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Knowledge Management Specialist

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Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
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Posted On:
12 April, 2009
Last Date to apply:
18 April, 2009
Experience in years
2 to 4

•Minimum five years experience in the field of KM, regional experience preferred
•Excellent report writing and communication skills, as evidenced by written material(s), in English.
•Ability to function effectively in multi-disciplinary teams within a matrix management environment.
•Proficiency in computer skills including MS Office.
•Ability to perform under pressure.
•Strong analytical skills.


Pakistan Earthquake of 8 October 2005 devastated, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and northern parts of the NWFP. The earthquake affected more than 5 million people with more than 2.5 million in need of immediate relief support. The Federal and Provincial Governments, Donors, NGOs and UN System rushed relief assistance to the affected areas and relief efforts are still continuing.
The Government of Pakistan established an Earthquake Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Authority (ERRA) to spearhead the rehabilitation and reconstruction activities, in the wake of devastating earthquake of 08 October 2005, in the seven worst affected districts of NWFP and AJK.
The Assignment
UNDP seeks to procure the services of an expert for Knowledge Management (KM) who will be entrusted the role to initiate ERRA Media and KM Team for the implementation of a smooth and strategically driven KM programme.
The expert will play a strategic role in enhancing and refining ERRA’s KM practices, coordinate internally with senior management on KM issues and externally with key stakeholders on strategic issues and to ensure effective and timely production and dissemination of KM products. 
The incumbent will be expected to perform, in close consultation with ERRA KM cell, the following tasks:
  • Review the existing strategy, analyze and revise accordingly.
  • Provide a detailed implementation plan for the Knowledge Management Strategy, proposing the structure of the KM team at ERRA, complete with TORs and required expertise.
  • The expert will provide suggestions and recommendations on the collation of available information, archiving, referencing and retrieval system and other information necessary for successful knowledge management.
  • Present the strategy and implementation plan to ERRA staff and seek feedback.
  • Submit a final report after incorporating the feedback.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Master in Social ScienceMasters Degree The candidate should have •A postgraduate degree in Social Sciences, preferably in a discipline related to KM from a recognized university