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Technical Advisor, Knowledge Management for COVID-19 Programs

FHI 360
Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States
30+ days ago

Description

Project Overview

Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) is a five-year global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). EpiC is dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control and the project provides strategic technical assistance (TA) and direct service delivery (DSD) to break through barriers to 95-95-95 and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs by improving HIV case-finding, prevention, and treatment programming. EpiC is dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control among at-risk adult men, women, priority populations and key populations and the project is led by FHI 360 with core partners Population Services International (PSI), Palladium Group, Right to Care, and Gobee Group. While originally designed as a HIV program, EpiC has been modified to accept COVID-19 funding to prevent, prepare for, respond to and bolster health systems to address COVID-19 and reemergence. Currently, EpiC and its consortium members are implementing COVID-19 activities in more than 20 countries on three continents. EpiC is seeking qualified candidates to fill a new position of Technical Advisor, Knowledge Management, COVID-19 Programs at its HQ office.

Job Summary:

The Technical Advisor, Knowledge Management is primarily responsible for providing leadership, technical assistance, and coordination support for the development and dissemination of knowledge management deliverables documenting COVID-19 program activities and ensuring that EpiC and FHI 360 staff are abreast of the latest COVID-19 science and innovations. The Technical Advisor will contribute to the development of knowledge products for a wide variety of audiences, such as funders, health care workers, program managers, and project beneficiaries. S/he will support the gathering, synthesis, and dissemination of information and collaborate with project staff to create engaging, compelling, and high-quality deliverables that distill and elevate EpiC’s COVID-19 implementation experience, lessons learned, and impact. The Technical Advisor will be responsible for working with both HQ-based staff and country-based staff.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with senior project management to determine EpiC COVID-19 knowledge management priorities and provide technical support for all COVID-19 knowledge management activities. 
  • Serve as point of contact and interact independently with EpiC field-based colleagues on the production of COVID-19 knowledge management deliverables and keep senior project management apprised of activity progress.
  • Support the synthesis and curation of evidence and experience emerging from the project’s programming and routine data analysis.
  • Stay abreast of relevant COVID-19 science and evidence-based practices and ensure knowledge products reflect and promote the latest evidence to EpiC and FHI 360 staff.
  • Work closely with science writers, editors, designers, and language translation specialists to produce high-quality, audience-appropriate print and digital knowledge products, including peer-reviewed publications, blog posts, photo essays, technical briefs, reports and fact sheets, conference abstracts and presentations, and training materials and other technical tools.
  • Design and coordinate virtual and, where appropriate, in-person learning exchange activities.
  • Support the development and execution of communications and dissemination strategies for EpiC COVID-19 knowledge projects, including liaising with FHI 360’s corporate communications team, USAID’s communications team, and other strategic partners.
  • Contribute to the preparation of annual work plans and progress reports in a timely fashion for submission to USAID.
  • Ensure timely development and completion of COVID-19 knowledge management deliverables.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent in international development, public health, journalism, or related field required.
  • 5-8 years of relevant knowledge management experience, including experience with USAID-funded global health projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities.
  • Substantial experience using computerized information systems. 
  • Highly proficient writing and verbal communication skills; adept at cross-cultural communication.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience preferred.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.

Travel Requirements:

  • >10%

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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About Us 

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 57359106
  • Location:
    Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States
  • Position Title: Technical Advisor, Knowledge Management for COVID-19 Programs
  • Company Name: FHI 360
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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