Project Officer – Knowledge Management Jobs – Family Concepts Center

 

Job Title:    Project Officer – Knowledge
Management

Organisation: Family
Concepts Center

Duty Station:  Iganga,
Uganda

Reports to: Executive
Director

 

About US:

Family Concepts
Center is committed to building healthy, socially and economically secure and productive
families. The Center’s approach is that of “Integrated, holistic life cycle
approach” that is anchored in eight family functions. Through partnerships,
individual, family and community engagement and participation we endeavor to
address community issues by adding value to each of the functions of the
family. Added value through health, socialization, education, nutrition, safety
and security, environmental management, 
family income  and spiritual
alignment will create resilient families that are able to function in the face
of  adversity and stressful events.

 

Job Summary:  We are looking for a reliable Project officer
to implement our Knowledge management strategy. The successful candidate will
work at the Family Concepts Center offices situated on plot 13 Kyeyune Road in
Iganga Municipality. The Project officer (Knowledge Management) at Family
Concepts Center (FCC) manages key knowledge assets, products and programs for Family
Concepts Center. Knowledge management responsibilities include developing and
building product awareness about the different FCC knowledge assets and
products; increasing visibility of the FCC knowledge and resource center, and
acquisition of new clients. The project officer (knowledge management) will
also carry project management responsibilities. Project management
responsibilities include the development of projects and programs, coordination
and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope, and resource
mobilization. In this portfolio the project officer will oversee all aspects of
projects, set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize
progress of the projects. He or she will prepare reports for upper management
regarding status of project. The successful candidate will work directly under
the Executive Director or other designated person.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Develop and build
product awareness for:

·       
The
FCC’s “Personal Development Programs” including its flagship “Road to Success
program”, Life Coach Trainers’ Course, and the Life challenge coaching program

·       
The
FCC’s “Professional and Business services” products including its Program
Development services, relationship counseling and support program services,
Professional writing services, Program Monitoring & Evaluation services,
and its Business building tools and services program

·       
The
FCC’s “Performance planning and management program” including its
performance assessment program, recruitment Support & Onboarding training
program, and its Remedial classes & Coaching program

·       
The
FCC’s Career Development & Management assets and products including its
online Job search program, Interview advice and preparation program, and its
career guidance program

·       
The
FCC’s digital assets and products including its “E- services & support
tools”, E-workshop facilities; Digital break-away meeting rooms; Digital
classrooms; Webinars; E-Newspapers, online coaching and live broadcast
services).

·       
The
FCC’s Data repository & Research assets and services” including its
secretarial service package, Data repository & Research services, and its
Editing & document review services.

Promote and
facilitate the sign up of clients for the FCC’s knowledge assets. Products and
programs including:

·       
Building
a list serve and E-mail list on Aweber and other digital marketing platforms

·       
Conducting
outreach campaigns/activities to educational, employer and other institutions
to popularize the FCC’s knowledge assets, products and programs

·       
Developing
and implementing the Center’s “Support A Cause” programs as part of a campaign
to promote its knowledge assets and products – includes developing tools that
guiding the creation of value that individuals and institutions can buy

·       
Writing
action-oriented Newsletters, blogs etc.to educate prospects on the different
knowledge assets and products including highlighting the value addition to
prospects and calling them to action to register or sign up for the assets and
products

Develop
issue-specific solution packages and market them to interest groups (e.g.
donors) to address community and societal issues e.g. teenage pregnancies,
HIV/AIDS, Social protection etc. including:

·       
Developing
and implementing strategies to directly appeal to influencers and gate keepers
of potential clients to promote and support FCC’s knowledge assets and products

·       
Conducting
targeted campaigns-including media campaigns, to potential clients to promote
the FCC’s knowledge assets and products

Develop comprehensive
project plans and budgets to be shared with donors as well as other partners

Meet budgetary
objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial
analysis

Track project
performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and
long-term goals

Create and maintain
comprehensive project documentation

Develop
spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs

Perform other
related duties as assigned

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
A Bachelors Degree in Business Administration (BBA) with a bias in marketing, Development studies, social sciences, education or other related disciplines 

·       
Project
planning and Management skills

·       
2+ years
of experience in marketing, project management, and/or other related fields
with demonstrated successful experience managing projects

·       
A
certificate or diploma in a computer-related field or equivalent;

·       
Possess
the following skills: effective presentation, report writing and ability to
work individually.

·       
Excellent
problem solving, communications, and organizational skills

·       
Verbal Communication

·       
Understanding
of software security models

·       
Understanding
of cloud computing models Graphics or photo imaging software

·       
Office
suite software (Microsoft Office)

·       
Presentation
software (Microsoft PowerPoint)

·       
Spreadsheet
software (Microsoft Excel)

·       
Word
processing software (Microsoft Word)

 

How to Apply:

Interested
applicants should submit:

·       
A
statement, not more than 1,500 characters (with spaces), explaining a
successful product or services marketing experience you have had

·       
C.V./Resume;

·       
Your
motivation statement, not more 1,500 characters (with spaces), explaining why
you are the most suitable person for this job

·       
Copies
of your Academic qualifications (Degrees and certificates)

·       
A copy
of your National Identity Card 

 

All application
materials should be sent to ed@familyconceptscenter.org Please use Subject
Line: Project Officer Knowledge Management

 

Next Steps: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and invited for further
interviews/assessments

 

Duration: The
project officer- knowledge management is a one-year project position beginning
02 January 2020, renewable upon demonstration of satisfactory performance and
availability of funding.

 

Deadline: 15th December 2020

 

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