Job Vacancy For Knowledge Management Specialist



Key tasks and responsibilities of the Specialist:

• Develop a stakeholder oriented knowledge management strategy at the four country and national levels
• Develop a digital portal in collaboration with the MIS Specialist, Digital/Software Engineer and other relevant government agencies/authorities that will host the knowledge management platform to ensure its sustainability beyoung the project life
• Ensure the link between knowledge management activities at the national and four-country levels and ensure coordination and harmonisation with the other participating countries in the gulf of Guinea region
• Coordinate the collection and analysis of project relevant data to inform programmes/strategies/policy decision making in addressing fragilities as a result of climate change and food insecurity, conflict and violence at all levels
• Coordinate research activities with research partners/academia and other participating countries in the region, on topics of interest related to local governance and decentralisation, social cohesion, migration of people and conflict, climate change, local economic develpoment, and digital innovations and related thematic areas at the national level
• Facilitate knowledge sharing and organise dialogues between the various project stakeholders

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master's Degree in Sociology, Economics, Regional Planning, Communications, Data Science or related programme deemed relevant to the position
• 8 years professional experience in research and collaboration with research stakeholders
• 5 years professional experience on a project funded by the world bank or an agency of the United Nations system or other donors of same size
• Demonstrate at least 2 similar assignments related to knowledge management in a development project or programme
• Proven professional experience in research and collaboration with research stakeholders
• Excellent digital skills, including the use of software such as Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc) for design, communication, project management and analysis
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (proficiency in French is an advantage)

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

The Ministry of Local Government Decentralisation and Rural Development (MLGDRD) now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must submit an expression of interest (EoI) indicating their qualifications and relevant experience to perform the assignment, coupled with their curriculum vitae.

The selection will be carried out through open competition among shortlisted individual consultants. Interested individual consultants may obtain further information at the address below:

Five (5) hard copies of the EoI must be delivered to the address below (2), in separate sealed envelopes clearly marked for each of the position:

Address For Submission:

The Chief Director
Ministry of Local Government,
Decentralisation and Rural Development (MLGDRD)

Tel: 0302-663668

E-mail: [email protected]

Digital Address System: GA-110-9895

Address for clarifications:

The Procurement Unit
Ministry of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development (MLGDRD)
First Floor, Room 23
P.O.Box M 50 Ministries, Accra-Ghana

Tel: 00233-21-663668 / Fax 00233-21-682003

E-mail: [email protected]

Digital Address System: GA-110-9895

Closing Date: 05 August, 2022