Communications Coordinator

USAID Tayar Nepal

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Communications Coordinator

USAID’s Tayar Nepal Improved Disaster Risk Management Project

Scope of Work

DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems. Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including crisis mitigation, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. Clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and host-country governments. More information about DAI can be found on the DAI website (www.dai.com). 

Project Background

USAID’s Tayar Nepal – Improved Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Project is a five-year project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by DAI Global LLC (DAI) since 2019 to strengthen the capacity of Nepal’s national and municipal institutions responsible for disaster risk reduction, preparedness, and response. USAID’s Tayar Nepal implements two-pronged (Stronger Systems + Safer Settlements) approach that strengthens institutions and capacities at the national and local levels to strengthen Nepal’s resilience to natural & non-natural disasters. 

Position Overview

The Communications Coordinator will support in executing the project’s overall internal and external communications strategy. The Communications Coordinator will work within the communications team to support efficient reporting, ensure project’s branding and marking, handle translation and design works, and create innovative social media contents.  

Responsibilities 

  • Assist in successful implementation of the project’s overall communications strategy (internal and external).
  • Support the team to create innovative communications content including infographics, videos, social media posts, and presentations to demonstrate project impact.
  • Translation of documents from English to Nepal and vice versa.
  • Assist in producing excellent knowledge management products.
  • Help ensure all branding and messaging products are in line with the project’s approved Communication Strategy and Branding Strategy and Marking Plan.
  • Compile project success stories reflecting project’s outcomes and impacts.
  • Support in preparation of USAID’s Tayar Nepal’s reports to inform stakeholders about project activities, objectives, and results, including Weekly Updates, Quarterly Progress Reports, Quarterly Financial Reports, Annual Reports, Final Reports, and others
  • Support in facilitation of events such as workshops, conferences, capacity building sessions, and trainings
  • Oversee multimedia management for comprehensive documentation of project interventions

Qualifications 

  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience with a master’s degree or 10 years with a bachelor’s degree. (For excluded group, a minimum of 4 years with a master’s degree or 8 years with a bachelor’s degree).
  • Excellent written and oral communication fluency in English. Ability to extensively edit documents in both Nepali and English. Proficient in translation and interpretation from Nepali to English and vice versa.
  • Proficient in multimedia software including Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and InDesign. 
  • Demonstrated understanding experience communicating and coordinating with diverse stakeholders including local communities, academia, media, civil society, and government agencies.
  • Ability to professionally communicate across all levels of organizations, Government of Nepal agencies, and the public.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience in developing communications products for USAID-funded projects, and extensive knowledge in marking and branding requirements for USAID projects.

Level of Effort, Location and Reporting

This position is anticipated to be through October 31, 2024. The level of effort is 260 days per year. The Communications Coordinator reports to the project’s Communications and Outreach Expert. The position is based in Kathmandu, with frequent travel to project partner municipalities.

Application Instructions: 

Interested applicants should submit an updated CV to TayarRecruitment@dai.com  by February 14, 2024.  

Women, persons with disabilities, and those from marginalized and disadvantaged communities are encouraged to apply.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project, NGO/INGO/Social work
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 07 Feb, 2024
Apply Before 15 Feb, 2024
City Lalitpur