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Knowledge Management Advisor

Job Description

*Preferred location: London, United Kingdom; Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate within a jurisdiction (Country or US State) where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The purpose of this role is two fold: to maximize the potential of advocacy practitioners to bring change for children, through ensuring the right knowledge is available when needed in World Vision’s campaigns. This entails comprehensive gathering of information from our global campaign to end violence against children as well as promoting this information to encourage learning. The role will develop systems that capture and aggregate data from multiple campaigns, prove the contribution to change and identify paths and products to increase knowledge of effective advocacy models. The KM Adviser is also responsible for building a global network of practice for advocacy, promote a culture of excellence in this network and support the members to develop the skills and capacities to achieve a better performance of the campaign.

Allied to this is the collection, collation and analysis to demonstrate the contribution of advocacy to the World Vision Partnership’s overarching strategic goal. This data also provides significant insights for the progress of the campaign.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contribute to the development of a culture of learning and improvement within the advocacy community for adoption, replication and scale up of internal and external best practices in relation to the new global campaign.

  • Ensure a systematic collection of internal and external information and data relevant to the achievement of Global campaigns team learning and accountability objectives.

  • Ensure a global monitoring and evaluation of the global campaign and an adequate circulation of information for accountability purpose.

  • Respond to special needs and special projects.

  • Gather, collate, report and analyse data which shows the contribution of advocacy to the partnership’s overarching goal.

KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

  • Bachelors degree in relevant area – development, international relations, social sciences, communications, Knowledge Management, Child Protection.

  • Capacity to manage an important amount of information, summarize it and package it for communication with different groups of stakeholders.

  • Strategic, creative, pragmatic and innovative thinking.

  • Min 3 years’ experience in relevant field (campaigning, advocacy and/or communications).

  • A successful track record in coordinating / managing and communicating information in a large and complex environment.

  • Strong project management experience with excellent analysis, writing, documenting & editing skills including high competency in Microsoft Excel.

  • Experience of working in a complex, international and cross-cultural environment.

  • Ability / experience influencing people to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred:

  • Experience of working on large scale public campaigns or advocacy actions.

  • Experience in developing and delivering campaign strategies.

  • Practical advocacy and campaigning experience in different national contexts, particularly in developing context.

  • Good knowledge on monitoring and evaluation (M&E).

  • Experience in producing curriculum, case studies, analysis and substantial reports.

  • Experience mobilizing supporters and influencing key decision makers on development issues.

  • Field/ national office experience, along with understanding of the organization to allow for efficient and timely coordination of information and stakeholders.

Work Environment:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of the time.