Knowledge Management & Cap Dev Specialist

Full-time
New Delhi and Gurgaon
Posted 1 month ago

 

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About ISA

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) is an international organization headquartered in Gurgaon, National Capital Region of India. The vision and mission of the ISA is to provide a dedicated platform for cooperation among solar resource rich countries where the global community, including bilateral and multilateral organizations, corporates, industry, and other stakeholders, can make a positive contribution to assist and help achieve the common goals of increasing the use of solar energy in meeting energy needs of the ISA Member Countries in a safe, convenient, affordable, equitable and sustainable manner.

The Role

The Knowledge Management & Capacity Development Specialist will report to the Assistant Director-General (Institutional Development and Knowledge Management) and will be responsible for the development of up-to-date solar energy library and repository of materials, data, publications, expertise, etc. in ISA. In addition, the Specialist will develop and implement capacity development programmes at the member state and regional level to ensure maximum knowledge transference.

Duties and Responsibilities

Knowledge Management and Capacity Development

• Develop and support implementation of a knowledge management and capacity development strategy and implementation plan aligned with the outputs of ISA and taking into account internal and external demand for knowledge on relevant programmes.
• Lead the design and implementation of knowledge management/sharing and learning events including through workshops, seminars, knowledge cafes, knowledge share fairs and written publications.
• Liaise with relevant team leads and field offices in developing knowledge products and in organizing learning platforms to promote the internal and external sharing of knowledge, and to assist member states with capacity building.
• Promote and support ISA and member state system-wide knowledge management efforts in the context of the solar energy best practices.
• Organize and lead discussions on lessons learnt for implementation of the projects in the context of the solar energy and make recommendations on future road map.
• Promote knowledge management with a view to develop consensus on a common strategic approach for capacity development and a common concept on issues and challenges to be addressed.

Reporting and Publications

• Ensure timely submission of good quality project/programme reports and other ad-hoc reports for ISA and the client member states. Continuously follow-up and report on the project’s implementation based on the identified goals and expected results, according to the monitoring framework.
• Responsible for preparation of timely monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports of the project/programme and corresponding organization of monthly, quarterly and annual progress reviews for ISA and the client member states.
• Prepare regular reports on the solar energy initiatives undertaken as part of the various project/programme interventions, with a focus on analyzing the impact and outcome of these interventions.
• Coordinate and manage all publication activities of the project, including content management, norms for publishing, design, liaison with printers and other suppliers to oversee production and supervision of publications dissemination.
• Organize regular newsletter to various stakeholders, client member states, and create community awareness where appropriate to support various solar energy projects/programme.
• Lead development of ISA information databases and publications, and ensure up-to-date content on solar energy, and regular updates and maintenance.
• Ensure continuous follow-up and report on the project’s implementation based on the identified goals and expected results according to the monitoring framework.

Advocacy, Networking and Marketing

• Develop and implement a knowledge management and capacity development strategy and implementation plan aligned with the outputs of ISA and taking into account internal and external demand for knowledge on relevant programmes.
• Monitor and ensure ISA web pages and ISA partner organizations
reflect accurate information, and contribute dynamic content, in close collaboration with the Communications Analyst.
• Responsible for compilation, analysis and dissemination of ISA information products for internal and external audiences (e.g., reports, briefs, charts, infographics, response highlights, advocacy materials), in collaboration with the Communications Analyst.
• Ensure dissemination of key lessons learned and good practices in collaboration with the project/programme teams.
• Establish communities of practice related to the ISA’s mandate and/or identify existing networks and communities of practice and facilitates the active participation of ISA programme teams.
• Facilitate and advise on advocacy and promotion of Solar energy projects/programme mandate, mission and purpose on capacity development.

Stakeholder coordination

• Develop and support implementation of a knowledge management and capacity development strategy and implementation plan aligned with the outputs of ISA and taking into account internal and external demand for knowledge on relevant programmes.
• Lead the design and implementation of knowledge management/sharing and learning events including through workshops, seminars, knowledge cafes, knowledge share fairs and written publications.
• Liaise with relevant team leads and field offices in developing knowledge products and in organizing learning platforms to promote the internal and external sharing of knowledge, and to assist member states with capacity building.
• Promote and support ISA and member state system-wide knowledge management efforts in the context of the solar energy best practices.
• Organize and lead discussions on lessons learnt for implementation of the projects in the context of the solar energy and make recommendations on future road map.
• Promote knowledge management with a view to develop consensus on a common strategic approach for capacity development and a common concept on issues and challenges to be addressed.

Qualifications

Education

• Master’s degree or higher in business administration, economics, finance, knowledge management, capacity development and training, renewable energy, civil engineering, or another relevant discipline from an accredited university.
• A bachelor’s degree, with four additional years of relevant experience will be considered.

Experience

• Minimum of 10 years of demonstrable relevant experience in the technical field of knowledge management and/or capacity building/ training, with at least 3 years of relevant field level private sector project implementation experience.
• Experience in field work in one of the three target regions for ISA (Africa, Asia/Pacific, Latin America) highly desirable.
• Experience in knowledge management and capacity development in the energy sector is highly desirable.

Language and IT skills

• The role demands substantial writing and verbal communications skills. As English is the official and working language of the Organization, excellent command of both written and spoken English is required.
• Knowledge of other languages (i.e., French, Spanish and Arabic) would be an advantage.
• Satisfactory skills in Outlook, MS Office products, and various ERP systems is highly desirable.

Job Features

Duty StationNew Delhi and Gurgaon (initially Remote)
SalaryCompetitive
Closing dateMonday 9th August (12am BST)
Expected start dateAs soon as possible
Job GradeP4

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Job Features

Duty StationNew Delhi and Gurgaon (initially Remote)
SalaryCompetitive
Closing dateMonday 9th August (12am BST)
Expected start dateAs soon as possible
Job GradeP4

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