Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Description of task
The purpose of this assignment is to support the national NCD prevention and communication activities in Rwanda. Within the delegated authority and under the guidance of the Defeat-NCD Partnership Programme Coordinator for Rwanda, the NCD Prevention Specialist will carry out the following tasks:
Lead the development of a 5-year communication plan to accompany the National NCD Strategy and Costed Action Plan for Rwanda.
Lead the preparation of project proposals and plans, including timelines, responsibilities, and resources for 7 major NCD related international days celebrated in Rwanda or other events as requested.
Actively engage with and support other Defeat-NCD country programmes in their prevention and communication efforts.
Actively engage with the various responsible stakeholders organising car-free-day events in all districts, providing support and ensuring comprehensive documentation of the events.
Ensure that all NCD-related events, celebrations, campaigns (including social media campaigns) are documented with comprehensive reporting, lessons learned and suggestions to improve future campaigns.
Lead the development of a resource library, and either prepare or collate various communications materials, such as videos, brochures, leaflets, infographics, presentation materials etc, for all major NCDs and related initiatives, as per the requirements of the NCD unit at RBC, The Defeat-NCD Partnership programme in Rwanda, and other country programmes.
Prepare daily material for RBC/NCD social media and the Partnership’s social media pages.
Actively engage with public and privately-owned, print, broadcast and digital media outlets and secure their engagement with NCD-related activities.
Actively prepare opinion pieces, media releases, feature stories or other communications collaterals that showcase Rwanda and the Partnership’s work on NCDs, and progress in achieving the National Costed Action Plan goals.
Lead capacity building for NCD personnel in Rwanda to increase efficiency in delivering NCD-related messages and to improve general communications skills.
Prepare or design layout of graphs or other informative visual material in support of reports and publications for the NCD unit in Rwanda.
Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.