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Consultant – Communication & Knowledge Management

About the Position

  • Job Title: Consultant – Communication & Knowledge Management
  • Number of positions: 1
  • Location: Patna, Bihar
  • Salary Range: Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Duration: 9 months maximum 15  working days in a month starting from July 2024 to Mar 2025
  • Qualification required: Master’s in social sciences/ English/ Communications/ Journalism /Mass Media /Public relations, or other equivalent degree from a reputed institution or university.
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in the field of content development/ donor relations/ communication/ or knowledge management.
  • Skills & Attributes:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines.
  • Highly computer literate with capability in email, MS Office, and related business and communication tools.
  • Content writing experience for all media platforms.
  • Proven social media and networking expertise.
  • Strategic and creative mindset.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • A portfolio of work available for review.

Application closure date: 1st July 2024

Position Description:

We are seeking a dedicated Consultant specializing in Communication and Knowledge Management to join our team. This role involves preparing comprehensive reports, drafting high-quality funding proposals, and creating engaging communication materials. The consultant will also play a crucial role in managing and disseminating knowledge across the organization.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Report and Documentation Development:
    • Prepare detailed project reports, periodic progress updates, and organizational reports including donor and government submissions.
    • Document best practices, case studies, and lessons learned to continually improve project outcomes and knowledge sharing.
  2. Proposal and Concept Note Creation: Draft high-quality proposals and concept notes by conducting thorough research to align with the expectations and focus areas of grantors or donors.
  3. Communication Materials Design:
    • Develop collaterals consistent with our communication strategy to promote PCI effectively, establishing it as a leader in its field.
    • Target key audiences including governments, corporations, funding agencies, philanthropists, and development partners to forge new partnerships.
  4. Outreach Material Production: Create impactful outreach materials for major projects, including briefs, brochures, presentations, infographics, web content, blog posts, newsletters, and opinion pieces as when required.
  5. Policy Research and Analysis:
    • Assist in policy research and analysis to support ongoing projects and the development of new proposals as needed.
    • Compile research findings to identify and recommend effective practices.
    • Facilitate the dissemination of research and findings through policy briefs, technical notes, and other relevant documents to stakeholders both within and outside the organization, ensuring that critical information reaches those who can enact change
  6. Knowledge Management:
    • Assist in the development and rollout of the Knowledge Management Framework, enhancing the organization’s capacity to manage and efficiently utilize information.
    • Work with various teams to ensure that the knowledge management strategy is integrated with broader organizational learning strategies.
    • Suggest user-friendly tools and processes to foster a culture of knowledge sharing with the organization.
  • Reporting to:- Associate Director – Bihar Projects

PCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer
PCI is committed to providing equal opportunity to all working for it and in creating an inclusive work environment. We respect the diversity of our people and follow a fair, non-discriminatory approach in terms of gender, age, nationality race, caste, religion, community, marital status, physical challenge, and sexual orientation.
We promote diversity in the workplace and ensure a culture of zero tolerance to any form of discrimination, abuse, or harassment whether sexual, physical or psychological.
PCI provides equal opportunity in recruitment, appraisals, promotion, and career progression. Our people policies are fair, objective, and non-discriminatory and everyone is expected to adhere to them.

What can you expect in PCI

  • A warm, inclusive and happy work environment.
  • Regular Recognition of performance and PCI Value display in work
  • An empowering organisation structure which values individual’s skills, competencies and potential.
  • Opportunities to operate in cross functional role.

Recruitment Process

  1. Applications will be shortlisted based on the specified criteria mentioned in the Job Description.
  2. The process could also include presentation of the assignment.
  3. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend one or more rounds of panel interview/s.

The complete process usually takes 2 to 3 weeks. Those moving to the final round of interviews will be hearing from the People & Culture team. We prefer in person meetings but in case of location distances, we are happy to meet you virtually.

After the final round, if you are not selected for the position advertised, we will inform you over a mail. However, we invite you to apply to other open positions. We always look forward to engaging with talent that add value to our endeavours in various capacities.

PCI is committed to prevent any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct.


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