Knowledge Management Advisor

Public Health Institute/Global Health Training, Advisory and Support Contract

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The Knowledge Management (KM) Advisor serves in the PEC Division within the Office of PRH in the USAID Bureau for Global Health. USAID defines KM as “the process of generating, curating, organizing, sharing, and using knowledge to create value or support decision-making in context.” The KM Advisor will contribute to the Global Health Bureau’s family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) program by providing technical support to the design, implementation, management, monitoring, and evaluation of KM activities within the Office and throughout USAID-funded FP/RH programs. They will build understanding of and capacity for KM among USAID staff within the Office and among USAID Missions and advise on its effective implementation throughout USAID FP/RH programming. The Advisor will receive overall programmatic guidance from the PEC Deputy Division Chief, as well as project, division, and office management teams.


*Master’s degree and 6 years’ experience, Bachelor’s degree and 8 years’ experience, Associate’s degree and 10 years of relevant experience, or High School graduate and 12 years of relevant experience
*US Citizenship or US Permanent Residency with the ability to obtain and maintain a Facility Access clearance is required. For Permanent Residents, this means having resided in the US for at least 3 of the past 5 years.
*Demonstrated experience in designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating a variety of KM strategies and activities and understanding of KM best practices in different contexts.
*Demonstrated experience in implementing KM within and across low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
*Understanding of the fundamentals of global health and FP/RH programming in LMICs.
*Understanding and experience in employing equity considerations, including for gender, youth, and localization, into KM strategies and activities.
*Demonstrated experience in building capacity for KM among a wide variety of stakeholders.
*French, Portuguese, or Spanish language skills are desirable.
*Familiarity with USAID assistance programs preferred.
*Ability to travel internationally.


Full pay range for this position is $94,900 to $147,940 per year, with the starting wage determined based on candidate’s knowledge, skills, experience, as well as budget availability.

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