Communications & Knowledge Management Officer at LVCT Health

Health Systems Research Project Manager at LVCT Health

Communications & Knowledge Management Officer

Ref number:CKMO/LVCT/08/2022 

Key responsibilities

  • Coordinate project’s external and internal communications
  • Develop and regularly update the Dhibiti Communications Strategy and Plan. Develop a work plan for implementation of the communication strategy
  • Develop a plan for production of technical communication and other institutional /project documents
  • Ensure adherence to the Program Branding and Marking Plan in line with CDC guidance
  • Serve as the contact person for CDC on Communications. Maintain regular contact with CDC and participate in CDC meetings
  • Submit regular (weekly) updates to CDC on communications activities from the program and ensure timely communication of events to CDC
  • In liaison with CKM Manager, support all media activities related to the project including liaising with CDC on the same as per CDC policies and procedures
  • Support in preparation of media briefs, press releases, info packs and in organizing media and dissemination events liaising closely with CDC where applicable
  • Support awareness creation and profiling of Dhibiti advocacy and campaigns through identification and utilization of appropriate media opportunities
  • Write, edit and oversee production and dissemination of project quarterly and annual publications to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Ensure timely communication and dissemination of communication outputs to relevant target audiences
  • Translate project information and products into formats and language appropriate for various target audiences including writing research for lay audiences.
  • Oversee editing, lay out and formatting of newsletters, policy briefs and other communication products to sufficient high quality editorial standards
  • Maintain an updated database of stakeholders for purposes of disseminating communication products
  • Coordinate, facilitate and promote webinars and other project events
  • Contribute content from the program to regularly update the LVCT Health website and social media platforms
  • Ensure appropriate consent is obtained for photographs and other communications products across all project activities
  • Ensure photographs, videos, voice recordings and other communications products are stored securely and can be made accessible throughout the program period and beyond
  • Regularly scan the horizon for communications threats to LVCT Health and Dhibiti and work with the leadership to address them quickly and effectively.
  • Ensure sufficient communications support to LVCT Health events and overall programme work. Ensure proper use and maintenance of communications resources and equipment
  • Provide mentorship support to CKM Assistants/Interns

Required Qualifications


  • Advanced degree (or bachelor’s degree and equivalent experience) in communications, organizational development or learning, knowledge management, international development, or related field.
  • Experience Minimum   6   years’   experience   in   strategic   and   technical communications  especially  in  global  health  and/or  international development
  • Experience interacting with USG (especially CDC), including at least three years of experience working with a USG-funded organization
  • Experience working with government or donor funded programs.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest and indicating Salary history and expectations to . The position applied for and reference number should be clearly indicated on the subject line and cover letter.

The closing date is September 07, 2022 . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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