[HOT] USAID Center for Digital Development is Hiring

Chad Blevins cblevins at usaid.gov
Mon Jul 25 17:57:15 UTC 2016


Greetings Hotties,

USAID’s Global Development Lab is recruiting passionate, problem-solving
individuals in the fight against extreme poverty. Two teams in the Global
Development Lab (Lab) with the Center for Digital Development are looking
for candidates.  The Lab is looking for individuals who want to work with a
dynamic team of technology and policy experts committed to transforming the
use of data, information systems and technology in international
development.  These teams invest their time in helping create enabling
environments that foster data-driven decisions for a range of development
challenges, including response and recovery efforts related to the Ebola
crisis.  Positions range from entry to senior-level and are based either in
Washington D.C. or in field offices in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
  The eight open positions include:


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   42335: HIS Lead (Digital Health), Ebola Recovery Team
   <https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4lmKN8SJHxLSUJTZHNuNlhJVjg/view>
   -

   40776: ICT4D Specialist, Development Informatics Team
   <https://consultants-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/17325/information-communications-technology-for-development-technical-expert-for-development-informatics-and-real-time-data-for-adaptive-management-programs/job?mobile=false&width=675&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240>
   -

   41254: Adaptive Management/ICT4D Project Manager, Development
   Informatics Team
   <https://consultants-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/17326/project-coordinator-for-real-time-data-for-adaptive-management-and-digital-development-fsn-fellowship-programs/job?mobile=false&width=675&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240>
   -

   59135: Adaptive Management Toolbox Lead, Development Informatics Team
   <https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4lmKN8SJHxLTFYtOVlfNVRGMms/view>
   -

   79658: Program Assistant, Development Informatics Team
   <https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4lmKN8SJHxLYjB1S0ludjR1N00/view>
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   67989: Liberia ICT Advisor, Ebola Recovery Team
   <http://kaizen.theresumator.com/apply/gKykGZ/ICT4D-Technical-Advisor-Ebola>

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   01368: Sierra Leone ICT Advisor, Ebola Recovery Team
   <http://kaizen.theresumator.com/apply/8D47qf/ICT4D-Technical-Advisor-Sierra-Leone>
   -

   64892: Guinea ICT Advisor, Ebola Recovery Team
   <http://kaizen.theresumator.com/apply/qzDVpL/ICT4D-Technical-Advisor-Guinea>


To apply for any of the positions above, please email
lab-ebola-applications at usaid.gov with the position description code,
position title and your full name in the subject line of the email (ex:
67989: Liberia ICT Lead: Jane Doe).  Resumes will be accepted through Friday,
August 8th at 5pm, but qualified candidates are encouraged to apply early.
Candidates may apply for multiple positions, but should submit a separate
email for each position for which you would like to be considered.

For a description of each position, please see details below (and click the
links to see all the full description).

Washington, DC-based Openings

HIS Lead (Digital Health), Supporting the Development Informatics  and
Ebola Recovery Teams
<https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4lmKN8SJHxLSUJTZHNuNlhJVjg/view>

   -

   The HIS Lead is a key technical role on the Development Informatics team
   within the Center for Digital Development of the US Global Development Lab,
   and will oversee Digital Health field implementation efforts in Liberia,
   Guinea and Sierra Leone and associated global initiatives supporting them.
   -

   The position is based in Washington DC with up to 40% travel to USAID
   Missions and global convenings.
   -

   The ideal candidate will have extensive experience implementing Digital
   Health (eHealth/mHealth/HIS) solutions in developing countries and is
   passionate about helping to create and integrate effective technology
   solutions that will improve health outcomes of programs of USAID and its
   partners.


ICT4D Specialist, Development Informatics Team
<https://consultants-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/17325/information-communications-technology-for-development-technical-expert-for-development-informatics-and-real-time-data-for-adaptive-management-programs/job?mobile=false&width=675&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240>

   -

   The ICT4D Specialist will be a technologist on the Development
   Informatics team within the Center for Digital Development of the US Global
   Development Lab, and will provide technical advisory and direct information
   system design and implementation.
   -

   The position is based in Washington DC with up to 40% travel to USAID
   Missions.  This is a 6 month position, with the potential to extend for an
   additional year based on performance.
   -

   The ideal candidate will have robust community-level experience
   designing and implementing technology solutions in developing countries and
   is passionate about using this experience to build technology solutions
   that will enable data-driven decision making by USAID and its partners.


Adaptive Management/ICT4D Project Manager, Development Informatics Team
<https://consultants-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/17326/project-coordinator-for-real-time-data-for-adaptive-management-and-digital-development-fsn-fellowship-programs/job?mobile=false&width=675&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240>

   -

   The Project Manager provides support to a diverse group of technical
   staff, performing a variety of both complex and routine programmatic duties
   on the Real-Time Data for Adaptive Management (RTD4AM) and Digital
   Development FSN Fellowship (DDF) programs
   -

   The position is based in Washington DC.  This is a 6 month position,
   with the potential to extend for an additional year based upon performance.
   -

   Duties range from operational management activities such as activity
   scoping, resource planning, and project timeline management to direct
   engagement with implementing partners and USAID Missions to ensure that
   project activities are running smoothly.
   -

   The ideal candidate will have  exceptional organizational and project
   management skills, is experienced in complex stakeholder management, and
   can manage multiple time-sensitive tasks simultaneously. The individual
   must develop a working knowledge of USAID policies and guidelines. To
   perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
   essential duty satisfactorily and with relative independence.


Adaptive Programming Toolbox Lead, Development Informatics Team
<https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4lmKN8SJHxLTFYtOVlfNVRGMms/view>

   -

   The Toolbox Lead will be responsible for the design and testing of the
   Real-Time Data for Adaptive Management set of tools.
   -

   The position is based in Washington DC with up to 40% travel to various
   USAID Mission countries
   -

   The Toolbox will focus on how USAID’s development programs can become
   more adaptive, by using  digital real-time data, to improve program
   delivery and more effectively meet development objectives.
   -

   The ideal candidate will have considerable knowledge of USAID Missions,
   have implemented programs that focus on performance/operations management
   through improved decision-making, and familiar with change management
   strategies for development.


Program Assistant, Development Informatics Team
<https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4lmKN8SJHxLYjB1S0ludjR1N00/view>

   -

   The Program Assistant plays a core operational role on the Development
   Informatics team within the Center for Digital Development of the US Global
   Development Lab, and will carry out strategic operations as well as provide
   administrative support.
   -

   The position is based in Washington DC.
   -

   The ideal candidate will have exceptional organizational skills,
   professional demeanor, and goal orientation, with the ability to drive
   multiple time-sensitive tasks independently and is passionate about the
   mission of the Development Informatics team within the Global Development
   Lab and USAID.


Field-based Openings

Liberia ICT Advisor, Ebola Recovery Team
<http://kaizen.theresumator.com/apply/gKykGZ/ICT4D-Technical-Advisor-Ebola>

   -

   This position will engage with the Government of Liberia, private
   sector, and other stakeholders on ICT policy and programming, with a focus
   on e-government and connectivity; and providing strategic guidance to the
   USAID team in Liberia in integrating technology into development
   programming.
   -

   The position is based in Monrovia, Liberia with travel to Washington DC.
   -

   The ideal candidate should have an understanding of commercial and
   public aspects of connectivity and e-government; comfort designing and
   managing ICT projects in low-resource settings; ability to communicate
   technical programming, and how it links to improved development outcomes,
   to a wide range of audiences; proficiency in soliciting viewpoints from
   multiple stakeholders; and ability to understand, manage, and shape the
   work of partners and technical consultants. Previous regional experience is
   preferred, but not required.
   -

   The ideal candidate will have significant managerial and/or technical
   experience in one or more of the following areas: ISP management;
   connectivity; telecommunications; ICT policy development and advocacy.
   E-payments experience is optional, but valued.


Sierra Leone ICT Advisor, Ebola Recovery Team
<http://kaizen.theresumator.com/apply/8D47qf/ICT4D-Technical-Advisor-Sierra-Leone>

   -

   This position will manage a portfolio of USAID Global Development
   Lab-supported Ebola response and recovery activities in Sierra Leone;
   engaging the Government of Sierra Leone and other stakeholders on ICT
   policy and programming, including connectivity, health information systems,
   digital financial services, ICT for agriculture; and providing strategic
   guidance to the USAID team in Sierra Leone in integrating technology into
   development programming.
   -

   The position is based in Freetown, Sierra Leone with travel to
   Washington DC.
   -

   The ideal candidate will have comfort designing and managing ICT
   projects in low-resource settings; ability to communicate technical
   programming, and how it links to improved development outcomes, to a wide
   range of audiences; proficiency in soliciting viewpoints from multiple
   stakeholders; and ability to understand, manage, and shape the work of
   implementing partners and technical consultants.  Previous regional
   experience is preferred.
   -

   The ideal candidate will have will have significant technical experience
   in one or more of the following areas: Health information systems,
   connectivity, ICT for development, telecommunications, digital financial
   services, ICT policy development and advocacy or ICT for agriculture.


Guinea ICT Advisor, Ebola Recovery Team
<http://kaizen.theresumator.com/apply/qzDVpL/ICT4D-Technical-Advisor-Guinea>

   -

   This position will manage a portfolio of USAID Global Development
   Lab-supported Ebola response and recovery activities in Guinea; engaging
   the Government of Guinea and other stakeholders on ICT policy and
   programming, including health information system and telecommunications;
   and providing strategic guidance to the USAID Guinea Mission team in
   integrating technology into development programming.
   -

   The position is based in Conakry, Guinea with travel to Washington DC.
   -

   Core competencies of qualified applicants should include: comfort
   designing and managing ICT projects in low-resource settings; ability to
   communicate technical programming, and how it links to improved development
   outcomes, to a wide range of audiences; proficiency in soliciting
   viewpoints from multiple stakeholders; and ability to understand, manage,
   and shape the work of implementing partners and technical consultants.
   Previous regional experience is preferred.
   -

   The ideal candidate will have significant technical experience in one or
   more of the following areas: Health information systems, connectivity, ICT
   for development, telecommunications, digital financial services or ICT
   policy development and advocacy.
   -

   French language proficiency is required for this role

To apply for any of the positions above, please email
lab-ebola-applications at usaid.gov with the position description code,
position total and your full name in the subject line of the email (ex:
67989: Liberia ICT Lead: Jane Doe).  Resumes will be accepted through Monday,
August 15th at 5pm, but qualified candidates are encouraged to apply
early.  Candidates may apply for multiple positions, but should submit a
separate email for each position for which you would like to be considered.


Please forward this on to your networks and any interested parties.

Thank you for your interest.


-- 
*Chad Blevins*
GeoCenter
U.S. Global Development Lab
USAID
202-712-0464
Internal GeoCenter Website (USAID Only)
<https://sites.google.com/a/usaid.gov/usaidgeocenter/home>
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