The Communications Manager is a senior member of the team
responsible for overall communication and knowledge management related to
the program. The successful candidate will support the project manager by
ensuring that all communication requirements set by the donor and Pact are
Coordinate and facilitate the development of program reports,
specifically the quarterly and annual reports to USAID.
Work with the program team to develop program presentations,
briefs, success stories, and best practices for Pact, USAID, and other
Support staff with developing presentations, videos, and
audio materials where necessary.
Lead the development and rollout of a program communications
plan in line with program needs, staff requirements, and USAID
Work with the technical team to identify and prepare the
program Communications Standard Operating Procedures, and brief all Sudan
team and consortium partners on its implementation.
Develop and update other relevant communications materials
for the program.
Supervise the program Communications Officer, and coordinate
and project manage the communications team’s priority tasks.
Served as liaison with Pact’s Integrated Communications team
in Washington, DC.
Writing and Copy – Editing:
Write and edit sections of the program’s quarterly and annual
reports for USAID, as well as other documents for external audiences.
Organize, support the production of, and edit success stories.
Write feature stories or blogs for publication and posting on
websites and social media.
Support the procurement team to select translators as needed
and monitor translated deliverables for quality.
Work with the team to develop materials and messages that
demonstrate program progress and achievement, tracking and telling the
story with program data, including factors critical to success and areas
Work with the M&E team to develop state of art data
visualization for program presentations.
Organize and conduct training of partners on media relations,
story writing, etc.
Guide Sudan team members and program grantees on branding and
Support program management to disseminate regular updates to
key external stakeholders, including USAID.
Master’s degree with five (5) years work experience or
bachelor’s degree with at least seven (7+) years work experience.
At least three (3+) years management experience
Excellent Writing and editing skills in English.
Experience supporting the communications function of
international development projects, such as those funded by USAID.
Experience in a supervisory role with a demonstrated ability
to solve problems.
Arabic language skills are strongly preferred.
Knowledge of and experience with key democracy, human rights,
and governance programming in Sudan is a strong advantage, as is
experience in building the capacity of civil society organizations.
Collaborative spirit in working with teammates and partners;
commitment to engaging stakeholders by conflict-sensitive approaches, Do
No Harm (DNH) principles, and practices.
Demonstrated ability to partner successfully with teams
within the Horn of Africa region and globally.
How To Apply
Apply before or on 19th Jan 2024