Fresher US Citizen GHC Paid Internship Jobs – Knowledge Management Officer – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation


Job Title:    Knowledge Management Officer

Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)

Placement Organisation: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Duty Station: Mbarara
Town, Uganda

Eligible Citizenship: United States

Salary: Monthly
Stipend 550 US Dollars

Position Code: G01-Int


About GHC:

Global Health Corps
pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new
thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the
tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their
ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We
currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and


About US:

The Elizabeth Glaser
Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is a global leader in the fight against
pediatric HIV and AIDS. We are working in 17 countries around the world to
provide HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for women, children, and
families—with a mission to eliminate pediatric AIDS.


Job Summary:   The Knowledge Management Officer is
responsible for developing systems, tools, and processes that will contribute
to developing a learning- and performance-oriented culture at EGPAF Uganda, in
collaboration with EGPAF staff and external partners. They will contribute to
the strengthening of a coherent and integrated knowledge management and
knowledge sharing strategy and service structure. As a key member of our team,
the Knowledge Management Officer will ensure that the best of EGPAF’s collective
knowledge—best practices, lessons learned and results achieved—is captured and
made available when and where needed, in forms openly accessible to EGPAF staff
and, as necessary, the public.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  


the knowledge management strategy and annual work plan for EGPAF Uganda in
collaboration with senior management and knowledge management partners at head
office level

knowledge sharing and knowledge management, internally in EGPAF as a core
internal capacity and externally as a service offering as part of all EGPAF

collaboratively across all EGPAF Uganda projects and programs to keep abreast
of new developments and ensure key points of learning are identified and shared

in EGPAF knowledge sharing meetings, such as the medical and scientific affairs
calls and global program review, to ensure global content is shared with Uganda
and vice versa

Database Management

and translate program results into searchable lessons learned, allowing for
iteration and continuous improvement of EGPAF’s development interventions

a searchable knowledge database of best practices, tools, reports, etc.

and enhance the Foundation’s existing internal knowledge management systems and
platforms (e.g. the EGPAF intranet) to upload and share information

Writing / Product

with the communications and advocacy advisor to develop knowledge products
including technical and program briefs, impact stories, and multimedia products

advocacy activities and related documentation to share with EGPAF audiences

and implement a broad set of tested knowledge management tools, models, and

the evaluation and documentation of projects and the preparation and writing of
key management reports

the work outcomes and contracting needs of third-party providers (writers,
knowledge management consultants, etc.) who are engaged to support
documentation needs such as documentation of best practices and evaluation of

Training and

and maintain system-wide training and resource materials linked to knowledge

coordinate and support implementation of webinars, online training, virtual
collaborative exchanges symposiums, conferences, and other events

that all staff are trained to use these tools in their interventions, with a
level of usability that increasingly makes formal training redundant


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Master’s degree in communications, organizational
development, knowledge management, public health, or related field

At least
one year of professional experience in knowledge management and communication
or advocacy*

oral and written communication skills, evidenced by experience with public
speaking (e.g. presentations, trainings, or workshops), as well as drafting
documents (e.g. reports or summaries) for a wide range of audiences (technical,
programmatic, policy makers, etc.)*

project management skills with the ability to ensure internal and external
collaborators achieve a time-bound goal or project*

exposure and experience in developing and managing knowledge management systems
or programs

experience with current knowledge management technologies, such as Web and
Enterprise 2.0

leading knowledge-product development and dissemination

with photo editing software (e.g. Photoshop or InDesign) and videography

organizational skills with ability to prioritize, take initiative, and follow

to exercise diplomacy and build partnerships and consensus within teams,
governmental agencies, and with other stakeholders

track record of work experience with increasing responsibilities in the public
health arena that can be applied to global and national policy development for

to travel to the supported regions and districts


NB: Items
indicated with an asterisk (*) are required


Fellowship Benefits and Logistics

Monthly living stipend: $550

Professional development funds: $600

Award of
$1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year



costs covered to and from GHC training and retreats

in applying for visas and/or work permits, as necessary


How to Apply:

All applicants who
desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned
organization should express interest by clearly following the instructions at
the web page below.


Click Here


Deadline: 13th January, 2021 by 12:00PM (noon) EST /
7:00PM CAT / 8:00 PM EST


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