Knowledge Management (KM), Learning and Adaptation Specialist job at John Hopkins Centre For Comunication Programs

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Vacancy title:
Knowledge Management (KM), Learning and Adaptation Specialist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

John Hopkins Centre For Comunication Programs

Deadline of this Job:
13 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, May 06, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The Knowledge Management (KM), Learning and Adaptation Specialist will be responsible for closely coordinating with the SBC Coordination and Capacity and the SBC Design and Implementation teams to gather and file project documentation, reports, success stories, case studies, lessons learnt, and other relevant information. They will do this in close collaboration and coordination with the MERL Manager, ensuring that they are appropriately packaged,
stored and disseminated, per Breakthrough ACTION policies, plans, procedures, and guidance.

• Documentation
• Closely coordinate with focus area teams to gather project documentation, reports, success stories, case studies, lessons learnt, and other relevant information in close collaboration and coordination with the program officers, MERL Manager, and communication focused staff
• Promote and support use of lessons learnt, best practices and proven innovations in program design, implementation, monitoring and reporting to improve implementation of work plan activities
• Coordinate closely with other project teams, including partner organizations, project
• managers, technical officers, to ensure required technical knowledge is captured, documented, synthesized, and shared
• Work closely with various stakeholders to document program successes and processes Presentation, Dissemination and Archiving
• Administer Breakthrough ACTION Tanzania intranet space
• Support project teams to ensure timely submission and archiving of reports
• Maintain a project inventory of final project materials, reports, curriculum, and SBC products
• Draft, verify and circulate, in coordination with the MERL Manager, project updates (such as Monthly/Quarterly/Annual Progress Reports)
• Serve as active member in the Breakthrough ACTION KM Focal Points group by attending group meetings and participating in group discussions on the CCP intranet (HIVE)
• Strategically consider opportunities for deploying KM tools, including but not limited to pause and reflect, after action reviews, peer assists, and virtual whiteboarding
• Prepare presentations for sharing/dissemination of project learning/successes
• Ensure that the project documentation products are appropriately packaged, stored, and disseminated, per Breakthrough ACTION guidance and practice
• Promote project documents and learnings on relevant platforms such as Springboard, Compass for SBC, and other community of practice and discussion platforms and forums
• Provide support to develop case studies and success stories
• Use the project space on the project intranet to bring together relevant digital and virtual tools including but not limited to Airtable, Shared Libraries, Mural, and Welo that support project work
• Support the MERL Manager to establish and maintain functional collaboration and coordination between Breakthrough ACTION projects

Minimum Qualifications (Required)
• Bachelor's degree in mass communication, advertising, education, public health, social sciences or related field. Master’s degree preferred
• A minimum of three (3) years of experience in a programming or knowledge management role with an international development organization
• Previous experience of working for SBC/SBCC or health communication program is an added advantage
• Solid understanding of KM practices and their applications
• Additional relevant experience and/or training may substitute for some education
• Strong knowledge of MoHCDEC structures at national, district, and community level.
• Fluent in English and Kiswahili, both written and spoken
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Tanzania national preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Proven record of accomplishment of working in a fast-paced dynamic environment with multiple partners
• Effective communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to exercise confidentiality, professionalism, and diplomacy
• Patience explaining virtual platforms to colleagues with varying levels of technological experience
• Ability to efficiently seek assistance with virtual platforms through help forums and help desks, both internal and external to Breakthrough ACTION
• Ability to ensure adherence to applicable donor rules and regulations and local incountry laws
• Ability to effectively present information and interact with government officials, funding organizations, public groups, and community members
• Skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Zoom, Adobe Acrobat, basic layout and design skills

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
All candidates are encouraged to submit e-mail applications to:
[email protected]   with copies of current CV, cover letter and three professional
referees. Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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