International Planned Parenthood Federation WISH Communications Advisor Jobs in Kenya

International Planned Parenthood Federation WISH Communications Advisor Jobs in Kenya

Women’s Integrated Sexual Health” (WISH) is International Planned Parenthood Federations’ (IPPF’s) new flagship health programme to transform the lives of millions of women and girls.

Funded by DFID (U.K) WISH will provide integrated and holistic healthcare to 2.2m additional users across 16 countries in Africa and South Asia from 2018-2021.

Through a consortium of five internationally recognised organisations and 11 IPPF Member Associations led by IPPF the WISH programme will provide a comprehensive, integrated approach to ensure equitable access to family planning and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).

The programme will prioritise the most
underserved women and girls, particularly youth under 20, the very poor, and marginalized populations (including people with disability, people displaced or affected by humanitarian crisis, and people living in hard-to-reach areas).

In order to implement this project IPPF needs to put in place a talented, dynamic and diverse team with broad experience in implementing global family planning, sexual and reproductive health (FP/SRH) programmes.

Strong commercial expertise, proven contract management and the ability to deliver on donor requirements; including through a payment by results approach, is desired.

The post holder will be responsible for the Communications of two multi-country, DFID funded
consortia programmes focused on integrated Family Planning and Sexual and Reproductive Health.

This position will serve to raise awareness about the respective programme goals, objectives and benefits among key public and private stakeholder groups, emphasizing communications support, comprehensive media outreach and

Key Tasks

  • Develop and lead implementation of the DFID-funded programmes communications strategies to share our vision for the programmes and to communicate the achievements of the core objectives of the programmes
  • Coordinate closely with the consortia teams, consortia and member associations to
    produce consistent communications through effective protocols
  • Create and lead the communications and evidence outreach strategies to promote
    Wish & Acces accomplishments among key audiences
  • Develop in coordination with technical staff, effective yearly work plan for implementing the respective
    programme communications strategies
  • Manage internal communications- monthly newsletter for DFID-funded programme staff, partners and IPPF and collection of news and updates with all partners
  • Develop evidence and research dissemination strategy with both consortia’s and
    external parties
  • Ensure visibility and promotions is within IPPF and DFID brand guidelines
  • Oversee effective documentation of programme work through photos, video, and other media and in coordination with central office Communications team and support the team in maximizing the use of Sharepoint as a strategic communication
    and collaboration tool
  • Research, draft content and edit public promotional materials and publications
    (printed and electronic for key external audiences, such as brochures, fact sheets,
    posters and websites
  • Edit and coordinate consortia external reports, project case studies, and other
    written materials
  • Provide quality advise and support on effective communication including content for
    presentations, events and other key initiatives as well as coordinate the design and production of materials to be published such as fact sheets, brochures, digital publications, etc;
  • Manage all appropriate external project information¸ products and materials for
    consortia’s and promote this resource to stakeholders
  • Field to appropriate project staff and respond to requests from the media, key
    stakeholders, programme staff and the public about the programmes work in a timely manner
  • Coordinate translations of programme information as needed
  • Promote and monitor DFID-funded programme’s presence on external websites;
    including research outlets.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 6th September 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; International Planned Parenthood Federation WISH Communications Advisor Jobs in Kenya

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