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Palladium Knowledge Management & Communications Job

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Position: Consultant, Knowledge Management and Communications

Location: Nairobi

Job Description

We are searching for an experienced Consultant, Knowledge Management and Communications at our Kenya facility. 

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits. 

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives. 

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status. 

Tupime Kaunti Project is a USAID-funded activity that aims to support ongoing activities by the national and county governments and other development partners to strengthen outcome and other measurements, learning, and accountability (MLA) systems in order to provide quality data and synthesized information for planning, implementation, policy development, and decision-making. Specifically, the project has two key results areas/sub-purposes

  • Increased leadership and management capacity of county governments for effective outcome measurements, learning, and accountability systems; and
  • Increased availability, analysis and use of quality data.

Tupime Kaunti works in 40 counties and focuses its support in HIV, malaria and Reproductive, Maternal, New-born, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) and COVID-19 programs.

The consultant is to support document project milestones realized during the technical implementation in MLA strengthening in the 40 focus counties.     

The Knowledge Management (KM)/Communications Consultant will be responsible for ensuring project results are collected, disseminated, and communicated appropriately for different audiences. S/he will work closely with the Deputy Chief of Party and other key technical staff on supporting inter and intra county learning and project closeout documentation.

The KM/Communications Specialist will provide technical assistance and support across the project activities to support the Tupime Kaunti focus counties to improve the MLA framework and to help strengthen communications mechanisms and networks.  S/he will provide specific support to project activities to communicate learning around MLA strengthening. The Consultant will coordinate and support and planning, development, and implementation of project communications and closeout documentation strategy that clearly identifies the main audiences for appropriate dissemination activities to reach the audiences, and the tools/products required.  

Responsibilities  

  • Guides the design of Project communication and closeout documentation strategy.Works closely with CMLAP staff to develop information products and learning material (reports, briefs, factsheets presentations).
  • Support communication strategies, messages and materials for project close out, organize and conduct CMLAP’s project close out event in collaboration with other palladium staff
  • Support the compilation and sharing of the Knowledge management library per the closeout guidelines;
  • Leads the identification, development and dissemination of success stories and material for monthly e-newsletter to all project contact database;
  • As needed participation in the upcoming national conference by helping to plan presentations, prepare and finalize materials, and provide on-site communication support as required
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • A university degree in Communications, Journalism, International Relations or a relevant field;
  • 5 years’ experience in KM/Communications; preference will be given to candidates with experience in i) public health; and ii) information systems strengthening iii) USAID development projects iv) Experience with USAID project close out;
  • Strong writing skills samples may be requested;
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong communications skills;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili;
  • Solid computer skills, including photo and video editing and desktop publishing.

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