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Knowledge Management Officer

Organization Name: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Location: Mbarara Town, Uganda
Eligible Citizenship: Uganda
Role Code: G01-Nat

Role Overview

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.

Responsibilities

  • Support the evaluation and documentation of projects, and the preparation and writing of key management reports and other documents.
  • 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 newsletters
  • 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

Skills and Experience

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required
 
  • 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 districts
  • 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

About the Organization

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.

Role Function: Advocacy, Communications, Knowledge Management
Issue Area: Health System Strengthening, HIV / AIDS, Maternal and Child Health

Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics

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Note: these vary depending on placement country and citizenship.

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