The Iraq Durable Communities and Economic Opportunities (DCEO) is a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) program implemented by Chemonics International in Iraq. DCEO aims to support vulnerable communities to build community resilience against destabilizing factors by increasing their adaptive capacity and economic well-being. The project consists of two objectives. Objective 1, Adaptative capacity of vulnerable communities increased is achieved through two components. Component 1.1 seeks to mitigate drivers of conflict in targeted communities and Component 1.2 seeks to enhance community leadership of inclusive local development. Objective 2, Economic well-being of communities advanced, will rest on the assessments, analysis, foundations, and groundwork of Objective 1.
The Knowledge Management Specialist reports to the Knowledge Management Manager.
Develop guidelines and processes for DCEO’s information filing system to ensure compliance with USAID and Chemonics regulations.
If applicable, assist in the design of DCEO dashboard and information database. Manage database once created.
Provide training to staff to maximize usefulness of dashboard.
Organize the share drive for technical activities and files.
Deliver presentation to staff on share drive to support a shared understanding of filing system.
Coordinate with hub offices to centralize DCEO’s files and information.
Audit MEL files to identify gaps in information or documentation.
Correlate, track, and number all deliverables from the field.
Maintain the Power Point Presentations, review and modify them to make sure that they are in proper and approved format.
Support communications, reporting, and MEL functions as needed.
Support Grants and Implementation Team in tracking of grants implementation, completion of milestones, etc.
Coordinate and attend events, workshops, and training and take photos and videos as requested.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required in relevant field.
Minimum four (4) years of administrative and knowledge management experience.
Compliance experience, knowledge management, database management, communications and/or information technology experience are strongly desirable.
Four years’ experience with a USAID-funded project or similar international organization preferred.
Ability to work both independently and in a team.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability and willingness to travel within Iraq and assist in workshops and conferences.
Fluency in written and oral Arabic and English is required; written and oral fluency.