Knowledge Management Team Leader Non-profit Careers – Most At Risk Populations (MARPs) Network

Job Title:        Knowledge Management Team Leader
Organisation: Most At Risk
Populations (MARPs) Network
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive
Officer
About US:
The Most At Risk Populations (MARPs) Network is a not-for-profit
Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) whose purpose is “to serve as a platform
for MARPs voices through facilitating coordinated response at national level in
Uganda.”
Job Summary: The Knowledge
Management Team Leader will be responsible for developing and operationalising
the M&E framework. The incumbent will be tasked with developing a research agenda and systematically
documenting and publishing MNL’s interventions.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning:
  • In charge of identifying and securing
    funding and resource opportunities to support departmental activities.
  • Tasked with analysing research and writing
    summaries of research/evidence in an appropriate style and language for
    all audiences.
  • Develop digests of substantial pieces of
    research by critically appraising research reports, articles and
    proposals.
  • Responsible for collating and coordinating
    comments on research reports.
  • Identify emerging practices, best
    practices, and innovations and share same across the Partnership.
  • Put in place a routine best practice of
    conducting lessons learned-sessions.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress of
    projects and the use of grants.
Research and Documentation:
  • Systematically identify, support Peer-lead
    interventions to deliver high quality impactful programmes.
  • Work closely with all departments to
    produce content for online learning platforms.
  • Facilitate communications between network
    members and MNL via social media.
  • Develop a culture of collaboration and
    sharing among the key stakeholders.
  • Develop and implement MNL’s Knowledge
    Information Management strategy and systems.
  • Establish research priorities; identify
    capacity building needs, building an evidence base for KP project models
    and approaches.
  • Ensure members’ profiles are accurately
    represented and updated on MNL websites.
  • Offer support for project communications
    and help to organize learning events.
  • Coordinate development of communication
    materials for internal and external narrative of MNL effectiveness and
    learning.
  • Develop and operationalise MNL’s
    information management system.
  • Manage publications and information
    dissemination throughout the MARPs Network.
  • Participate in the overall management and
    co-ordination of MNL’s ICT infrastructure.
  • Tasked with organising and participating
    in conferences, seminars and workshops.
  • Perform any other additional
    responsibilities and projects as assigned, including administrative and
    planning functions.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Knowledge
    Management Team Leader job placement should hold an Undergraduate Degree
    in Business Administration, Social Sciences, Development Studies,
    Information Communications Technology, or any other related discipline.
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in
    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning.
  • Possession of a Post Graduate diploma in
    related discipline is an added advantage.
  • At least five years’ experience in
    developing, conducting and supervising Humans subjects research.
  • Knowledge Management training / and or
    experience.
  • Excellent document editing, formatting and
    publication skills.
  • Contemporary and progressive ICT skills.
  • Experience in developing and using
    competency frameworks for technical staff.
  • Webinar development and facilitation.
  • Experience in formation and nurturing of
    virtual communities of practices/networks
  • Experience in dealing with KP related
    issues in development.
  • Using well designed search terms to
    retrieve relevant data from online data repositories.
  • Website and publication design.
  • IT skills in word-processing, email and
    file management, spreadsheets, database management and sourcing
    information using the web or web-based databases.
  • Administration and self-organisation.
  • Self-directed collaboration with others
    towards a pre-defined goal
  • Ability to analyse problems or information
    systematically and in depth
  • Openness to new experiences, an enquiring
    approach to what you know already and an eagerness to learn more.
  • Facilitation skills.
  • Good written and oral communication
    skills.
  • Organisational skills – of yourself and of
    others.
  • Team work and ability to contribute
    effectively as part of a team
  • Flexibility and multi-tasking
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications, copies of academic and employment record documents and CVs /
resumes to:
The Human Resource Office,
Most At Risk Populations (MARPs) Network Secretariat,
Plot 81, Bukoto Street-Kamwokya,
P.O. Box 3803, Kampala
 Or e-mail to: info@marps.net copy
amubiru@marps.net;
Deadline: 15th June,
2017 by 5:00pm

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