Communications Manager Job in Kenya - NGO

Communications Manager

  • The Communications Manager is a senior member of the team responsible for overall communication and knowledge management related to the program. The successful candidate will support the project manager by ensuring that all communication requirements set by the donor and Pact are fulfilled completely.

Key Responsibilities

Internal Communications Management:

  • Coordinate and facilitate the development of program reports, specifically the quarterly and annual reports to USAID.
  • Work with the program team to develop program presentations, briefs, success stories, and best practices for Pact, USAID, and other audiences.
  • Support staff with developing presentations, videos, and audio materials where necessary.
  • Lead the development and rollout of a program communications plan in line with program needs, staff requirements, and USAID communications guidelines.
  • Work with the technical team to identify and prepare the program Communications Standard Operating Procedures, and brief all Sudan team and consortium partners on its implementation.
  • Develop and update other relevant communications materials for the program.
  • Supervise the program Communications Officer, and coordinate and project manage the communications team’s priority tasks.
  • Served as liaison with Pact’s Integrated Communications team in Washington, DC.

Writing and Copy – Editing:

  • Write and edit sections of the program’s quarterly and annual reports for USAID, as well as other documents for external audiences.
  • Organize, support the production of, and edit success stories.
  • Write feature stories or blogs for publication and posting on websites and social media.
  • Support the procurement team to select translators as needed and monitor translated deliverables for quality.

External Communications Management:

  • Work with the team to develop materials and messages that demonstrate program progress and achievement, tracking and telling the story with program data, including factors critical to success and areas needing improvement.
  • Work with the M&E team to develop state of art data visualization for program presentations.
  • Organize and conduct training of partners on media relations, story writing, etc.
  • Guide Sudan team members and program grantees on branding and marking requirements.
  • Support program management to disseminate regular updates to key external stakeholders, including USAID.

Basic Requirements

  • Master’s degree with five (5) years work experience or bachelor’s degree with at least seven (7+) years work experience.
  • At least three (3+) years management experience
  • Excellent Writing and editing skills in English.
  • Experience supporting the communications function of international development projects, such as those funded by USAID.
  • Experience in a supervisory role with a demonstrated ability to solve problems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Arabic language skills are strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience with key democracy, human rights, and governance programming in Sudan is a strong advantage, as is experience in building the capacity of civil society organizations.
  • Collaborative spirit in working with teammates and partners; commitment to engaging stakeholders by conflict-sensitive approaches, Do No Harm (DNH) principles, and practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner successfully with teams within the Horn of Africa region and globally.

How To Apply

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Apply before or on 19th Jan 2024