At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.
Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our team of over 400 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.
If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.
Know our team
Nutrition International’s Program Operations unit is a dedicated team of program implementation experts who are responsible for contributing to the overall management of NI’s field operations in Asia and Africa. The communications team in Pakistan seeks to influence donors, governments, agencies and partners to prioritize and fund nutrition interventions as well as to enhance the organization’s positioning, reputation, and effectiveness as a leading global nutrition across the Country level.
Working under the supervision and guidance of Country Director, Pakistan, the Communication Specialist will play a key role in supporting Nutrition International’s resource mobilization, branding, and positioning goals at the country level.
You are a creative and enthusiastic communication and advocacy professional with 5 years of extensive experience in working in government relations, advocacy, communications, stakeholder relations or partnerships, with at least 5 years experience in a management position. You will have a Master’s Degree in International Relations, International Development, Social Science, Mass Communications, or related field from reputable university or institution. Experience of working for an international organization or managing communications initiatives with both domestic and global audiences. Excellent English written and oral communications skills, with advanced presentation and networking skills is highly preferable.
About the role
In this role you will be responsible to support the Country Director with the following:
- Support for communication related project planning in the country.
- Close coordination with key government and industry stakeholders through PPMs to enhance branding/visibility of NI in multi-stakeholder coordination platforms.
- Support the development of Country program communication workplan;
- Establish coordination mechanism with the Public & Private stakeholders and media houses/agencies to implement mass awareness campaign related to food fortification;
- Development and implementation of communication related training programs if required.
What we offer
Nutrition International offers a highly competitive market pay, including health and wellness benefits, medical insurance, accidental insurance plan, flexible work hours, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays), and support for learning and development opportunities. We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment. Read more to know more about us Top Employers of National Capital Region 2020.
Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable, and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.
Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks. This is a full-time position located in Islamabad, Pakistan. For more detailed information about the role, please click on the Job description
To apply please visit: https://apply.workable.com/j/2E94EAB0A6
The closing date for receiving applications is May 10, 2021. Only short-listed candidates will receive an acknowledgment and will be called for personal interactions. The starting salary for this position is PKR 30,38,443 per annum.
Telephone inquiries WILL NOT be accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those chosen to participate in the interview process will be contacted.