Paid Internship Jobs – Knowledge Management Officer – Global Health Corps (GHC)

Job Title:     Knowledge Management Officer
(Paid Internship Jobs)
Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: Elizabeth Glaser
Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Eligible Citizenship: Ugandan
Salary: Monthly Stipend
Position Code: G01-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:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global
leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS. We’re working in 17
countries around the world to provide HIV prevention, care, and treatment
services for women, children, and families—with a mission to eliminate
pediatric AIDS. The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation has received
funding from USAID/Uganda for a five-year cooperative agreement in 13 districts
in the South-western region of Uganda with the goal of increasing access to,
coverage of, and utilization of quality comprehensive tuberculosis (TB) and
HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment services.
Job Summary:  The
Knowledge Management Officer will identify and document best practices from
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)’s programs. Working closely
with the District Based Teams (DBTs) and the Communication and Advocacy
Advisor, the Officer will identify and document obstacles and successes from
the field, ensuring that the best of EGPAF’s collective knowledge, best
practices, lessons learned, and results achieved are captured and made available
whenever and wherever needed. Examples of focus areas may include documenting
sustainable practices for adoption in strengthening public health laboratories,
or building awareness of the importance and availability of services to
increase community-wide utilization of these services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Support the evaluation and documentation of
projects, and the preparation and writing of key management reports and other
Identify and document best practices
Disseminate these learnings in ways that are
accessible to the Foundation staff and the public at large, e.g. blogs and
Leverage and enhance the Foundation’s existing
internal knowledge management systems and platforms, like the EGPAF intranet,
to upload and share information
Recommend program issues to be addressed and
documented from the field

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree*
At least one year of professional experience*
Strong writing skills, evidenced by experience
drafting documents (e.g. case studies or reports) for a wide range of audiences
(technical, programmatic, policy makers, etc)*
Demonstrated project management skills with the
ability to ensure internal and external collaborators achieve a time-bound goal
or project*
Past experience in knowledge management, health
education, or public health programs, especially in HIV/AIDS
Experience managing Web 2.0 tools like
professional social media accounts, blogs, or wikis, or Enterprise 2.0
integrations of these technologies like RSS or social bookmarking
Experience partnering with or working in an
international non-governmental organization (iNGO)
Public speaking experience, e.g. presentations,
trainings, or workshops
Ability to travel to the supported regions and
Ability to manage multiple priorities while
working as part of team
Knowledge of existing key players in
HIV/AIDS-related networks in Uganda, or the willingness to acquire this
knowledge quickly
Ability to exercise diplomacy and build partnerships
within teams, across governmental agencies, and with other stakeholders
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
Support in applying for visas and/or work
permits, as necessary
Travel costs covered to and from placement site,
GHC training and retreats
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: 15th January, 2020 at 11:59pm EST
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