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 HR@initiate-lb.org 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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