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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Knowledge Management Manager Job at Baylor College of Medicine Children‘s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Knowledge Management Manager 

Jobs at:
Baylor College of Medicine Children‘s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) 

Deadline of this Job:
21 August 2018. 

Duty Station:
Fort Portal, Uganda 

Date Posted: 13th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time


Baylor College of Medicine Children‘s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit and health and development organization affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS initiative (BIPAI), a Network of pediatric HIV/ AIDS care and treatment Children's Clinical Centers of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and North America. Baylor Uganda is seeking experienced professionals to Fill the Following position

Role Position: Knowledge Management Manager-(01 position, Fort Portal)

Reports-to the Director Strategic Development and M&E’
The Knowledge Management (KM) Manager within the Strategic information Portfolio employs the use of traditional and digital learning approaches to develop and implement innovative, creative, and effective ways to strategically capture and share technical knowledge, leverage good practices, and improve the effectiveness of development programs. The KM Manager will be responsible for identifying, managing, packaging, and disseminating key information to advance technical practice and provide program staff with the tools they need to conduct better development work. Specifically, the KM Manager will lead and support learning events, conduct research, produce resources and guidance, and facilitate ongoing content development and engagement.

  • Design and implement effective learning activities
  • in collaboration with communications, quality improvement and capacity building teams, work with stakeholders to scope and implement appropriate and effective knowledge capture and sharing activities
  • Manage knowledge sharing events —in collaboration with the research and quality improvement teams, scope and manage the successful execution of knowledge sharing events including monthly seminars/ webinars, workshops, conferences, and peer learning sessions
  • identify and curate technical website content ~ in collaboration with the communications team and technical experts, manage and implement project
  • Wide content strategies to ensure that the right knowledge is getting to the right people at the right time (and in the right way)
  • Manage website community engagement — Respond to website members in a timely manner and engage them in meaningful knowledge exchange
  • Document and share learning — ensure requirements, lessons learned, and best practices for products, events, and other knowledge management activities are clear and documented
  • Engage partners and learning champions — work with program managers, project partners, and learning champions to expand various Baylor-Uganda online in-person learning activities including engaging the growing member base on project websites, collaborating with external partners, and contributing content
  • Work collaboratively with communications, quality improvement and capacity building teams - in assessing and learning to ensure alignment and cohesion
  • Identify and share creative, efficient and effective ways to engage audiences and facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration.
  • Master’s degree with 5+ years of experience in knowledge management, organizational learning, development studies, public health, epidemiology, or a relevant advanced degree
  • Demonstrated understanding of knowledge management principles in and capacity to deliver knowledge management and/or organizational learning activities
  • Ability to link content development and engagement strategies that facilitate timely, useful delivery of information through project learning platforms and activities ,
  • Excellent facilitation, program/activity management, and written and oral communication skills

Job application procedure
if you believe that you are the right candidate for the above position, please email your application to applications should include a cover letter, CV daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references and should be emailed or hand delivered by 21 August 2018. You must have at least a credit 6 in Mathematics and English at Ordinary level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. An approved Medical Check-up Report from a Recommended health Centre for successful candidates is a requirement at entry. Applications should be addressed to: The Head of Human Resources