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Knowledge Management Assistant, Consultancy, 6 Months, For Ethiopian Nationals only

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2019-12-13

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UNICEF is looking for a seasoned professional who will provide support to knowledge management related activities for the Program Monitoring Unit (PMU). If you have the required profile, you are highly encouraged to apply. Taking up this assignment is motivating and rewarding.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Hope

To provide support to knowledge management related activities for the Program Monitoring Unit (PMU)

How can you make a difference?

The Knowledge Management Assistant will help with the restructuring and strengthening of information management and sharing of the PMU, primarily through the following tasks:

  1. Ensure completeness of PMU’s grants archiving (via the ECM) and support section-specific archiving initiatives when necessary.
  2. Support the donor relations team with regular update of donor relations materials, including the preparation of 2020 donor briefing notes (funding analysis). Assist with updating of proposal and grants management trackers and ensure this is in line with information needed for different analyses.
  3. Update the Ethiopia country office’s profile in Salesforce in collaboration with the Donor Relations Unit.
  4. Support the development of SOPs outlining roles and responsibilities of the management of the different tools, train relevant staff and prepare a roll out plan for the effective uptake of the different tools.

Expected Deliverable

  • 100% of relevant documents for grants for the current country program cycle are up to date on the appropriate shared drive on monthly basis.
  • Sales force updated to include ECO’s key donors on monthly basis.
  • Proposal and grants-related trackers are developed and updated.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Secondary education and a minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience is required.
  • Professional and or university courses related to the field of work are highly desirable.

Technical Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Excel essential
  • Knowledge of Sales is an advantage
  • Knowledge of UNICEF Programmes and the enterprise content management platform
  • Previous experience in supporting knowledge engagement , archiving and database development initiative required.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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