Education Development Trust is an international not-for-profit organisation with an exclusive focus on education. We partner with governments around the world to help to make ambitious and visionary education policy a reality. We invest annually in our programme of education research and this evidence informs policy and practice around the world. We have a long-established presence in Africa – running programmes since 1992 – and have worked with a range of governments, donor agencies and partners to improve education across the continent, delivering short-term consultancy as well as long-term, national programmes. We have specialist expertise in sustainable school system reform at scale – from improving pupil enrolment and retention to training teachers and advising government ministries. Our educationalists are experienced in leading complex programmes in challenging environments and we regularly work with like-minded organisations to ensure we maximise our impact.
Education Development Trust is the lead consortium for implementing Wasichana Wetu Wafaulu (WWW) – let our girls succeed – a project in Kenya which aims to support marginalised girls improve their learning outcomes, complete primary education and transition successfully to a productive and positive next phase. The other partners are: Concern Worldwide, Kesho Kenya, Pastoralist Girls Initiative (PGI) and AMURT. It is implemented in 8 ASAL counties and urban slums in Kenya: Nairobi, Mombasa, Turkana, Marsabit, Samburu, Kilifi, Kwale and Tana River. Education development Trust is sourcing for a finance Assistant to be based in Nairobi
The position will be responsible for supporting all the primary financial and accounting transactions in the organization and ensure financial transactions and records are undertaken and maintained in accordance with internal and external financial requirements and in compliance with the laws applicable in Kenya.
Overview of the assignment
WWW is recruiting Knowledge Management consultant to facilitate a two-day training for WWW partners on learning and knowledge management with specific emphasis on how to distil, learn, share and act on best practices arising from the implementation of the WWW project; and develop a knowledge management plan for the WWW project.
The main purpose of the consultancy is to inculcate a culture of learning within the WWW project based on what we do and/or what staff know - in their various capacities - by virtue of their training or experience. It is expected that the training and the resulting products would help ensure information reaches the right people through proper systems and processes – helping the use and reuse of existing knowledge and experiences, developing new knowledge and sharing it cost effectively across the project with a view to avoiding loss of know-how, duplication and reinventing the wheel.
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