Communications and Knowledge Manager Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Coffey International Development (Coffey)

Communications and Knowledge Manager, Kenya
Organization: Coffey International Development (Coffey)
Country: Kenya
City: Nairobi, Kenya
Office: Coffey Nairobi, Kenya

Reducing Insecurity and Violent Extremism in the Northern and Coastal regions of Kenya (RE-INVENT) Programme: a 5-year DFID funded programme that aims to enhance Kenyan capacity and capability to address inter-communal conflict, weak community-police relations, violence against women and girls (VAWG), violent extremism and election related violence. It will support the continued advancement of police reforms to improve the management, oversight and accountability of the police force. The programme will build on the experience of the Jamii Thabiti Programme (2014-2019).

The Communications and Knowledge Manager will be responsible for designing and implementing the Knowledge Management and Communications Strategy of the RE-INVENT programme. The role also involves producing and disseminating communications products including policy briefs, programme briefs, case studies, programme website and online social media profile. The Communications and Knowledge Manager responsibilities will include:-


Lead the design and implementation of the Knowledge Management and Communications Strategy and work with the RE-INVENT team to sustain buy-in across all target counties

Programme delivery

Contribute to the delivery of well-written, easily understandable knowledge management materials.

Manage the promotion of the programme across all the RE-INVENT target counties.

Comply to Coffey’s Corporate and RE-INVENT’s design and standards and ensure all other team members do so as well (layout of reports, emails, webpage, etc).

Create or commission reporting templates, press materials, videos, case studies, success stories and photographs within the scope of the programme.

Contribute to the development and update of the RE-INVENT website, online social media and digital knowledge management platform.

Coordination and monitoring

Liaise with the RE-INVENT team and partners to ensure knowledge and lessons are being effectively communicated, as well as sustaining the visibility of all six workstreams.

Disseminate programme activities and successes across multiple media platforms both nationally and internationally while ensuring the best quality.

Work with the whole team to collect relevant information and support the generation of project materials.


Review and edit project reports to ensure high quality editing, formatting, and visual appeal.

The Person (Special requirements/ qualifications and experience)

A bachelor’s (preferably post-graduate) degree in the fields of International Development and Communications,

5-10 years’ experience and technical expertise in communication, data and knowledge management with a proven track record of successfully designing and delivering strong communication and knowledge management strategies;

Experience in facilitation of cross-organisation lesson learning, its dissemination and application, including development of collaborative tools to promote experience sharing and innovation;

Experience of working in Kenya. A strong understanding of the communication techniques that best suit varying audiences including Government.

Additional travel and out of office hours work may be required.

Any other duties as may be required for the exigency of the programme.

Interested applicants should submit: Cover letter and a CV
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