USAID FHI 360 Jobs – Knowledge Management Officer

Organisation: FHI 360
Project / Program: Communication
for Healthy Communities (CHC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Us:
FHI 360 is a leading global development organization dedicated to
improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, °catty driven
solutions. Our professional staff includes experts in education, health,
nutrition, economic development, civil society and environment as well as
cross-cutting experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior
change and technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address
today’s diverse and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from
60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world
FHI 360 — Uganda is seeking qualified candidates for the Communication
for Healthy Communities (CHC) five year program designed to support the GOU and
partners to design and implement quality heath communication interventions to
contribute to reduction in HIV Infections, total fertility, maternal &
child mortality, malnutrition, malaria & tuberculosis. CHC aims to achieve
this through the use of innovative approaches, capacity strengthening,
increased collaboration among partners, and rigorous research and knowledge
management for health communication.
Job Summary: The Knowledge
Management Officer will equip the CHC project and partners with the systems and
disciplines for demonstrating results, identifying learning and promoting
improvements at project and programme level throughout the life CHC. The
position will contribute to transparent and robust reporting and information
dissemination.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement the knowledge
    management (KM) strategy (within project team and partner levels)
  • Offer technical support the M&E
    Officer in implementing a cross-team approach to M&E and KM to build
    strong, productive relationships with all staff functions and partners
  • Support the integration and monitoring of
    ‘value for resources’ dimensions in the overall M&E framework.
  • Offer support to the Data Manager to
    development of a robust, comprehensive database
  • Support in developing systems and
    procedures so that proposals for implementation include robust M&E
    plans
  •  Identify capacity needs and build
    capacity of partners in relation to M&E and KM
  • Help in the capture and input of key results
    for quarterly and annual reporting
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    superiors.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • The candidate should possess a master’s
    degree in social and behavioral sciences and / or business OR development
    research,
  • 5-7 years’ experience in the design and
    development of knowledge management/sharing systems, organizational
    development, or organizational/systems change management.
  • Good understanding of concepts, tools and
    features of help desk operations and of knowledge dissemination via
    web-based and Print publishing;
  • Experience in establishing effective
    partnerships within and outside the organization
  • Proven ability to write concise reports
    and deliver effective oral presentations;
  • Good working knowledge of Uganda public
    health and sociopolitical systems
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills,
    including the ability to collaborate effectively in networks and
    communities of practice
How to Apply:
All candidates should send a cover letter and CV/resume by email to:
uganda-info@fhi360.org. Please clearly indicate Job Title in email subject line
or on top of envelope.
Deadline: 20th September, 2013

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