Our mission is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.  Together with governments, policy makers and citizens, we work on establishing evidence-based international standards, and finding solutions to a range of social, economic and environmental challenges. From improving economic performance and creating jobs to fostering strong education and fighting international tax evasion, we provide a unique forum and knowledge hub for data and analysis, exchange of experiences, best-practice sharing, and advice on public policies and international standard-setting. 

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an autonomous intergovernmental body responsible for developing and promoting policies for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and the financing of weapons of mass destruction. The FATF has 38 countries and two regional organisations as members. The FATF Secretariat is located at the OECD. 

The FATF Secretariat is seeking a professional to manage its information technology (IT) and digital communications, in line with the FATF’s Communications Strategy. The incumbent will manage the work of a small team of publications and IT experts, ensuring effective work processes, optimal communication deliverables and use of communication platforms for FATF Staff, Delegations and Global Network Users. The IT and Digital Communications Manager will monitor trends and advise on future business needs/technical requirements to help achieve the FATF’s objectives. He/She will optimize the use of digital tools to improve FATF work processes. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Head of the Executive Branch of the FATF. 

This vacancy is open to nationals of OECD member countries and of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) member economies. A list of members of FATF can be found on the FATF website:

Job Description

Main Responsibilities

1.. Strategic Management   

  • Manage the work of a small team of publication, communications and IT experts, by promoting staff wellbeing, development of skills, ensuring effective work processes, optimal communication deliverables and use of communication platforms for FATF Staff and Global Network Users.  
  • Stay abreast of trends and advise on future business needs/technical requirements to help achieve the FATF’s objectives and improve FATF work processes.  
  • Work closely with the Strategic Communications and Media Relations Manager, particularly on publications and the website, and provide advice, back-up and support on communications issues as required.  

2. Publications, editorial and visual design oversight  

  • Oversee the timely publication of FATF outputs by establishing dissemination plans, providing editorial oversight and consistency in FATF reports. 
  • Review and edit reports, executive summaries, policy briefs, brochures, press releases, letters and other communications materials for both web and print, to improve their readability and ensure the coherence with FATF Strategic communications plan. 
  • Work with FATF’s Strategic Communications and Media Relations Manager to ensure effective outreach of FATF products.  
  • Develop the FATF visual identity and ensure correct application in all FATF outputs.  
  • Contribute to the design and support the translation strategy implementation in line with the priorities for the Global Network and FATF’s resources.  

3. Digital communications oversight  

  • Take responsibility for the FATF website and other audience engagement platforms for both content and IT updates and developments. Ensure consistency and coherence in the messages and content produced, in line with the FATF Communications Strategy and visual identity.  
  • Monitor the FATF website and ensure it remains updated to be an effective tool in communicating the FATF’s Strategic Priorities. Establish and manage key performance indicators and review and interpret analytical reports.  
  • Maintain and oversee FATF’s online document dissemination systems.  

4. IT and information management  

  • Explore opportunities to innovate and enhance work processes and provide input on cross-secretariat projects and activities.  
  • Strengthen FATF’s internal knowledge management and efficient use of resources by developing and implementing strategies to produce, disseminate and archive FATF corporate information.  
  • Contribute to FATF’s IT strategy, to reduce costs and improve benefits and overall efficiency. Identify potential confidentiality and security risks and develop strategies to mitigate those risks.   
  • Provide advice on online training content, promotional material and the e-learning platform to ensure correct functioning, user administration and reporting. 


Ideal Candidate Profile

Academic Background

  • An advanced university degree in communications, journalism, marketing, IT or any other relevant field.

Professional Background

  • Five years of experience in the communications, publications and/or IT field.  
  • Experience in managing teams and stakeholder management.  
  • Proven understanding of project and process management. Experience in planning and coordinating projects and studies in the IT area.  
  • Ability to initiate and manage a continuing editorial process and to conceptualise and execute the online packaging of content.  
  • Excellent knowledge of document and project lifecycles, publishing constraints, desktop publishing, content organisation, writing and editing skills.  
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills.  
  • Experience in visual design would be an advantage. 


  • Excellent knowledge of the tools and applications in use at the OECD to be able to lead, advise, and train external and internal stakeholders.

Core Competencies

  • OECD staff are expected to demonstrate behaviours aligned to six core competencies which will be assessed as part of this hiring processes: Vision and Strategy (Level 2); Enable People (Level 1); Ethics and Integrity (Level 1); Collaboration and Horizontality (Level 2); Achieve Results (Level 2); Innovate and Embrace Change (Level 2).
  • There are three possible levels for each competency. The level for each competency is determined according to the specific needs of each job role and its associated grade.
  • To learn more about the definitions for each competency for levels 1-3, please refer to OECD Core Competencies.


  • Fluency in one of the two OECD official languages (English and French) and knowledge of the other, with a commitment to reach a good working level.  

Additional Information

Closing Date

  • This vacancy will be filled as soon as possible, and applications should reach us no later than 9 June 2024 23h59 (France local time) .

Contract Duration

  • Two-year fixed term appointment, with the possibility of renewal.

What the OECD offers 

  • Depending on level of experience, monthly salary starts at 7,436 EUR, plus allowances based on eligibility, exempt of French income tax.
  • Click here to learn more about what we offer and why the OECD is a great place to work.
  • Click here to browse our People Management Guidebook and learn more about all aspects relating to people at the OECD, our workplace environment and many other policies supporting staff in their daily life.
  • Please note that the appointment may be made at one grade lower in the specified job family, based on the qualifications and professional experience of the selected applicant. (Internal and external)

Selection Process

For retained candidates, written tests/video-recorded interviews are foreseen for the second half of June and panel interviews are planned for the end of July.

The OECD is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates who are nationals of OECD member countries and FATF member countries, irrespective of their racial or ethnic origin, opinions or beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, health or disabilities.

The OECD promotes an optimal use of resources in order to improve its efficiency and effectiveness. Staff members are encouraged to actively contribute to this goal.

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