Intern – Knowledge Management Assistant – ICARDA

Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
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Intern – Knowledge Management Assistant – ICARDA

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Intern – Knowledge Management Assistant – ICARDA

Main responsibilities

  • Provide support to assigned ICARDA team on knowledge management activities;
  • Conduct inventory and catalog digital library;
  • Assist in producing CACIP Newsletters, regional reports and other documents;
  • Support in the development and synthesis of online public consultations;
  • Support in crop data cataloguing;
  • Provide basic written translations in English and Russian;
  • Digitalise paper materials and upload knowledge products to MEL system;
  • Perform other related technical and administrative duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

Key Deliverables

  • Timely and insightful support to MEL and CACIP activities;
  • High precision catalogued digital repository of knowledge products;
  • Newsletters, reports and other materials are according to CACIP and ICARDA quality standards;
  • Confident user of online survey tool, and synthesis datasets with visualizations;
  • Translated materials with accurate document formatting;
  • Timely and complete recording of documents on MEL.

Education, qualifications and experience

Essential qualifications and competencies
  • University student or graduate in Agricultural Sciences, Information Technology, Business administration or other related field; however, strong interest in environmental sciences and contribute to development projects is appreciated;
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point) and strong interest in learning new software/applications.
  • High attention to details and accuracy;
  • Ability to work in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams
  • Result-oriented mindset, proactive responsiveness, ability to work under pressure and remotely;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Russian; Desirable qualifications and competencies
  • Knowledge of (web) design/visual communication/database management software
  • Experience in working with web sites, platforms, or document management systems
Closing date for applications 31 March 2020 before midnight.

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The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) is a global research-for-development organization. They envision thriving and resilient livelihoods in dryland communities of the developing world coming with robust incomes, secure access to food, markets, nutrition and health and the capacity to manage natural resources in equitable, sustainable and innovative ways. Since its establishment in 1977 as a non-for-profit organization, ICARDA has implemented research for development programs in more than 50 countries in the world’s dry areas, spanning from Morocco in North Africa to Bangladesh in South Asia.

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