• Job Vacancy at World Learning

  • Posted on: 5 August, 2016 Deadline: 22 August, 2016
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  • World Learning is a not for profit organization that envisions a just world driven by engaged citizens and thriving communities. For more than 80 years, its programs have changed the lives of tens of thousands of people in the United States and abroad. Today, it advances leadership in more than 60 countries, providing education, exchange, and development programs that empower people and strengthen institutions. World Learning is on the ground in developing countries worldwide, working with marginalized groups to build local capacity for change. The Experiment in International Living remains a key program within World Learning’s platform, and offers immersive cross-cultural exchanges to high school students.

    ICT Expert (Online Portal Development)


    World Learning Nigeria is currently supporting the implementation of the Electoral Empowerment of the Civil Society Program in Nigeria. Our primary task is building capacity of CSOs working under the program. In this respect, World Learning intends to set-up and online training platform to support this course and aid in achievement of the project objectives. 

    World Learning therefore wishes to engage a technical ICT expert(s) to support with the development and support of the platform. The consultant will work closely with the World Learning field office team and in extension the EEECSP partners to develop and support the platform.

    Objectives of the Assignment

    The objective of the assignment is to develop an interactive online training platform that will act as a medium for reaching out to the CSOs to build their capacity.

    Scope of Work

    • The expert will be expected to draft an inception report outlining the functionality, features and applicability of the platform including the software application and database the system will run on
    • Develop detailed system specifications and process flow
    • Develop a wireframe of the structure to allow for feedback
    • Develop the dummy platform for internal testing to allow for feedback
    • Develop the necessary graphics for the webpage
    • Upload the content to run on the platform
    • Offer continuous technical support through the project period 


    • Inception report with detailed system specifications and work plan
    • Dummy system for testing
    • Develop the final portal
    • Develop user training material and facilitate a training for the WL staff and end users

    Time Frame

    The time frame for delivery is September 30, 2016.

    Qualification and skills

    • Hold a degree / HND in ICT with bias in web and software development. Training on web development and graphics will be an added advantage.
    • Relevant hands on experience in developing online learning / training platforms.
    • At least 3 years working experience in the field of ICT – web and software development
    • Sound understanding of systems development cycle and information security

    Key Skills / attributes

    • Excellent web development and graphics skills
    • Sound communication and interpersonal skills
    • Professionalism

    Application guidelines

    • Updated profile and  or CV (not exceeding 3 pages)

    World Learning’s responsibilities

    • Provide office space (if required)
    • Provide the relevant information required for the assignment
    • Provide consultancy contract before the beginning of the assignment
    • Pay the agreed consultancy fees as detailed in the contract
    • Facilitate the consultants logistical costs as per the contractual terms of engagement

    Method of Application

    Ensure subject heading is; “Development of e-training platform - EECSP” not later than August 22, 2016

    Evaluation and award of consultancy

    World Learning will evaluate the proposals and award the contract based on technical and financial feasibility. World Learning reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal received without offering an explanation and is not bound to accept the lowest or the highest bidder.

    The assignment is to be undertaken in Abuja

    Note: You can apply as an individual or as a team – youth and women are highly encouraged to apply.

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