USAID FHI360 CHC Jobs – Knowledge Manager

Job Title:  Knowledge
Organisation: FHI 360
Project Name: USAID Communication for Healthy
Communities (CHC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
FHI 360 is a leading global
development organization dedicated to ^proving lives around the world. 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.
About USAID CHC Project:
Communication for Healthy
Communities (CHC) is a five- year program implemented through a cooperative agreement
between the United States Agency for International Development USAID/Uganda)
and FHI 360. The program supports the Government of Uganda (GOU) and US
government (USG) implementing partners to design and implement quality health
communication interventions to contribute to reduction in HIV infections, total
fertility, maternal and child mortality, malnutrition, malaria &
Job Summary: The USAID Project Knowledge Manager will be
tasked with the streamlining of communications efforts within the CHC program,
developing and strategically disseminating program materials and documents to
staff and stakeholders. The Knowledge Manager (KM) will work with the CHC
Senior Advisor-Monitoring, Evaluation and Research to set clear KM vision and
priority activities, execute KM work plans and lead the production and
dissemination of publications and promotional 
materials to staff and stakeholders. The position also oversees
compliance with project, donor, and FHI360 communication and branding guidelines.
Key Duties and
  • Works
    closely with the senior program staff in the design and implementation of
    the project’s knowledge management activities, including the synthesis of
    program learnings and innovations; quality assurance and maintenance of a
    tracking system for publications, presentations, and social media.
  • Technically
    supports a robust “collaboration, learning and adaptation” agenda for the
  • Oversees
    the dissemination of information on successful and promising approaches,
    lessons learned and other program results to national and regional-level
    stakeholders. Promotes forums which facilitate collaboration, learning and
    action as a result of this information among these actors.
  • Ensures
    that data/output from the project is organized and converted into
    appropriate formats (technical briefs, PPT presentations, summary
    matrices, e.t.c) and disseminate and promote its use among stakeholders
    for learning, policy development, and programming.
  • Builds
    the capacity of staff, implementing partners, government counterparts, and
    other stakeholders in knowledge management and learning methods.
  • Ensures
    all knowledge generated under the project include a gender and social
    norms focus that promotes appropriate targeting of these crosscutting
    factors in program development, implementation, and appraisal.
  • Generate
    ideas for KM products
  • Actively
    monitors and maintains relevant protocols, instruments, databases,
    manuals, training materials and reports pertaining to knowledge
  • Contributes
    to work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and other
    reports and papers summarizing project results and evidence.
  • Delivers
    presentations at professional meetings and       
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    ideal candidate for the USAID FHI360 Knowledge Manager vacancy should
    possess a Master’s Degree or higher in Communication, International
    Relations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Public Health, Social Science, or a
    related field (required).
  • At
    least seven to nine years’ experience in program implementation and  monitoring environment, preferably with
    respect to knowledge management and stakeholder communication (essential).
  • Excellent
    analytical skills and ability to write and communicate technical
    information clearly and effectively to both technical and non- technical
    audiences (required).
  • Ability
    for innovativeness and self-management, to work independently and manage a
    high volume work flow.
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. proficient using MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and
    Access for data management (highly desirable).
  • Past
    experience working with social media tools Such as Twitter, Face Book,
    Google+, Vimeo, YouTube
  • Familiarity
    with on-line collaboration tools (e.g. GoToWebinar,  Skype, Adobe Connect etc.)
  • Past
    experience using Adobe Suite, Acrobat professional and 508 compliance
  • Familiarity
    with website design and design software such as In-design and Adobe
  • Ability
    to travel locally up to 40% required.
How to Apply: 
All candidates who wish to
join the USAID FHI360 project in the aforementioned capacity should send a
cover letter, updated CV/resume including salary requirements to: The Human
Resource Office, FHI 360, Plot 15 Kitante Close, P. O. Box 5768 Kampala, Uganda
or via Email to:
Please clearly indicate the title of the position in the email subject line.
Deadline: Wednesday, 17th June
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