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Save the Children Vacancies 2023 for Technology for Development Project l Coordinator Jobs in Juba Location.
Save the Children Jobs in Juba 2023:- New job notification not for Save the Children job opportunity portal for the post of Technology for Development Project l Coordinator. Technology for Development Project l Coordinator Vacancy is for the Juba location. Candidates should apply through www.savethechildren.net before the last date which is 11/05/2023.
Technology for Development Project l Coordinator Jobs at Save the Children Details
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Technology for Development Project l Coordinator Jobs Description
Level 2: either the role holder will have access to personal data about children and/or young people as part of their work; or they will be working in a ‘regulated’ position (accountant, barrister, solicitor, legal executive); therefore, a police check will be required (at ‘standard’ level in the UK or equivalent in other countries).
As part of Save the Children’s global 2022-2024 strategic plan, the South Sudan Country office has identified digital innovation/transformation as a priority for programming success and to achieve greater impact for children. Digital transformation in our programmes is one of ten priorities and the South Sudan country office is becoming a centre of expertise within the organisation. Save the Children globally has digital programming task teams whose role is to transform programming and operations within the organization through the use of digital technology and innovation.
Funding has been received the pilot a application ‘ White Flag’ Initative in South Sudan. The initiative consists of a (free, open-source, decentralized) communication protocol backed by blockchain technology, that enables secured, verifiable information to be shared among key actors operating in conflict zones. The Technical Coordinator will be responsible for the implementation of this pilot as well as working more broadly on other technology intitatives.
The Technology for Development project Coordinator will work very closely with the digital team in country to promote and explore innovative approaches, introduce T4D elements to deliver greater quality programmes and impact for children in Save the Children South Sudan Country Office; including but not limited to – ensuring that technology is always incorporated into proposal design, adopting and/or adapting existing innovation or technology products and services in programming; building partnerships and networks with innovation and technology partners, to build or enhance SCI Innovation and IT4D capacity, capability and knowledge to deliver programmes for children.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Deputy Director of Programme Developmeand Quality
Staff reporting to this post:
SCOPE OF ROLE:
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
White Flag Intative Program Management (60%)
Take lead in providing technical support to the White Flag Pilot and scale up programs with a digital component whilst documenting the successes and lessons learnt.
Build capacity and training on the project intative and ensure staff understands the utilisation of the application.
Routine engagement with member organisation to provide updates on the success and challenges of the pilot.
Engagement with developers on the utilisation of the application in real time, providing technical feedback on any glitches or challenges with the usage of the application
Contribute to the design and roll out of all pilots and scale up programs collaborating closely with the PDQ (MEAL, Technical and BD teams), Operations and Awards teams.
Overall program management of the pilot, ensuring that objectives are on track and major deliverables are met.
Work with Save the Children T4D Community of Practice (CoP) to facilitate sharing of knowledge and learning of how technology is being used in programs, and to identify new solutions;
Technical Leadership (20%)
Support the development and implementation of the South Sudan digital innovations strategy in relation to the country strategy.
Develop a network of innovation and T4D collaborators within the country, including private sector, research institutions, innovation hubs and humanitarian & development partners for growth of digital initiatives in the country office
Programme Quality (design, implementation and scaling) (20%)
Research opportunities and support in the development of proposals for funding to ensure that digital innovations in programme design and proposal / bid development.
Contribute in the identification of technological and innovative solutions to programmatic and operational challenges
Work closely with IT Department in the development of roll-out plans and smooth take-up of trouble-shooting support for T4D solutions introduced.
Provide support for the development/updating of donor materials related to innovation fundraising efforts.
Collaborate with technical experts and Programme Managers to develop and design solutions with high potential for impact and scale, in line with contextual needs and gaps.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
This position will demand a highly innovative, motivated, and energetic individual who will be able to solve challenges, communicate effectively and bring others along with them on Save the Children South Sudan’s Digital Innovations.
Bachelors’ degree in a technical field (e.g. IT,information management, science or engineering) or equivalent practical experience.
Experience working in a humanitarian and/ or development contexts in issues relating to innovations, technology, telecommunications and digital services
At least 5 years of experience in programme / project management in a global, cross-cultural environment
Strong time management skills with an ability to plan ahead, anticipate requirements, problems and obstacles, and an ability to juggle competing priorities successfully.
Excellent business partnering, communication and relationship building skills.
Thorough – high attention to detail and takes pride in delivering accurate, high quality work. Proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
Commitment to Save the Children values, including child safeguarding.
Experience in designing and implementing complex projects in diverse thematic areas.
Experience in working in international settings/contexts.
Experience in designing business processes would be an advantage
SKILLS AND BEHAVIORS (our Values in Practice)
Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modeling Save the Children values.
Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance, and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.
Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their personal development and encourages others to do the same.
Widely shares their vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others.
Future orientated thinks strategically.
Builds and maintains effective relationships with their team, colleagues, Members, and external partners and supporters.
Values diversity sees it as a source of competitive strength.
Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.
Willing to take disciplined risks.
Honest, encourages openness and transparency.
Demonstrates highest levels of integrity
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Health and Safety:
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.
Additional job responsibilities
The job duties and responsibilities are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonable bounds, and as they relate to the accomplishment of the Initiative’s objectives. Extensive international travel may be required.
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