Kenya Red Cross Society National Quality Improvement Communications Officer Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Red Cross Society National Quality Improvement Communications Officer Jobs in Kenya

Role Purpose

  • The role is responsible for supporting communication-related activities at NASCOP in close collaboration with C&T Manager, NASCOP

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work in close collaboration with the NASCOP Unit managers for Care and Treatment, PMTCT and prevention to identify program needs for communications and advocacy for Continuous Quality Improvement.

  • Lead development a strategy/platform for QI best practices generation and sharing
    Support dissemination of the best practices via NASCOP website and other identified platforms/forums

  • Lead the development of a communication and advocacy strategy targeting national and county leadership to ensure CQI Objectives are met.

  • Support NASCOP to develop messaging and IEC materials targeting program priority areas identified in the QI scale up.

  • Support in development/updating of communications training package to be incorporated in the overall training packages for National and County officers

  • Participate in planning and execution of research for Quality Improvement, generation of report, manuscripts and abstracts

  • Participate in selection of QI best practices in counties and document through videography, photography and written form.

  • Provide overall guidance to NASCOP on communication and advocacy for QI

  • Any other task assigned to the officer by the Head, NASCOP

    Person Specification

  • A degree in either Communication or Journalism with at least 10 years’ experience.

  • Five (5) years’ experience in continuous communication in HIV program implementation.

  • Diploma in Mass Communication (Radio and TV Production).

  • Diploma in Certified International Public Relations or Science Reporting will be an added advantage

  • Must be a member of a Media/PR Professional Certified body

  • Strategic Leadership Development Program certificate from Kenya School of Government

    Required Competencies, Skills and experience

  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in communication and advocacy of HIV services/interventions and technical coordination

  • Significant and up-to-date knowledge of the current HIV communication and advocacy service delivery guidelines, framework, standards and tools

  • Ability to scope, map and document various program milestones and best practices

  • Proven experience in establishing and sustaining working relationships with the Ministry of Health at National, County, sub-County and Implementating partners.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, report writing, analytical and supervisory skills to inspire teamwork and motivate staff and partners to achieve results.

  • Has a strong Media networks, skills in media liaison, training and monitoring.

  • Is able to advice on strategic communications, development of information, education and communication (IEC) materials, editorial review of presentations and publications.

  • Able to provide technical assistance in identifying, planning and executing effective communication strategies at community and at national level.

  • Ability to analyze, evaluate and synthesize complex technical information and consequently draft ideas and concepts in non-technical written and oral form as well as developing change communication and advocacy strategies for different programs and target communities

  • Demonstrated experience in organizing and facilitating mentorship and capacity building in Quality Improvement.

  • Proficiency in computer basic skills – MS Office; Internet and Editing skills as well as filming, photography and print writing

  • Ability to work in a complex project implementation environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.

  • Research experience and proposal writing will be an added advantage

  • Ability to lead multiple stakeholders (Government/Non-Governmental)

    How to Apply

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