CARE International Information and Knowledge Management Officer Job in Garissa Kenya
Job Summary & Purpose:
- Developing and implementing a coherent information & knowledge management system at the Country Project Level
- Compiling and analyzing data from the Country Project Team to generate project-level information for donor reports, as well as for policy and program oriented publications.
- Supporting the institutionalization of learning approaches within the project and contributing to documentation and dissemination of learning from the programme to influence policies and decision making.
- Working in close collaboration with the Country Project Team, M&E Advisor, the Learning & Knowledge Management Advisor, as well as Information & Knowledge Management Officers in other ALP countries.
R1: Leadership role in developing and implementing coherent information and knowledge management system at country project level
- In collaboration with the M&E Advisor, facilitate a baseline (and end line) for the project including data collection and analysis processes
- Lead the development of the project information and knowledge management system (including data collection, analysis, storage and reporting process) in collaboration with the M&E Advisor
- Ensure all staff understand the information and knowledge management system and their responsibilities within the system
- Set clear deadlines and expectations for country project team and partners to submit progress reports
- Develop templates for progress reports for project team and partners
- Work with the project manger to compile and analyze data
- With guidance from the M&E advisor, summarize analysis in appropriate formats for inclusion in donor reports
- With guidance from the learning and knowledge management advisor, summarize analysis in appropriate formats to support the development of recommendations for policy and practice on community-based adaptation
- Support learning and reflective practice in the Country Project – with CARE staff and partner organizations
- Facilitate information review processes to reflect on field data generated by the M&E system, to identify and document innovations and ‘best practices’, to look for unintended outcomes, to identify programming opportunities, and to periodically assess context and assumptions, especially about gender and marginalisation in relation to adaptation
- Contribute to development and implementation of an action research agenda
- Actively promote a culture of learning and generation of knowledge throughout the Country Project Team and among partners and stakeholders, including facilitation of sharing and reviewing knowledge for current application, as well as appropriately storing and disseminating it for use in future and by other organizations
- Contribute to documenting programme learning in program-oriented and policy-oriented publications (publications refers to communications materials using a range of different media)
- Contribute to action research initiatives for programme improvement, learning and to build the evidence base for advocacy
- Contribute to ensuring wide and effective outward (active) dissemination of information and knowledge generated through the programme to stakeholders at all levels, including international networks
2. Supervision: N/A
3. Decision Making: N/A
Contacts/Key Relationships (Internal & External):
- Project Manager (ALP)- supervisor
- Local governance and Advocacy officer
- Livelihoods and Disaster Risk Reduction Officer
- M&E coordinator – Livelihoods sector
- M & E advisor – Adaptation Learning Programme
- Project Assistant
- Project Driver (through project assistant)
- People Skills: Ability to work both independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership. Demonstrated ability to listen to and support programme staff and partners, and to work with communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
- Communication Skills: Well developed written and oral communication skills in English. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders.
- Computer Skills: Basic computing skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; and, advanced internet searching skills. Experience with statistical and database software would be an asset.
- Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to CARE’s core values and humanitarian principles.
- Resilience/Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under difficult circumstances. Willing to travel up to 30% of time.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity.