Panagora Group, a small business specializing in monitoring, evaluation, and learning, global health, and international development, seeks 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.

Job 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 the 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, training 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.

Job Requirements

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s 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 the 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.

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