Knowledge Management and Learning Coordinator

Open to International [unaccompanied] and National candidates of Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania

HelpAge International is the secretariat to the HelpAge Global Network, which brings together a wide range of organisations and individuals working to promote the rights and meet the needs of older women and men, nationally and/or internationally. Our long-term vision is to establish a global movement of strong connected age focused and older people led platforms in every country in the world.  Only by collaborating can we achieve a world in which all older people can lead dignified, active, healthy and secure lives.  We aim to extend the reach and influence of the HelpAge Global Network to all those in a position to help bring about our vision for older people– including Governments, regional institutions, policy makers, development partners, the private sector, UN organisations and academic institutions.   In Africa region we will deliver this through a combination of programme, policy and communications work focused on our core themes of social protection, health and care.

HelpAge International Africa region seeks to recruit a Knowledge Management Coordinator who will be responsible for development and dissemination of high quality learning materials on social protection, health & care as well as humanitarian issues within the region.  He/she will work closely with the Regional Programme Manager–Research Evidence and Learning to develop and roll out a region wide M & E and Knowledge Management strategy

Additionally, the post-holder will ensure effective management of M&E tasks within the Irish Aid funded AFFORD-II programme, provide support to the Regional Director and Head of Programmes in collating strategic learning data and resource materials, and support programme teams in development of learning ideas and review of proposals.

The post holder will have proven experience of designing and implementing evidence based learning and knowledge management strategies with high quality analytical and writing skills.  Experience of digital data systems and application, experience in developing collaborative partnerships with other organisations, research/ academic institutions as well as ability to develop learning briefs from programme outcomes.

To apply, send an updated CV and cover letter, explaining how you meet the criteria for this role as detailed in the JD (available on the right side of this page) to jobs.africa@helpage.org by 19th August, 2017.     

Please note that applications will be reviewed and interviews done on rolling basis.  Interested applicants are therefore encouraged to send their applications as soon as possible.

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