Job opportunity for Knowledge and Information Officer at KSK Associates

Job Title:   Knowledge and Information Officer

Organisation: KSK Associates

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About KSK:

KSK Associates is a Professional Services Firm that provides Financial Consultancy Services including Assurance and Business Advisory Services, Business Planning, Feasibility studies & Project Proposal Preparation, Human Resource, Risk Management and Information System Solutions.

Job Summary: The Knowledge and Information officer will be responsible for putting the creative knowledge and innovation into social media success stories to deliver engaging content across our key global and regional platforms and supporting us lead the way in social media.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for Information Management across the company’s various social platforms
  • Oversee the administration associated with subscriptions e.g.  Userid/password maintenance
  • Downloading data into a central repository
  • In charge of the management and reporting on information costs
  • Effectively handling all subscription related enquiries
  • Research into new data sources
  • Provide training and guidance to teams on information sources/ tools
  • Promoting awareness of copyright compliance within the organization
  • Obtaining copyright permissions from publishers
  • Promote a culture of knowledge sharing amongst staff
  • The incumbent will be assisting in the daily activity across various social platforms, building up an engaged following and delivering first class customer service.
  • Your strong attention to detail and planning skills will ensure you can manage multiple projects at one time, driving our social media forward.
  • As one of the main contacts for information and knowledge requests the candidate should enjoy working with people in an international environment, have an outgoing positive personality and be passionate about information and knowledge sharing.
  • In addition, you will work as the Company’s Librarian to support the Senior Librarian in the efficient management of the organisation’s library.
  • Supervise members using the library and assist staff and member of the public whilst in use of library resources
  • Handling other enquiries
  • Processing and cataloguing of library resources
  • Ensuring items are issued/ returned correctly
  • Shelving and shelf straightening
  • Actively monitoring the use of the library and help to keeping library statistics
  • Maintaining security of library and its contents
  • Creating displays of work and new resources

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Library/Information Science
  • First class communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to build relationships at all levels
  • Past experience/strong interest in Knowledge Management
  • Excellent IT skills including Excel, PowerPoint and database searching
  • High determination to succeed and a “can do” attitude
  • Be a good team, business unit and company player

How to Apply for the job: 

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications together with:

  • Attached copies of all academic qualifications(transcripts and certificates);
  • Detailed CVs and mobile telephone numbers;
  • Three work references and or/academic references;

Send the complete applications by soft copy to; recruitment@kskassociates.net or geniushub@kskassociates.net. You could also physically deliver your application to any of our offices in East Africa. Kindly address applications to;

The Recruitment Officer

KSK Associates

Financial Consultants

Annex 2 Ruth Towers

Plot 15A, Clement Hill

P.O Box 70434 Kampala-Uganda.

Deadline: 22nd January, 2015 by 5PM

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