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Saturday, March 8, 2014

F/T - Knowledge & Info Mgmt Spec't, UN (NY)

Knowledge and Information Management Specialist, United Nations – NY

United Nations’ The World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) initiative is seeking Knowledge and Information Management Specialist for its NY office.


The Knowledge and Information Management Specialist will:
  • Design and implement a plan to apply the gained knowledge from the World Humanitarian Summit process to other related initiatives in OCHA and the wider UN system;
  • Design and implement a plan to collect, integrate, and apply the gained knowledge from the thematic and regional online consultations with other online consultations, regional consultations, and external parallel processes;
  • Support the preparation of summary reports from each consultation;
  • Coordinate the production of a diverse range of information products (infographics, reports, maps) for the World Humanitarian Summit online platform;
  • Manage the uploading and downloading of static web content as required;
  • Establish metrics to gauge impact and evaluate results of web platform activities;
  • Produce regular reports on developments, trends and outcomes of the World Humanitarian Summit web platform;
  • Coordinate language translations of  static web content and documents into six official UN languages;
  • Identify ways to improve online consultations to better address knowledge and information management needs;
  • Design, create, and maintain user documentation for the web platform;
  • Draft documents to compile and disseminate the gained knowledge and lessons learned from the World; Humanitarian Summit consultation process;
  • Participate in planning, specification, design, and support of WHS website;
  • Develop and maintain a contacts management database.
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