Learning & Knowledge Management Advisor Job in Nairobi Kenya

Sep 23, 2016

Position: Learning & Knowledge Management Advisor

Job Ref.:
BMK- 299610

Location: Nairobi

Reports to (position): Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

The Organisation is one of the oldest and largest children's development organizations in the world. It works in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty particularly those who are excluded or marginalized.

This is a five year Program that aims to improve the welfare and protection of orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV/Aids in Kenya.

Dimensions of Role: The post holder will be based in the Nairobi Office but provide support to Project areas and will report to the Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor. 

He/ She will be primarily responsible for providing Learning and Knowledge Management (KM) assistance to project

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement Learning and KM plan
  • Support M&E and other project technical staff in developing and implementing evaluation and operation research studies, disseminating results and writing briefs, reports & peer-reviewed publications
  • Collaborate in the development of organizational and project’s Learning & KM standards, tools and approaches
  • Promote knowledge exchange among staff within and across the project counties
  • Conduct ethical and content reviews of operation research and assessments including tools as part of the E&R SOP process, provide training on operation research SOPs
  • Provide assistance for design and implementation of learning agenda research questions as per the projects learning framework and as requested.
  • Lead the implementation of the project’s learning agenda including the project’s teaching technical working group (TWG).
  • Support projects’ thematic heads and other technical staff in production of reports, journal articles, papers and/or other conference materials
  • Perform any other M&E, Learning and KM related functions
  • Represent the project in L&KM and M&E related activities as delegated by the project Management
Communications and Working Relationships:
  • High contact with the monitoring and evaluation staff and project staff
  • Low contact with children
Knowledge, Skills, Behaviours, and Experience Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives:
  • Masters level of education in Public health or equivalent with a bias towards research methodology.
  • Minimum of 7-9 years of experience in providing technical assistance in Learning, operation research and KM preferably in public health projects, including in building capacity
  • Solid experience in program design, Learning, KM and operation research
  • Solid experience in the design, implementation and reporting of research and evaluation studies
  • Excellent computer skills, with knowledge of necessary analytic software applications (both quantitative such as SPSS/ Stata and qualitative, such as Nvivo, and Atlas.ti)
  • Interpersonal and teamwork skills
Competencies and values:
  • Respect, integrity, diversity, commitment to excellence, adaptability, able to perform under stress, innovation, building relationships, communicating effectively, coaching and mentoring, developing and working in teams, initiating action, planning and organizing.
  • Commitment to The Organisation’s mission and values.
Physical Environment and Demands: Typically office environment with moderate field visit demands

Level of Contact with Children:
  • Low contact: No contact or very low frequency of interaction
Application Guidelines:
 
Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send their applications along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating expected salary and their daytime contact to eastafricaposting@gmail.com (Subject of the email should be the title of the POSITION APPLIED FOR + JOB REF).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Note: We do not charge any fees for receiving and reviewing applications or for interviews





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