Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Knowledge Services Specialists at FHI 360

06:51
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: 

Job Title: Knowledge Services Specialist
Job ID: 16309
Location: Abuja

Job Summary / Responsibilities

The Knowledge Management Specialist will work to deliver a sustainable and progressive strategy to educate project team members, decision makers, inform donors, provide partners with relevant and up-to-date information and inform the global health community and general public about the project’s contribution to the Nigeria Malaria Elimination efforts. Specific objectives, which will meet USAID requirements and regulations, will:

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and lead a strategy, collaboration with partners and malaria stake holders in Nigeria, to broaden and achieve a comprehensive knowledge base which will heighten the exposure of malaria elimination efforts;
  • Establish website and review, develop and regularly update the data.
  • Develop and intranet system for project partners , to encourage discussions, sharing of experiences and if possible social media platforms
  • Develop a database of all stakeholders and partners working on malaria elimination in Nigeria ensuring quality, accuracy and its capability to inform and educate the project team, partners and NMEP/decision makers about gaps to achieving the malaria elimination targets;
  • Develop a circulation database for the dissemination of all communication/documentation relating to the project and malaria elimination efforts internally and externally;
  • Engage under the direction of the Chief of Party identified key partners and stakeholders to establish potential areas of collaboration;
  • Ensure best practices are achieved in existing avenues of knowledge dissemination and the exploration of new and innovative avenues;
  • Ensure periodic high quality success stories are shared with the donor, partners and the global malaria community;
  • Develop an international Calendar of Events which will exploit opportunities for knowledge dissemination;
  • Actively seek opportunities for media coverage and publication of project activities and finding ;
  • Capture for dissemination project outcomes, methods, strategies, guidelines, progress, lessons learned and best practices via the most appropriate channel/s;
  • Ongoing monitoring and revision of best practices in concurrence with changes as the project strategies evolve and move forward.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field.
  • Typically requires 5-8 years of knowledge management tools and systems experience.
  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in clear, positive manner with clients and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language.
  • Prior work experience in a non- governmental organization (NGO).
  • Certification in knowledge management preferred.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online