Knowledge Management and Communications Manager


TechnoServe is recruiting a Knowledge Management and Communications Manager, to be based in Nampula, Mozambique.
Program Overview
  • The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded the five-year Feed the Future Promoting Market Systems, Innovation and Resilience (PREMIER) activity in Mozambique. The PREMIER activity will facilitate the development of an inclusive, resilient, and sustainable market system to boost agriculture-led economic growth in the Nacala corridor of northern Mozambique. The activity will use a market systems approach and will create opportunities for vulnerable, women and youth in the agricultural sector to increase income and engage in business activities. PREMIER will do so by:
  • Enhancing access to finance across sectors for the rural poor and SMEs
  • Enhancing risk mitigation management
  • Building the capacity of smallholder producers and agribusinesses
  • Increasing incomes for smallholder farmers
  • Establishing strong and transparent relationships between actors
  • Expanding employment and entrepreneurship opportunities, especially for youth and women
Position Overview
  • The Communications Manager will be responsible for all of PREMIER’s internal and external communication deliverables. The manager will assure timely approvals of external communication and events from the donor. The manager will report directly to the Chief of Party, and is expected to be in regular contact with USAID’s DOC unit and TechnoServe’s corporate communication officers, and will support the entire PREMIER team
The main duties of the Communications Manager are to:
  • Manage the quarterly and annual reporting processes
  • Produce high-quality and relevant weekly project highlights to USAID, delivered on time
  • Produce visual documentation, mainly photos, which are compliant with donor requirements and are available for public use
  • Provide conceptual analysis to the project staff, and in particular the COP, in developing targeted communication products and materials, including proposing technical ways for writing and editing presentations, speeches, blogs, journal publications, lessons learned documents, and impact reports
  • Regularly communicate the project’s activities and impacts to TechnoServe country office and headquarters and stakeholders
  • Implement the project’s marketing and branding Plan and ensure the project’s compliance with the Plan
  • Develop and manage the project’s annual communications and knowledge development planning
  • Coordinate with the CLA Specialist and the MEL Manager to identify and document key lessons learned and result achieved
  • Manage the project’s social media accounts and webpages and initiate and oversee the development of web and social media content
  • Organize the project’s public events and provide support to USAID 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 websites
  • Manage the relationship with USAID’s DOC department
  • Manage relationships with public media and relevant provincial and district authorities
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree required in relevant field. Master’s preferred, or equivalent combination of education and work experience in a relevant competency area, including communications, international development, marketing or other
  • 7 or more years implementing communication strategies for donor funded projects, preferably US Government 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 on behalf of the project
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fluency in English is required
  • 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
Perfil da empresa

  • 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. Founded over 50 years ago, TechnoServe has been named the #1 nonprofit for fighting poverty by the Impact Matters charity ratings agency
  • TechnoServe believes that achieving prosperity requires the full and free participation of women and girls. Our Gender Policy and our commitment to programmatic excellence requires that we involve, empower, and benefit both women and men, both at the level of our beneficiaries and at the level of our staff. By joining our team, you will benefit from a respectful working environment of women and men that believe in the professional development of each one

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  • Entidade TechnoServe
  • Local
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  • Publicado 13.01.2023
  • Expira 31.01.2023
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