Programme Knowledge Specialist


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It’s hard to believe that today over 650 million people still don’t have clean, safe water and over 2.3 billion live without a toilet. The resulting diseases kill one child every minute.

WaterAid is looking for a Programme Knowledge Specialist to play a vital role in our mission to transform lives with safe water, sanitation and hygiene in the world’s poorest communities.

Working under the Head of Program Quality, the Programme Knowledge Specialist is responsible to capture experience, knowledge, and evidence from WaterAid Ethiopia’s work, organise this knowledge through effective management systems, and promote uptake of the information through sharing, dissemination, and outreach mechanisms. The incumbent will oversee and lead development of a WaterAid Ethiopia (WAE) Knowledge Management (KM) Strategy aligned with priorities identified in the Country Strategic Plan (CSP), and implement the Strategy

To be successful, you’ll need to have broad understanding and experience, preferably NGO experience, in communications, research, etc. and demonstrated technical ability, sound judgment, and ability to work effectively with others at all levels. Additionally, you’ll need to have excellent knowledge management, communication and presentation skill, ability to synthesize information from different sources and present information – orally and in writing – to users.

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By 2030 we want everyone everywhere to have clean water, sanitation and hygiene. We need you to help us make it happen. If you bring your expertise, passion and professionalism, we’ll give you a lot back.  

If you are interested in the position and have the right skills and attributes, please send your CV and motivation letter to: [email protected]

Please note: in order to apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Ethiopia.

No recruitment agencies please.