Program Officer

at FHI 360
Published April 6, 2022
Location Kingston, Jamaica
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

FHI360 is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a potential Program Officer position on a USAID-funded program in Jamaica. The Program Officer will be the activity point of contact that focus on one of three topic areas, Youth Empowerment, Civic Participation and/or Workforce Readiness.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Identifying target demographics and campaign platforms (community radio, YouTube, Facebook, plays, songs, other traditional media).

 

Deep knowledge of the Jamaican media and communications environment.

 

Gather data on the best ways to message out program goals and activities.

 

Work closely with civil society organizations on media plans.

 

Lead campaigns within in strict budgets.

 

Qualifications:

 

Bachelors degree with at least 5 years of relevant experience.

 

Demonstrated experience in the successful implementation communication campaigns for USG funded projects.

 

At least five (5) years of demonstrated experience working in Jamaica, preference for work with CSOs and youth.

 

Research, plan, and manage the implementation of all activities and coordinate, schedule, and oversee training activities, facilitators, trainers for a wide range of stakeholders.

 

Research, develop, and review training curricula and certification programs, guidance documents, lesson plans, and manuals with technical staff to identify priorities, gaps, areas for improvement or expansion.

 

Coordinate educational activities with program stakeholders at regional and national level and provide logistical support as needed for activities and related events.

 

Work with leadership team to develop activity metrics to measure impact, quality, and substance of training programs, materials, and platforms, as well as data collection methods and processes.

 

Excellent English oral and written communication skills.

 

Demonstrated ability to think strategically and communicate her vision to partners and colleagues.

 

Proven experience navigating complex and high-pressure operating environments.

 

Demonstrated creativity and strong analytical skills.

 

Experience in the development and management of programs within a context of multi-donor funded programs preferred.

 

Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with staff, donors, civil society organizations, private sector players, and host country government counterparts.

 

Professional fluency in English is required.

 

Jamaican nationals strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Interested candidates can send their CVs

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