About Trickle Up
Founded in 1979, Trickle Up’s work equips vulnerable populations, specifically refugees, women, and the indigenous, with economic empowerment skills that enable them to become decision-makers in their lives, households, and communities. We support the extreme-poor to graduate out of poverty to self-reliance (The Graduation Approach) by providing coaching and business skills that foster the creation of savings groups, access to credit, and the development and engagement in livelihood activities. Trickle Up partners with local agencies and community-based organizations, non-governmental organizations, global institutions, and governments, and relies on collecting and building evidence-based data that quantifies our outcomes and impact.
Since 2013, Trickle Up has partnered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN agency with a global mandate to protect refugees. We advise UNHCR on how to reach the poorest and most vulnerable and integrate the Graduation Approach into their livelihoods programs in order to increase economic self-sufficiency and the resiliency of refugees over the long-term. In furtherance of this initiative, we are establishing an effective knowledge management system for tools, guidance, and approaches to address graduation in refugee contexts, a critical element to ensure learning and cross-fertilization within Trickle Up and with our partners and stakeholders.
Trickle Up seeks a Knowledge Management (KM) Specialist to assess and improve TU’s capacity to document, organize, use, and share good practices and evidence based upon our experience in providing technical assistance (TA). The KM Specialist will establish an effective knowledge management system that will enable the delivery of high-quality TA, inform program implementation, engage partners, and promote internal and external communications and learning.
Knowledge Management System Development and Maintenance
Learning and Collaboration
Master’s Degree with emphasis on organizational development/management, learning/pedagogy, knowledge strategy, and/or related areas.
Knowledge and Skills
French or Spanish as a second language preferable.
Ability to travel internationally about 20% of the time, occasionally to remote areas, at short notice, and/or in areas with safety and security issues.
Compensation and Benefits
As this is a full-time position, we offer a competitive salary and complete benefit program, including comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to help you maintain a good balance.
This position is based in New York and grant-funded through August 2019, extension contingent upon continued funding. Individuals must be authorized to work in the U.S.
To be considered, click the link and follow the instructions to upload your cover letter, resume, writing sample (2-3 pages) and three references. Resumes will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. This position is immediately available. We regret that we cannot respond to questions or calls.
Trickle Up is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and extend equal opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform essential job functions.