Knowledge Management and Communications Specialist USAID ICAN Project Jobs – Abt Associates

Job Title:       Knowledge Management and
Communications Specialist

Organisation: Abt
Associates

Project Name: USAID/Uganda’s
Integrated Community, Agriculture, and Nutrition (ICAN) Activity

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Abt:

Abt Associates is an
international development organization composed of dedicated professionals who
provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and practical training
services in more than 128 countries. Abt seeks to implement a five-year project
funded by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID).

About USAID ICAN Project:

Abt Associates is
implementing the USAID/Uganda’s Integrated Community, Agriculture, and
Nutrition (ICAN) Activity, which will aim to sustainably enhance the resilience
of vulnerable households by increasing economic opportunities for poor
households, improving nutrition with a focus on women and children, and
strengthening community and local governance.

Job Summary:  The Knowledge Management and Communications
Specialist: is responsible for designing and implementing ICAN’s Knowledge
Management and Communications outreach strategies, overseeing the production of
ICAN reports, storage and management of Activity knowledge materials,
publication of success stories, guide the publication of technical
notes/briefs, and overseeing the projects Branding; and Marketing Plan.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·        
Provide
leadership in the implementation of the integrated to changing circumstances
during implementation.

·        
Provide
expertise in the development of tools and guidance to support knowledge
management (KM) practices within ICAN and its partners.

·        
Provide
facilitation, content management, and KM support for ICAN.

·        
Provide
KM technical assistance to ICAN partners to improve their knowledge sharing and
collaboration.

·        
Assist
in providing capacity building to ICAN team members and partners on KM best
practices and methodologies.

·        
Create
and disseminate appropriate communication products via relevant channels. This
may include traditional media, new media, on-ground and public relations.
Ensure key messages are delivered to the relevant target audience in a
consistent manner across all channels.

·        
Develop
success stories and technical briefs for internal and external publications.
Ensure consistent and coherent corporate and editorial style across all outpus
including media and audiovisual material, publications, documentation and
internal materials.

·        
Develop
weekly bullets summarizing activity progress, challenges, successes and
learning.

·        
With
field office staff and home office project team, coordinate production of,
format, and edit monthly, quarterly and annual reports,

·        
Champion
innovative and nimble methods to drive Knowledge Management communications.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·        
The
ideal candidate for the Knowledge Management and Communications Specialist
Position should hold a Master’s Degree and at least 6 years of relevant
professional experience.

·        
Prior
experience working on donor funded projects, preferably with USAID.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID Project are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.

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