No Experience Knowledge Management Officer GHC Internship Jobs – Spark MicroGrants

Organisation: Global
Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: Spark MicroGrants
Duty Station: Gulu,
Eligible Citizenship: Ugandan
Salary: Monthly
Position Code: G12-Nat
About GHC:
Global Health Corps
pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new
thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the
tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their
ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We
currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
About US:
Spark equips local
governments, civil society organizations and NGOs with a tested approach and
accompanying tools for activating villages to drive their own planning and
development. Spark’s novel Facilitated Collective Action Process (FCAP) enables
remote villages to design and launch their own communal projects, from schools
to farms. To date, over 200 communities across six countries have completed
this process. At the heart of Spark’s approach are weekly meetings, in which
women and men, young and old, sit together and plan for their community’s
future. Each village democratically elects a leadership committee, defines
communal goals, plans a project and establishes a village savings group. As a
part of the process, villages receive a seed fund of up to 8,000 USD to make
project ideas a reality. Through this approach, Spark enables institutions to
put resources and power directly into the hands of those they serve.
Job Summary:  The Knowledge Management Officer will be based
in Gulu, Uganda and play an important role in expanding Spark’s knowledge
management system for the Facilitated Collective Action Process (FCAP). Working
closely with the Manager of Knowledge Management and Facilitator Trainers
across the Spark team, the fellow will build case studies and facilitate team
conversations to harvest and apply knowledge from the field. Following the
launch of a community of practice around the FCAP approach, the fellow will
also engage with FCAP partners to support them in knowledge documentation and
sharing across institutions. Finally, the fellow will work with liaisons across
different departments in the Spark team to apply best practices in knowledge
management, monitor how teams are using the knowledge management systems, and
recommend improvements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
and expand a library of case studies on FCAP best practices
team use of knowledge management systems
team conversations on current research and learnings in the community driven development
capacity building and training organization-wide on Knowledge Management
ad hoc research (including desk research and literature reviews) and priority
projects in coordination with the RELM department

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal candidate for the Global Health Corps Knowledge Management Officer career
placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree*
writing and analytical skills, including experience drafting written narratives
for various audiences*
research skills, including the ability to synthesize insights from a range of
management skills, including managing multiple priorities and timelines, and
coordinating amongst distributed teams*
Excel skills*
in quantitative or qualitative data analysis
in data visualization with a tool like Excel, Tableau, or Hive
experience in a knowledge management role
with or interest in the East African context
or interest in organizational learning and systems development
accountability and attention to detail
to work with minimal supervision
NB: Items indicated
with an asterisk (*) are required
Fellowship Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics:
In addition to the
intensive leadership development and professional growth that the fellowship
offers, the Global Health Corps fellowship includes the following benefits. GHC
arranges several logistical details on fellows’ behalf with the expectation
that fellows will take ownership of their overall experience. Read on below to
learn more about how these items apply to specific placements:
  • Monthly living stipend
  • Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Support in applying for visas and/or work permits, as necessary
  • Travel costs covered to and from placement site, GHC training and
  • Professional development funds of up to $600
How to Apply:
All applicants who
desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned
organization should express interest by clearly following the instructions at
the web page below.
Deadline: 16th January, 2019 at 11:59pm EST
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