Working Committee Manager ‘Knowledge Management’ NGO Job Vacancies – Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Organization:
Welthungerhilfe (WHH)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Welthungerhilfe
(WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest non-governmental aid and
development agencies in Germany. The objective of the program in Uganda is to
improve livelihoods of the most vulnerable population in rural areas through
interventions that increase their Food and Nutrition Security, improve
sustainable access to WASH services and support the employability of youth
through vocational and life skills training. We understand that livelihoods of
the rural population in Uganda have improved in a sustainable way when people
are able to meet their basic food needs, have access to clean drinking water
and safe sanitation, live in a healthy environment and take up opportunities to
earn and diversify a decent income. 



About Programme;
The Skill Up!
programme aims to enhance the quality and relevance of (non-formal) vocational
education and training at multiple political levels by strengthening local
partner organisations and networking capacities. 
The objective is to
improve the employability and entrepreneurial ability of vulnerable young
people to boost their chances of earning a decent income and improving their
quality of life and that of their families and communities.
Job Summary:  Welthungerhilfe Country Office is looking for
a dynamic and team-oriented Working Committee Manager “Knowledge
Management” who can work independently and contribute to further improving
the quality of the Skills Development programme in the coming years. The
successful candidate will be based in the Country Office in Kampala. The
position is to be filled as soon as possible. 
The expert will lead
and coordinate a working committee for knowledge management composed of members
from all eight “Skill Up!” programme countries.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Supporting the regional and overarching
operationalization and development of Skill Up!’s knowledge management and MEAL
system
·       Providing technical assistance to Skill Up!
projects for the development and implementation of programme and country
specific knowledge management and M&E strategies and approaches;
·       Provision and maintenance of exchange
platforms and knowledge management systems;
·       Enhancing Skill Up! positioning on sector
level in relevant regional, national and global working groups / discussions
·       Liaising with relevant external regional
stakeholders  to identify opportunities,
synergies and partnerships for WHH programmes
·       Managing the working committee ‘knowledge
management’ comprised of staff from all programme countries in both
administrative and content-related issued.
·       Facilitating regular learning exchange on
knowledge management between Skill Up! programme staff and partners in the
region.
·       Organizing workshops and trainings to build
staff knowledge and capacity on MEAL as well as knowledge management tools



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a BSc / MSc in
Education, Social Sciences or other relevant courses
·       At least 5 to 7 years of relevant working
experience in adult education / skills development / TVET programme
·       Strong understanding of knowledge management
and MEAL systems
·       Direct programming and / or policy
development experience on the integration of knowledge management and M&E
systems for at least one of the following topics:  education and skills development, food and
nutrition security, agriculture, water and sanitation, livelihoods
·       Strong capacity development, facilitation and
moderation skills
·       Fluent in English (written and oral)
·       Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
·       Skills in training and mentoring



Desired:
·       Experience in representation at national,
regional or global knowledge management networks
·       Experience developing, implementing and
training project staff on new and suitable knowledge and M&E systems
·       Experience with leading knowledge exchange
between several countries
·       Experience with operational research and
peer-review writing
·       Proficiency in German
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested applicants should upload a PDF document consisting of cover letter
(1 page) and CV (max. 3 pages) including three reference contacts via the
following links below:
Welthungerhilfe is
an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly
encouraged to apply.
Deadline:  Friday
24th April 2020
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