Technical Advisor-Knowledge Management And Learning in Abuja, Nigeria

Industry
NGO
Specialization
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Contract
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

  • 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.

 

Requirements

  • 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

SKILLS

 

  • 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. 

 

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