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Thank you for your interest in joining Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. We are looking for qualified applicants for the following positions:

OSC seeks well-qualified applicants for a Instructional Design Consultant.

Position Description:

OSC is seeking a French-speaking instructional design consultant to travel to North Africa and work on the development of e-learning materials and online training modules. The instructional design consultant will be responsible for the production and dissemination of online informational materials related to tax administration and customer service.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify appropriate learning approach for future web-based training modules within civil service framework. Prepare and submit monthly project invoices independently
  • Conduct a needs assessment to determine the needs of civil service learners and desired outcomes with stakeholders. Track project billing against obligations and request increased obligations from clients as required
  • Provide e-learning platform recommendations
  • Design a curriculum program based on existing tax administration content
  • Design, develop, and edit all instructional materials including presentation materials, participant guides, job aids or other materials
  • Implement evaluation tools including learning assessments
  • Implement interactive webinar features such as chat, polls, screenshare, and breakouts
  • Create outlines, comprehend data and provide high-level executive summaries
  • Establish deadlines and ensure delivery and approval of presentations

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Library/Information Science or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Captivate, Microsoft Office Suite, Lectora, Camtasia, Articulate 360, Dreamweaver, On24 or other e-learning/webinar platform
  • Creative, detail oriented and capable of meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent writing, editing, proofreading and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in French and English

Submit your resume/CV, cover letter, and three professional references via email (osc@oscltd.com) by August 29, 2019.  Please reference “Instructional Design Consultant” in the subject line.

OSC is committed to recruiting, employing, promoting, and retaining the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. is seeking a francophone behavior change communications specialist for an assignment in North Africa. The Communications Specialist will support the development of a communications strategy for raising parental awareness about early grade reading and engaging parents in their children’s literacy development in francophone North Africa. Position Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Review compendiums of research on parental constraints to literacy development in relevant countriesConduct a needs assessment to determine the needs of civil service learners and desired outcomes with stakeholders. Track project billing against obligations and request increased obligations from clients as required
  • Design and conduct formative research that will examine multiple behaviors related to community engagement in reading, such as shared reading time, PTA meeting participation, school attendance for girls and children with special needs, and girls’ school performance
  • Develop communication strategy providing guidance as to the key messages, channels, and activities that should be used to raise parental awareness and achieve behavioral campaign objectives
  • Conduct awareness-raising campaigns on the importance of early grade reading.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in communications or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in French and English

Submit your resume/CV, cover letter, and three professional references via email (osc@oscltd.com) by September 2, 2019.  Please reference “SBCC Specialist” in the subject line.

OSC is committed to recruiting, employing, promoting, and retaining the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

OSC is seeking Knowledge Management Specialists for short- and long-term assignments on projects.

An advanced degree in policy, management, social or physical sciences, international development, or another field related to climate change and development, with no less than five years of experience in knowledge management, is preferred for this position. However, if the individual does not have an advanced degree, she/he must have a bachelor’s degree policy, management, social or physical sciences, international development, or another field related to climate change and development, with no less than eight years of experience in knowledge management. In addition, the individual must demonstrate previous experience with online and face-to-face approaches to knowledge management and learning. Experience with technology projects in the developing world is strongly preferred. Other preferred skills include excellent communication skills (oral and written), analytic skills, database management, programming, and strong interpersonal skills. The individual must have geographic information systems expertise, including data analysis, management, visualization, and distribution. Understanding of applied Earth science information and products is necessary. Knowledge of data and metadata standards is an asset.

Knowledge Management Specialist roles and responsibilities:

  • Leads review of existing KM tools, assesses options for improvement, and proposes solutions to USAID and partners.
  • Engages IT firms and subcontractors to streamline management of knowledge at a structural level.
  • Updates project hubs’ planning templates annually and performs timely reviews of subs’ service plans.
  • Maintains online tools, including a Guidebook, global and hub-level user engagement database, global calendar, Geoportal, and global product catalogue.
  • Plans and supports face-to-face hub exchanges and an annual event for network partners in order to build capacity within hubs’ KM systems.
  • Provides KM inputs to the Communications Lead to ensure that the project is able to more appropriately capture and tell the development story.
  • Collaborates with the M&E Specialist to ensure that feedback of new product/information demands are relayed back to the Applied Science Team (AST) to facilitate uptake of new tools and technologies and that all relevant science activities are captured in monitoring and evaluation efforts.
  • Supports the CSRD Coordinator and CSRD Partnership Coordination from a KM perspective by addressing and capturing the needs and gaps of climate services implementation.
  • Assists the Grants Manager and Grants Under Contract (GUC) Program to ensure grantee outputs are properly shared and catalogued.

Submit your CV via email (osc@oscltd.com). Please reference “Knowledge Management Specialist” in the subject line.

 

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