USAID CPM Knowledge Management Assistant Job Careers – Chemonics International Inc.

Job Title:       Knowledge Management Assistant
Organization: Chemonics International Inc.
Project Name: Commodity Production and Marketing (CPM) Activity
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
International Inc. is certified consulting company that has partnered with
local and international organizations to promote social and economic change
around the world for overe 40 years. Chemonics is implementing the Feed the
Future Uganda Commodity Production and Marketing (CPM) Activity. CPM is
implemented through a five-year, USAID-funded contract that began in March
2013. CPM increases the wealth and long-term prosperity of rural families in 34
Feed the Future focus districts by using innovative methods to increase the
quantity and quality of beans, coffee and maize that they are able to produce
and sell.
Job Summary: The Knowledge Management Assistant will be tasked
with the creation of a central repository of information for knowledge management
through collection, capture, organization, maintenance and retrieval of CPM
content in print, electronic and online and other related work that contributes
to our overall communications and learning strategy. The Knowledge Management
Assistant will be responsible for setting up a central repository of
information for knowledge management, support staff-in collecting, organizing
and retrieval of content in print, electronic and online formats, develop and
maintain special indexing systems and files for special collections, provide
effective access to information and resources through up to-date database
management and web technology. The incumbent also supports the Communications
Manager in sourcing, editing of content for publishing/sharing research, maintain
and update media lists and stakeholder contacts and assist with other
communications tasks as required.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID Knowledge
    Management Assistant career vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s degree
    required, Master’s degree preferred, in communication, journalism,
    business/ marketing, information/library science, international
    development or relevant field.
  • At least three to four years of relevant work
    experience with Chemonics or an international organization, preferably in
    a position dealing with writing/editing for print and online (web)
    delivery, communications, business or project development, information
    management, and client-customer service.
  • Proven ability to provide input to or write complicated
    proposal or report section ability to communicate orally, in a clear,
    concise, and persuasive manner
  • Advanced skills in computer and web
    applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, desktop publishing,
    HTML, web editors (e.g. Frontpage, Notepad), graphics, mixed media, and
    database administration.
  • Initiative, organizational and record-keeping
    skills, follow-through, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment,
    balance demands and priorities, deliver services on short notice or timely
    basis, and meet deadlines.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV and
cover letter electronically to cpmrecruit@ftfcpm.com. Please clearly indicate
the position for which you are applying in the subject of the e-mail.
Deadline: 11th March 2016
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