Knowledge Management and Communications/ Program Management Assistant

  • Lagos


Job description:
The Knowledge Management and Communications/ Program Management Assistant will contribute to improving the visibility of the RISE program led by Jhpiego Nigeria. S/he will develop high-level communications products to showcase the work of RISE to key constituents, including but not limited to the donor, Government of Nigeria, policy makers, partner organizations, the media, and academic and research institutions. S/he will communicate the mission, projects, events, resources and success stories as well as plan and coordinate promotional events and develop strategic communications, to various targeted audiences. S/he will support the development of multi-media user friendly communications for all RISE activities. S/he will support the overall program planning, implementation and coordination towards the attainment of set goals and objectives.
Support to increase visibility and outreach for Jhpiego programs – RISE through development of communications products
Work closely with the RISE senior management and KM team to coordinate the implementation of a comprehensive internal and external relations, communications and publications strategy.
Support the execution of the communications strategy and plan for RISE Nigeria.
Assist with development of communications plans for major tasks or projects as needed.
Develop stories/narratives about the work and best practices of RISE for a variety of media.
Develop and implement strategy for better internal communications of the RISE program
Write narratives and program information in a reader friendly manner for use on the RISE and Jhpiego platforms and other channels.
Develop talking points for staff for media events.
Assist in the coordination of media and external events for the program.
Support the development of IEC materials, job aids, publications and presentations as needed
Work with the informatics and graphics team to develop infographic content to enhance quality of reports and communication products
Adapt communications products to meet program needs
Work closely with KM and communications team to organize knowledge sharing and capacity building activities and events
Support the development of RISE knowledge management systems
Support RISE program management and coordination activities.
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in communications, mass media, public relations or related discipline;
Minimum of 3-4 years’ experience in knowledge management, communications with NGOs, media houses or development agency
Experience working with infographics software
Experience working on knowledge sharing and transfer processes and activities
Ability to communicate and engage confidently; manage competing priorities
Experience in story and report writing
Excellent organizational skills including the ability to handle a variety of assignments under pressure of deadlines
Strong analytical skills; ability to process and interpret data trends
Initiative and ability to identify needs, especially in a busy environment
Excellent computer skills – MS Office, creative software, infographic programs
Ability to develop compelling infographics to support data and presentations
Excellent interpersonal skills with pleasant and outgoing personality,
Excellent writing, verbal and presentation skills.
Attention to detail, consistency and accuracy
Ability to work independently and as part of a team environment, with self-motivation
Be willing to take on extra responsibilities in order to achieve the goals/objectives set by the organization
Capability to develop and implement effective strategies and tactics for accomplishing assigned duties
Be self-motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision.

Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package.
Applicants must submit a single document for upload to include: cover letter, resume, and references.

Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, other legally protected characteristics or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Jhpiego promotes Affirmative Action for minorities, women, individuals who are disabled, and veterans.

Job Type:Full time

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