United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: ICT Project Coordinator

Organization: Internews Europe
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 16 Dec 2016

Deadline for applications: 16 December 2016

BACKGROUND

Internews is an international development organisation whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect, and the means to make their voices heard.

We envision a future where everyone, everywhere, enjoys equal access to trusted, quality information that empowers them to live healthy, secure, rewarding lives.

We currently have active programmes in 40+ countries with HQs and key regional hubs in London, Washington DC, Nairobi, Bangkok and Bishkek.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Internews Europe has established a strong track record of innovating, developing and deploying information technology in support of our overall mission. We are now looking for an ICT Project coordinator to drive, deliver and develop the organisations’ ICT projects.

Internews Europe currently has a team of engineers responsible for innovation, design, build and deployment of proven or innovative technology solutions to address key information related issues in the repressive countries where we work. The current team has skills in Web applications, network systems, internet circumvention and digital security and we are looking to maintain and deepen our expertise in those areas, as well as in new areas related to social media, mobile media, and data for example.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordination of Technology activities across Human Rights portfolio (focus on Country C and Country S).
  • Administering the implementation of ICT activities according to set timelines.
  • Liaising with relevant project team, in particular project directors and managers regarding implementation of activities.
  • Liaising with other relevant Technology Hub staff members and engineers.
  • Coordinating between different stakeholders to ensure progress of ICT activities is on track.
  • Researching and identifying specialist service providers.
  • Administering M&E processes and work plans for activities.
  • Participate to design and review of Technology hub websites and applications and development process.
  • Co- design and implement technology capacity building plan for partners (training, mentoring, helpdesk, digital security audits, …) with Technology Hub Engineers.
  • Organize and lead on facilitating Technology trainings.
  • Participating in preparing project documentation and data collection for donor and internal reporting.
  • Participating to programmatic input for new activities for partners such as news verification and fact checking.
  • Possible translation of internal documents.
  • Traveling to the region when needed.
  • Perform other duties as required, such as fundraising efforts or representation at events and conferences.
  • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values .

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional experience in project coordination, administration or management.

  • Native Arabic speaker: spoken and written fluency.

  • Spoken and written fluency in English.

  • Solid understanding of information security and internet’s building blocks: DNS, SSL, IP, etc.

  • Excellent organizational, coordination and administrative skills.

  • Excellent communications, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work in team with tight deadlines.

To Apply:

  • Please submit your CV with a covering letter (in English, of no more than 2 pages) via our website

  • Please write your covering letter in response to the key responsibilities and essential skills. You should also state your eligibility to live and work in the United Kingdom.

Benefits Information:

This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network’s offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internew s page.

How to apply:

https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=INTERNEWS&cws=38&rid=627

To Apply:

  • Please submit your CV with a covering letter (in English, of no more than 2 pages) via our website

  • Please write your covering letter in response to the key responsibilities and essential skills. You should also state your eligibility to live and work in the United Kingdom.

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