Data.FI Communications Consultant

  • Mid-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 18 December 2019
  • Washington, Utah, United States
  • Closing on 16 February 2020

Job Description

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status. Palladium is seeking a consultant to provide immediate communications support to the Translating Data for Implementation (Data.FI) award. Data.FI is a five-year global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Data.FI partners with PEPFAR programs to accelerate and sustain access to high-quality data to expedite HIV epidemic control and maintenance. Data.FI supports host country governments to enhance existing health information systems (HIS) and conduct in-depth analysis of HIV epidemiologic and program data to inform management responses to gaps in HIV and AIDS programming and sustain impact by supporting local partner transition.
The Communications consultant will:

  • Outline a project communications strategy;
  • Support the development of content for a project microsite;
  • Write, edit and oversees the production of publications, including reports, briefs, and PowerPoints, in compliance with donor branding guidelines and organizational policies;
  • Facilitate discussions with project staff to conceptualize, design and develop infographics, charts, maps and other visual content to translate technical findings into user-friendly products for non-technical audiences;
  • Lead the development of marketing materials;
  • Assists overseas projects and activities with their communications messaging and strategies to amplify impact, consistent with client branding and marking requirements.

The consultant may be based in our Washington, D.C., office or may telework on a similar time zone with daily check-ins with the Data.FI team.

This consultancy is for a maximum of 90 days between January and April 2020.

  • Prior experience developing and implementing communications strategies for similar global health projects.
  • Ability to synthesize complex technical issues and data into language that is accessible and compelling to external audiences; experience working in technical areas such as HIV, monitoring and evaluation and digital health preferred.
  • Proven writing and editing skills, and ability to understand technical content and translate it into lay language for a variety of audiences and to suit a variety of formats; ability to synthesize and simplify information and communicate it in a lively, accurate and understandable manner.
  • Detail-oriented and deadline-driven with strong organizational skills, and ability to work in a dynamic and agile environment with changing requirements and priorities.
  • Knowledge and understanding of USAID programs, branding, and communications style. Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Strong cross-cultural, interpersonal, management and collaboration skills in highly complex structures involving multiple teams and stakeholders.
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in team settings.
  • Fluency in English required.

About the Organization

Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations.

Palladium is built on the idea that progress will be supported by four key pillars: • International Development • Strategy Execution Consulting • Impact Investment • Training and Events We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 countries.

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