Influencer and NGO Mapping App Development Consultant

Influencer and NGO Mapping App Development Consultant

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Project Title: Strengthening MESO and MICRO Organizations and Influencers’ Capacity for Communication and Collaboration to Effectively Promote and Advocate for Palestinian Rights in Lebanon.


  1. Background:

The Community Organization for Development and Empowerment-INITIATE is a Nongovernmental, nonprofit, youth-oriented organization based in Lebanon and dedicated to assisting vulnerable communities through youth inclusion and empowerment. While keeping youth at its focus of its mission, TCODE-INITIATE continually endeavors in creating comprehensive and inclusive programs aimed towards the empowerment of youth, and its concentric circles of influence.

In the process of delivering its Mission TCODE-INITIATE aspires to keeping its status as a hub for youth allowing them to: access a safe space, and acquire knowledge and access to a network of social and political influencers enhancing their social participation in decision making processes.


  1. Objective:

The consultant will be responsible for developing an Android and iOS application that serves as a comprehensive platform for mapping influencers and active NGOs promoting Palestinian rights in Lebanon. The application should provide easy access to information, facilitate communication and collaboration, and serve as a source of accurate updates and news for stakeholders.


  1. Responsibilities:

– Develop a user-friendly Android and iOS application that allows users to easily search and locate influencers, NGOs, and groups promoting Palestinian rights in Lebanon.

– Design the application interface to be intuitive and divided into categories for easy navigation, including geographical divisions and search functionalities.

– Incorporate push notification features into the application to enable INITIATE to send news and updates directly to users.

– Ensure the accuracy and reliability of information provided within the application through regular updates and verification processes.

– Conduct user testing to gather feedback and make necessary adjustments to improve the functionality and usability of the application.

– Provide documentation and training materials to facilitate the handover of the application to INITIATE upon completion of the project.


  1. Qualifications:

– Demonstrated experience in mobile application development, with a portfolio showcasing successful projects on both Android and iOS platforms.

– Proficiency in app development languages such as Java (for Android) and Swift (for iOS), as well as experience with relevant development frameworks and tools.

– Strong understanding of user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design principles, with the ability to create intuitive and visually appealing interfaces.

– Experience integrating push notification functionalities into mobile applications, preferably using Firebase Cloud Messaging or similar platforms.

– Fluency in English required; proficiency in Arabic is an advantage.


  1. Duration:

The consultancy will commence on 4 months.

  1. Reporting:

The consultant will report to the Senior Project Manager at INITIATE, collaborating closely with the organization’s team to achieve project objectives.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit their CV, a narrative offer outlining relevant experience, and a proposed methodology for conducting the situational analysis to by May 20, 2024. INITIATE is an equal opportunity employer, encouraging candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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