Technical Officer, Media & Communications
FHI 360
Maiduguri
3d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Summary

  • Provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in-country offices. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives.
  • Develops adoption and / or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area.
  • Creates scientific and technical material in area of expertise.

  • Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals. Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity.
  • Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports.

    Accountabilities

  • Provides technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention for research projects.
  • Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
  • Writes and edits technical reports and documents.
  • Assists with publications, web pages, and presentations.’
  • Conducts searches of published literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area.
  • Monitors and maintains protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports.
  • Responds to requests and inquiries from internal and external staff.
  • Develops or writes technical briefs, reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate research, best practices, policies and procedures.
  • Assists with the implementation of research studies by monitoring and documenting processes.
  • Conducts analysis of program implementation to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines.
  • Prepares reports and papers summarizing project results.
  • Delivers presentations at professional meetings and conferences.
  • Ensures project implementation adheres to company strategy and remains technically sound.
  • Provides leadership and team building at the task level.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Education

  • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or related field.
  • Experience :

  • Typically requires 5-8 years of managing data collection and technical assistance experience.
  • Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required.
  • Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas.
  • Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company.
  • Applied Knowledge & Skills :

  • Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for research studies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.
  • Ability to problem-solve and implements corrective action as needed.
  • Problem Solving & Impact :

  • Works on problems of diverse scope that require analysis or interpretation of various factors.
  • Exercises judgment within selecting methods and techniques to determine appropriate action.
  • Builds productive working relationships with internal and external staff.
  • Decision may affect a work unit or area within a department.
  • Supervision Given / Received :

  • Has no supervisory responsibility.
  • Receives methods and procedures on new projects and assignments.
  • May provide guidance to other lower level personnel.
  • Typically reports to an Associate Director or Director.
  • Typical Physical Demands :

  • Typical office environment.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.
  • Technology to be Used :

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other handheld devices.
  • Travel Requirement :
  • 10% - 25%
  • 10% - 25%
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