The TA for Digital Inclusion will work directly with Country Offices and partners to implement and build capacity around digital development products for use by CARE’s participants as part of our goal to close the gender digital divide, fight information poverty, and increase programming reach and scale.
The ideal candidate will have a deep knowledge of current digital offerings in digital development across all sectors, understanding of the specific and unique challenges women and girls (and families/communities) experience when accessing and using technology, and a track record of successful digital inclusion interventions. S/he will know the technology regulatory environment, state-level policies that affect digital inclusion, and the digital ecosystem of the country.
This position reports to the Senior Technical Director, Digital Inclusion, in the Impact and Innovations division. S/he will work in close collaboration with a wide range of CARE stakeholders, including programming
- Enable digital development integration for COs
- Identify the most effective digital platforms for CARE’s participants and country office leadership. This hire will encourage thought leadership in country teams in digital inclusion. S/he must have a deep understanding of the digital development best practices and trends and an ability to translate technical knowledge to non-technical team members. S/he will update the Digital Inclusion Landscape tool that is part of the Digital Services Catalog as installations increase.
- Deploy/implement digital inclusion projects with participants, CO members, and partners in real-world settings
- Manage implementation and initial user/partner training on digital inclusion tools for participant use: design the deployment strategy in close coordination with the CO and PSI teams, leverage the PSI/digital inclusion leads for expertise, and develop training materials that are easily accessible to users. S/he will consistently coordinate with teams to conduct demonstrations of technology for COs and partners and will integrate strategies to increase the the technical capacity of users.
- Contribute to Digital Inclusion thought leadership and knowledge management
- Support Digital Inclusion thought leadership, standardization of CARE’s digital development best practices, and knowledge management of contributions to iterate digital development methodologies across global programming. S/he will be responsible for tracking CARE DI programs and evolution of country team capacity to leverage digital technologies. S/he will also create working groups or communities of practice with internal and external technology communities.
- Review technology/data compliance and safety for program delivery
- Act as the reviewer of new and existing technologies leveraged by CARE to measure quality, performance, and compliance with global standards. S/he will work with the Responsible Data Advisor and Digital to ensure data compliance and best practice in all implementations. S/he will apply CARE’s policies and procedures for technology implementation and advise country/program teams on recommended use case for technology integration or guidance for potential security concerns.
- Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, ICT4D, Humanitarian Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering.
- Minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience in Digital Development, with a deep understanding and knowledge of digital development platforms and tools across all CARE programming areas.
- Minimum of three (3) years experience in the deployment of technology programs.
- Experience in training, project monitoring, evaluation and learning, including indicator development
- Work experience demonstrates an understanding of the Gender Digital Divide involving digital tools, data, and technologies.
- Proficiency for working in varied cultural, political, and religious environments, and must be able to travel 40% of the time and work successfully in austere environments and maintain poise in stressful situations.
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Deadline: 14 Apr 2023