The QED Group, LLC

  • Global Health Solutions Fellow

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Category
    Innovations
    Type
    Intern
    Close Date
    9/7/2018
  • Overview

    The QED Group, LLC, is a full-service international consulting firm committed to solving complex global challenges through innovative solutions. QED has a 20 years history of evidence based development, which includes more than $3.5 billion in programs evaluated and work in 96 countries around the globe. We are determined to provide all our clients with best-value services so they increase their efficiency, learning capacity, and accountability to the public in an ever more complex and interconnected world.

     

    QED’s fellowship program is a year-long, full-time program designed to provide  recent graduates with an opportunity to make significant contributions to work in international development, and develop and improve business skills in communication, technology, quantitative reasoning, and teamwork. Fellows will be able to observe and participate in business operations and decision-making, meet professional role models and potential mentors who can provide guidance, feedback, and support.

     

    QED’s Fellowship experience is valuable to recent graduates as a means of allowing them to experience how their studies are applied in, and as work experience that can be highly attractive to potential employers.

    Responsibilities

    The Global Health Solutions – University Outreach Fellow will be part of the larger Global Health Solutions Data and Innovation team with a focus on university outreach and will play an essential role in the team’s building of a data visualization website. The University Outreach Fellow will have a number of responsibilities within the Global Health Solutions team and the Fellow will need to be able to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to multi-task between various projects. The general responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    University Outreach and Relationship Management

    • Management of US and international university relations and outreach
    • Regular communication with university academic, administrative and student contacts including keeping them engaged and informed
    • Coordination between universities and data viz specialists regarding trainings
    • Coordination between international and US based universities
    • Growth in the number and strength of University partners, and non-university private sector partners, including the ability to represent QED in these discussions.

     

    Growth in Website Users and Contributors

    • Contribution to the growth in the number of website contributors and users
    • Coordination with university marketing and social media departments
    • Coordination with the QED communications and marketing team
    • Organization and management of special events and activities

     

    Data Visualization Topics and Quality Assurance

    • Collaboration with the Content Manager, Delhi based data hub team, and universities to ensure the quality and accuracy of all content produced
    • Collaboration with the Content Manager and Data Visualization Fellow in building on the list of topics to be covered

     

    Creating an Innovation Environment

    • Promotion of an innovation culture including the management and organization of activities
    • Staying up to date on relevant topics on innovation in international development
    • Leading and supporting innovation campaigns

     

    Business Development

     

    • Assisting in the discovery and tracking of new business opportunities
    • Assisting in the research, writing and creation of business development proposals

    Qualifications

      • Master’s degree in international development, public health, data visualization, marketing, journalism, economics, business administration, or related field. In certain cases a Bachelor’s degree and relevant work experience will be accepted in lieu of a Master’s.
      • Strong oral and written communication skills
      • Ability to work effectively both in a team and as an individual
      • Willingness to learn and adapt to new systems and technologies
      • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple assignments at one time.
      • Experience in Tableau or data visualization preferred but not required
      • Demonstrated interest and experience in international development.

       

    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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