Digital & Start-ups Expert

الوصف الوظيفي

Position: Digital & Start-ups Expert


Application: Deadline:July 17th , 2023

Start Date: As soon as possible 

Contract Type: Part time (16 hours/week)

Contract Duration: 6 months (extendable)

 About SPARK

SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship to empower young, ambitious people to lead their fragile and conflict-affected societies into prosperity. SPARK is a dynamic and growing, international not-for-profit development organisation with 80+ staff members, in more than 14 offices around the world. SPARK supports refugees in the Middle-East by providing them with scholarships in universities and higher education institutions in the region. SPARK also supports young entrepreneurs in fragile states, to start or grow their own businesses.

Currently, SPARK in Palestine is implementing projects funded by the EU and Google that focus on Tech Entrepreneurship, Capacity Building for Innovation Support Organization Training, and Job Matching. At this point, SPARK is planning to hire a Digital & Start-ups Expert to support SPARK under both EU and Google funded projects         

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

 The responsibilities and tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and review relevant aspects of the projects’ implementation plan in coordination with the project implementation team to ensure all technical aspects are addressed.
  • Identifying, registering and monitoring project technical risks and dependencies and assist the Projects’ Leads in their mitigation strategies;
  • Providing estimates of technical impact of changes to project scope, identifying potential risks, and updating plans for resources and infrastructure/systems etc.;
  • Developing, delivering, and presenting periodic presentations of technical designs, and progress in implementing key technical milestones in the project; and
  • The Expert will supervise the implementation of the Nano-degree training in Palestine.
  • Work closely with implementing partners for quality delivery of the start-up support programme.
  • Contribute to programme development to expand SPARK’s portfolio in Palestine as requested.
  • Identify and engage with relevant stakeholders to support SPARK’s work in Palestine, particularly in regards to innovation, digitalization and entrepreneurship support.
  • Perform other duties in support of Project preparation and implementation as required by the Projects’ Leads.

جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.

متطلبات الوظيفة

Requirements and Skills 

  • At least Bachelor in Information technology, Computer technology, Digital Innovation, Business development, Entrepreneurship or any relevant field;
  • At least 5 years; experience in entrepreneurship and digital technologies and tools such as digital marketing, data science and analytics, cybersecurity, cloud computing ,product management, web development, AI, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage both internal and external partnerships on programs from concept-to-delivery
  • Previous work experience with donor funded programs focusing on building trainings for freelancers and digital work.
  • Well aware of the local, regional and global tech job requirements.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Eligible to work in Palestine.

 SPARK Offers

 A challenging and exciting position in an international environment;

  • Remuneration based on experience;
  • Part time consultancy contract
  • Training opportunities.
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Digital & Start-ups Expert
آخر موعد للتقديم 17 - Jul - 2023
المكان رام الله والبيرة
نوع الوظيفة دوام جزئي
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 5 Years
آلية التقديم

How to apply?

If you are interested, please apply with your motivation letter and your CV (both in English) on [email protected] until July 17th, 2023. Please indicate the position title in the email subject line.

All applications will be assessed on a rolling basis; interviews can, therefore, take place before the application deadline. However, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we cannot respond to every applicant. There may be a delay between the deadline and the moment we contact selected applicants.

If you have not received a reply, we regret to inform you that we have continued with other candidates.

نصيحة من جوبس لحمايتك : عند التقدم لاية وظيفة عن طريق الانترنت، لا تقم بإعطاء معلومات بطاقة الأعتماد او أية معلومات بنكية / مالية لصاحب عمل.