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Offer: Job: Programs Specialist, Knowledge Management, The African Women's Development Fund, Accra, Ghana

(from AWID):

The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF). Accra, Ghana.
Closing date: February 28, 2013.

The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is a grant making foundation, which aims to support the work of the African women’s movement for peace, equality, sustainable development and social justice. AWDF, which is based in Accra, Ghana. AWDF requires the services of an experienced, innovative and dedicated Programmes Specialist, Knowledge Management, to support the senior management team in the development and implementation of an organisational knowledge management strategy.

Job Specification:
As a learning organisation, the generation of knowledge, its management and dissemination is critical to the work of AWDF. Knowledge produced in various forms within AWDF is important to the organisation’s mandate to raise the profile and visibility of African women, the African Women’s Movement, the organisation itself and most importantly, the issues it seeks to address. AWDF also disseminates knowledge to showcase the work of its grantees, to raise awareness of the issues they seek to address, to influence decision-making in Africa and internationally and to mobilise greater public support for women’s rights in Africa. In addition, it generates and disseminates information, knowledge and learning to strengthen grantee organisational effectiveness.

The post holder will be responsible for coordinating AWDF’s knowledge management function, ensuring a sound evidence base of the impact of AWDF’s work, as well as the ability to showcase this work and the issues the organisation seeks to address, to broad publics both internal and external to AWDF.

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To Apply:
Qualified candidates should send applications (2 pages) and a CV of not more than 4 pages to the Human Resources Manager, African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), 78 Ambassadorial Enclave, East Legon, P.M.B.CT 89, Cantonments Accra Ghana. Copies should be sent by email to, with ‘Programmes Specialist, Knowledge Management’ as the subject reference.

Applications should reach AWDF no later than February 28, 2013.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for additional information and interviews.

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