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  • Posted: May 16, 2024
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    Knowledge Management and Communications / Program Management Assistant


    • The Knowledge Management and Communications/ Program Management Assistant will contribute to improving the visibility of the RISE program led by Jhpiego Nigeria.
    • S/he will develop high-level communications products to showcase the work of RISE to key constituents, including but not limited to the donor, Government of Nigeria, policy makers, partner organizations, the media, and academic and research institutions.
    • S/he will communicate the mission, projects, events, resources and success stories as well as plan and coordinate promotional events and develop strategic communications, to various targeted audiences. S/he will support the development of multi-media user friendly communications for all RISE activities.
    • S/he will support the overall program planning, implementation and coordination towards the attainment of set goals and objectives.


    • Support to increase visibility and outreach for Jhpiego programs – RISE through development of communications products
    • Work closely with the RISE senior management and KM team to coordinate the implementation of a comprehensive internal and external relations, communications and publications strategy.
    • Support the execution of the communications strategy and plan for RISE Nigeria.
    • Assist with development of communications plans for major tasks or projects as needed.
    • Develop stories/narratives about the work and best practices of RISE for a variety of media.
    • Develop and implement strategy for better internal communications of the RISE program
    • Write narratives and program information in a reader friendly manner for use on the RISE and Jhpiego platforms and other channels.
    • Develop talking points for staff for media events.
    • Assist in the coordination of media and external events for the program.
    • Support the development of IEC materials, job aids, publications and presentations as needed
    • Work with the informatics and graphics team to develop infographic content to enhance quality of reports and communication products
    • Adapt communications products to meet program needs
    • Work closely with KM and communications team to organize knowledge sharing and capacity building activities and events
    • Support the development of RISE knowledge management systems
    • Support RISE program management and coordination activities.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in communications, mass media, public relations or related discipline;
    • Minimum of 3-4 years’ experience in knowledge management, communications with NGOs, media houses or development agency
    • Experience working with infographics software
    • Experience working on knowledge sharing and transfer processes and activities
    • Ability to communicate and engage confidently; manage competing priorities
    • Experience in story and report writing
    • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to handle a variety of assignments under pressure of deadlines
    • Strong analytical skills; ability to process and interpret data trends
    • Initiative and ability to identify needs, especially in a busy environment
    • Excellent computer skills – MS Office, creative software, infographic programs
    • Ability to develop compelling infographics to support data and presentations
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with pleasant and outgoing personality,
    • Excellent writing, verbal and presentation skills.
    • Attention to detail, consistency and accuracy
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team environment, with self-motivation
    • Be willing to take on extra responsibilities in order to achieve the goals/objectives set by the organization
    • Capability to develop and implement effective strategies and tactics for accomplishing assigned duties
    • Be self-motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision.

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    (PrEP) Demand Generation Assistant.


    • The Demand Generation Assistant (DGA) will support demand generation and strategic communication efforts for targeted HIV testing and prevention activities at the national, state, and local government levels. The DGA will support design and implementation of demand creation/marketing initiatives in the scale up of HIV testing and prevention, linkage to ART and ongoing adherence efforts. S/he will support the development of demand creation strategies through human centered design methodologies, working closely with the project teams to align activities and ensure effective integration of these strategies across the project.
    • The position will be based in Abuja and will support demand generation efforts at the central level in Abuja and support rollout and scale up across the four RISE-Nigeria supported states (Akwa Ibom, Adamawa, Niger, and Cross River). Nigerian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.


    • Support the design and implementation of HIV prevention / retention / adherence initiatives including the development of marketing/demand creation strategies
    • Support design and implementation of demand generation strategies and tools for the scale up of oral PrEP, HIV self-testing, and other priority interventions.
    • Support the scale up of demand generation efforts to engage and retain men in HIV testing and ART services.
    • Support field testing and Media Dissemination.
    • Facilitate Demand Creation Workshops.
    • Champion Desk Reviews and Situational Analysis for PrEP.
    • Champion the Media material development and Dissemination.
    • Champion a consumer-centric approach to all activities that builds empathy with clients and communities, and translates insights into effective solutions
    • In collaboration with RISE-Nigeria technical and program leadership, and in partnership with local communities and stakeholders, contribute to development and implementation of a demand generation strategy for RISE-Nigeria which is tailored by target population (e.g. AGYW, men, pediatric and adolescent clients) and by state as appropriate
    • Contribute to program reviews, evaluation of results and development of activity plans to ensure key performance indicators are clearly defined and met efficiently and in a timely manner
    • Support research and program learning efforts where appropriate
    • In consultation with the technical and program team, implement changes in the interventions based on monitoring data and evidence from RISE-supported sites
    • Collaborate with USG, MOH, NACA and other local stakeholders and implementing partners to coordinate activities, reduce duplication, and ensure implementation according to quality standards
    • Document successes, lessons learned, and challenges in implementation through routine monthly, quarterly, and/or annual reports to Jhpiego and the donor, and other reporting requirements as requested
    • Maintain excellent relationships with USG, USAID, MOH, NACA and other in-country stakeholders

    Required Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in marketing, business, communication, public health or a related field
    • 3-5 years of professional experience in communication and marketing
    • Experience in the health sector and knowledge of HIV programming strongly preferred
    • Proven track record of effective marketing, behavior change and communications programs
    • Experience working with human-centered design approaches and leveraging consumer insights for program design
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills; able to develop strong relationships across functions, abilities and work levels
    • Demonstrated coaching skills, with an ability to inspire, influence and motivate teams
    • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, including presentations
    • Experience in similar role will be an added advantage.

    Required Skills/Abilities

    • Expertise in research to practice—identifying and adapting best practices to specific project contexts.
    • Run Desk Reviews for Cervical cancer prevention and HIV prevention Services.
    • Strong in Research Writing
    • Sound in both Literature and evidence-based research writing.
    • Must have skills in Communication, Marketing, Public Health and /or a related field.
    • Excellent verbal, written interpersonal and presentation skills in English
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 suite
    • Ability to travel nationally to project sites up to 40%, as needed

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