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Communications and Knowledge Management Officer – Digital Financial Services, i

Country : Cote d'Ivoire
Summary :

Communications and Knowledge Management Officer – Digital Financial Services, in the Financial Sector Development Department

TOT Ref No : 25634734
Competition : ICB
Financier : African Development Bank (AfDB)
Avenue Jean-Paul II, 01 B.P. 1387, Abidjan Tel: +225-20264514
Cote d'Ivoire
Email :s.okiro@afdb.org
Tender Details :

Expression of Interest are invited for Communications and Knowledge Management Officer – Digital Financial Services, in the Financial Sector Development Department (PIFD). The African Development Bank (AfDB) working with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), Agence Francaise de Developpement (AfD) and the Government of Luxembourg have established a multi-donor fund, Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility (ADFI), to advance financial inclusion across Africa through Digital Financial Services (DFS). ADFI will seek to address the systemic barriers to DFS growth and uptake by making strategic and catalytic investments in the DFS ecosystem throughout Africa. ADFI’s design is informed by an in-depth market assessment that looked at the factors affecting DFS growth and uptake in several countries and regions in Africa. 2. An effective communication strategy pre and post launch of ADFI is a critical success factor for the ADFI Fund. In keeping with best practice, the fund will require development of a coherent communications strategy with regards to the formal launch of ADFI and planning of subsequent events; print and online messaging; email communication; website development and management; press releases; blogs; production of corporate videos and marketing collaterals; presentation and speech development geared towards both internal and external audiences. Due to this critical need, the AfDB is recruiting a short-term Communications and Knowledge Management Consultant to develop and implement the communications strategy for ADFI for its pre and immediate post launch phase. 3. The consultant will be part of the Financial Intermediation and Inclusion Division and will report to the Division Manager and ADFI Coordinator. The Communications and Knowledge Management Consultant will be responsible for all communication functions of ADFI including: media outreach, event support for the ADFI launch, brand management, web content development and management, presentation formatting, printed reports and materials and more. The Communications and Knowledge Management Officer will also support ADFI’s advocacy activities by ensuring a consistent, high-quality image for ADFI. Specifically his or her functions and responsibilities will include but not be limited to: Develop and deliver a comprehensive strategy for the ADFI launch that builds on ADFI’s vision, and utilizes conventional media including web-based, social and print to reach ADFI’s various target audiences; b. In liaison with the AfDB team contract and oversee the work of an external website developer to develop an ADFI website, to implement features relevant to the communications strategy and to maintain the technical aspects of the ADFI website (hosting, maintenance, and updates); c. Contract and oversee the work of external photographers, graphic designers, and printing service-providers to produce promotional materials (brochures, factsheets, reports) and knowledge products (working paper series, research briefs); d. Organize and coordinate communications for ADFI events, including in-person events/panels, webinars, and other collaboration opportunities as may be appropriate; e. Develop a suite of products to advance ADFI’s brand and its advocacy messages including production of press releases, speeches, brochures, presentations, and event marketing, in English and French, in collaboration with other members of the team and the larger bank; f. Assure the quality and consistency of all ADFI-branded products, including reports, publications, knowledge products, and outreach materials in both print and web-based formats; g. Identify key stakeholders and contacts for communications. Develop and maintain an external contact list. h. Liaise with journalists, business writers and counterparts in the development community to ensure coverage of ADFI events and projects. i. Manage the Co-ordination Unit’s social media accounts and other networking platforms. j. Advise ADFI Coordinator on communication issues; k. Perform any other communication-related task as requested by the Coordinator.

Deadline : 22nd Aug 2018
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