Communications Officer

Publish What You Fund is looking for individual country-based consultants for Nigeria, Kenya and Bangladesh to support research and advocacy work for its Women's Economic Empowerment Program.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Conducting independent desk-based research.
  • Stakeholder mapping of government, donor and civil society organizations.
  • Lead in identifying relevant individuals for key informant interviews (KIIs) and arranging, conducting and analyzing KIIs.
  • Supporting and monitoring country funding survey dissemination.
  • Working under the supervision of the Project Manager to ensure a smooth research process in-country.
  • Supporting report writing and creation of briefing materials.
  • Supporting peer-review of reports at a country level.
  • Supporting in-country advocacy efforts to encourage uptake of policy recommendations.
  • Participating in and supporting country advisory committee meetings.



  • Minimum of seven years of experience working in the public sector, development policy and/or research on international and national projects funded by major donors, with a strong focus on gender equality and women’s economic empowerment and financial inclusion.
  • Experience conducting research and analysis in the area of women’s economic empowerment and women’s financial inclusion.
  • Experience in coordinating and liaising with government agencies, donors and NGOs.
  • Recognized experience in the field of gender and development.
  • Demonstrable experience of producing high-quality, well-written, materials to a tight deadline.
  • Strong management and interpersonal skills.
  • Track record and familiarity with conducting interviews with a range of stakeholders.
  • A strong personal network within the development sector.
  • Both English and native language skills (preferable).
  • The successful candidate would ideally be based in the country where he/she is are applying to work.

About this Opportunity

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