Communications Team Lead – Abt Associates – Dar Es Salaam

Specifically, the Communications Team Lead will have the following responsibilities:
Establish a process to track and manage production of contract deliverables
Lead the process of project report and communication product development
Write routine reports, technical reports, success stories and other communication products
Contribute to planning, conducting, and communications for major project events including briefings and speeches as necessary
Contribute to development and management of project capacity building, training, mentoring and learning activities
Develop strategies and innovative ways to promote GOT and project results
Manage project correspondence with GOT, and contribute to management of routine inquiries about the project
Provide communications technical assistance to GOT to improve communications (e.g. internal government, with stakeholders, promote results)
Contribute to linkages and integration of project activities, and coordination of collaborations with government, development partner projects and other stakeholders
Manage project documentation and archiving (e.g. use of internal platform Jamvi to organize and access information)
Serve as member of the senior management team including contributing to improving internal project communication and management processes

Qualification requirements include the following:
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (journalism, communications, public relations, marketing). Master’s Degree preferred.
Minimum of 10 years of work experience. At least 2 years of experience in international development projects. Experience with USAID-funded projects preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.Excellent English writing and editing skills required.
Demonstrated management experience in any type of public or private entity.
Demonstrated experience in communications and knowledge management, including the ability to identify and document project activities and achievements, success stories, and lessons learned
Demonstrated ability to work with teams to produce communication products, adhering to deadlines, and short turn-around times.
Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, organizational and mentoring skills

How to Apply
Interested candidates may send a CV to Please include the title of the position (Communications Team Lead) in the subject line of the email. One email per position application. Deadline for applications is November 20th, 2019. All positions are contingent upon program award and funding. Tanzanian nationals and women are encouraged to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.