Project Manager at Biovision Africa

Become a Certified Project Management Specialist
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  • Prepare guidelines for work plans and budgets by partners.
  • Facilitate regular communications and meetings with partners to review progress and appraise on activities planned for approval and implementation.
  • Ensure partners report periodically, and on schedule to the Hub project activities.
  • Support partners to collaborate with active like-minded organisations to improve and upscale dissemination of knowledge on organic agriculture among farmers.
  • Design and implement appropriate and effective knowledge capture and sharing activities.
  • Execution of knowledge sharing events including, monthly seminars/webinars, workshops, conferences, and peer learning sessions
  • Identify and curate technical website content to ensure that the right knowledge is getting to the right people at the right time and in the right way.
  • Manage website community engagement, by responding to website members in a timely manner and engage them in meaningful
  • Document and share learning – ensure requirements, lessons learned, and best practices for products, events, and other knowledge management activities are clear and documented.
  • Engage partners and learning champions – work with program managers, project partners, and learning champions to expand various online/in-person learning activities including, engaging the growing member base on project websites, collaborating with external partners, and content contribution.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor.


Education and Knowledge

  • Master’s degree in Knowledge Management, Project Management, Community Development, or related field from a credited institution of higher learning. The job holder must also be very proficient in ICT applications like, web management, web content development etc.


  • At least 7 years progressive experience in the design and development of knowledge management systems, knowledge sharing/dissemination forums, organizational development, business process improvement, or organizational/systems change management.
  • Practical and applied experience in setting up and administering knowledge management and learning systems.

Specialized Knowledge and skills required

  • Sound understanding of technologies, platforms and ICT infrastructure that facilitate knowledge management and sharing.
  • Ability to assess situations quickly and make independent decisions regarding capturing and sharing of knowledge to target beneficiaries.
  • Demonstrated understanding of knowledge management principles and capacity to deliver knowledge management and/or organizational learning activities.
  • Ability to link content development and engagement strategies that facilitate timely, useful delivery of information, through project learning platforms and activities.
  • Team player, good communicator (both written and spoken), excellent interpersonal skills, work under minimum supervision, self-motivated and go-getter, love/high regard for farming and farmer.
  • Proven ability to work with multiple teams.
  • Sound knowledge of project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Networking and partnership building skills.
  • Understanding of and personal commitment to ecologically sustainable agriculture.
  • Willingness and ability to travel locally and regionally.
  • Should be fluent in oral and written English and Swahili.

Personal Attributes

  • Have strong relationship management.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Team player with excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate deliverables/outcomes.
  • Good understanding of financial management and reporting processes.

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