Apply: Jhpiego Knowledge Management and Communications

Deadline: Not specified

Locations: Abuja, Nigeria

Jhpiego is seeking to fill the position of Knowledge Management and Communications/ Programme Management Assistant.

Jhpiego is a nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health care solutions for the developing world.


  • Support to increase visibility and outreach for Jhpiego programmes (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 programme
  • Write narratives and programme 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 programme.
  • 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 programme needs
  • Work closely with KM and communications team to organise knowledge sharing and capacity building activities and events
  • Support the development of RISE knowledge management systems
  • Support RISE programme management and coordination activities


  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, Mass Media, Public Relations or related discipline
  • Three years, minimum of experience in knowledge management, communications with non-governmental organisations, media houses or development agency
  • Experience working with infographic 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 organisational 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 programmes
  • 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 organisation
  • 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

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