Consultants for Developing Knowledge Management Strategy & Implementation Plan
Company Overview
Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Project Overview and Role

Palladium manages the USAID-funded Health Technical Assistance Project (BANTU), which supports USAID Indonesia by rapidly leveraging specialized short and long-term technical assistance to support USAID and the Government of Indonesia's health programs and national health priorities.

USAID has recently collaborated with the Indonesian Academy of Sciences (Akademi Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia/AIPI) to convene the Evidence Summit on Maternal and Newborn Health. The Evidence Summit generated a large collection of literature, and more evidence is being generated on this issue, making clear the need for AIPI to develop a strategy of knowledge management (KM).

Responsibilities

OBJECTIVE OF THE CONSULTANCY:
Technical assistance is therefore needed to evaluate current needs and capacity and develop a knowledge management strategy, and a plan for its implementation, to work closely with AIPI to:
  • Develop and apply a consultative process with AIPI, USAID, and other key stakeholders as identified (e.g., ALMI, DIPI, other Government partners) to evaluate current methodology and identify needs of knowledge management and communication;
  • Develop a Knowledge Management strategy and implementation plan for AIPI on Maternal Newborn Health, including the capacity to expand to other technical areas in the future;
  • Identify the Knowledge Management (KM) approaches that are applicable and support AIPI's central role in informing national policy.
This is a team of 2 consultants comprised of 1 expert in organizational development and knowledge management; and 1 senior public health policy expert (local) who has a proven, well-developed network with AIPI and related institutions and who would support the consultation and engagement process critical to the development of the KM strategy.

Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Organizational Development and Knowledge Management Consultant, as a Team Leader
Key experience and competencies:
  • Advanced degree required in knowledge management, organizational development, or information science from a recognized institution;
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant of experience in organizational or action learning, and knowledge management, with an emphasis on public policy development;
  • Demonstrated experience in development and leading knowledge management programs as they relate to health policy development, facilitating communities of practice and social networking;
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing KM systems, strategies, and plans;
  • High-level research competence and skilled in the KM domain;
  • Strong analytical skills with an attention to detail;
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English required. Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia preferred;
  • Ability to lead consultant teams, ensure quality end products, and take initiative in a cross-cultural environment;
  • Ability to work well under pressure, excellent time management and organizational skills to meet tight deadlines;
  • A record of publication for a variety of audiences;
  • Work experience in Indonesia or South-East Asia (preferred).
2. Public Health Policy Consultant, a senior Indonesian public health policy expert
Key experience and competencies:
  • Advanced degree international public health (preferred), and public policy, with an emphasis on maternal and child health, from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant of experience with public health policy development in Indonesia;
  • Demonstrated network and established connections with AIPI and relevant public and private partner institutions important to developing AIPI's knowledge management strategy;
  • Proven understanding of the processes and systems needed to develop a knowledge management strategy for an institutions such as AIPI;
  • Experience with and understanding of AIPI systems and structures
  • High-level research competence and skilled in the KM domain;
  • Strong analytical skills with an attention to detail;
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English required;
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative in a cross-cultural environment;
  • Ability to work well under pressure, excellent time management and organizational skills to meet tight deadlines.

This is a short-term consultancy up to 3 (three) months period and will be based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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Remuneration Package: A competitive package would be offered based on salary history and work experience.

HOW TO APPLY: To respond to this position, please send your resume (no longer than 6 pages) and cover letter to recruitment@bantuproject.net, with the title of the position in the subject line of your email.

Closing date: February 17, 2019 COB Jakarta Time

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

Palladium provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Details
Senior Level
Jakarta, Indonesia
Closing date:
17 February 2019