2 Technical Volunteer (Documentation & Knowledge Management) NGO Job Positions – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Director, Communications &
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and
Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children,
families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work
in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of
children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for
working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful
completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record
checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its
fullness.  Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:  As funding continues to shrink for
humanitarian and development programmes, actors are heightening their efforts
in documentation, knowledge management to profile their capacities and
positions as partners of choice. The need for quality writing both for print
and digital consumption is more critical than before. The NO registers an
immediate need to fill the documentation gap through opening up to technical
volunteers who will support the current gap as well as skilling the current
team. Support will be towards packaging various document toolkits for the
various stakeholders, upgrade of web content, packaging of press kits (Talking
points, Frequently Asked Questions etc). The overall purpose of engagement will
be to mentor current team.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
 Documentation Toolkit:
Conduct document reviews to align NO
documentation to the Global Ministry and wider Sector Contexts.
Provide editorial support to the 2020 Annual
Support the development of Programme
Capacity/Competent Statements to align with the 2021-2025 NO Strategy.
Undertake designing of the toolkits on the WV
Branding guidelines.
Press Documentation/Media Toolkit:
Support to generate Talking points for the
various programmes that WVU implements.
Support to generate Q&A’s, or a Frequently
Asked Questions booklet.
Review Programme documents, website content and
support to upgrade current profiles for the various website sections.
Offer editorial support for impact stories
generated by Communications teams, aligning to the digital writing requirements
before uploading to the website and various Social media platforms.
Support to improve current web content and offer
edits where applicable to make it more appealing to the audiences of interest.
Capacity Building
Generate tutorials (Presentations) to
orient/refresh the current Communications team with relevant skills that you’ll
assess to be weak.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal applicant for the World Vision Technical
Volunteers (Documentation & Knowledge Management) job must hold a Master’s
degree and 3 years of experience or a bachelor’s degree and 6 years of
experience in communications and knowledge management with International
Development/Humanitarian Organizations.
At least 3 years of experience of conducting
Knowledge Management assignments for Not for Profit/Development Organizations.
Demonstrated experience in digital and print
copy writing with designing competencies.
Experience of translating M & E data into
Demonstrated ability to think strategically
about communications objectives
Excellent knowledge of advanced PowerPoint, Presentation
tools and other design software.
Proficiency in copy writing and editorial both
for digital and print.
Demonstrated strong mentorship skills and
willingness to coach.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced
environment and keenness to meet desired deadlines.
Demonstrated abilities to collaborate within
matrixed project and program teams.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit
your application and complete Curriculum Vitae by applying online through
visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link
Deadline: 11th September 2020
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