Knowledge Management Coordinator at Raising The Village

Raising The Village

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2 months ago

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Job Description We are Raising The Village, a non-profit international development organization on a mission to end ultra-poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa. What started as a small start-up in 2012 has now become a fast-growing organization with 120+ national staff in Uganda and a team of 10 people in Toronto and New York, working together to lift communities out of ultra-poverty in last-mile villages in Uganda. To date we have supported more than 650,000 people through our innovative holistic approach. We have achieved this tremendous growth with the help of amazing funders and partners from all around the globe who believe in our model and impact. Find out more about our programs and impact at: www.raisingthevillage.org.Role DescriptionWe are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Knowledge Management Coordinator to join our team. Reporting to the Managing Director, and collaborating closely with the Programs team in Uganda, the Knowledge Management Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the design, implementation, and maintenance of effective knowledge management systems, content, and practices within our organization. This role requires strong coordination, communication, and analytical skills to facilitate knowledge sharing, collaboration, and learning among our teams, and a deep understanding of data-informed poverty alleviation programs.Key ResponsibilitiesKnowledge Capture and Documentation:Collaborate with internal subject matter experts on the implementation, technical and Planning, Evaluation and Learning teams, attend relevant meetings, and conduct desk• research to capture and document programmatic knowledge, best practices, and lessons learned.• Develop templates, guidelines, and standards for knowledge documentation to ensure consistency and quality.• Work to collect and synthesize data from across the team and present it in accessible ways for others to understand and apply.• Be responsible for creating knowledge assets for multiple stakeholders including staff, government partners, funders, and public communications. These include program implementation manuals and workbooks, data-informed slide decks and guidelines.• Responsible for supporting the development and curation of competency based knowledge relevant to staff needs. Knowledge Sharing and Learning and Development:• Promote knowledge sharing behaviors and a culture of continuous learning across teams and departments.• Coordinate and facilitate knowledge-sharing activities, such as communities of practice, working groups, webinars, workshops, or knowledge-sharing events.• Encourage collaboration and foster connections among employees to facilitate knowledge exchange.• Develop training materials to mobilize program and competency-based knowledge.Knowledge Access and Retrieval:• Support in the implementation and ongoing administration of Learning Management Systems in collaboration with IT• Implement strategies to improve accessibility of knowledge resources and content.• Develop and maintain effective search functionalities to facilitate effective knowledge retrieval.• Monitor and analyze user feedback and usage patterns to identify areas for improving knowledge access and retrieval processes.• Knowledge Management Evaluation and Improvement:• Conduct periodic evaluations and assessments of knowledge management initiatives to measure their effectiveness, accuracy, and impact.• Identify areas for improvement and recommend enhancements to knowledge management systems, processes, and practices.• Stay informed about emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in knowledge management to ensure continuous improvement.Required Skills and ExpertiseEssential• Strong understanding of Program Design, M&E Frameworks, and Data Analytics.• Proven experience in knowledge management coordination or a similar role, preferably in a corporate or organizational setting, and familiarity with knowledge management principles, methodologies, tools, and best practices.• High proficiency in using Google Suite/Ms Office• Demonstrated expertise in knowledge assets content creation and design.• Excellent organizational and coordination skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.• Analytical mindset and attention to detail to ensure accuracy and quality of knowledge resources.• Able to travel to field offices and partner communities.Desirable• Fluent in local dialects in areas where RTV works would be considered an asset;• Ability to ride a motorbike for long distances in hard terrains would be considered an asset.• Strong training & facilitation skills• Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and to keep a positive attitude in a fast-paced and challenging environment;Required Qualifications• Bachelor’s degree in Knowledge Management, Information Science, Business Administration, or a related field. Relevant certifications are a plus.• Experience working in international development in similar roles will be an advantage• Project planning and Management experience• Minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience.Raising The Village is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We highly encourage women candidates to apply.

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