Mar 16, 2018
Job Vacancy at Amref Health Africa Knowledge Management Officer Amref Health Africa is an African-led international health development organization headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. Founded in 1957 as the Flying Doctors of East Africa to bring critical health services to remote communities, Amref Health Africa envision to bringing lasting health change for Africain more than 30 countries across the continent. With a focus on women and children, the organization strives to overcome the most critical health challenges facing the continent: maternal and child health, HIV & TB, malaria, water and sanitation and health systems strengthening. Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia has been working in Ethiopia since 2002 in close collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health implementing a range of projects in maternal, neonatal and child health, reproductive health, health systems strengthening, health workforce development, water and sanitation, HIV/AIDS and non-communicable diseases across the country, supported by a wide range of multilateral and bilateral donors, corporates and foundations. Amref Health Africa would like to recruit Knowledge Management Officer based at Addis Ababa (Country Office) and will report to M & E Director . Purpose of the Job Under the direct supervision of the M&E Director, the Knowledge Management Officer is responsible for developing a knowledge management system, supporting Transform HDR in harnessing, developing, sharing and effectivly using data, learning and knowledge to improve project activities. The incumbent is expected to create a platform that makes information easily available to staff and users on Transform: Health in Developing Regions project. RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS: - Develop project-wide knowledge management systems for capturing, organizing and developing information, knowledge and stories from implementation regions, Transform partners and other stakeholders the project works with. - Collect project information from, launchings, disseminations workshops, review meetings, reports, field visits and by communicating with project staffs as well as beneficiaries who want to share their experience and insights. The KM Officer collects the information and structures it in a specific format that can easily be stored and accessed in physical as well as digital. - Interrogate existing datasets and M&E systems to identify and collate existing trends in the data Transform HDR holds. - Create and implement knowledge sharing tools to communicate the impact of Transform HDR work and the difference it makes to a wider development community. - Develop systems and processes which help Transform HDR staff to easily access and use data, learning, knowledge (internal and external) and evidence of impact to improve existing practice and to inform decision making, planning, project wide activities. - Share good practice from staff and elsewhere with colleagues and other Transform program sister projects. - Bring efficiency and consistency in the performance of the project by utilizing the insights gathered and shared with the audience. - Ensure Transform HDR stakeholders have access to the latest project implementation status/information and apply that to improve similar programs and practices - Work with Transform HDR Technical teams to develop program briefs and fact sheets and update regularly. - Contribute to articles and lessons learned for Transform HDR and donors e-newsletters, websites, and other electronic or print media outlets. - Work with project technical and the communications team on events such as launchings, disseminations workshops, review meetings, field visits by developing the messages, press release and brochures appropriate for each event - Develop project success stories and learning’s to USAID’s Development Experience Clearinghouse, other global health repositories, as appropriate, to disseminate program learning. - Write and distribute announcements of major project reports, study findings, and technical events using global health related information sharing platforms and relevant contact information. - Distribute print copies of major project reports to the GOE and other stakeholders - Work with the project staff to maintain content on Transform HDR of the Amref Health Africa and consortium members’ intranet. Job Requirements PERSON SPECIFICATION A) EDUCATION/TRAINING MSc/MA or BSc/BA degree in Literature or equivalent education and work experience B) EXPERIENCE: - 4 years of relevant work experience for MSc/MBA and 6 years of relevant experience for BSc/BA C) TECHNICAL AND OTHER SKILLS Required: - Excellent analytical, writing, communication, presentation and editorial skills, including desktop publishing - Experience in working with national/international NGOs and public sector institutions in Ethiopia health sector - Strong written and communication skill in English and Amharic; Unprecedented computer skills Attentive to details Demonstrated experience with USAID funded Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (RMNCH) projects Experience working in a team management approach Skills in team development Ability to work effectively under pressure D) COMPETENCIES Energetic; enthusiastic; good analytical skills; skills in information monitoring, planning & organizing; change facilitator, proactive problem solver. Terms of employment: one year, with possible extension. Duty Station: Addis Ababa Required number: - 1 How to Apply If you would like to join Amref’s team, please quote the position/reference number in the subject matter and send your CV and application letter with remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, through Etrecruitment@amref.org or to the Human Resources Department, Amref Health Africa by P.O Box 20855/1000, Addis Ababa. The closing date for submitting applications is 27th March 2018 . We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Note Telephone call to the office is strongly forbidden. Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.
Amref Health Africa Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time