Knowledge Management Officer Job in Kenya – Ministry of Finance

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Knowledge Management Officer Job in Kenya – Ministry of Finance


Reporting to the Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, the Knowledge Management Officer will have the overall responsibility for designing and implementing the Project Knowledge Management Strategy and a two year rolling action plan. This will help the project leverage the best available and most relevant knowledge, based on both evidence and practice, from the project’s own implementation experience, government, with partners and from other external sources. Activities will be implemented in three broad areas; (i) knowledge generation (ii) knowledge use (iii) supporting the enabling institutional environment with evidence-based learning and knowledge-sharing. The specific duties of the Knowledge Management Officer will include:

Key Responsibilities

  • Publish, promote and disseminate through planned outreach, high-quality knowledge products in accessible formats, including: 2022 Programme Design Report (PDR), Impact assessments, Expert blogs, Policy briefs and relevant rural finance knowledge products
  • Identify and address knowledge gaps and priorities at the project levels
  • Annual review of project KM activities, products, outreach and partnerships, with recommendations on priorities for knowledge development, knowledge partnerships and resource use
  • Support in the development of online tools for data collection, studies and training evaluations
  • Assist in tracking indicators for Knowledge Management in line with the Project Monitoring and Evaluation Plan and the Logical Framework
  • Support and collaborate on initiatives that provide reliable and continuously updated data on rural finance inclusion and agriculture

  • Prepare KM and M&E analytical reports including quarterly, semiannual, annual reports and other reports as they may be required from time to time
  • Improve uptake and dissemination of knowledge and learning generated through project implementation reports
  • Encourage project staff and partners to publish externally and participate in knowledge-intensive external activities
  • Map existing and potential priority knowledge partnerships, and their comparative advantage, to project/thematic (e.g. gender, climate, nutrition and youth) knowledge priorities
  • Systematically generate, distil and disseminate knowledge and innovations emerging from project initiatives
  • Promote the use of partnering tools to assess the suitability and effectiveness of knowledge partnerships
  • Participate in networks and build partnerships that promote knowledge exchange and learning on KM, and project learning solutions.
  • Provide direct support on KM strategy, planning and implementation to project delivery teams
  • Provide enhanced library and information services for the project
  • Identify successful approaches to knowledge- sharing by project and partners being used at country and regional levels (where applicable) that can be scaled up
  • Subject to budget availability, establish series of regular seminars on “hot topics” in the rural finance field, for example the mainstreaming themes of youth, gender, climate and nutrition, drawing on cutting-edge knowledge and project implementation evidence and experience
  • Provide innovative technology solutions to support virtual meetings, workshops, communities and networks in rural finance
  • Implement an internal communications plan for KM strategy roll-out, including awareness raising sessions for Senior and Middle project staff, and for all partnering staff on why KM is important, and what they can do to make it work
  • Introduce enhanced handover processes to mitigate risk of knowledge loss due to staff mobility/separation, and when consultants leave
  • Ensure comprehensive monitoring and learning system is in place for KM action plan implementation.
  • Carry out any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.

Minimum Requirements

  • Masters level and Bachelors degree in relevant fields, including economics, public policy, public administration, development, communication, or a related field in social sciences from accredited university;
  • At least 7 years of work experience in the area of Knowledge Management for development programmes, 3 of which in Development Partner funded project.
  • Working experience in knowledge management, monitoring, evaluation and learning or related field
  • Broad knowledge and experience of knowledge management, rural development and/or financial issues, their interrelationships, and the key stakeholders in the financial inclusion and climate change field;
  • Evidence of Interaction with monitoring & evaluation systems and policy environment is key.
  • Experience in and ability to work with ICT tools;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. A mastery of Kiswahili is desirable.

Other Requirements

  • Experience in participating in financial inclusion initiatives;
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively in a diverse environment;
  • Exceptional organizational and coordination skills;
  • Strong research and analysis skills;

How to Apply

Interested applicants who meet the qualification requirements should send their applications along with copies of their academic and professional certificates, testimonials and detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating names and addresses of three referees and daytime telephone and email contacts. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be clearly marked quoting the reference number of the position applied for on the letter and envelope and addressed to:

The Principal Secretary

The National Treasury

National Treasury Building,

P.O Box 30007-00100, Nairobi, Kenya

Suitably qualified candidates are advised to apply for the positions through Email: OR drop their applications at the National Treasury Building, 3rd Floor, Room No.303 before 17th March 2023 at 1700hrs East Africa Time.

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