Knowledge Management Advisor US Charity Careers – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Job Title:       Knowledge Management Advisor
Organization:
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Project Name: USAID
Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda
Project (RHITES)
Reports to: Program
Director
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda
About US:
The Elizabeth Glaser
Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS through
research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a global
leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and
at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children,
and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful
work of the Foundation and its partners over the last 25 years, pediatric AIDS
has been virtually eliminated in the United States and new infections in
children have declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF Uganda Country program is
currently implementing a number of projects in partnership with various donors.
About USAID RHITES Project:
The Elizabeth Glaser
Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) implements the USAID Regional Health
Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project
(RHITES) whose aim is to increase the availability, accessibility and quality
of integrated health services including HIV and TB prevention, care and
treatment; maternal, neonatal and child health services; family planning;
nutrition assessment, counseling support; malaria prevention and treatment and
other primary care services.
Job Summary: 
The Knowledge Management Advisor is responsible for developing systems, tools
and processes that will substantively contribute to developing a learning and
performance-oriented culture at EGPAF Uganda, in collaboration with both EGPAF
staff and other relevant external partners. . Within the subject matter of
Knowledge Management, the Knowledge Management Advisor will be contributing to
the further strengthening of a coherent and integrated knowledge management and
knowledge sharing strategy and service structure.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Ensure
that the best of EGPAF’s collective knowledge, best practices, lessons learned
and results achieved is captured and made available when and where needed,
increasingly in forms openly accessible to the Foundation staff and the public
at large as necessary.
·        
Manages
the work outcomes and contracting needs of third party providers (writers,
knowledge management consultants etc) who are engaged to support documentation
needs such as documentation of best practices, evaluation of projects etc.
·        
Develops
and implements a broad set of tested knowledge management tools, models and
approaches, and ensures that all staff are trained to use these in their
interventions, with a level of usability that increasingly make formal training
redundant
·        
Ensure
that program results are documented and translated into searchable lessons
learned and added to EGPAFs collective knowledge, allowing for iteration and
continuous improvement of EGPAF’s development interventions.
·        
Works
collaboratively across all EGPAF Uganda projects / programs to keep abreast of
new developments and ensure key points of learning are identified and shared,
to build synergy and coherence.
·        
Ensure
the optimization of knowledge sharing and knowledge management: internally in
EGPAF as a core internal capacity and externally as a service offering as part
of all EGPAF interventions
·        
Develops
the knowledge management strategy and annual work plan for EGPAF Uganda in
collaboration with senior management and KM partners at head office level.
·        
Establish
a searchable knowledge database of best practices, tools, reports etc.
·        
Leverages
and enhances the Foundation’s existing internal knowledge management systems
and platforms, for example the EGPAF intranet 
to upload and share information
·        
Participates
in EGPAF knowledge sharing meetings, such as the Medical and Scientific
Affairs  call, Global program Review  etc., to ensure global content is shared with
Uganda and vice versa
·        
Develops,
leads, and oversees implementation of strategies to foster knowledge sharing
throughout the project and with external stakeholders.
·        
Work
closely with the communications and advocacy advisor to develop knowledge
sharing platforms including websites, social media, e-learning exchanges
·        
Develop
and maintain system-wide training and resource materials linked to knowledge
management.
·        
Design,
coordinate and support implementation of webinars, online training, virtual
collaborative exchanges symposiums, conferences and other events
·        
Supports
the evaluation and documentation of projects and the preparation and writing of
key management reports etc.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The
applicant for the USAID EGPAF RHITES Knowledge Management Advisor job
opportunity should hold a Master’s degree in communications, organization
development, knowledge management or public health
·        
A
minimum of five years of relevant professional experience, including in
knowledge management.
·        
Experience
in developing/managing knowledge management systems/programs
·        
Advanced
experience with current knowledge management technologies, including Web and
Enterprise 2.0.
·        
A track
record of working experience with increasing responsibilities in the public
health  arena ability to link to global
policy, national policy  development for
EGPAF
·        
Experience
in leading/managing knowledge product development and dissemination.
·        
Writing
skills to ensure sharing across documentation platforms.
·        
Strong
organizational skills, with ability to prioritize, take initiative and
follow-through
·        
Ability
to exercise diplomacy and build partnerships and consensus, within teams,
governmental agencies and with other stakeholders
·        
Strong
communication skills, both oral and written, are required
·        
Ability
to travel to the supported regions and districts.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications
to this address;
The Senior Human
Resources Manager, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 18A
Kyadondo Road, Nakasero, P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to: UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
Deadline: 27th July 2018
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