Junior Consultant, Knowledge Management Assistant, Job in Kenya

Duties & Responsibilities

Support the coordination of Knowledge Management and Research initiatives:

  • Prepare and organize the gender profile focal points meeting.
  • Develop virtual content for the Africa website.
  • Promotes knowledge sharing within ESARO, including cross-country and cross thematic knowledge sharing through networks and communities of practice.
  • Conduct a study on The Status of gender equality in Universities in East and Southern Africa
  • Organize for the launch of the regional gender profile and identify, coordinate the participants, prepare presentations and talking points for the launch.
  • Create key messages for the infographics for the regional profile and collaborate with the communications team to ensure social media engagement and dissemination of the same.
  • Develop and compile quarterly data and statistics on thematic issues for quarterly knowledge series.
  • Contribute to and document new corporate knowledge sharing mechanisms.
  • Innovates and engages on new technology (multi-media) opportunities to receive, capture and share knowledge.
  • Support the development of online tools, surveys and other pilot projects, including those oriented toward collaboration and learning.

Dissemination of Knowledge products:

  • Develop publication dissemination strategies for the regional gender profile and the Status of gender equality in the universities report and ensure implementation.
  • Coordinate knowledge dissemination events for the regional profile and the status of gender equality in universities report.
  • Advise on dissemination formats that accelerate use and adoption of knowledge products.


Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example

Functional Competencies

  • Ability to design qualitative and quantitative research projects.
  • Demonstrable gender research experience.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Solid familiarity with current Knowledge Management technologies, including social media-based systems.
  • Demonstrated capacity to strongly promote knowledge sharing and knowledge products and systems.
  • Good knowledge of gender issues and women’s empowerment issues.
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities.
  • Establishes, builds and sustains effective relationships with clients, demonstrating understanding of client’s perspective; anticipates client needs and addresses them promptly.
  • Model and promote transparency, honesty and openness.
  • Demonstrate understanding of client’s perspective.

Required Skills And Experience

Education and Certification:

  • Bachelors degree (or equivalent) in economics, gender, development studies, or in the field of social science or other relevant field.


  • One year of relevant experience in development work, administrative or programme management/support.
  • Experience working on gender equality at national, regional and international levels is an asset.
  • Experience in working in a multicultural environment.
  • Experience in working in a computer environment using multiple office software packages is required.
  • Experience in the use of ERP systems, preferably Oracle Cloud, is desirable.
  • Experience in supporting a team is desirable.
  • Excellent analytical skills with strong drive for results and capacity to work independently.

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