Knowledge Management Specialist (USAID/CPS)


About the organization

ZemiTek, LLC is a Woman-Owned, SBA-certified 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) based in the Washington, DC metro area. We have a strong record delivering innovative and high-quality solutions. Since 2007, ZemiTek has provided technical assistance, project management, information technology (IT), knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation, training and learning development, and institutional support services.

USAID’s Bureau for Conflict Prevention and Stabilization (CPS) Program Office requires a Knowledge Management (KM) Specialist. The KM Specialist will support the engagement, coordination, and distillation of learning on key topics (e.g. conflict prevention, CVE, stabilization, and adaptive management, etc.) across CPS. This position will play a key role identifying, prioritizing, coordinating, and meeting bureau-wide and/or Front Office knowledge management needs.


Help to establish and maintain a knowledge management practices for the Bureau, working closely with other PO staff and CPS offices and develop systems within the existing USAID platform
Support CPS engagement to strengthen the collection and collation of important materials and information for effective bureau and programming operations;
Work with CPS Front Office, Program Office and line offices to identify bureau-level learning priorities;
Provide overall bureau-level leadership and guidance on CPS KM/Learning, to include an action plan; drive the implementation of the action plan;
Coordinate bureau or other KM working groups and steering committees;
Promote collaboration and cross-learning through events, workshops, and/or trainings and other fora;
Coordinate and coalesce information for CPS or others related to reports, briefers, and presentations in a timely and organized manner and for internal and external stakeholders;
Coordinate and lead learning events and after-action reviews of bureau-wide activities/engagements;
Support learning and information-sharing needs of bureau, office or other coordination groups, etc, to provide robust and timely country and regional specific information for decision makers as directed by the bureau or offices;
Represent CPS’ interests and equities in intra-agency and interagency KM fora;
Support other initiatives and priorities requiring KM and related subject matter expertise;


Minimum Qualifications:

3-10 years of experience in a professional office setting;
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, facilitation, and presentation skills;
Demonstrated ability to analyze and synthesize information to present complex issues clearly and concisely both orally and in writing;
Highly organized individual who has both attention to detail and ability to influence and manage large projects; and
Knowledge of MS Office Suite programs (including Excel, Word, and Power Point); and the full range of Google products
Ability to obtain and keep SECRET clearance required.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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