Location: Kenya (Nairobi)
Closing date: 31 Mar 2008
Job Description

Knowledge Management Specialist: The purpose of this position which is based in the corporate headquarters in Nairobi is to provide technical and managerial leadership and coordination as well as technical inputs in the development and implementation of a CAFS knowledge management (KM) strategy, including need assessment, design, delivery and evaluation of KM training and services. The purpose also includes forging and sustaining linkages with donors and partners in KM to generate, analyze and disseminate learning and knowledge as a service and to inform adjustment or planning of health and development interventions.

Main duties and responsibilities

* Lead and participate in the development and implementation of a robust health and development knowledge management agenda covering research (knowledge generation), documentation and evaluation.
* Organize, conduct and evaluate regional and country-specific training in the various areas of Knowledge Management
* Develop and implement strategies to strengthen SRH and HIV/AIDS programs through research activities (knowledge generation and analytic)
* Lead and coordinate documentation and dissemination of CAFS accomplishments and impacts
* Serve as editor of CAFS News, the CAFS monograph series, and other CAFS publications
* Work/liaise with the Administrative Officer to solicit and select publishers/printers for CAFS publications and to upload information onto the CAFS website.

Qualification and Experience
Minimum of master-level education in medical and/or social science research and/or evaluation Minimum of five years of relevant work experience in at least one knowledge management area (research, monitoring and evaluation). Ability to lead and co-ordinate project (research) teams of staff and technical associates is important.
Vacancies Contact
recruitment@cafs.org or to Human Resources Team, PO Box 60054, 00200 Nairobi, Kenya"
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