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  • Posted: Jun 30, 2022
    Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
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    Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC) is a non-governmental organization created to increase citizens’ participation in governance processes in a way that improves the integrity of public and private sector processes.
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    Head of Communication and Knowledge Management (HCK)

    Job Summary

    • The HCK isa member of the Senior Management Team responsible for the strategic planning and programming related to communications, external relations, fundraising and stakeholder engagement.
    • The role requires a strong focus on strategies to increase visibility and influence and to support the achievement of operational goals.

    Main Duties & Responsibilities
    Strategic Communications:

    • Lead the development and oversee the implementation of PPDC’s communications and development strategy, aimed at supporting organizational goals, including visibility, boosting fundraising efforts and strengthening stakeholder relations.
    • Integrate work cross-functionally with respective departments to communicate effectively increase PPDC’s presence and visibility on digital communication platforms with their stakeholders.
    • Lead the planning process and execution of program launches and campaigns, including the development of competitive positioning and messaging.
    • Cultivate and manage relations with local and international media to ensure steady and consistent coverage of PPDC’s and its programs.
    • Oversee the content and design of all major communications products, including annual reports, newsletters, and brochures.

    Leadership and Management:

    • Manage the team to establish a well-coordinated communications and knowledge management unit with the capacity and resources to develop, implement and monitor annual communications work plans and outputs, including instituting the development of a business-oriented approach in the operation of the unit.
    • Lead on crafting targeted and compelling messages and stories for strategically key audiences using various communications channels.
    • Oversee the content and design of all major communications mediums and products internally and externally, including annual reports, newsletters, and brochures.
    • Work with the Senior Management Team to develop a corporate stakeholder engagement plan and targets, including clear roles and responsibilities.

    Qualifications and Skills

    • A Master’s Degree in Communication, Social Sciences or Business and at least 5 years cognate experience including 2-3 years in managerial roles and strategic communications
    • Being strategic and creative, being results-driven, and having a positive personal and organisational outlook.
    • Proficiency in social media management and strategic communications
    • Strong interpersonal and networking skills across government, media development, and the private sector.
    • Ability to work with all levels of management and to influence and support the development of recommendations
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letters to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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