Communications & Knowledge Management Manager – PLANE Nigeria at Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI)

Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI) is an international development company. For more than 45 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. Currently, DAI is delivering results that matter in some 80 countries.

Our development solutions turn ideas into impact by bringing together fresh combinations of expertise and innovation across multiple disciplines. Our clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments.

We are recruiting to fill the posiiton below:

Job Title: Communications & Knowledge Management Manager – PLANE Nigeria

Location: Abuja
Reports to: Head of Programmes and Output 4 Lead
Programme: PLANE (Partnership for Learning for all in Nigerian)
Duration: 7 years

Job Description

  • The Communications & Knowledge Management Manager will work across all outputs to develop records management processes, policies and identify areas to increase efficiency across the PLANE program KPIs.
  • H/She will work closely with the Monitoring and Evaluation team to help define and set indicators, and lead on communication data collection and analysis.
  • H/She will also create joint activities with the knowledge management team and the company partners through workshops, meetings, trainings, etc; strengthens connection to aid information exchange within systems across the PLANE programme and portfoilio

Other duties and responsibilities include.

  • Documenting and sharing learning or engaging partners and learning champions.
  • Oversee all internal and external communications for PLANE, ensuring its message is consistent and engaging
  • Designing and implementing effective learning activities
  • Develop and support reporting protocol and processes
  • Monitor and audit data quality
  • Leading on high quality communication data collection, collation, and analysis.
  • Monitor on an ongoing basis programme performance and results, providing regular updates to  senior management team including information on areas where the programme is underperforming.
  • Develop activities like workshop to ensure cross learning and strengthen results across all programme teams
  • Research and identify new technology that can be used to enhance positive outcomes for the programme
  • Work closely with the MEL and Programme staff and partners to ensure high quality strategic communication on programme progress for external and internal reporting and learning.
  • Lead quarterly reporting on the progress and performance of the programme.
  • Ensuring knowledge generated is shared and lessons learnt institutionalized, in conjunction with the programme’s Communications Team.
  • Improves and modifies the knowledge management structure of the programme, where necessary.
  • Contribute to engagement with stakeholders, FCDO, as appropriate.

Role Specification

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in Communications, and knowledge management systems and strategies, preferably within the education sector.
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout and design, professional printing/publishing skills are essential, including ability to present concepts verbally
  • Experience in developing practical guidance and tools for effective programme monitoring and reporting
  • Previous experience designing and implementing knowledge management systems to identify, analyze, document and disseminate lessons learned
  • Experience of managing and implementing results driven strategies for FCDO-funded programmes, particularly providing consulting services to public and private sector clients, including providing technical assistance, institutional and capacity building support
  • Previous experience of conducting and commissioning research
  • Strong facilitation and stakeholder engagement skills.

Application Closing Date
24th August, 2022.

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

Note: DAI will only contact candidates that are successful at this pre-qualification stage.

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