The DataShift team is looking for someone to help us support the efforts of civil society to leverage their use of data and technology for sustainable development. If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to apply your knowledge and network of data and tech for good, this might be the job for you!
The Data Capacity Support Specialist will be responsible for coordinating direct support to selected partners in three pilot areas (Argentina, Kenya+Tanzania and Nepal) on a variety of different, partner-based technology needs. These can range from usability analyses of traffic apps to the implementation of mobile data collection platforms, policy assessments and training on any of these topics. The position will be working very closely with the Direct Support Coordinator of the engine room for an initial 3 month period, during which knowledge transfer will be paramount. Thereafter, this person will be embedded within CIVICUS.
For more information on this position and how to apply, visit this job posting on the CIVICUS website: http://www.civicus.org/index.php/en/get-involved-128/2013-05-06-11-11-30/jobs/2387-data-capacity-support-specialist-datashift-project.