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Job Title:   Communication Officer
Category:   Public Relations
Total Positions:   1
Job Location:   Islamabad
Gender:   No Preference
Minimum Education:   Bachelors
Degree Title:   Bachelor (Hons) in Social Sciences or Masters in Mass Communication
Career Level:   Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:   3 Years
Apply By:   Sep 20, 2017
Job Description:

Job Description:


The Communication Officer will be responsible for managing information and communication activities for the JHPIEGO MCSP Project.  Reporting to Sr. Technical Advisor and  will work closely with  program staff to collect, analyze and share information and communicate MCSP Project  work to key stakeholders, such as donors, beneficiaries, partners, and the wider public. Responsible to make sure branding guidelines of JHPEIGO/Donor for all correspondence external/internal and printing.


  • Support Project Director/ Sr. Technical Advisor in the development and maintenance of internal information policies and protocols.
  • Prepare, edit, and update reports, fact sheets, case studies, and other public information documents.
  • Assist in the research and writing of briefing and training materials.
  • In coordination with the Project Director and programs staff, respond to internal information requests from staff in international offices, partners and donors.
  • Prepare briefing packs for donor and other visitors to Jhpiego MCSP response activities in the field, as necessary.
  • Track, research and analyse information on assigned topics.
  • As needed, assist the Project Director with external communications materials (e.g. media stories, photographs, video footage for external news outlets and social media).
  • As needed, assist in the research and writing of briefing materials and advocacy papers in coordination with the Regional Advocacy Officer.
  • Develop communication objectives and communication plans.
  • Identify users, and suggest communication material and the  best forms of communication to use.
  • Arrange publicity for the organization through different outlets.
  • Keep staff and clients up to date with MCSP Project news

 Required Qualification:

  • Bachelor (Hons) in Social Sciences or Masters in Mass Communication.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in journalism, communication and/or development.
  • 1-2 years at NGO/International Agency.
  • Excellent English writing and editing skills.
  • Detail-oriented with good multi-tasking abilities to meet multiple deadlines.
  • Able to work well both within a team and independently, in a challenging and fast-moving multicultural environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to write and edit articles and reports under deadline pressure.
  • Strong interpersonal, cross-cultural & diplomacy skills.
  • Proven photography skills (stills and video) preferred.

Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

Company Information
Company Name:  Jhpiego
Company Description:
To improve the health of women, newborns and children in Sindh Province, Component 2 of USAID/Pakistan's Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program, the MNCH Services Project aims to improve the quality of public and private sector health services. Healthcare providers will be trained; health facilities renovated and services will be expanded and improved. We also will improve access of women and children to health services especially the poor and those who do not or cannot go for health care, by educating communities and families and setting up better transport and communications systems. The Project is implemented by the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP), USAID's flagship program and a consortium led by Jhpiego with Save the Children and John Snow, Inc. (JSI) as associate partners. It works closely with the Government of Sindh Department of Health, local implementing partners and private sector organizations. Worldwide, MCHIP works in more than 40 countries to promote innovative approaches to save lives, focusing on those interventions that result in the greatest impact. By 2017, thousands of deaths of women, newborn babies and infants will have been prevented as a result of the USAID/Pakistan MCH Program. USAID/Pakistan has, in cooperation with the USAID Office of Inspector General, established the Anti-Fraud Hotline to provide an avenue for the reporting of fraud, waste, and abuse which may be associated with USAID funded projects in Pakistan. Complaints are handled with complete confidentiality and individuals are encouraged to report when corruption, fraud, waste or abuse may exit in the USAID/Pakistan projects. Reports can be filed anonymously via the easy-to-use Hotline (toll free number 0800 84700); e-mail at; fax at 021-35390410; postal address at 5-C, 2nd Floor Khayaban-e-Itthad, Phase VII, DHA, Karachi, Pakistan; and on the website”

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