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eHealth Africa, designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings, and smartly uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Communications Manager
Location: Nigeria
Summary of Job
  • The Snr. Communications Manager will develop and implement short and long term communications strategies for the organization as well as manage and lead the Communications team.
  • S/He is responsible for developing the organization-wide brand strategy across all relevant functions and serve as a thought partner to executive leadership on communications and branding challenges.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, the Snr. Communications Manager will perform the following responsibilities:
External Communications:
  • Development and execution of external Communications Strategy including eHAs Social Media Strategy
  • Develop Corporate branding and design strategy
  • Oversee the creation of eHA branded, designed and written collateral in the form of Annual Reports, blog posts, articles, brochures, newsletters, fact sheets, Google Word Documents, and Google Powerpoint slides
  • Review and edit any external communications material developed by the organization prior to posting
  • Oversee the design and content management for eHA’s website.
  • Assist programs in preparing for conferences and presentations
Internal Communications:
  • Development and execution of internal communications strategy
  • Participation in HR working groups/teams related to internal  communications
  • Development of organization communications guidelines (ex: brand, email, writing)
  • Share all communications items effectively through the Knowledge Management tools
Software / Product Communications:
  • Assist in the development of product strategy and communication materials for eHA developed tools
Team Management:
  • Manage the Communications Team and associated direct reports
  • Manage any communications groups such as the Design Task-Force
  • Manage consultant (graphic designers, photographers, videographers, etc) work plans, deliverables, and invoices
Organization Strengthening:
  • Participate on the Senior Management Team (SMT) and internally communicate about Communication Team activities through attending monthly meetings, sharing communications updates, and providing feedback on SMT updates, problems, and goals.
  • Coordinate monthly meetings with SMT members in order to make sure communications collateral is accurate and  best meets their needs and strategize about future communication topics
  • Review weekly meeting reports from the 4 offices (Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Germany)
  • Coordinate quarterly meetings with HR to ensure Communications is best supporting HR in making eHA the #1 place to work (Written, Spoken and Face-to-Face mechanisms)
  • Author thought leadership pieces on eHA’s programs for external publications
  • Provide technical writing and editing support for other communications activities, time permitting
  • Support the Communications budget tracking, inclusive of Social Media.
Qualification/Experience
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.
  • Master’s degree, preferably with a background in Communications, Public Relations and/or Public health or healthcare related industry.
  • 5-7 years of work experience in branding or other communications work
  • Ideally, experience in product branding and marketing
  • Previous experience managing remote teams
  • Exceptional strategic thinking and analytical skills; able to discern, plan, and evaluate courses of action.
  • Possess a high degree of initiative, able to conceptualize, articulate and cultivate collaboration
  • Extremely organized, self-disciplinary and efficient working style
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Native English speaker and writer
  • Proven track record in technical writing and editing in English
  • Experience as a supervisor with proven ability to coach staff for optimal results in a positive working environment
  • Deep commitment  to eHA’s core values
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