• Internship Recruitments at The Nobeah Foundation

  • Posted on: 28 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.

    Volunteer Legal Research Coordinator/Intern

     

    Summary of Position:

    The newly formed Nobeah Foundation is seeking a Legal Research Programmes Coordinator, and a Legal Research Programmes Intern in Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nigeria and South Africa.

    The Legal Research Programmes Coordinator will get the opportunity to help in finding and developing partnerships with leading Legal Research institutions in the area of intellectual property law to do research related to licensing or sharing our intellectual property in a way best supporting our social impact goals.

    The Legal Research Programmes Coordinator will help define the important issues and then help frame those issues for fruitful collaboration with legal researchers or institutions in the area of intellectual property law.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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:

    · Researching specific areas as requested

    · Research, collect and compile information to frame research questions in alignment with the research mandates or interests of potential research partners.

    · Providing insight into international intellectual property databases.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    · Background in intellectual property law.

    · Background in physical sciences, computer science, or engineering.

    · Work experience in a similar capacity 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

    · Must have a computer and readily available internet access.

    · Ability to work both independently and with others in a team approach;

    • Knowledge of computers and Microsoft Word, Excel.

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    Volunteer Project Management Coordinators / Intern

     

    SUMMARY OF POSITION:

    The newly formed Nobeah Foundation is seeking Volunteer Project Management Coordinators/ Intern

    This is an exciting position doing meaningful work Rolling-out/Implementing Nobeah’s signature ‘Distributed Discrete Work Management Methodology’ (DDWMM) to produce timely and accurate management information, and then proactively use this information to monitor performance, propose improvements and identify potential for future solutions. This is about more than simply presenting data. It’s about offering analysis and insight and working collaboratively with our operational teams on a daily basis to find the best solutions. Along with analysing trends and tracking performance, you’ll ensure that your findings are as insightful as they are accurate, and that we can easily satisfy any reporting requests. You’ll be responsible for making recommendations at an early stage so that we can take action to prevent problems arising. This position requires between 5-40 hours a week, M-F from 9-5:00 pm. The position is flexible to accommodate up to 100% remote work.

    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.

    The role for Volunteer Project Management Coordinators/ Intern will focus on:

    • Learn the main procedures of the ‘Distributed Discrete Work Management Methodology’·
    • Assist in ensuring the (DDWMM) is used successfully throughout the organization to collaboratively execute, track, and manage tasks.·
    • Identifying bugs in the various DDWMM procedures and actively participate in formulating viable solutions.·
    • Understanding the mapping between the DDWMM and other various methodologies including Agile

    QUALIFICATIONS:·

    • A bachelor's degree in Business Administration,
    • Project Management or relevant social science·
    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)·
    • Knowledge or experience with ‘Agile’ methodologies is desirable.·
    • Excellent problem solving, analytical, organizational and presentation·
    • Be an effective communicator·
    • Interest in new technologies and willingness to learn new tools·
    • Able to meet commitments and deadlines·
    • Committed and passionate for results
    • Must be fluent in English both verbally and in writing and at least speak one local language
    • Be citizens of any of the following countries Nigeria, Ethiopia, Egypt, Congo, South Africa, Tanzania, Algeria, Uganda, Sudan, and Morocco.
    • Must have a network of contacts in the country to facilitate any required work there

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    Volunteer Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Solutions Programmes Manager/Coordinator/Intern

     

    Summary of Position:

    The newly formed Nobeah Foundation is seeking an Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Solutions Programmes Manager, an Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Solutions Programmes Coordinator, and an Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Solutions Programmes Intern in Nigeria, Ethiopia, Egypt, Congo, South Africa, Tanzania, Algeria, Uganda, Sudan and Morocco.

    For one or more projects in their programme area the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Solutions Programmes Coordinator will help review the requirements of the target users to help ensure the project targets high-impact needs. Upon reviewing these needs and consulting with a team of engineers the role will gather requirements for features that can be built into the project so as to achieve the desired social impact.

    The role will in addition help review best practices in improving development outcomes using information technology as well as review best practices in information technology within the African context. Then, in order to enable these improvements in the Nobeah project they are working on, the role will outline features (at a non-technical level) that can be built into that project.

    To validate their approach the role will gather user feedback and suggestions, and conduct focus groups about the features being designed into the project they are working on.

    Regarding partnerships the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Solutions Programmes Coordinator will identify within other organizations, or within the national or county governments of Kenya, initiatives having mutually compatible objectives, or that offer incentives relevant to Nobeah’s programmes. The Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Solutions Programmes Coordinator will then assist in identifying the most important stakeholders within those organizations with respect to those programmes. Having gained an understanding of the roles and perspectives of those organizations and the individuals within them the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Solutions Programmes Coordinator will then help define a strategy and approach to how the Nobeah Foundation can work with them to achieve mutual goals.

    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.

    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:

    · Understand market conditions and translate them into product requirements.

    · Participate in helping the Support and Service teams develop their offerings

    · Work closely with R&D in tracking the New Product Development Process.

    · Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to create a distinctive product vision.

    · Provide internal and external stakeholders with the appropriate updates on progress, vision, product roadmap, etc.

    · Assisting in coordinating design, process, manufacturing, test, quality as the product(s) move to production and distribution.

    · Continue to refine product vision based on feedback from end users, working team, and internal and external thought leaders.

    · Provide input to the quality management system/documentation.

    · Defines complete product lifecycle from concept to obsolescence.

    · Defines future product line requirements and validation of functional specifications.

    · Communication and training of support, sales and marketing on product capabilities and position

    · Creating strategic partnerships by finding with appropriate partners, based on a number of factors including relevant expertise and resources.

    · Guiding partners through the process of developing strategic collaborations by assisting them with goal-setting, sharing best practices, and aiding in general troubleshooting.

    · Responsible for guiding partners in measuring the results of their work together through the use of impact assessment and the gathering of quantitative data.

    · Conducting visits when necessary to provide direct support for partners and principals as well as to learn best practices that can be shared with other partners.

    · Maintaining program and partnership information in to facilitate collaboration among partners and enables tracking of progress and results.

    · Working cross-departmentally with both Nobeah’s Marketing and Communications team to identify opportunities to recognize partners through internal or external media outlets and Nobeah events; and with the Resource and Development team to assist in the organization’s recruitment and fundraising efforts.

    · Providing regular reports and status updates of the partnerships to be used for various purposes including volunteer recruitment, development and board meetings.

    · Assisting with the development of trainings, workshops, project models and other materials to support partners in developing their collaborations.

    · Encouraging Partners to participate in other Nobeah Programs when appropriate

    · Other special projects as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    · At a manager level this role requires experience using one or more commercial off the shelf Hospital Information Systems (HISs) in addition to having some familiarity with the HIS offerings of the major vendors (McKesson, Cerner, Siemens, Epic, Allscripts, GE, Meditech, NextGen, Computer Programs & Systems (CPSI), Healthcare Management Systems (HMS), NTT Data (formerly Keane), QuadraMed, Healthland) and the way they are used in actual hospital settings.

    · At an intern level significant real-world experience is not required for candidates who can learn quickly and still respect deadlines.

    · Must have a computer and readily available internet access.

    · Analytical capabilities; high ethical standards; highly organized;

    · 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 problem solve and exercise good judgment; demonstrated skill as a quick and adaptive learner able to digest and synthesize substantial content information in a short time frame;

    · Ability to work both independently and with others in a team approach;

    • Ability to independently initiate projects and activities.
    • Good client interactions skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as negotiation skills.
    • Able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
    • Ability to maintain client confidentiality.
    • Knowledge of computers and Microsoft Word, Excel.
    • Good leadership skills with the potential for further development.

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    Volunteer Human Resources Coordinators

     

    Summary of Position:

    The newly formed Nobeah Foundation is seeking a Volunteer Human Resources Coordinator for its operations.

    The Nobeah Foundation is currently sorting through a great many resumes in the process of hiring for ongoing opportunities, including for hiring the human resources team.

    Though all work will be remote, the candidate should be located in the country, should speak at least one local language, and have a network of contacts in the country in order to fulfill work permit and other requirements.

    The Volunteer Human Resources Coordinator will assist in recruiting, screening, and hiring for key roles.

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

    · Assist in recruitment and interview processes to find top candidates.

    · Comment on or refine interviewing and on boarding procedures.

    · Create ways to effectively measure our departments and individuals

    · Participate in administrative staff meetings & maintains organization chart / employee directory

    · Track compliance with employment regulations

    · Communicate pay policies and systems: How, when, why does someone receive a promotion or pay increase

    · Communication of policies in relation to: travel, food stipends, workplace conduct, and ethics

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    · Some experience and managing and working with people in an HR role

    · ​Ability for employee problem and/or conflict resolution

    · ​A passion for creating a happy, communicative and efficient work environment

    · Ability to see the big picture and provide useful and strategic advice and input across the company and on the senior executive team

    · Some experience working in the Human Resources department of a medium to large company.

    · Bachelor’s degree in a business field of study. A master’s degree in business, HR, organization development, or related management field of study is preferred.

    · Some knowledge or experience with labor and employment-related statutes, laws, and regulations in that country.

    · Computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office are required.

    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 Volunteer Legal Research Programmes Coordinator/Intern-[Name of your country]”. Please ensure your name and other contact details are both in your resume and in the email itself.

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