Knowledge and Communication Senior Specialist


TechnoServe is recruiting a Knowledge and Communication Senior Specialist, to be based in Chimoio, Manica, Mozambique.
  • TechnoServe is a leader in harnessing the power of the private sector to help people lift themselves out of poverty. A nonprofit organization operating in 29 countries, we work with enterprising men and women in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. By linking people to information, capital and markets, we have helped millions to create lasting prosperity for their families and communities
  • Program Description: The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN), Maputo through its Strengthening Food Systems and FNS in Beira Corridor program has given funding to Technoserve Mozambique for a regional food and nutrition security program (Manguana) for the period of 2023-2027. Agriculture is a critical pillar of the Mozambican economy, employing over 80% of the rural population and contributing to 25% of the national GDP. Small and medium farms account for 95% of agricultural production. Nonetheless, productivity is low for the majority of food crops. The project will complement other investments and coordinate with other programs in this sector to address productivity barriers in the Beira Corridor to improve FNS by increasing productivity, incomes, and jobs
  • Specifically, the program seeks:
  • Increased sustainable productivity and income for small-scale food producers
  • Increased mobilization of capital for a competitive local agricultural industry
  • Increased capacity of key stakeholder institutions
  • Improved policy and legal/regulatory enabling environment
  • Inclusive and sustainable net job creation
  • Improved climate resilience
  • Job Summary: The Knowledge and Communications Senior Specialist will be responsible for all of MANGUANA’s internal and external communication deliverables. The Senior specialist will assure timely approvals of external communication and events from the donor
  • Responsible for the project reporting process
  • Responsible for the timely delivery of the weekly, monthly, quarterly project highlights to the donor
  • Assure that visual documentation, mainly photos, is compliant with donor requirements and is available for public use
  • Assist project staff, and in particular the Program Director, with developing targeted communication products and materials, including technical assistance for writing and editing presentations, speeches, blogs, journal publications, lessons learned documents, and impact reports in line with the donor guidelines
  • Responsible for regularly communicating the project’s activities and impacts to the TechnoServe country office headquarters and stakeholders
  • Responsible for the project’s marketing and branding Plan and ensuring the project’s compliance with the Plan.
  • Manage and oversee the development and content of web domains and associated content
  • Organize the project’s public events and provide support to the donor when requested.
  • Lead the dissemination of information and learning to project partners and stakeholders, including supporting the management of communication platforms such as newsletters and project website
  • Maintain engagement with the donor’s communication department whenever required
  • Manage relationships with public media
  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree + 5 years experience, Master's Degree + 3 years experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience in a relevant competency area, including communications, international development, marketing, or other
  • 3 or more years implementing communication strategies for donor-funded projects, preferably EKN funded
  • Proven experience with the timely production of high-quality quarterly and annual reports
  • Experience in organizing events and developing and managing a project website
  • Ability to interact with media and Government whenever required
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fluency in Portuguese and proficiency in English is an advantage
  • Organized and ability to keep track of multiple work streams
  • Work experience and knowledge of at least one local language of the Beira Corridor is an advantage
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • We encourage all qualified individuals who share TechnoServe's vision of improving the lives of others through proven business solutions to apply
  • With our commitment to diversity, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and affirmative action employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes
  • We are also proud of our commitment to protecting staff, partners, and beneficiaries from abuse and exploitation and thoroughly vet all final candidates through rigorous background and reference checks
  • If you have a disability that affects your ability to use our online system to apply for a position at TechnoServe please contact the Human Resources at or call +1 202 785 4515
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  • Publicado 12.09.2023
  • Expira 28.09.2023
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