Communications and Documentation Officer at the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA)

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) (formerly National Action Committee on AIDS) was established in February 2000 to coordinate the various activities of HIV/AIDS in the country.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Communications and Documentation Officer

Location: Abuja

Supervisor:  Admin Director, NACA

Duration of Contract: 33 months

Job Summary

  • The Communications and Documentation Officer position is responsible for supporting the Admin Manager in creating, implementing, and managing communication strategies and activities that contribute to program success and position NACA for future growth.
  • S/he will engage with key stakeholders including federal and state-level government agencies; donor partners; and local implementing partners, on issues related to communication and collaborative learning and action.

Key Responsibilities

  • Define Grant-focused communication, documentation, and dissemination strategies for the RSSH grants in collaboration with Project Management Unit (PMU) and NACA leadership.
  • Support the production of content to meet communications and positioning objectives, coordinating closely with the other members of the PMU.
  • Liaise with Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), Sub-Recipients (SR), Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM), State Ministry of Health (SMOH), donor and key stakeholders on communication activities and efforts, ensuring compliance with donor expectations, branding, and marking policies, and reporting requirements.
  • Support preparation and dissemination of regular bulletins and newsletters on Resilient and Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) investments/plans and progress made
  • Support the development of an organizational culture and brand that promotes accountability and high performance
  • Support technical teams
  • Produce and maintain records of meeting minutes, agendas and notes
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Admin Manager or Project Coordinator.

Requirements / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Medical Sciences, Public Health, or other related discipline.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in developing communications products and programs, experience working with donor funded projects an advantage
  • Web based applications and social media communication experience a bonus
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including professional level English language skills.
  • Understanding of strategic communications, including leading development and implementation of strategic communications plans.
  • Strong knowledge of global public health issues including HIV, Malaria, and Tuberculosis.
  • Strong familiarity with emerging communications trends, social media, multi-media and multi-platform storytelling, and web content creation and management; photography and basic design/layout skills a plus.
  • Strong editorial skills, including the ability to accurately proofread and review documents for language, layout, and formatting consistency.
  • Able to work alone on a broad variety of projects
  • Competences to assess priorities, manage a variety of complex activities simultaneously in a time-sensitive environment, and meet competing deadlines
  • Proven ability to successfully participate on teams in a fast-paced environment.

Application Closing Date

20th February, 2021.

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