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We are looking for highly qualified and passionate individuals to be part of our movement to ensure communities worldwide live with dignity.

We offer a dynamic and enabling work environment and competitive compensation, based on experience and qualifications, comparable to leading national level development sector organizations.

If you would like to be part of the Digital Green family, submit your application with a cover note, current CV and at least three references to jobs@digitalgreen.org. If you are student, you can also apply for an internship position.

India

Digital Green is an international non-profit development organization that builds and deploys information and communication technologies to amplify the effectiveness of development efforts to affect sustained, social change globally. Digital Green’s approach combines technology and social organization to improve the cost-effectiveness and broaden the community participation in existing best practices. Digital Green partners with public and civil society organizations in areas ranging from agricultural development to public health and is supported by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, DFID, Ford Foundation, and Government of India. Digital Green's headquarters is in New Delhi, India with state offices in Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, and Karnataka. Digital Green’s has extended its work in Sub-Saharan Africa with partners in Ghana and Ethiopia.

Assistant Program Manager/ Program Manager-Bihar / Odisha / MP

We invite applications from suitable candidates for the positions of Training Specialists to be based in state capitals with state teams, and also at the headquarters in New Delhi. The Training Specialists placed in the states will report to the State Managers and at headquarters to the Training Director.

Key Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Training Director, develop sets of training modules for different components of Digital Green system: initiation, production and diffusion
  • Develop a profile of the training output and a training manual that details how training will be imparted at various levels
  • Participate in the delivery of training at various locations assuring highest quality standards
  • Develop a suitable and appropriate methodology for supportive supervision to be followed to observe trainees at workplace
  • Evaluate training inputs over time to assure that training is leading to performance enhancement and work with Team Leaders to refine and fine-tune the training materials for greater efficacy
  • Document lessons learned and best practices ensuring that these are incorporated into program guidance and capacity building tools
  • Keep abreast of latest advances in training technologies and adapt them to Digital Green work
  • Identify areas for support and interventions within the thematic/sectoral areas assigned
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualification and Skills

  • University degree in Rural Development, Social Sciences or any other relevant discipline
  • Five years of relevant experience in providing performance based training using adult learning principles
  • Experience in transfer of learning to semi-literate and rural populations with an aptitude to use ICT tools for social change
  • Excellent writing, communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports
  • Excellent leadership, coordination and information management skills
  • Strong strategic and creative thinking
  • Demonstrated analytical skills applied on a wide range of factors, parameters, policies and priorities for the assessment and resolution of complex situations
  • Personal commitment, drive for results, efficiency and flexibility
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team and with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds

Interested candidates can submit their resume along with cover note at jobs@digitalgreen.org

Deputy Director-Technology

The Deputy Director – Technology is a new position. At the heart of Digital Green’s work is to use technology to strengthen the effectiveness of development intervention to bring about sustained social change. For this they require efficient systems to disseminate information, store and share knowledge and assess impact at the level of an individual farmer and create aids for business analytics to allow them to scale their operations and maximize impact. Hence this position plays a very important role, being at the core of activities, that drive the very mission of the organization. The position will be responsible for overseeing program development, both, frontend and backend, creation and management of a website or a portal for virtual interaction, internal database management platforms, management of interface platforms for farmers and general audience, innovations in mobile technology and creating in-house MIS systems etc.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to the technology team at Digital Green to come up with innovative technological tools in line with the requirements of the organization and its programs.
  • Play a key role in building the technology that powers Digital Green’s activities over a wide range of interventions which will ultimately culminate in successful information generation, storage, analysis and dissemination.
  • Coordination of Development of software for frontend and backend users.
  • Oversee the maintenance of a virtual library, and creation of strong in- house MIS systems.
  • Lead innovation in mobile technology by way of development of new applications
  • Design products and features to enable access in rural areas
  • Architect scalable technical solutions. Build, test and launch software for use in the field and in house
  • Be in sync with the latest developments in the field of technology so as to be able to provide customized solutions to meet the requirements of the organization and the rural communities
  • Build and grow and mentor the team and thereby help shape the future of the organization

Qualification and Skills

  • B.Tech/B.E., M.Tech in Computer Science or Equivalent
  • Leadership experience at senior level in a growing organization
  • Ability to give people challenging assignments to develop their capabilities and provide timely coaching, instruction and feedback, create an environment where failure is seen as an opportunity to learn
  • Strategic Programme and Operational Management Expertise
  • Ability to multitask, perform under high pressure, with minimum supervision, manage complex workloads and deliver outputs to agreed deadlines
  • Ability to act with urgency for continuous improvement and with a bias towards action, promote development of breakthrough solutions, and embrace and advocate innovations that improve results
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work well and flexibly in hard-working, multi-disciplinary teams based at different locations
  • Ability to work in entrepreneurial set up
  • Travel within the country to various program locations

Interested candidates can apply at jobs@digitalgreen.org indicating the position under the subject line item with their current CV, three references and a cover note.

Director-Training

Digital Green seeks an experienced professional to serve as Director Training. This is a new position and the core activities of the organization is to provide training in DG systems and approaches to develop capacity in partner organizations and the communities to implement project activities relatively independently. Currently, Digital Green’s training portfolio is led by a Dy. Director, Training supported by a core group of trainers at headquarters and in the field. The Director will provide leadership to this team using latest training methodologies and approaches to build a cadre of very high quality trainers, training modules customized to the target populations and a virtual training institute that acts as a resource for all training activities. As a member of the senior management team, the position will require regular interactions with the other Department Heads and partner NGO teams, government officials and global teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • To understand the context of Digital Green in order to deliver relevant learning solutions and lead the training department with efficiency and effectiveness
  • Play a strategic role in the planning, designing and budgeting of the organization’s annual training calendar based on specific needs both for in house and external stakeholders
  • Be responsible for quality and timely delivery of training programs, monitoring progress and reporting on the annual training calendar
  • To liaise and coordinate with different in house programs, Digital Green’s partners as well as national and international organizations to develop and implement training programs/projects which are mutually benefited
  • Enhance the structure and forge partnerships with external training providers and institutions which will help identify appropriate resources and talent to enhance the learning solutions available
  • To guide and mentor team members and external resources who are involved in developing curriculum and consistently identify gaps in the current content available vis a vis the needs of the organization
  • Create new learning solutions and keep in touch with developments taking place in the broader context of learning globally
  • Working with Digital Green’s technology team, develop a virtual training institute
  • To track training impact at all levels-individual, program and organization

Qualification and Skills

  • Masters in Social Sciences, Human Resources, Organization Behavior or Psychology.
  • Experienced learning and development specialist with a minimum of 8 - 10 years of work experience of which at least 4 years should have been in a leadership/senior management capacity.
  • Track record of successfully and innovatively managing a learning function, including driving a learning strategy preferably for a growing development organization
  • Demonstrated capability in designing, planning, budgeting and implementing, quality training programs
  • Ability to develop curriculum, either by self or by taking assistance from subject matter specialists, which are best suited for meeting the training needs of the organization and its partners
  • Keen interest and awareness of developments in the learning space along with a good grasp of appropriate technologies available for quality delivery of learning programs
  • A proven ability to establish effective partnerships with other training institutes, research and academic organizations, Development Trainers so as to utilize their expertise for the benefit of the organization
  • Strong financial and team management skills including the ability to supervise and motivate multidisciplinary professionals effectively
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written in both English and Hindi) and capability to represent the organization in professional forums.
  • Travel: Extensive Travel nationally and internationally

Interested candidates can apply at jobs@digitalgreen.org indicating the position under the subject line item with their current CV, three references and a cover note.

Health Technical Advisor

Digital Green is seeking applications from highly skilled and experienced professionals for the position of Health Technical Advisor in order to provide technical expert support to both national and international-level programs. This position will build upon the existing interventions and will play a key role in the expansion of the organizational health and nutrition-focused national as well as global agendas. The position will work closely with program leads, and will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide high-level expertise in nutrition or maternal child health programming by working in collaboration with multiple key stakeholders and partners
  • Strengthen capacity of state and global teams to work and coordinate with technical partners, and key stakeholders who collaborate on programs that emphasize health/nutrition outcomes
  • Act as a technical resource to the various partners and their community teams, answering questions and providing information needed during the project
  • Serve as a technical capacity support to program teams that liaise with health and nutrition-focused technical partners during all stages of program design, implementation, and evaluation including training aspects
  • Provide support on the selection and prioritization of key nutrition and/or health-focused and sensitive practices, to be used in the development of content for locally produced videos
  • Provide feedback to local video production team on storyboards and draft videos produced on key health-related practices, ensuring the accuracy of the content and consistency of the information presented with the national and state-based health-focused agenda
  • Identify bottle-necks and ground-level challenges within health-related programs and report back to supervisor and regional teams in timely fashion
  • Spearhead the organizational health-focused national and international agenda and ensure that strategy is accurately and efficiently implemented
  • Participate in the review of monitoring, evaluation and learning research protocol and methodologies to ensure the accuracy and consistency of health-related messages and language being used
  • Closely integrate national and international activities to advance organizational health-related agenda
  • Explore cross-sectoral linkages within the sector such as but not limited to: hygiene and nutrition, agriculture and nutrition, maternal/newborn child health practices and WASH-based practices
  • Explore cross-sectoral linkages within the sector such as but not limited to: hygiene and nutrition, agriculture and nutrition, maternal/newborn child health practices and WASH-based practices
  • Serve as organizational representative at various conferences and workshops

Qualification and Skills

  • Advanced degree in nutrition, global public health or health-education
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience in health-based project/program management and/or implementation
  • Experience in implementing programs focused on community participation, program design/management, quality assurance, performance assessment
  • Excellent communication skills • Strong strategic and creative thinking skills
  • Personal commitment, drive for results, efficiency and flexibility

Location: Based in Delhi Send your resumes along with covernote at jobs@digitalgreen.org

Assistant Software Engineer - New Delhi

The technology team at Digital Green works on exciting new technologies, innovating to create appropriate software tools that solve problems faced by development organizations everywhere. Digital Green is a platform for knowledge sharing amongst rural communities. At the heart of our work is a system to collect data on operations that helps us to assess our impact at the level of an individual farmer. We use this data to create aids for business analytics that allow us to scale our operations and maximize our impact. Our web presence, digitalgreen.org, takes this content beyond the communities we work directly with to a global audience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Play a key role in the building the technology that powers Digital Green
  • Able to, and excited to, learn and apply new technologies independently
  • Learn and apply new technologies
  • Design products and features
  • Build, test, and launch software for use in the field
  • Architect scalable technical solutions
  • Build and grow the team and thereby help shape our future

Qualification and Skills

  • B.Tech/B.E. in Computer Science or equivalent from a reputed college
  • Experience in one or more of the following languages: C, C++, Java, or Python/PHP/Perl
  • Knowledge of SQL, relational databases, and other data storage solutions
  • Implementing production websites (HTTP, HTML, JavaScript)
  • Experience working in Unix/Linux environments
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong commitment to making a difference in the developing world

Interested candidates can apply at jobs@digitalgreen.org indicating the position under the subject line item with their current CV, three references and a cover note.

Ethiopia

Digital Green is an international, non-profit development organization that builds and deploys information and communication technology to amplify the effectiveness of development efforts to affect sustained, social change. The Digital Green approach blends appropriate technology with community and social organizations to improve the cost-effectiveness of extension systems globally, and broaden the community participation in existing best practices. While most of Digital Green’s work has been in the agriculture and livelihood domains, it has now been extended to health and nutrition. The organization is supported by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Department for International Development (UK Government), the Government of India, Ford Foundation, Vodafone Foundation and others.

Incubated in Microsoft Research in 2006, Digital Green has now scaled its operations across seven states in India and works in Ghana, Tanzania, Mozambique and Ethiopia in Africa. Digital Green is now expanding its work rapidly in Sub-Saharan Africa, and is establishing a country office in Ethiopia. Digital Green works with Ethiopia’s Ministry of Agriculture and NGO partners such as Oxfam America, Sasakawa Africa Association, PATH and International Development Enterprises.

Digital Green is currently working with Ethiopia’s Ministry of Agriculture and other NGO partners in the country, such as Oxfam America, Sasakawa Africa Association, and International Development Enterprises. Within the next few years, Digital Green will increase its scale significantly in the country.

Country Representative - Ethiopia

Digital Green seeks a Country Representative to lead Digital Green’s operations in Ethiopia. The Country Representative will have primary responsibility for ensuring high quality programmatic, administrative and financial management of all of Digital Green’s work in Ethiopia. He/she will be responsible for facilitating the start-up of country operations in a new office and the oversight and functioning of project teams. The successful candidate will also be expected to lead strategic interactions with Digital Green’s Headquarters in India and provide mentoring to staff and teams as they join the organization.
Reporting to Digital Green’s Director for International Programs in India, the Country Representative will: secure and outfit office space; recruit and hire administrative and finance staff, as well as other program staff, as opportunities arise; develop office management systems; manage relationships and represent Digital Green with government counterparts, in-country donors and development partners; coordinate interactions between staff in Ethiopia and teams based at headquarters India; ensure compliance with Digital Green, donor, and local government policies; develop proposals and new business opportunities with partners in-country and Digital Green colleagues around the world; support the development of annual budgets; monitor expenditures; act as team leader for the Ethiopian office administrative team; oversee all finance, administrative, and human resources functions within the office.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish organizational presence with an office and required permissions from the government for operations in Ethiopia
  • Establish and maintain close working relationships with relevant offices of the national government.
  • Represent Digital Green programs to relevant ministries, international agencies, collaborators, other NGOs, and the donor community in Ethiopia.
  • Identify opportunities for development of Digital Green programs, working in close collaboration with Digital Green headquarters and specific program teams.
  • Serve as liaison between the Digital Green office in Ethiopia, Africa Knowledge Hub and Digital Green headquarters to facilitate optimal functioning of projects being implemented in Ethiopia.
  • Nurture office cohesiveness and a healthy office culture that encourages initiative, innovations, and collaboration, consistent with Digital Green's mission, values and principles.
  • Ensure that financial and administrative management of the office and projects is in compliance with Digital Green and donor policies and procedures, and Ethiopian administrative and financial procedures and relevant laws.
  • Provide guidance to staff on issues related to personnel policies, and ensure compliance with Digital Green HR policies.
  • Management and support to staff.

Qualification and Skills

  • Advanced degree in development, business, management, or related field plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience; or 12 years of NGO experience with increasing responsibility; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Extensive experience in program management, coordination, and development.
  • Experience managing complex partnerships and diverse professional teams.
  • Experience working effectively with government counterparts at central and local levels.
  • Experience in program representation and program development.
  • Multi-country experience highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated project and staff management skills.
  • Proven interpersonal, mentoring, and team building skills.
  • Expertise in handling complex partner relationships.
  • Demonstrated creativity, initiative, and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated report writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to represent Digital Green effectively with government and other partners in Ethiopia.
  • Ability to work across cultures and time zones.
  • Knowledge of agriculture and public health systems issues
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills.
  • Personal commitment, drive for results, efficiency, flexibility and a sense of humor.

Interested candidates are requested to send their current CVs, a cover note with motivation for applying for the position and three references to jobs@digitalgreen.org. They should mention the title of the position applied in the subject. All positions are contingent upon funding.

Deputy Country Representative - Ethiopia

Digital Green is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Deputy Country Representative to be based in Addis, Ethiopia to help oversee, manage and backstop various sets of programs. This position will report directly to the Country Representative in Ethiopia and will work in collaboration with the entire Digital Green Ethiopia team.

Key Responsibilities

  • As a member of the Digital Green-Ethiopia Senior Management Team, contribute to strategic and operational delivery of Ethiopian-based programming.
  • Responsible for managing all aspects of the implementation and development of programs and support functions to facilitate the implementation of work plans in collaboration with partners; When necessary, ensure corrective and preventative action is taken;
  • Provide mentorship and leadership to the program management team, build capacities of team to roll-out program effectively;
  • Provide support in roll-out of Digital Green policies and procedures to on-ground team in collaboration with, and through leadership from Country Representative
  • Prepare and implement policies, procedures and guidelines as appropriate, with relevant staff members to ensure effective program management and supportive supervision.
  • Working directly with the Country Representative – Ethiopia, facilitate workshops, conferences to externally communicate about Digital Green with key stakeholders;
  • Provide technical, financial and operational support to the Country Representative as required;
  • Other duties as assigned by the country representative.

Qualification and Skills

  • Graduate degree in social-sciences degree (MA, MS, MPA, etc.) and/or MBA or equivalent;
  • Minimum 5-7 strong years of experience in a leadership role working in an international development organization or agency;
  • Excellent working knowledge of Ethiopian context;
  • Experience in program development and good knowledge of Ethiopian-based, and specifically, East African-based organizations working within the agricultural and nutrition domains, as well as donors (including multilateral, institutional & private companies);
  • Proven experience of building, leading and developing a team with different backgrounds and expertise;
  • Ability to determine accurate and effective project-management pathways and respond rapidly to challenges with partnerships and projects
  • Strong communication, program management, managerial, financial and budgeting skills;
  • Ability to work under little to no supervision under the premise of an organizational structure.
  • Personal commitment, drive for results, efficiency, flexibility and a sense of humor.

Interested candidates are requested to send their current CVs, a cover note with motivation for applying for the position and three references to jobs@digitalgreen.org. They should mention the title of the position applied in the subject. All positions are contingent upon funding.

Program Manager - Ethiopia

Digital Green is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Program Manager to be based in Addis, Ethiopia to help oversee, manage and backstop various sets of programs. This position will report directly to the Deputy Country Representative in Ethiopia and will work in collaboration with the entire Digital Green Ethiopia team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish strategic relationships with implementing partners and other stakeholders;
  • Provide leadership to project planning; Assist program implementation by providing technical and administrative support;
  • Work directly with partner organizations in order to develop and execute annual work plans
  • Monitor and evaluate field project activities; Conduct regularly scheduled quality assurance site visits in collaboration with on-ground partners and partner teams;
  • Report on program-based challenges to Digital Green Deputy Country Director;
  • Coordinate field travel for team as well as external stakeholders; Prepare efficient trip agendas and lodging logistics in short notice;
  • Backstop programs by reviewing/editing program documents such as briefs, case studies and success stories;
  • Logistically plan and track program events and write/edit documents based on these to be shared with Digital Green headquarters and an external audience;
  • Use Digital Green’s data management system to monitor project deliverables, achievements, and regularly report to the team on activities, milestones and accomplishments;
  • Actively participate in Digital Green’s master training on video production and dissemination
  • Provide supportive supervision to project activities by conducting regular trainings for on-ground partner teams;
  • Coordinate review of project documents and submit necessary documents for home-office approval processes;
  • Familiarity with the country and East Africa required;
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualification and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Rural Development, Social Sciences or Information Technology;
  • 3-4 years of relevant experience in project/ program design and implementation with national and international consortiums and partners
  • Excellent writing, communication and negotiation skills - ability to prepare clear and concise reports;
  • Excellent leadership, coordination and information management skills – detail orientation is required;
  • Demonstrated analytical skills applied on a wide range of factors, parameters, policies and priorities for the assessment and resolution of complex situations;
  • Ability to work within a team as well as independently
  • Personal commitment, drive for results, efficiency, flexibility and a sense of humor.

Interested candidates are requested to send their current CVs, a cover note with motivation for applying for the position and three references to jobs@digitalgreen.org. They should mention the title of the position applied in the subject. All positions are contingent upon funding.

Administration, Finance and Human Resources Manager- Ethiopia

The role of the Administration, Finance and Human Resources Manager is to provide superior administrative, financial, human resources and operational management support to Digital Green Ethiopia Office and to effectively run the office in regards to the execution of its operations both internally and externally.
S/He will be responsible for all administrative and financial functions. S/He will be responsible for administration, logistics, and oversight of DG’s grants for the region. S/He will oversee all internal operations, including facility management, IT requirements and human resources. As the financial team leader, assures country office is administered efficiently, meeting Digital Green’s and the Ethiopian Government’s requirements and that country office finances are set-up and managed so as to meet the highest of accounting standards in a manner reflecting DG’s guidelines/requirements and the requirements of our donors.
Other key relationships:
• Contact point for the DG Administration, Human Resources and Finance
• Contact point for Independent Auditors

Key Responsibilities

  • Finance:
  • Monitors project expenses, determines need for additional funds and prepares an analysis for cash advance request.
  • Assists in monitoring bank account and organizes fund transfer.
  • Reconcile Bank account on monthly basis.
  • Responsible for ensuring the close of books in Ethiopia by the 10th of the month.
  • Prepares for and participates in all financial reviews/audits required for the operation of the office and programs. Keeps CFO informed of audit findings/questions.
  • Calculates latest pipelines and burn rates for various programs and that of partners and keeps the CFO well informed on our current expenditure limits. Presents Budget Vs Actual expenses to the team by 20th of every month.
  • Submit quarterly balance sheet for Ethiopia office by the 15th of next month after the end of every quarter.
  • Works closely to sort out financial discrepancies
  • Review program related invoices and check for accuracy and coding.
  • Manages and reports in-country capital assets along with the depreciation schedule in the accounting system every year.
  • Supports preparation of Balance Sheet for the Ethiopia office and Liaison with external auditors for audit.
  • Submit quarterly analysis of awards/contracts by the 15th of next month after the end of every quarter.
  • Administration:
  • Oversee and monitor all logistical arrangements within the office regarding travel, accommodation etc.
  • Responsible for all facilities within the office.
  • Responsible for all assets and IT requirements within the office.
  • Human Resources:
  • Support new hiring processes, e.g.: interview procedures, input into the drafting of job descriptions etc.
  • Prepare consultant contracts and manage and monitor consultancy agreements
  • Oversee personnel files including access and control of confidential information.
  • Providing advice where appropriate for staff, regarding pensions, benefits, work permits, etc
  • Review timesheets for relevant staff and quarterly reporting requirements
  • Support DG’s cores values policy.
  • Monitor staff leaves. Monitor the employment manual.
  • Lead and oversee all performance related issues and reviews
  • Ensure local & expatriate staff and consultant contracts are in compliance w/ local laws
  • Operational Management:
  • Support Regional Director and Senior Program staff in strategic planning
  • Participate in Core Management Team
  • Participate in organisational development activities
  • Facilitate the smooth running of the office.
  • Assist in relationship management of external stakeholders
  • Any other tasks as assigned.

Qualification and Skills

Must have related work experience and proven track record.
Interested candidates are requested to send their current CVs, a cover note with motivation for applying for the position and three references to jobs@digitalgreen.org. They should mention the title of the position applied in the subject. All positions are contingent upon funding.

Assistant Program Manager – Ethiopia

Digital Green is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Assistant Program Manager to be based in Addis, Ethiopia to help provide programmatic, administrative and logistical support to a various sets of programs. This position will report directly to Program Manager in Ethiopia and will work in collaboration with the entire Digital Green Ethiopia team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative and logistical support to project planning;
  • Work directly with Digital Green Program Manager in order to execute annual work plans
  • Monitor and evaluate field project activities; Conduct regularly scheduled quality assurance site visits in tandem with Digital Green Program Managers, on-ground partners and partner teams;
  • Report on appropriate program-based challenges to Digital Green Program Manager;
  • Coordinate field travel for team as well as external stakeholders; Prepare efficient trip agendas and lodging logistics on short notice;
  • Provide support in gathering evidence from field to be included in various written program materials such as briefs, case studies and success stories;
  • Logistically plan and track program events and regularly report them to Digital Green Program Manager;
  • Use Digital Green’s data management system to monitor project deliverables, achievements, and regularly report to the team on activities, milestones and accomplishments;
  • Provide supportive supervision to project activities by conducting trainings for on-ground partner teams;
  • Familiarity with the country and East Africa required
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualification and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Rural Development, Social Sciences or Information Technology;
  • Desired at least 1 year of relevant experience in project/ program design and implementation with national and international consortiums and partners;
  • Interest in food security, health-based and/or ICT4D-related development innovations;
  • Commitment to 2 years required;
  • Ability to meticulously plan for events; Strong detail-orientation required;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to work within a team as well as independently;
  • Ability to take initiative and conduct tasks with highest level of quality;
  • Personal commitment, drive for results, efficiency, flexibility and a sense of humor.

Interested candidates are requested to send their current CVs, a cover note with motivation for applying for the position and three references to jobs@digitalgreen.org. They should mention the title of the position applied in the subject. All positions are contingent upon funding.

Technical Support Engineer - Ethiopia

The technology team at Digital Green works on exciting new technologies, innovating to create software tools that solve problems faced by development organizations everywhere. Digital Green is a platform for knowledge sharing amongst rural communities. At the heart of our work is a system to collect data on operations that helps us to assess our impact at the level of an individual farmer. We use this data to create aids for business analytics that allow us to scale our operations and maximize our impact. Our web presence, digitalgreen.org, takes this content beyond the communities we work directly with to a global audience. Our ambition is to create tools that benefit rural development efforts worldwide, using innovative and appropriate technology solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing high-quality technical support for the Digital Green's software technology stack
  • Delivering effective technical customer support to our rapidly growing partner base
  • Delivering solutions to both technical and non-technical end users while also supporting a wide range of technologies
  • Programming and documentation projects as required
  • Taking ownership of technical issues, and working with our Software Development Team to resolve more advanced issues when necessary
  • Responsible for providing data query and analysis results using SQL
  • Documenting troubleshooting and problem resolution steps
  • Participation in providing training to customers as required

Qualification and Skills

  • At least 3 years of software development experience
  • Firm grasp of how the web works, and how software products function
  • Experience with web site development, HTML, and SQL
  • Knowledge of Windows, XP, Vista and general desktop support issues
  • Able to find creative solutions to unique problems
  • Prior experience in a client-facing role would be a great asset
  • Strong commitment to making a difference in the developing world

Interested candidates are requested to send their current CVs, a cover note with motivation for applying for the position and three references to jobs@digitalgreen.org. They should mention the title of the position applied in the subject. All positions are contingent upon funding.