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ICT Facilitator - Youth Advocates Zimbabwe

Location: Chitungwiza
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Job Summary

BACKGROUND

Youth Advocates (YA) is a youth-led organization working to advance youth's rights and amplify youth's voices where it matters. Our mission is empowering adolescents and young people through knowledge and skills transfer. Youth Advocates’ rights-based approach involves increasing access to quality youth friendly services and providing comprehensive gender-sensitive, positive sexuality education, promoting and preserving human dignity. It uses technology and grassroots initiatives to empower youth, claiming respect for fundamental freedoms and rights; improved conditions for young people and their communities; opportunities to learn, work and participate in decisions that affect them. YA is committed to a culture of bold leadership, innovation in all aspects of our work, creative partnerships and, most crucially, accountability to those we serve.

We are currently looking for an individual to fill the following post starting March, 2022

Duties And Responsibilities

General description of the role:

  • To ensure that all YA staff other internal stakeholders and users receive high quality ICT, advice and support.
  • To deliver and maintain a high quality IT infrastructure in pursuance of the organisation’s strategic priorities and objectives and adhering to relevant legislation (e.g. Data Protection), ensuring security and privacy of networks and computer systems.
  • To ensure publicity/communications/marketing staff receive effective support and assistance in their digitally based activities

Information Technology

  • Oversee, develop, implement, maintain and monitor the delivery of all information, communication and technology hardware and software products that form the Youth Advocates. Currently this includes website, Helpline Call Centre (IVR/SMS/Social Media), Youth Broadcasting Network (Video & Newspaper publication) and a smartphone app development.
  • Oversee the design and editorial content for the digital platforms, ensuring that content is regularly updated and promoted.
  • Lead the software development, production of videos, podcasts and other messages, which are produced for the Youth Helpline platforms and the Broadcasting Network.

Communications

  • Ensure quality and vibrant digital presence for YA
  • Suggest promotional materials and contribute to design of digital materials

Qualifications And Experience

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential qualifications, skills and requirements

  • Competence Skills in programming and experience to be considered.
  • Working relationships
  • Reports to the Impact and Programs
  • Close coordination with the Team.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should email their resumes together with their application letters to youthadvocateshq@gmail.com no later than Sunday 6 March 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Location: Chitungwiza

Salary: $350

Contract: One year renewable,

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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