Management Advisor Jobs Vacancy at Danya International in Uganda


Job Title: Organizational Development and Knowledge Management Advisor, Uganda
Closing Date: Monday, 31 December 2012

Danya International, Inc. (Danya) provides technology-enabled services to achieve social impact for the government, nonprofit, and commercial sectors. Danya is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA, and has offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Nairobi, Kenya.

Danya's core competencies include information technology (IT), research and evaluation, behavior change communication (BCC), education and training, capacity building, and program management support. Recently recognized as the U.S. Government Contractor of the Year, Danya is dedicated to outstanding service and creativity. We not only use the latest technology, but we also strive to apply it in a way that enhances the human experience. We use technology to innovate with social impact!

Danya is seeking a qualified Organizational Development and Knowledge Management Advisor in an upcoming multi-year project that will provide monitoring, evaluation and learning support and build the capacity of USAID/Uganda. The anticipated start date is early 2013. This position is contingent upon award.

SUMMARY: Under supervision of the Chief of Party, the Organizational Development and Knowledge Management (OD/KM) Advisor will provide technical leadership to assist USAID/Uganda become a better learning, adaptive, effective development organization through improved organizational process and enhanced staff capacity.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provide programmatic leadership in all activities related to OD/KM  Develop and adapt tools to enhance USAID's organization collaboration, learning and adaptive management skills  Carry out analyses of organizational culture and time management studies and track organizational learning and change  Develop a learning and development agenda for USAID/Uganda staff to promote a learning and adaptive business culture  Facilitate collaboration between USAID, government of Uganda and other stakeholders
 Develop and implement a knowledge management mechanism to consolidate information for learning engagements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Master's degree and 8+ years of relevant experience or a compatible combination of education and experience. Relevant degree with post-graduate level training in organizational development or related fields  A minimum of 8 years' experience in organizational development and knowledge management in an international development environment  Demonstrated prior experience working with USAID  Strong change management, results oriented and decision making skills  Excellent interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills  Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform  Prior work experience in Uganda preferred

Unique Requirements  Fluency in English  Ability to travel nationally and internationally

Competencies

    Integrity/Ethics: Deals with others in a straightforward and honest manner, is accountable for actions, maintains confidentiality, supports company values, conveys good news and bad.
    Quality: Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems.
    Creativity/Innovation: Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, takes risks, supports change, encourages innovation, solves problems creatively.

    Competitive compension and benefits package, incluing relocation to Kampala, Uganda.

    Danya is an equal opportunity employer

How to apply:

Please visit our website at www.danya.com/careers.asp. Click on International positions and select the position you are interested in.


Deadline: 31st Dec 2012


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