Fresher US Citizen GHC Paid Internship Jobs – Knowledge Management Officer – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

 

Job Title:    Knowledge Management Officer

Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)

Placement Organisation: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Duty Station: Mbarara
Town, Uganda

Eligible Citizenship: United States

Salary: Monthly
Stipend 550 US Dollars

Position Code: G01-Int

 

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 (EGPAF) is a global leader in the fight against
pediatric HIV and AIDS. We are 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.

 

Job Summary:   The Knowledge Management Officer is
responsible for developing systems, tools, and processes that will contribute
to developing a learning- and performance-oriented culture at EGPAF Uganda, in
collaboration with EGPAF staff and external partners. They will contribute to
the strengthening of a coherent and integrated knowledge management and
knowledge sharing strategy and service structure. As a key member of our team,
the Knowledge Management Officer will ensure that the best of EGPAF’s collective
knowledge—best practices, lessons learned and results achieved—is captured and
made available when and where needed, in forms openly accessible to EGPAF staff
and, as necessary, the public.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Strategy

·       
Develop
the knowledge management strategy and annual work plan for EGPAF Uganda in
collaboration with senior management and knowledge management partners at head
office level

·       
Optimize
knowledge sharing and knowledge management, internally in EGPAF as a core
internal capacity and externally as a service offering as part of all EGPAF
interventions

·       
Work
collaboratively across all EGPAF Uganda projects and programs to keep abreast
of new developments and ensure key points of learning are identified and shared

·       
Participate
in EGPAF knowledge sharing meetings, such as the medical and scientific affairs
calls and global program review, to ensure global content is shared with Uganda
and vice versa

Database Management

·       
Document
and translate program results into searchable lessons learned, allowing for
iteration and continuous improvement of EGPAF’s development interventions

·       
Establish
a searchable knowledge database of best practices, tools, reports, etc.

·       
Leverage
and enhance the Foundation’s existing internal knowledge management systems and
platforms (e.g. the EGPAF intranet) to upload and share information

Writing / Product
Development

·       
Work
with the communications and advocacy advisor to develop knowledge products
including technical and program briefs, impact stories, and multimedia products

·       
Conduct
advocacy activities and related documentation to share with EGPAF audiences

·       
Develop
and implement a broad set of tested knowledge management tools, models, and
approaches

·       
Support
the evaluation and documentation of projects and the preparation and writing of
key management reports

·       
Manage
the work outcomes and contracting needs of third-party providers (writers,
knowledge management consultants, etc.) who are engaged to support
documentation needs such as documentation of best practices and evaluation of
projects

Training and
Support

·       
Develop
and maintain system-wide training and resource materials linked to knowledge
management

·       
Design,
coordinate and support implementation of webinars, online training, virtual
collaborative exchanges symposiums, conferences, and other events

·       
Ensure
that all staff are trained to use these tools in their interventions, with a
level of usability that increasingly makes formal training redundant

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Master’s degree in communications, organizational
development, knowledge management, public health, or related field

·       
At least
one year of professional experience in knowledge management and communication
or advocacy*

·       
Strong
oral and written communication skills, evidenced by experience with public
speaking (e.g. presentations, trainings, or workshops), as well as drafting
documents (e.g. reports or summaries) 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*

·       
Previous
exposure and experience in developing and managing knowledge management systems
or programs

·       
Advanced
experience with current knowledge management technologies, such as Web and
Enterprise 2.0

·       
Experience
leading knowledge-product development and dissemination

·       
Experience
with photo editing software (e.g. Photoshop or InDesign) and videography

·       
Strong
organizational skills with ability to prioritize, take initiative, and follow
through

·       
Ability
to exercise diplomacy and build partnerships and consensus within teams,
governmental agencies, and with other stakeholders

·       
Excellent
track record of work experience with increasing responsibilities in the public
health arena that can be applied to global and national policy development for
EGPAF

·       
Ability
to travel to the supported regions and districts

 

NB: Items
indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

 

Fellowship Benefits and Logistics

·       
Monthly living stipend: $550

·       
Professional development funds: $600

·       
Award of
$1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year

·       
Housing

·       
Insurance

·       
Travel
costs covered to and from GHC training and retreats

·       
Support
in applying for visas and/or work permits, as necessary

 

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.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 13th January, 2021 by 12:00PM (noon) EST /
7:00PM CAT / 8:00 PM EST

 

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