Amref Health Africa was founded in 1957 and has since grown to become the largest Africanbased international health development organization, currently implementing more than 120
programs, directly reaching more than 12 million people across 35 African countries.
Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, Amref Health Africa has offices in ten countries in Africa and
an additional eleven advocacy and fundraising offices in Europe and North America. In the spirit
of Ubuntu, partnership and networking are key elements of our approach. Amref has a staff
complement of over 1,500.
Amref Health Africa is driven by its vision of ‘Lasting health change in Africa’ and its mission ‘To
increase sustainable health access to communities in Africa through solutions in human
resources for health, health service delivery, and investments in health’.
1. GAVI CSO HOSTING ARRANGEMENT
Amref Health Africa is the new host of the Gavi Civil Society Organization (CSO) Hosting
Arrangement. In this role, Amref Health Africa will work with a wide array of local, national to
international civil society organizations (the Gavi CSO constituency) by providing coordination,
strategic advisory services, constituency governance systems and process management,
communications and administrative services, including advocacy, networking and knowledge
management. This is aimed at supporting Gavi to attain the global immunization Agenda 2030,
Gavi’s Strategy for the 2021-2025 and COVAX.
2. JOB PURPOSE
The CSO Liaison and Knowledge Management Officer – Young Professional will report directly to
the Programme Manager and be responsible for the unit’s knowledge management, collection
and dissemination of information, communication and liaison within and between the hosting
unit and the external stakeholders.
3. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with the Programme Manager to develop and manage a knowledge management (KM)
• Manage a CSO Constituency membership database to ensure up to date member details and
increase membership transparency and visibility through real time analytics on geographic
location, technical expertise, and other organisational characteristics across Constituency
• Support CSO mapping efforts, in close coordination with the Gavi Secretariat and other
aligned donors and partners.