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  • Posted on: 26 August, 2015 Deadline: 30 November, 2015
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  • The Nobeah Foundation is the not-for-profit counterpart of Nobeah Technologies Ltd., a technology company focusing on technology with deep potential for social impact.

    Across Africa the Nobeah Foundation will raise money from both local and international donors to sponsor free or subsidized distribution of the technologies from Nobeah. Through these activities the foundation will achieve its goal of supporting game-changing innovations.

    Newsletter and Social Media Content Writing Intern

     

    Summary of Position: 

    The newly formed Nobeah Foundation is seeking a Social Media Content Writing Intern in Ethiopia,Algeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania & Uganda. This is an exciting position doing meaningful work: researching, writing, pitching and producing features, even breaking new stories if the timing's right. Interns will write stories and produce multimedia content for Nobeah's online presence whether on its newsletter, its website, its social media presence, or as a guest contributor on other sites. Interns are expected to pitch and produce stories and galleries for the Web on the Foundation's projects or any related developments. Ability to file clean copy on deadline is a must. Our interns get the opportunity to get detailed feedback on their writing and guidance in crafting compelling social media posts as we collaborate to produce an engaging user experience across our digital platforms.

    Recruitment will take place in two phases. In the first phase concluding by November, the first group of candidates will be selected. In the second phase concluding December, the second group of candidates will be selected. Candidates found not eligible for the first group are welcome to reapply for the second group if any elements of your qualifications or experience have changed. 

    These positions require between 5-40 hours a week at any hours and any day per week as long as the requirements for on-line meetings and other collaboration are met. The positions are flexible to accommodate up to 100% remote work. Computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office are required. 

    Though all work will be remote, the candidate must be located in and be eligible to work in the country. The candidate must speak at least one local language, in addition to being fluent in English both verbally and in writing. The candidate must also have a network of contacts in the country to facilitate any required work there. 

    “We look forward to your application. In the mean time we invite you to visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/www.nobeahfoundation.org”. 

    The detailed responsibilities include but are not limited to those below: 

    · Support evaluation and design of marketing communications including social media aligned to business objectives
    · Adhere to the Foundation's corporate social media policy and review social media channels for compliancy.
    · Work with internal stakeholders to gather and organize writing requirements. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    · Pursuing a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing Communication and/or Computer Science.
    · Completed at least one year of undergraduate course work.
    · Experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    · Strong organizational, computer and communication skills (verbal and written).
    · Willingness to learn new tools
    · Able to meet commitments and deadlines
    · Committed and passionate for results
    · Able to communicate effectively with team members and management
    · Must have excellent writing skills.

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    Volunteer Economic Research Coordinator/Interns

     

    Summary of Position:

    The newly formed Nobeah Foundation is seeking a Volunteer Economic Research Programmes Intern for its Kenyan operations.

    The Economic Research Programmes Coordinator will get the opportunity to help in finding and developing partnerships with some of the leading economic research institutions in the world to do research related to Nobeah’s Distributed Discrete Work Management Methodology (DDWMM). The DDWMM is Nobeah’s signature methodology and is key to Nobeah’s operations. The DDWMM was initially conceived as a way to divide complex projects into simple work units that could be reliably and independently completed by workers with expertise in a single area and of even low to moderate skills and experience, and that could be overseen by a distributed team of project managers, and subject matter experts.

    With the metrics captured by the DDWMM this role will work with research partners to investigate:

    • The relationship between compensation of any particular resource (including executives) to outcomes for individuals, teams, departments, and organizations.
    • Africa specific challenges to economic growth and job growth resulting from the inability to scale business processes.
    • The potential for development in Africa being spurred by use of the DDWMM to successfully take advantage of Africa's huge labor surplus to fill the growing technology skills gap in the west.
    • The potential impact of methodologies like the DDWMM on Africa's development.
    • Potential job creation programs that could be proposed using the DDWMM and potential sources of funding to implement those programs, as well as potential ways those programs could be privately funded or self-funded.

    The positions are flexible to accommodate up to 100% remote work. However, the candidate must be located in and be eligible to work in the country. The candidate must speak at least one local language, in addition to being fluent in English both verbally and in writing. The candidate must also have a network of contacts in the country to facilitate any required work there.

    Recruitment for this role will take place in two phases. In the first phase concluding by November, the first group of candidates will be selected. In the second phase concluding December, the second group of candidates will be selected. Candidates found not eligible for the first group are welcome to reapply for the second group if any elements of your qualifications or experience have changed.

    The detailed responsibilities include but are not limited to those below:

    • Researching specific areas as requested
    • Quantitative analysis of relationships between resource activities and organizational outcomes
    • Research, collect and compile information to frame research questions in alignment with the research mandates or interests of potential research partners.
    • Establish and update quantitative and qualitative economic, financial, or statistical databases
    • Process, consolidate, and transform data sets within and between databases using statistical and/or econometric techniques
    • Evaluate economic, financial or statistical relationships in databases
    • Analyze economic time series data
    • Assist in defining requirements for interfaces or to transfer data between external and in-house databases

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in economics, statistics, mathematics, finance, or computer science.
    • Work experience in a similar capacity preferred.
    • Knowledge of statistical and econometrics techniques and microeconomic relationships is preferred.
    • Graphics presentation skills
    • Interest in global financial markets, financial regulation, and economic policy preferred.
    • Strong research, proofreading, and editing skills
    • Strong organizational, planning and multitasking skills with high attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, and internet research
    • Strong comfort with quantitative data. Ability to perform econometric and statistical analysis preferred.
    • Must have a computer and readily available internet access.
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills – including compelling, energetic presentations; attention to detail and high degree of personal organization; ability to manage a fast-paced heavy work load.
    • Ability to work both independently and with others in a team approach;
    • Knowledge of computers and Microsoft Word, Excel.
    • Candidates must have excellent verbal communication, and written communication.
    • Candidate must have a positive and energetic attitude, and strong desire to meet goals and commitments.

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    Volunteer Educational Programmes Coordinator

     

    Summary of Position:

    The newly formed Nobeah Foundation is seeking a Volunteer Educational Programmes Coordinator for its operations in Algeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania & Uganda.

    The Educational Programmes Coordinator will help investigate and potentially define the strategy and approach the Nobeah Foundation will take to ensure its Afripad educational computer project meets educational objectives in the country and selected areas. To accomplish this objective the Educational Programmes Coordinator will review national educational initiatives as well as any educational or related initiatives of areas that have expressed an interest in being part of the Nobeah Foundation’s Afripad pilot. The Educational Programmes Coordinator will perform this review and analysis in order to gain a solid grasp of the goals, challenges, constraints, and opportunities represented by those initiatives. The Educational Programmes Coordinator will also gain an awareness of the most important stakeholders in education as well as gaining an understanding of their roles and perspectives and how the Nobeah Foundation can work with them to achieve mutual goals.

    This position requires between 5-40 hours a week at any hours and any day per week as long as the requirements for on-line meetings and other collaboration are met. The positions are flexible to accommodate up to 100% remote work. Computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office are required.

    Though all work will be remote, the candidate must be located in and be eligible to work in the country. The candidate must speak at least one local language, in addition to being fluent in English both verbally and in writing. The candidate must also have a network of contacts in the country to facilitate any required work there.

    Recruitment of this position will take place in two phases. In the first phase concluding by November, the first group of candidates will be selected. In the second phase concluding by December, the second group of candidates will be selected. Candidates found not eligible for the first group are welcome to reapply for the second group if any elements of their qualifications or experience will have changed.

    The detailed responsibilities include but are not limited to those below:

    • Oversight and management of program curriculum.
    • Ensure course curriculum materials have been defined.
    • Collection, analysis, and reporting of program data for accreditation and program review.
    • Assessment of student learning.
    • Collaboration with program partners.
    • Participation on institutional faculty committees where necessary.
    • Completion of all required training and development activities.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Degree in education or child development; or a degree in any other field combined with experience in teaching children.
    • Have education or experience in collaborating with parents in the education of their children.

    Method of Application

    To apply for this position send an email to hr@nobeahfoundation.org with your resume attached and with the subject line: “Re: Application for Newsletter and Social Media Content Writing Intern-[Name of your country]”. Please ensure your name and other contact details are in your resume and in the email itself.

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