Practical Action Communications & Knowledge Management Officer Job in Kenya

Communications & Knowledge Management Officer 
Kenya Nationals only

Practical Action is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) that uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries. 

We find out what people are doing and help them to do it better. 

Through technology we enable poor communities to build on their skills and knowledge to produce sustainable and practical solutions – transforming their lives forever and protecting the world around them. 

We are looking for a qualified Communications & Knowledge Management individual to join our East Africa Regional Office to support Practical Action’s internal and external Communications to maximise the contribution to the delivery of the East Africa Strategy and efforts to tackle poverty.

Reporting to the Regional Director, the successful candidate will have the overall responsibility of supporting the East Africa Regional Office and Regional Director in executing organizational brand and public relations activities, as well as disseminate knowledge and lessons learnt in the delivery of work within the organization. 

This will entail developing and designing publicity items and products to support project activities, fundraising and for improving the image and visibility of Practical Action in Eastern Africa.

The ideal candidate will have a Masters degree in  Information & Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, Studio production, Graphic Art and Design or related field;

Professional qualifications of at least Diploma level information technologies, community development, project management or related  field; at least 7 years experience in a marketing or communications environment such as content production, digital communication, photojournalism, media production, video editing and public information. 
Experience working in INGO will be an added advantage.

Please access the detailed job description on our website at:

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest expressing their motivation for the position of Communications and Knowledge Management Officer, and including an updated CV to Practical Action by email:  no later than 16th November 2016. 

Please indicate “Communications and Knowledge Management Officer” in the email subject line. 

Practical Action is an equal opportunity employer; qualified women are encouraged to apply. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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