Job Vacancy For Knowledge Management Coordinator At Resource Centre Network (RCN)



ROLE PROFILE & JOB PURPOSE    

•   The Knowledge Management Coordinator will provide leadership and expertise to the Knowledge Management Initiative, Resource Centre Network (RCN) Ghana by managing a range of KM activities and partner/sector mailing loop, transforming sector KM findings into actionable learning points to drive WASH sector targets. He/ she will support sector documentation and learning processes, advocacy and dissemination activities through internal and external campaigns to influence decision makers and practitioners; and to market learning and improve visibility to attract support and resources.
•   He/she will also be responsible for the functions in the RCN Secretariat, formulation of learning plans and deployment of integrated learning activities across the sector and segments.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

Work with partner/stakeholders to agree and review the business model for learning and formulate strategies to support implementation of the delivery of WASH priorities. Some of the specific activities are:

•   Review the RCN business strategy/plan to provide a focus and direction to learning/KM in the WASH Sector; and to ensure products and approaches are properly targeted; aligned to the sector strategy;
•   Develop fundraising strategy to facilitate resource mobilization
•   Collate, review and track learning trends & patterns, and support the development of decision support tools to inform adaptation of policy and practice;
•   Regular update of the RCN website and social media platforms dedicated to support the sector; and quality assurance of postings;
•   Compile, review and disseminate relevant sector updates – sector mailing loop, sector calendar of events, etc.
•   Develop communication plans across the network segments; and create awareness within the network and externally using effective campaigns to drive interest and buy-in;
•   Provide strategic inputs in process documentation, advocacy support and communication to promote visibility and scaling of solutions;
•   Organise sector learning dialogues and KM sessions at national (NLLAP) and decentralise levels.
•   Develop annual programme plans and budgets to facilitate the implementation of RCN’s activities
•   Develop strategies to facilitate capacity enhancement of project partners
•   Monitor and provide support to the delivery of partner projects with a focus on documentation and sharing of lessons;
•   Provide monthly, quarterly and annual reports covering both project implementation and finances in line with donor/partner agreements
•   Manage divergent views and interest across different partners, organisations and focus areas to drive the achievement of a knowledgeable sector that is target-focused;
•   Work closely with selected research & Analytics teams by identifying critical areas of learning interest and training needs; ensuring coaching and training to build capacity and documents lessons;
•   Ensure that knowledge products and learning activities adhere to all compliance and sector standards.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Qualification in Development Communications, Knowledge Management Project Management, Business Administration, Planning, Social Sciences or its equivalent with proficiency in Action Research. A Professional qualification or Masters is an added advantage.
•   Minimum 5 years relevant work experience in management and leadership role with expertise in product development, advocacy and media relations with at least 3 years in project management
•   Knowledge/Experience in the WASH Sector is an added advantage

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job    

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit a cover letter together with a detailed CV (with 2 referees) to Email:

[email protected] (and copy: [email protected])

Or send hard copies to:

The KM Lead
RCN Ghana, No 18. Third Close
Airport Residential - Accra.
P.O. Box CT 9531
Cantonments - Accra

Closing Date: 28 September, 2015

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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