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Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Director, Communications & Marketing
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness.  Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary:  As funding continues to shrink for humanitarian and development programmes, actors are heightening their efforts in documentation, knowledge management to profile their capacities and positions as partners of choice. The need for quality writing both for print and digital consumption is more critical than before. The NO registers an immediate need to fill the documentation gap through opening up to technical volunteers who will support the current gap as well as skilling the current team. Support will be towards packaging various document toolkits for the various stakeholders, upgrade of web content, packaging of press kits (Talking points, Frequently Asked Questions etc). The overall purpose of engagement will be to mentor current team.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
 Documentation Toolkit:
·        Conduct document reviews to align NO documentation to the Global Ministry and wider Sector Contexts.
·        Provide editorial support to the 2020 Annual Publication.
·        Support the development of Programme Capacity/Competent Statements to align with the 2021-2025 NO Strategy.
·        Undertake designing of the toolkits on the WV Branding guidelines.
Press Documentation/Media Toolkit:
·        Support to generate Talking points for the various programmes that WVU implements.
·        Support to generate Q&A’s, or a Frequently Asked Questions booklet.
·        Review Programme documents, website content and support to upgrade current profiles for the various website sections.
·        Offer editorial support for impact stories generated by Communications teams, aligning to the digital writing requirements before uploading to the website and various Social media platforms.
·        Support to improve current web content and offer edits where applicable to make it more appealing to the audiences of interest.
Capacity Building
·        Generate tutorials (Presentations) to orient/refresh the current Communications team with relevant skills that you'll assess to be weak.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal applicant for the World Vision Technical Volunteers (Documentation & Knowledge Management) job must hold a Master’s degree and 3 years of experience or a bachelor’s degree and 6 years of experience in communications and knowledge management with International Development/Humanitarian Organizations.
·        At least 3 years of experience of conducting Knowledge Management assignments for Not for Profit/Development Organizations.
·        Demonstrated experience in digital and print copy writing with designing competencies.
·        Experience of translating M & E data into knowledge.
·        Demonstrated ability to think strategically about communications objectives
·        Excellent knowledge of advanced PowerPoint, Presentation tools and other design software.
·        Proficiency in copy writing and editorial both for digital and print.
·        Demonstrated strong mentorship skills and willingness to coach.
·        Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and keenness to meet desired deadlines.
·        Demonstrated abilities to collaborate within matrixed project and program teams.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae by applying online through visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Deadline: 11th September 2020

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