- Lead, manage, and support the implementation of a comprehensive knowledge management and technical innovation strategy in partnership with country and field office teams.
- Institute a system for identifying and articulating emerging technical innovations and best practices within the ProACT project
- Oversee and contribute to the development of knowledge products including best practices, abstracts, technical publications or reports, learning briefs, nuggets, case studies, and success stories..
- Provide overall quality control and technical assistance for writing, editing, and packaging of knowledge products as well as ensure compliance with project branding guidelines and USAID requirements
- Manage and support project related knowledge sharing efforts including technical fairs, presentations, events, online discussion forums such as HIV TEN, and communities of practice (CoP)
- Support the development of an end-of-project dissemination plan and manage the implementation of this plan to highlight and detail project learning and results
- Provide support to technical advisors and field based teams to distill, package and disseminate program highlights and learnings and make them available to MSH, USAID, state and national audiences
- Support the development, review and finalization of quarterly and annual reports, documentation related to close-out and other donor deliverables as requested
- Foster knowledge sharing and learning among country and field office teams through the hosting of brown bag events at country and field offices.
- Provide oversight and supervise consultants hired to provide technical support or editorial services as maybe necessary.
Supervision: Works independently with authority from the Deputy Project Director, within strategy and policy guidelines.
Decision Making: Makes decisions with regards to work responsibilities and is accountable for them.
Responsibility over data or information: Has access to information within project, and is responsible for documenting technical communication and innovation initiatives.
- M.B.B.S with a master's degree in Public Health with at least 2 years’ experience working in USG funded HIV programs.
- Strong writing, editing, analytical and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated technical communication skills and the ability to work as part of ateam with highly skilled technical staff.
- Understanding of and experience applying technical communications and knowledge management and communication concepts, tools, and approaches
- Comprehensive understanding of international development issues, HIV implementation and community-based health care initiatives, including program design, implementation and evaluation is desirable.
- Experience working with USAID and other international development organizations, particularly in the context of KM and communications program is desirable.
- Applied knowledge & skills: demonstrated experience with abstract writing and presentation at international/regional conferences and demonstrated evidence of publications in peer reviewed journals
- Outstanding interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
- Strong critical thinking, problem solving skills and ability to work across diverse and multi-cultural teams
- Learning and knowledge sharing: open to new ideas; shares own knowledge; applies knowledge in daily work; builds partnerships for learning and knowledge sharing
- Communications: Ability to communicate with all levels of management and staff. establishing straightforward, productive relationships; showing great drive and commitment to the organization’s mission; inspires others: Maintaining high standards of personal integrity;
- Teamwork: Collaborates with others in own unit and across units; acknowledges others' contributions; works effectively with individuals across units; willing to seek help as needed. Promoting collaboration and facilitating teamwork across projects and organization wide.