As part of the wider Prosperity Fund, funded by the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), and in line with the commitment to SDG 3 on good health and well-being, the ‘Better Health’ Programme (BHP) aims to support partner countries in their health systems’ reforms with the goal of expanding Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and improve health and related economic growth outcomes. The main objectives of the programme are to support:
The Better Health Programme will focus on 3 main outcomes/output:
The Communications Manager will provide technical and strategic direction to the Better Health Programme’s communication channels (including social media), products and systems. This includes developing, implementing and monitoring a robust communications strategy.
Specific responsibilities include inter alia:
- Develop a Communications Strategy that will have two strands: (i) NCD prevention behavior and social norm change communications (within the health sector and with those at risk of NCDs) and (ii) programme communications to publicise the programme activities and efforts and ensure evidence is communicated widely.
- Lead on the integration of key recommendations from the communications assessment completed in inception into the programme approach
- Lead on the implementation of the Communications Strategy by working with the rest of the team and with partners and key stakeholders
- Work closely with the Team Leader and the MREL Manager to identify and produce well written content such as articles/relevant stories, briefings, case studies, and other materials to communicate the programme’s results and lessons, and share them internally and externally.
- Provide technical, strategic advice and programmatic direction for the development and implementation of the programme’s communications activities and products, working with the international communications consultant to produce relevant products in English for the UK sector.
- Ensure that good practice is central to all communications on NCDs.
- In coordination with the Output leads and with direction from the Team Leader, develop and facilitate dialogue with Mexican government and key stakeholders in Mexico
- Ensure that all communications have language and images that support gender equality and social inclusion and that the programme communications support the Gender and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan
- Support the team to develop internal communications products for inclusive ways of working.
- With the other team members, nurture and maintain team spirit and a collegial working environment that reflects DAI’s core principals of integrity, responsibility, excellence and global citizenship and the programmes commitments to gender equality, diversity and inclusion.
- Comply with DAI ethics, safeguarding and security policies and procedures
All project staff (LTTA, STTA, ICAs, and others) are responsible for:
- The safety and security of themselves and co-workers.
- Adhering to security instructions issued in the Project Security Plan (PSP) or issued by the Security Focal Point (SFP).
Staff have a responsibility to report to the SFP any of the following;
- Any threat or incident directly affecting staff safety or project continuity.
- Updates on the security situation in their area of responsibility.
- All travel plans, including contact information and estimated dates of travel.
The last date for submission of applications is 16th December 2019.