PURPOSE OF THE POSITION :
In alignment with World Vision’s Partnership-wide strategy, Our Promise, and WV’s commitment to be impact-driven, this role will provide global leadership on leveraging data and information into actionable knowledge for programmatic improvement, employee engagement and learning, external influence, and revenue generation.
The Senior Advisor, Evidence and Knowledge Management will lead knowledge documentation, sharing and systemic learning across the World Vision Partnership so that World Vision’s know-how, evidence of impact, and experiences are shared internally and (as appropriate) externally with programme participants, partners, donors and supporters.
The Senior Advisor will work collaboratively with various Partnership stakeholders to advance effective Knowledge Management in World Vision’s ministry, including development, execution and continuous improvement of relevant guidance and standards, working with Leadership, KM staff and others throughout the organisation to ensure that good practices are identified and scaled for both quick wins’ and long term results.
The Senior Advisor will also provide strategic guidance to enhance World Vision’s ministry Communities of Practice for collaboration, learning and innovation.
In support of the Senior Director, Evidence Building, the Senior Advisor of Evidence and Knowledge Management will oversee the WV Partnership Evidence Portal a one stop shop for evidence and data demonstrating the results and impact of WV’s work.
As such the Senior Advisor will lead development and refinement of a portfolio view of all WV sectors and ministries, drawing together data from all systems and sources (including Horizon, LMMS, Our People, SunSystems, etc.)
and working with analysts in various teams (including SRI, Finance, P&C, Sponsorship, Disaster Management, VisionFund etc.)
The Senior Advisor will also support the ongoing evidence building efforts of the WV Partnership by providing support to the Evidence Building Steering Committee in maintaining an up to date view on the Global Evidence Agenda, and ensuring that all materials and evidence gathered through these efforts are carefully curated and leveraged for use by stakeholders across the WV Partnership.
The Senior Advisor will work across Marketing and Communications teams, particularly with the Director for Impact Communications, to ensure evidence coming out of the Global Evidence Agenda is fit for purpose, and is being fully utilized across the organization.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES :
Provide an up to date view on progress towards the Global Evidence Agenda to the WV Partnership, and ensure that all resources and evidence coming out of these efforts are made available to all parts of the organization, and fully leveraged for uptake and use.
Coordinate curation of new evidence with other KM managers from sectors and ministries, and work with GI teams, other ministry teams, IT, and GFO to provide portfolio views of sectors and ministries.
Engage SOs to collaborate on content curation, and to meet user demands.
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