Strategy and Communications Manager NGO Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:   Strategy and Communications Manager

Organisation: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Director, Data


About US:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities. At work today in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities, we improve outcomes in the areas of health, safety, economic wellbeing, education, and power.


Job Summary:    Do you have experience with strategic planning, and an interest in data? Do you want a multi-faceted and exciting role? This could be the role for you!


The Data team is responsible for IRC’s Data Strategy, Governance and Systems. Part of IT, we work with many parts of the organization to improve the collection, management, visualization and use of data. Our team comprises 13 staff covering infrastructure, data engineering, data visualization and project management, and will likely grow to incorporate data governance and business relationship management functions.


Following a review of the team’s portfolio and ways of working, we have decided to develop a new strategy. The Strategy and Communications Manager will serve as project manager and analyst for this process. They will work directly with the Sr Director for Data, and serve as a thought partner for them.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design a process for developing an IRC Data Strategy;
  • Project manage the process, ensuring adherence to scope, timeline and budget;
  • Schedule, facilitate and document key informant interviews and other project meetings with the team and with business stakeholders;
  • Synthesize themes and insights from stakeholders in to clear and compelling visuals and narratives;
  • Support the Sr Director with identifying, clarifying and analyzing strategic choices;
  • Draft the new strategy document;
  • Develop and manage the communications plan for the project.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field (or equivalent additional work experience);
  • Three years of work experience in a strategy consulting or strategic planning function;
  • Experience of knowledge management and internal communication;
  • Experience developing compelling visual representations of strategy concepts;
  • Proven writing and editing skills: the ability to draft formal documents and internal communications to senior stakeholders;
  • Excellent computer skills: MS Word, Excel, file sharing and intranet packages;
  • Familiarity with the work of organizational Data functions, or with iNGOs, an advantage but not required.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 2nd February 2024


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Date Posted 2024-01-22
Valid Through 2024-02-02
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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