Communication and Knowledge Manager at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

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Job Description

  • Develop, coordinate, and implement a detailed communication and knowledge exchange plan for the Activity in close collaboration with the Activity’s experts, partners, and the Chief of Party.
  • Establish and maintain approaches to ensure the sustainable, timely, transparent, and interconnected two-way exchange of knowledge across the Activity.
  • Manage and ensure effective stakeholder relationships and knowledge exchange approaches by engaging in dialog and using feedback mechanisms with Activity partners, ADP, and beneficiaries.
  • Manage Activity events (including press conferences, fairs, promotional events, and exhibitions) and produce accurate and timely reports of events (including media releases), success stories, and newsletters/bulletins.
  • Etc.

Educational Qualification

  • Master’s degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, English Language, Linguistics, Public Relations or other related field.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years’ experience performing similar role in an international organization or a donor funded project.


The ideal candidate must:

  • Be proficient in the use of computers (with good grasp and knowledge of spreadsheets, word processing, power point presentation and other MS office applications), database management software, internet-based tools and other electronic communication tools.
  • Have a good understanding and knowledge of online social media tools (such as Web 2.0 platforms, blog sites etc.) and writing for the Web.
  • Be proficient in English language with excellent oral, writing, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, be a team worker and facilitator, communication and networking skills and the ability to work in a team-oriented multicultural environment.
  • Etc.

Method of Application

Interested and Qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply Online.

Application Deadline: 7th July, 2023.

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