Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Advisor
Beyond Violence (BV) is currently accepting applications from potential candidates interested in serving as the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Advisor as part as part of BV’s push to design new, and implement current, campaigns.
BV is centered around a web platform which seeks to engage people across countries and continents in the promotion of non-violent conflict transformation. Through online petitions, forum discussions, digital conferences, and much more, we are impacting decision-makers and key local actors to put down weapons and solve conflict through negotiation and dialogue.
The proposed candidate must have 5 or more years in the design, adaptation, implementation and monitoring of ICT in developing country contexts. S/he should have at a minimum a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent technical degree in business or technology applications.
S/he should have a working familiarity with basic platforms for internet-based and cell phone applications, be able to advise on the selection of appropriate platforms for different campaigns, actions and interventions.
Important note: this is a voluntary, unpaid position with work being carried out remotely via e-mail, Skype, WhatsApp, et cetera.