World Vision Kenya – Child Protection & Participation Knowledge Management & Communications Specialist

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Key Responsibilities:

Part-Time position – (20 hours a week)

The Child Protection & Participation (CP&P) Knowledge Management & Communications Specialist/Advisor is responsible for designing and implementing knowledge management processes, systems and activities for the CP&P global sector, ensuring that strategic CP&P knowledge assets are documented, accessed and used to improve World Vision’s ability to protect the most vulnerable children from violence. Additionally, s/he is responsible for creating and implementing a communications plan to convey the impact of World Vision’s CP&P programming internally to staff and externally to key stakeholders. 

In order to achieve this, the CP&P KM & Communications Specialist/Advisor will provide expert advice and stewardship to the CP&P Communities of Practice, leading the implementation of strategic KM objectives to ensure institutional knowledge and best practices within the sector are leveraged for impact. S/he will manage content development for the sector’s internal intranet website, the monthly CP&P Newsletter for internal practitioners, and for the sector’s external-facing website. S/he will develop tailored communication to promote the work of the CP&P sector to internal and external audiences. 

Overall, this role seeks to establish a vibrant learning culture where data is systematically transformed into information and then into knowledge that leads to change – an environment where innovations and CP&P best practices are encouraged, documented and shared across the Partnership and externally.

Set Strategic Plans for KM and Communications

  • Update, refine, and implement the sector KM work plan to support overall sector business objectives
  • Collaborate with team members to develop targeted communication plans to promote CP&P external events, research, best practices, and team publications.

Create a knowledge-sharing culture to achieve CP&P business goals

  •  Promotes a vibrant CP&P Community of Practice that meets on a regular basis and works together effectively across teams and offices to further global CP&P priorities.
  • Manages and nurtures the sector CoPs to create a conducive environment where knowledge is built, leveraged, retained, and shared to improve CP&P programming
  • Spearhead dynamic learning experiences, processes, and activities to enable CoP members to collaborate, problem solve, and share solutions to common CP&P programming issues.
  • Facilitates an appropriate flow of CP&P knowledge and learning between field office and global teams 

Knowledge Curation, Communication, and Data Management

  • Manage external CP&P team webpages, ensuring up-to-date information that reflects the impact of CP&P programming
  • Curate, write, and edit sector newsletters and internal Partnership news articles
  • Oversee, create, and maintain content for sector intranet webpages (SharePoint platform) to provide access to programme and project tools and best practice guidance
  • Develop system and process for tracking CP&P programming across 60+ Field Offices

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required Professional Experience:

  • At least 5 years experiences in organizational communications, storytelling, community of practice management, or knowledge management
  • Excellent writing, document editing, formatting and publication skills
  • Contemporary and progressive ICT skills in KM platforms/software (MS Teams, SharePoint, web design, Articulate, Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to translate complicated ideas and technical language into simple language
  • Strong collaboration and coordination skills and experience
  • Webinar development and facilitation
  • Knowledge Management training / and or experience
  • Experience in formation and nurturing of virtual communities of practices, networks, etc.
  • Experience in dealing with faith related issues in development
  • Facilitation skills – virtual and F2F
  • Website and publication design
  • A bachelor’s degree in Knowledge Management Science, Organisational Communications, Business Management or Administration, Informational Technology, or a related field

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications:

  • Experience in the field of child participation, child rights, and learning & development
  • Experience leading organization-wide initiatives, strategic planning, and project management





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