Communications and Advocacy Manager

Nepal Health Sector Support Programme
Location: Nepal
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2021-01-06 Deadline: 2021-01-21
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Nepal
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Description

Working under the supervision of the Deputy Team Leader and working closely with the rest of the NHSSP team, the Communications and Advocacy Manager will develop a communication strategy for the NHSSP Extension phase. They will coordinate and implement the strategy in order to successfully raise the profile of the NHSSP programme and Options’ wider brand externally. This will include delivering targeted dissemination activities of programme learnings, and fostering a positive internal communications culture, including ensuring that learnings are appropriately communicated for effective adaptive management.

The Communications and Advocacy Manager will work closely with the programme’s MEL officer on an ongoing basis to keep themselves abreast of documented learning and identify key pieces to re-package and disseminate internally across the programme as well as to external audiences. The Communications and Advocacy Manager will also work on a regular basis with NHSSP Thematic Team Leaders, Sub-National Programme Coordinator, and the Office manager to develop and adjust the communications strategy to ensure continuous alignment with the programme strategy and approach; and support any important pieces of communications identified by each thematic area. In addition, they will also work with the Options communications unit and Technical Team (based in the UK), to further enhance the reach and uptake of all internal and external communications activities.

Under the guidance of the Deputy Team Leader and the NHSSP Thematic Leads, the role will be responsible for coordinating and engaging with the BEK’s Communications Manager, and external stakeholders, including other NHSP3 suppliers, media, government, private sector, donors, civil society organisations (CSOs) and any other agencies to promote programme objectives, achievements and learnings.

They will be responsible for supporting the development and dissemination of high quality content and learning materials, aligned with Options’ communication and marketing standards, through a range of communications channels, including the NHSSP programme website and social networks, and ensure they are fit for purpose and aligned with strategic programme goals.

Apply Instructions

  • To apply, please fill in the form here.
  • Closing date for applications: 21 January 2021
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
  • Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record check, identification check, employment references and right to work verification (where appropriate).
  • You must have the right to work in Nepal

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Organization Summary

The UK government is supporting Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) for the implementation of the Nepal Health Sector Programme 3 between April 2017 and December 2022, through the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). The aim of this programme is to support the delivery of the Nepal Health Sector Strategy (NHSS), 2015-2022 of the MoHP. The programme builds on the success and learning from the Nepal Health Sector Programme – 2 (2010-2015), and Health Transition and Recovery Programme (July 2016 to March 2017) which supported restoration of health services in the areas affected by the devastating April 2015 earthquake.
Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Organization Size 1-10
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