Advocacy Manager (Somalia)

Advocacy Manager (Somalia) The Advocacy Manager provides overall leadership, management and strategic direction to NRC’s policy and advocacy work for Somalia. The role is responsible for identifying factors driving Somalia’s humanitarian crisis for public and private advocacy, produce advocacy materials for policy, research, analysis and guidance for the NRC global network for internal and public purposes, strengthening the incorporation of advocacy into all aspects of NRC’s activities in-country and guiding NRC’s advocacy messaging to promote an improved protection and humanitarian response environment in Somalia. The role envisages working closely with the NRC Somalia team. Generic responsibilities Lead and coordinate NRC’s engagement with humanitarian policy issues and related advocacy, including by developing briefing papers and helping NRC’s team navigate issues relating to humanitarian access; Work with field teams to identify key advocacy issues relating to NRC’s programmes, in…

Communications Specialist

Communications Specialist Panagora Group is a woman-owned, small business providing novel and integrated solutions in global health and international development. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Communications Specialist Job Opening ID: 526 Location: Abuja Job Type: Full time Project / Activity: USAID / Nigeria Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Industry: USAID Job Description We seek an experienced communications specialist for an anticipated USAID / Nigeria Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning activity. This is a long-term position based in Abuja, Nigeria expected to start in Spring 2021. Duties and Responsibilities Write MEL activity and USAID / Nigeria related communication materials. Conceptualize, research, design, write and edit fact sheets, speeches, newsletters and other documents in support of the communications strategy of the MEL activity. Manage development of communications documents and materials that require inputs from technical staff. Work with technical staff to develop, adapt and disseminate technical communication materials. Generate infographics, one pagers and other communication schemes, with relevant information by the Activity or by any source according to USAID requirements. Ensure that all presentations, deliverables, trainings and technical reports of the activity comply with USAID’s Branding and Marking Plan. Work with the USAID press office and coordinate events related to USAID in Nigeria. Monitor MEL activity work to identify success stories and ensure they are captured, developed, edited, and distributed. Provide support to the Activity leadership to maintain effective communications with USAID, other partner organizations and stakeholders, including timely response to requests for information. Other duties as assigned by the Chief of Party. Requirements A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Communications, Public Health, Journalism or related field. Masters preferred. At least 6 years of experience in a similar communications role within international development organizations, preferably for USAID funded project(s). Proven ability to organize, summarize, and rewrite technical information for non-expert audiences. Experience facilitating workshops and communication skills training. Demonstrated experience with development and implementation of communication strategies. Thorough knowledge of USAID reporting, branding, and marking policies. Ability to work both independently and in a team. Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity. Must be a legal resident of Nigeria. Fluent English oral and written communication skills. Note No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Only applicants who include the required application components will be considered. Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Panagora does not offer visa sponsorship at this time.

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