The QED Group, LLC

  • Communications and Knowledge Management Specialist (Peru)

    Job Locations PE
    Category
    Knowledge Management
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Close Date
    11/30/2018
  • Overview

    The QED Group, LLC, is a full-service international consulting firm committed to solving complex global challenges through innovative solutions. We are determined to provide all our clients with best-value services so they increase their efficiency, learning capacity, and accountability to the public in an ever more complex and interconnected world. Through Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning and Knowledge Management practice areas, QED is working to maximize our clients' return on investment through accountability, continuous learning, and sound management.

     

    We are currently seeking a Communications and Knowledge Management Specialist to support the USAID/Peru Amazon Knowledge and Learning Platform. The overall objectives of the five-year program are to 1) support the adaptive management of USAID programs under the Amazon Vision, and 2) improve knowledge and evidence for the conservation of Amazon biodiversity and climate change mitigation services.

    Responsibilities

    The Communications and Knowledge Management (KM) Specialist will provide technical leadership and management oversight for all strategic communications and knowledge management activities.  S/he will support the planning and execution of strategic communications and knowledge management planning, audience analysis, and content design and production for the project. S/he will also coordinate with other (national/regional) stakeholders to organize, consolidate, and communicate lessons. The Communications and KM Specialist will also provide guidance on promoting learning to further the project’s conservation and mitigation efforts.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a field related to international development, organizational development, knowledge management, business administration, or a similar focus.
    • A least 7 years of demonstrated expertise in strategic communications, public advocacy, and behavior change, particularly in relation to international development.
    • Experience working in the sectors of environmental protection and climate change, especially in the Amazon region.
    • Demonstrated expertise in knowledge management, curation, and evidence aggregation.
    • A demonstrated track record of success in managing communications activities and outreach campaigns, including developing excellent collaborative working relationships with partners and other stakeholders.
    • Fluency in Spanish and English required; Portuguese preferred.
    • Experience working in the Latin America and Caribbean region.

    How to Apply

    To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

    1. Complete the online application.
    2. Attach your resume.
    3. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
    4. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

    Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

    Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

     

    Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.

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