Check your search results here

Learning & Knowledge Management Advisor: CARE International Jobs in Kenya

Job Ref:RMU/EX00145

CARE International and its partners work with vulnerable communities to address the underlying causes of poverty and promote peace and development, through its strategic goal to reduce poverty by empowering women, enhancing access to resources and services, and improving governance.

CARE’s Adaptation Learning Programme (ALP) for Africa is designed to develop, implement and disseminate models for community based adaptation to climate change.

The programme will be implemented in Ghana, Niger, Mozambique, and Kenya. In each country, community-based adaptation demonstration projects will be implemented in vulnerable communities in partnership with local civil society and government institutions.

The experience gained will be used to influence adaptation policies and programmes at national, regional and international levels through targeted advocacy.

The project will also seek to promote replication and scaling up of successful CBA models by governmental and non-governmental institutions engaged in planning and implementing adaptation initiatives.

We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of Learning& Knowledge Management (LKM) Advisor

Job Summary

Reporting to the ALP Programme Coordinator, the LKM Advisor will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in institutionalising learning within programme approaches
  • Establish mechanisms for sharing knowledge and learning across programme and in the region
  • Lead the documentation and dissemination of learning to influence policies and programmes
  • Programme communication and representation

Key Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Planning and organizing abilities;
  • Flexible, adaptable, dynamic and culturally sensitive
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Integrity, commitment to service and respect for diversity;

Required skills and qualifications

  • University degree, and preferably an advanced degree, in a relevant discipline such as international/rural development or social science
  • At least eight years of relevant working experience, including a minimum of five years facilitating learning and knowledge management
  • Strong experience and knowledge of approaches to learning and knowledge management
  • Strong practical experience with facilitating group reflective practices, including operational and action research, after action reviews, and participatory analysis
  • Demonstrated experience in developing publications for policy and practice
  • Positive experiences working with local and international partners and relationship-building
  • Knowledge of adaptation to climate change desirable
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, working knowledge of French, Kiswahili and/or Portuguese desirable

The incumbent will be based in Nairobi with frequent travel to Ghana, Mozambique and Niger.

Closing date for applications is: 11th March 2010.

The shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 17th March for interviews which will take place on 24th or 25th March 2010.

Applications/CV with daytime telephone contacts and three referees should be sent to:

The Human Resources Officer
CARE Somalia/South Sudan
P.O. Box 2039, 00202 Nairobi
Email: hr @

Applicants sending their applications through email should clearly mark on the subject “Learning & Knowledge Management Advisor

Job Ref: RMU/EX00145”

CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer, promoting gender, equity and diversity and women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!

DO NOT MISS to Subscribe below for the latest jobs to your EMAIL for FREE

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Want to know the latest news, read great articles, features, jobs and careers? Then click here