Jhpiego Corporation
Communications and Knowledge Management Coordinator
Jhpiego Corporation
Posted date 21st March, 2024 Last date to apply 3rd April, 2024
Country Pakistan Locations Islamabad
Category Media and Communication
Type Full Time Position 1
Experience 5 years
Status Closed


Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University USA, a global leader in improving health care for women and families, is looking to hire Communications and Knowledge Management Coordinator, who will be responsible for raising the profile and visibility of Jhpiego, and communicating the work of Jhpiego to a variety of audiences of Jhpiego’s work.  The CKM Coordinator will develop a CKM strategy and a corresponding documentation and dissemination plan in consultation with the Senior Management Team to ensure that the right information is available at the right time to the right people for program and project success. The position will also maintain Jhpiego-specific knowledge repositories containing both published and unpublished materials and promote knowledge exchange within the project.


Communications Coordination:

  • Collaborate with the Jhpiego senior management team to formulate and execute a comprehensive communication strategy along with a documentation and dissemination plan to effectively communicate about the Jhpiego portfolio in general and Jhpiego projects in particular.
  • Lead the process of engaging a communication firm/s to provide tailored communication services based on project needs.
  • Provide support to Portfolio Leads and Project Leads in developing project communication plans aligned with organizational objectives and donor requirements.

Knowledge Management:

  • Develop a knowledge management strategy in consultation with the Senior Management Team and Jhpiego backstop staff in the US to ensure the availability of relevant information for program success.
  • Organize, catalog, and enter knowledge assets into Jhpiego’s central electronic library.
  • Promote knowledge exchange and learning opportunities in collaboration with the central Jhpiego KM unit.

Visual Representation and Publications:

  • Coordinate with Project Leads and the select communication firm/s to create visually appealing presentations illustrating the organization's achievements.
  • Collate information from key meetings and notifications.
  • Develop success stories, blogs, and social media posts reflecting program achievements.
  • Coordinate the capture of compelling photographs in the field and during key events, maintaining project-wise photobanks.

Communication and Outreach:

  • Periodically update HQ on key activities and achievements, sharing success stories and posts for social media.
  • Liaise with communication sections of relevant government departments for communication through official government social platforms.
  • Ensure compliance with branding and marking plans for projects.
  • Maintain contacts with print/electronic media for wider dissemination.
  • Write stories/narratives about Jhpiego's work and share them with media outlets.
  • Work closely with the Jhpiego team and the communication firm to develop accurate, creative story ideas for various media.

Event Coordination:

  • Assist in coordinating public affairs, media, and external events.

Material Development and Capacity Building:

  • Coordinate with projects/programs to create effective IEC materials, job aids, publications, and presentations as needed.
  • Develop capacity-building activities for staff to enhance their ability to communicate project achievements and position Jhpiego effectively.
  • Undertake any other tasks assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Mass Communications/ public relations/ Journalism or other relevant degree from a reputed institute. (advanced degree preferred)
  • At least 5 -6 years’ experience in communications and public relations, Knowledge management, preferably in the context of international development or healthcare
  • Familiarity with communication strategies, branding, and media relations.
  • Understanding of concepts, tools and features of knowledge dissemination via web-based and print publishing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills will be a leading criterion in selection
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines
  • Proficiency in relevant software and tools for media and communications.
  • Willingness to travel nationally to project sites

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and note that the successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. The position will be closed for further applications once it is successfully filled. We will be conducting interviews on a rolling basis, so we encourage interested candidates to apply at their earliest convenience. Thank you for your interest in joining our team.

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Failure to follow the instructions of applying, your application would be denied.

For further information about Jhpiego, visit our website at www.jhpiego.org

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Only relevant/shortlisted applicants will be contacted and last date to apply is April 03, 2024.


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