Communication Officer Iii

Communication Officer Iii
Company:

International Livestock Research Institute (Ilri)


Communication Officer Iii

Details of the offer

ILRI works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa. www.ilri.org

Responsibilities

Support the launching of a new One Health Centre

Develop and implement an external and internal communication plan for the centre

In-line with ILRI guidelines, develop a branding and marketing strategy

Provide regular updates on project findings and activities to key stakeholders (i.e. blog posts, newsletters)

Work closely with the ILRI Bioscience Communications Manager as the link to AMR related projects from the CGIAR AMR Hub and other zoonotic disease not covered by One Health Centre

Develop and oversee a crisis communication plan (e.g. sensitive research topics) working in line with ILRI CKM

Support production of knowledge products from One Health Centre findings

Work with One Health Centre fellows, scientists and stakeholders to generate progress and success stories

Facilitate (moderate) stakeholder and planning meetings

Maintain and update online content including the ILRI online repository and social media

Facilitate and promote knowledge sharing through maintenance of the centre’s Share Point page

Maintain a list of media and partner contacts (in collaboration with ILRI CKM)

Co-infection project in the Animal and Human Health program

Lead the development of the projects’ communication plans

Communicating about the project: Develop the project communication tools (e.g. on-line portal) and materials (newsletters, brochures, stories), oversee their use or dissemination and provide feedback to the project team on their performance/uptake

Internal sharing and collaboration: develop and maintain communication tools and channels within the consortium to improve sharing amongst project team

Lead the project’s risk communication activities to ensure that findings of bio-surveillance activities are promptly shared with the target communities and relevant stakeholders so that appropriate interventions for epidemics and other health risks observed are implemented on time.

Liaise with AHH CKM staff and Institutional CKM staff – develop plans and activities based on ILRI CKM strategy and closely work with CKM staff to be able to use ILRI use of ILRI CKM services and ensure materials adhere to ILRI standards and participate in ILRI CKM activities that are relevant to the One Health Centre.
Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 7 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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