Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Knowledge Management Officer-MVIWATA Job vacancy

Position Description:
Reports To:Executive Director
Duty Station:Morogoro
Duration of contract:2 years renewable on the basis of performance.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Facilitate development of overall knowledge management system i.e. policy, strategy, tools and plan ofMVIWATA
Manage documentation and dissemination of sound experiences of MIWIWATA and its members through publications.
Prepare MVIWATA periodic publications and reports, namely, monthly bulletin, Pambazuko newsletter, brochures, annual reports, policy briefs, training materials and other promotional materials.
Build the capacity of MVIWATA team at the national office as well at the branches in communication and writing skills.
Mobilize information, lessons and knowledge sharing among MVIWATA staff and members
Facilitate development of rural information, resource centres and rural reporters.
Manage MVIWATA website to ensure that it is uploaded in time and with diverse news and information.
Keep records and copies of all materials produced and distributed by MVIWATA
Manage relationship between MVIWATA and keep track of press coverage
Develop and maintain the mailing distribution of MVIWATA publications
Prepare periodic progress reports as per institutional requirements
Required Qualifications
Holder of Masters Degree in Mass Communication from a recognized university;
At least 4 years of proven experience in relevant field
Excellent fluency in English and Kiswahili both in writing and speaking is a must.
Strong writing skills (reports, articles & publications) is a must
Essential competencies for all positions
Ability to work in team and complement one another
Strong interpersonal skills    
Ability to work under pressure and complete tasks on deadlines       
Excellent communication and facilitation skills  
Excellent fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili
Excellent writing skills (reports, articles, & publications)
Essential qualities for applicants
These should be considered as senior positions and adequate experience is a must. Candidates without the required experience need not apply farmers and adapting to the MVIWATA organizational philosophy,
all times to act in a professional and courteous manner to maintain a positive image of MVIWA'TA
Good organizational skills, ability to work in a diverse team and independently (With minimum supervision)
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
Ability to make timely decisions and communicate effectively
Excellent fluency in English and Kiswahili both in writing and speaking is a must
Strong writing skills (reports, articles & publications) is a must
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a rural setting is a must
Result  oriented approach and thinking

Application Instructions:
Applicants should apply by post or email, sending a cover letter expressing their suitability to the position and providing names and addresses of three credible referees, CV, copies of certificates by3rd December 2012 to:
Executive Director
P.O. BOX 3220

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