Member, Knowledge Management & Transfer

Knowledge Management & Transfer Department
Operation Area: -
Apply by:
31 Aug 2023

Role Description

Position: Member, Knowledge Management & Transfer

Type of Engagement: Voluntary contract

Duration: September 2023 through December 2027 (minimum commitment to December 2025)
  • Collaborate with various Jamboree departments and teams to gather insights, best practices, and lessons learned from the previous World Scouting Events.
  • Design, implement, and monitor a structured knowledge sharing process tailored to the unique needs of the Jamboree Planning Team.
  • Develop a central repository or knowledge base where insights, lessons learned, and best practices from previous Jamborees can be easily accessed.
  • Facilitate knowledge sharing sessions, workshops, or meetings, ensuring active participation and comprehensive documentation.
  • Build and nurture a culture of continuous learning within the Jamboree Planning Team, emphasising the value of knowledge transfer.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the knowledge sharing processes, continuously refining and adapting based on feedback and changing needs.
  • Engage with external stakeholders, including past event organisers, to enrich the knowledge base with diverse insights.
  • Ensure that the knowledge management system adheres to World Scouting guidelines and standards.
  • Act as a liaison with other World Scouting Events, ensuring the forward transfer of the Jamboree’s insights to future organisers.

Applicant Profile

  • Strong alignment with the values and principles of Scouting.
  • Proven experience in knowledge management, preferably in event management or large-scale projects.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to facilitate group discussions and workshops.
  • A collaborative mindset, coupled with a proactive approach.
  • Fluency in English.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Familiarity with best practices in knowledge transfer and organisational learning.
  • Ability to synthesise complex information and present it in an accessible and actionable manner.
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of World Scouting operations and previous World Scout Jamborees is a plus.
  • Ability to work with diverse teams and adapt to the changing needs of the Jamboree Planning Team.

The Member, Knowledge Management and Transfer role is pivotal to ensure that the World Scout Jamboree Poland 2027 benefits from the experiences of past World Scouting Events and lays a strong foundation for future events.

How to Apply

Please submit your application to [email protected] (office[at] by 23:59 (CEST) on 31 August 2023. Your application should include:

  1. A Curriculum Vitae in English, following the Europass standard ( Your CV should specify your date of birth, contact telephone number, and if you’re a member of Scouting your membership details in ZHP or WOSM Member Organisation.
  2. A covering letter in English, up to four paragraphs, showcasing your relevant experience, skills, and explaining why you’re interested in this professional opportunity.

The Jamboree Organisation will connect with candidates who have successfully submitted a comprehensive and timely application.

Scouting is an inclusive, values-based Movement under the Scout Promise and Law. Applying for positions in the Jamboree Planning Team is open to all young people and adults who accept our fundamental values.

The Organising Committee for the XXVI World Scout Jamboree, as an organisation established to host the Jamboree, stands against discrimination of any kind, including race, colour, nationality, age, gender, sexual orientation, language, religion, social background, or political beliefs – so long as they are consistent with Scouting values.

Respecting and valuing the diversity of all volunteers and employees involved in organising the Jamboree ensures that we maximise the potential of all young people and adults by creating better, fairer, safer working environments.

Your personal data will be treated with utmost confidentiality in compliance with GDPR regulations, and will be used solely for this recruitment process. We store your information securely and will not share it with third parties without your prior consent. By submitting your application, you agree to the processing of your data in accordance with these terms.

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Organising Committee for the
26th World Scout Jamboree

Za murami 2-10
80-823 Gdańsk, Poland
[email protected]


Organising Committee for
the 26th World Scout Jamboree

Za murami 2-10, 80-823 Gdańsk, Poland
[email protected]

ZHP National Office (Główna Kwatera ZHP)

Marii Konopnickiej 6, 00-491 Warszawa, Poland

sekretariat[at], +48 22 339 0645
ZHP Spokesperson: rzecznik[at], +48 22 339 0688, mob. +48 601 246 164

Staff Members

Karol Gzyl – Executive Director
Artur Glebko – Finance Director
Piotr Pietrzak – Manager, Executive Office
Safe from Harm Team
The Organising Committee for the XXVI World Scout Jamboree has been established by Związek Harcerstwa Polskiego as a foundation under the Host Organisation Agreement, providing a legal entity for the planning and delivery of the World Scout Jamboree Poland 2027. The foundation is registered in the National Court Register held by the District Court Gdańsk-Północ in Gdańsk under the number KRS 0001022285. It has a tax identification number of PL-583-347-28-08 and a statistical number REGON 52467170500000. The foundation’s legal seat is located at Za murami 2-10, 80-823 Gdańsk, Poland.