ICT Advisor

Job Locations US | IN
Category
Innovations
Type
Regular Full-Time
Close Date
2/28/2018

Overview

QED Group LLC, a US based corporation, is dedicated to making meaningful and lasting change and program improvement through monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management and learning, sustainable investing, and technical delivery. 

The ICT Advisor will work across all QED practices to integrate, grow and support information and communications technology (ICT) activities and to provide direct support in data and information systems design and development.

Responsibilities

The ICT Advisor will collaborate with the Practice Directors, Chiefs of Party, the Innovation Program Manager, and the Data Hub Team as well as consultants, clients, and mission-based staff, to:

  • Design or work alongside database design team to establish and populate management information systems
  • Develop the System Requirements Document that will help guide the development of Information Systems, including plan for analyzing and presenting results against the Strategy targets
  • Prepare training material to strengthen use and data collected through harmonized referral registers or other tools introduced
  • Support front- and back-end development of QED web- and mobile-based applications
  • Assist with the development of technology-based M&E tools, data collection methods, data quality assurance measures, and data quality audits
  • Contribute to programmatic and study reports, publications, and presentations
  • To provide research and best practice on ICT design and development
  • To support business development by assisting in the creation, design and dissemination of capability statements, blurbs, technical narrative

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High level of experience with web platforms and systems including Drupal, MS
  • High level of experience in coding and development including Python, R Studio, and Javascript
  • High level of experience with Excel, Google applications, electronic communications, social media, and knowledge management principles
  • High level of knowledge about information communication technology, specializing in the development, installation, and service of these hardware and software systems
  • Experience working with USAID and USAID Missions
  • Strong technical report writing skills
  • Problem solver and results oriented
  • Able to work well under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Experience with various information systems across health, education, agriculture, and economic growth sectors

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in information communication technology, and knowledge management, learning and communications.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience conducting trainings on ICT
  • Experience conducting ICT assessments to ascertain system needs for USAID clients, in particular USAID missions
  • Experience designing and developing KM Systems for USAID clients, and in particular missions.
  • Familiarity with USAID IT protocols, guidance and policies

How to Apply

To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Attach your resume.
  3. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
  4. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.

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