Knowledge and Communications Manager, USAID CEGAH, Indonesia

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from Management Systems International
Closing date: 24 Nov 2019

Knowledge and Communications Manager, USAID CEGAH, Indonesia

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Project Summary:

USAID CEGAH is a 5-year program dedicated towards strengthening Indonesia's Community of Accountability. This includes components on rule of law strengthening, accountability and anti-corruption, public service integrity, access to information and civil society strengthening.

**Please note: this is a locally-hired position, open to Indonesian citizens. Salary will be based on verifiable salary history

Position Summary:

CEGAH is keen to ensure that the lessons learned from its research and programming best practices are preserved and shared among implementing partners and the donor community. CEGAH seeks to elevate its capacity to communicate program progress to an external audience.

The Senior Knowledge Manager will work closely with the Chief of Party (COP) and Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) and report to the former. S/he will supervise the Communications Assistant/Officer.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the project team, including USAID, has access to relevant information about project progress and impact.
  • Respond in a timely manner to USAID requests for information on project progress, monitoring and evaluation progress, and other queries.
  • Copy edit all program deliverables, communications materials, and final products.
  • Develop communications products, such as infographics, social media postings, short analytical papers, impact stories, etc.
  • Communications and outreach, including:

  • Working with field office staff to compile quarterly and annual reports.

  • Implementing/overseeing development of newsletter, fact sheets, success stories, case studies, and other communications and knowledge products.

  • Reviewing and finalizing monthly activity plans.

  • Ensuring weekly program updates are prepared.

Qualifications:

  • University degree in relevant field;
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience;
  • Experience in journalism/communications required, experience in donor communications field, particularly with USAID, a distinct advantage;
  • Experience producing and copy-editing donor and/or governance focused materials in English;
  • Strong knowledge of governance structure in Indonesia;
  • Ability to work confidently within tight timelines;
  • Ability to generate knowledge products from various sources under pressure;
  • Native or near-native English language writing capacity;
  • Fluent Bahasa Indonesia.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

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