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Digital Green is an international non-profit development organization that builds and deploys information and communication technologies to amplify the effectiveness of development efforts for sustained social change, globally. Our approach combines technology and social organization to improve the cost-effectiveness and broaden community participation in existing best practices. We partner with public and private organizations across domains such as agriculture, livelihood, health and nutrition.

We are headquartered in New Delhi, India with regional offices in Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha. We have a country office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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 for sustained social change, globally. Our approach combines technology and social organization to improve the cost-effectiveness and broaden community participation in existing best practices. We partner with public and private organizations across domains such as agriculture, livelihood, health and nutrition.

We are headquartered in New Delhi, India with regional offices in Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha. We have a country office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Program Manager - Training - Delhi

Digital Green (DG) 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 system combines technology and social organization to improve the cost-effectiveness and broaden the community participation in existing best practices. It is supported by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, DFID, AGRA, Ford Foundation, and Government of India. Digital Green works in nine states in India and several countries in Africa (Ethiopia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Niger, Ghana) and in Afghanistan.
One of the core activities of DG is to build capacity of community members, frontline extension workers and partner organizations in DG systems and approaches to enable them to function and implement project activities relatively independently. This effort is coordinated by the training unit at Digital Green’s headquarters in New Delhi.
Digital Green is looking for a Training Manager who is an outstanding professional with experience in transfer of learning approaches to assist the training unit in developing and implementing effective performance based participatory training at scale. The position will report to the Training Coordinator.

Key Responsibilities

  • In consultation with the Training Coordinator and Digital Green’s internal training community, refine and improve sets of training modules for different components of Digital Green system: initiation, video production and video dissemination.
  • Bring latest approaches to participatory training in low resource settings using appropriate tools of technology and incorporate them into training activities for improved learning.
  • Build on the methodology developed for supportive supervision, training follow up and refresher trainings to ensure that trained personnel use the knowledge and skills gained during training effectively during program implementation.
  • Work with regional teams to refine and fine tune the training materials according to local context for greater effectiveness.
  • Evaluate training outputs and identify gaps that might be leading to sub-optimal performance of project personnel and work towards bridging them for enhanced performance.
  • Document lessons learned and best practices ensuring that they are incorporated into program implementation and capacity building tools.
  • Assist in developing a cadre of very high quality of trainers within Digital Green and partners.
  • Participate in the delivery of training at various locations, both national and international, assuring highest quality standards.
  • Support in coordinating training activities at national and international level.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualification and Skills

  • University degree in Rural Development, Social Sciences or any other relevant discipline.
  • Relevant experience in developing and providing performance based training using participatory approaches to training.
  • 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.
  • Good 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.
  • Passionate about training.

Interested candidates are requested to send their current CV, 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.
Last date to apply: August 15, 2015.

Ethiopia

Digital Green is an international non-profit development organization that builds and deploys information and communication technologies to amplify the effectiveness of development efforts for sustained social change, globally. Our approach combines technology and social organization to improve the cost-effectiveness and broaden community participation in existing best practices. We partner with public and private organizations across domains such as agriculture, livelihood, health and nutrition.

We are headquartered in New Delhi, India with regional offices in Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha. We have a country office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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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.

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.