INGO Job Careers – Editor and Knowledge Manager at BRAC International

Organisation: BRAC International
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About
US:
BRAC International is one of the world’s largest
Non-Governmental Development Organizations, working in a number of countries in
Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as
BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining
Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and
Microfinance.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The
Editor & Knowledge Manager will mainly be responsible for clearing research
products for quality in terms of presentation and disseminating results through
appropriate platforms
·        
Ensuring
quality and thorough oversight copy editing reports to achieve academic
standard of writing, and preparing policy materials
·        
Coordinate
with the country teams and to develop their capacity. Sharing all sorts of
dissemination products with central team, having feedback for authentic
outputs.
·        
Sharing
knowledge to country team members for capacity building, while editing/producing
j research products as well as to Director Research
·        
Disseminate
projects out puts through national media, table talk with the guidance of
Research Director.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate should preferably hold a Master’s Degree in Social Sciences preferably in communications.
·        
Excellent
communication skills
·        
Good
interpersonal skills with various project partners
·        
Familiar
with research methods, analysis and graphical presentations.
·        
Working
knowledge of publishing software i.e. Adobe In Design or Illustrator
·        
Excellent
writing skills to prepare communications pieces from academic papers
·        
Familiarity
with web development and writing web contents
·        
Ability
to work effectively as part of the team.
·        
Ability
to plan and be able to deliver under minimum supervision.
·        
Excellent
analytical skills and understanding of research approaches.
How
to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates should send their application letters, Curriculum Vitae not scanned
(including bio-data such as: Date of birth, Education qualification, language
proficiency, work experience and at least three professional referees in Ms.
Office Word Document) and all Scanned copies of academic /other supporting
documents. They should all be merged into one PDF file. In total, there must
only be two attachments sent to hrd.uganda@brac.net.
Deadline:
15th January 2016
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