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Job Purpose

The Learning and Knowledge Management Officer will be responsible for knowledge management planning, content design and production, strategic dissemination, outreach and targeted engagement. Tasks will focus on designing resources and visualization tools needed to make data and findings accessible to targeted audiences. This will include info-graphics, graphs, charts, one-page snapshots and/or summaries of findings, and other user-friendly products within and outside the wider RECOVER programming.

Duties and responsibilities

Supporting organisational learning

  • Responsible for documenting and production of best practices, lessons learnt success stories and other communication. Strategically disseminate findings, knowledge and guidance through various avenues, including but not limited to communities of practice, virtual or on-site workshops, conferences, and webinars, at global, regional or country-specific levels.
  • Lead and support learning events, conduct research, produce resources and guidance, and facilitate ongoing content development and engagement.
  • Develop and undertake evidence-based analysis and studies related to Food Security, Resilience, and climate change adaption to inform project activities

Reporting

  • Responsible for RECOVER Quarterly, and annual reports
  • Publish reports, highlight success stories, communicate program impact/overall results
  • Participate in the process of annual program review and planning;

Dissemination

  • Responsible for oversight of the RECOVER research database. Providing guidance as necessary to the M&E and data management team; and engage in analysis, data verification and publication/dissemination processes;
  • Promotes innovation throughout the project intervention, sharing of knowledge and good practices and encourage staff to do that same;
  • Document and share learning – ensure requirements, lessons learned, and best practices for products, events, and other knowledge management activities are clear and documented

Behaviours (Values in practice)

We live by our five core values - Humanitarianism, Courage, Integrity, Respect and Partnership - to help communities fight poverty and vulnerability.

Act as a representative of GOAL and demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children and vulnerable adults both in your private and professional lives.

Requirements (Person Specification)

Essential

  • MSc Degree in relevant field(Food Security, Livelihoods, International Relations)
  • At least two(2)years of experience in a position with similar responsibilities and tasks
  • Proven report writing skills in English (mandatory)
  • Abasic understanding of statistical analysis
  • High level presentation skills through different channels

Desirable

  • Good contextual knowledge of South Sudan ‐ social, cultural and economic context, priorities and constraints.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and independently within a multi-cultural team with differing areas of expertise.

General Description of the Programme/GOAL

Resilient Communities via Economic Recovery (RECOVER) is a consortium led by GOAL, in partnership with MERCY CORPS and Universal Network for Knowledge and Empowerment Agency (UNKEA). Funded by the UK’s Department of International Development (DFID), the project is designed to improve well-being of targeted communities through, sustainable & diversified livelihoods and improved food security. The project is implemented in six counties - Rubkona & Panyinjar in legacy Unity State and Ulang & Melut in legacy Upper Nile State.

Safeguarding

Children and vulnerable adults who come into contact with GOAL as a result of our activities must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

Accountability within GOAL

Alongside our safeguarding policy, GOAL is an equal opportunities employer and has a set of integrity policies. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability:

  • Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety, confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols.
  • Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area.
  • Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner.

General Terms and Conditions

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document.

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