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Digital Technology Programmes Specialist;

About Us

GOAL has responded to the world’s major humanitarian crises since its founding in 1977, working with vulnerable communities in 15 countries across the globe with a dedicated team of 3,500 personnel. While GOAL continues to be an agile first-responder to humanitarian crises, it is also committed to working with vulnerable communities to help them survive crises and support them on the road to recovery.

Job Purpose

The Digital Technology Programmes Specialist will sit within our Programs Technical Team, the {TT are a group of specialised advisors who provide technical expertise to our Country Programmes and represent GOAL externally, with the aim of driving programme excellence, alignment with strategic goals, and fostering collaboration. ;As the Digital Technology specialist, you will be the focal point for the team on all things Digital Technology based.

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Key areas of Responsibility:

  • Innovation Lab on digital tech solutions; oversee design, development, and deployment.
  • Map digital technology use in programmes and maintain an up-to-date portfolio.
  • Devise and publish policy, SOP, and guidance documentation around digital technologies.
  • Conduct cost-benefit analysis and evaluations on identified and deployed solutions respectively.
  • Convene a programmatic digital technology focal point group with country office representatives for internal learning; represent GOAL in international networks and present work at conferences for external knowledge sharing.
  • Research potential partnerships and build relationships with local and international digital tech providers, academics, and agencies.
  • Research opportunities for funding and support bid writing and budget development processes.
  • Keep abreast of advances in digital technology; identify, research, and develop opportunities for innovation at GOAL.

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The PersonMasters Degree in relevant field.5 years' experience within the NGO sector,Expertise working with and knowledge off multiple Digital Technologies and platformsStrong Stakeholder management skillsResults-driven and ability to handle multiple projects.Well organised with project management skills

**GOAL offers staff flexible working with our hybrid model, we require our HQ employees to work 2 days per week from our office in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin**

;GOAL is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees. We know that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. If you would like more information or have any special requirements or needs that would support you during the recruitment process then please contact the Recruitment team recruitment.hq@goal.ie ;;

All employees share in the responsibility for fulfilling GOAL’s commitment to equal employment opportunity and equal treatment. GOAL does not discriminate against any employee or volunteer; or any applicant for employment or volunteering on the basis of age, gender identity, ancestry, political opinion, civil status, medical condition, ethnic background, disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

Accountability within GOAL

A commitment to GOAL values and GOAL’s integrity framework is critical to working with GOAL. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability: 1) Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety, confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols; 2) Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area; 3) Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner.

Safeguarding

Children and vulnerable adults who come into contact with GOAL as a result of our activities must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

General Terms and Conditions

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document

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