Specialist Knowledge Management

Specialist Knowledge Management

Organization: Population Foundation of India

Apply By: 15 Sep 2022

Location: (Delhi)

Job Description: Specialist Knowledge Management

Responsible to: Head Core Grants & Knowledge Management 

Location: Delhi

Job Function: Specialist Knowledge Management

Purpose: Support programmes teams and need-based research to generate evidence and knowledge products on issues related to PFI’s areas of work

About PFI:

Population Foundation of India (PFI) is a national civil society organisation, which promotes and advocates effective formulation and implementation of gender sensitive population, health and development strategies and policies. Bharat Ratna JRD Tata founded PFI in 1970. 


PFI addresses population issues within the larger discourse of empowering women and men, so that they are able to take informed decisions related to their fertility, health and well-being. We work with the government, both at the national and state levels, and with other civil society organisations. Our areas of work include the following:

  • Family planning
  • Adolescent health, particularly sexual and reproductive health
  • Community monitoring of public health services
  • Women’s rights, and especially ending violence against women


  • Research and analysis of a variety of development, governance, violence against women, health programme and policy issues relevant to PFI’s advocacy work
  • Support programme teams in the development of appropriate knowledge products/communication materials pertaining to PFI’s strategic engagement work
  • Support in write notes, reports, statements, talking points, op-eds, abstracts, make presentations as and well needed
  • Support in concept note development and proposal writing, especially on  research projects
  • Work with the research team to undertake primary and secondary on issues relevant to PFI’s work, as and when needed
  • Collaborate with research agencies, academic institutions, consultancies, various stakeholders including government agencies 
  • Any other work mutually agreed upon with the supervisor


  • Working together: Is a team player and works closely within the team as well as with cross functional teams
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal skills to the network (previous writing experience would be an advantage)
  • Responsiveness: Understands the demands of PFI’s communication needs and can identify and respond to urgent tasks 
  • Willingness to Learn: Continuously works towards improving professional competence by acquiring new skills
  • Delivering Results: Is goal-oriented and takes initiative in identifying alternate methods to ensure high quality results.
  • Adaptability and Initiative: Quickly adapts to organizational demands and is open to take new challenges  
  • Adherence to Policies: Abides by organisational norms and policies all the time

Required Skills:

Masters in social science, public health, gender or related subjects from a reputed educational institution


Work Experience

  • Relevant experience of 6-8 years in health, development and relevant issues
  • Basic knowledge of research methodology techniques – both quantitative & qualitative;
  • Ability to translate technical information and policy language
  • Experience in dealing with reproductive and sexual health/maternal health/adolescent health/family planning/gender data
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Willingness and ability to work in a fast-paced team, finding pragmatic solutions, where necessary
  • Basic MS Office Skills
How to apply

Please send your updated CV with a covering letter describing your suitability for the position to hrpfi@populationfoundation.in  latest by September 15, 2022. Please mention the position “Specialist Knowledge Management” in the subject line of your e-mail. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




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