Knowledge Management Consultant – Nairobi – Girl Generation End FGM Grants Programme

The Girl Generation End FGM Grants Programme, funded by the Human Dignity Foundation, aims to build the Africa-led movement to end FGM by enabling grassroots organisations working to end FGM to access small grants. The programme is looking for a consultant to help improve the current grants knowledge management process.
Summary purpose and objective of role
The Knowledge Management Consultant will be in charge of developing a knowledge management process for the End FGM Grants Programme – a 10 country programme which currently manages over 100 grantees and is rapidly expanding. The knowledge management process will improve the current storing system and allow the team to identify relevant stories easily and quickly against different themes or categories. The consultant will also be in charge of completing the process for all Year 1 (2016) grants and drafting success stories for the three current countries: Nigeria, Kenya and the Gambia.
The position will be based in Nairobi and is expected to work in liaison with The Girl Generation and End FGM Grants staff in Nairobi and London. The consultancy is expected to last up to 20 days between mid-September and mid-November 2017

Person specification
• The candidate will hold at minimum a bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject (statistics, research methods, development, etc.)
• The candidate will have experience in designing knowledge management process for complex programmes from multiple countries and partners
• The candidate will have strong expertise in story-telling and written documentation of stories
• The candidate will be fluent in English. Fluency in French and/or Arab would be an added advantage.
• The candidate will have an understanding of and personal commitment to international human rights principles, including women’s and children’s rights
• Candidates are require to have the right to work in Kenya

About Options
Options Consultancy Services Limited was established in 1992 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marie Stopes International. We are a consultancy organisation providing technical and management expertise in the health and social sectors to governments and international development partners to transform the health of women and children. We provide information, expertise and influence to governments, health workers, NGOs and businesses to catalyse change so that health services can be accessed by the people who need them most.
The Girl Generation End FGM Grants Programme, which is funded by Human Dignity Foundation, aims to build the Africa-led movement to end FGM by enabling grassroots organisations working to end FGM to access small grants through a flexible and accessible process. The purpose of the funds is to accelerate social change to end FGM through communications, advocacy and campaigning. The Girl Generation End FGM Grants Programme has so far awarded grants in Nigeria, Kenya and the Gambia.
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HOW TO APPLY:
• See full advert on our website
• To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Marion Pobo opportunities@options.co.uk. Candidates should state the role in the subject header
• Closing date for applications is Sunday 20th August
• Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

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