Facilitator, Human-Centered Design Specialist (Contract)

July 20, 2022

NetFreedom Pioneers is seeking a Facilitator experienced in human-centered design methodologies to join our team. In this role, you will design a work plan, create workshops and activities, and lead sessions with multi stakeholder groups for the collaborative advancement of information access challenges. Working closely with our global network of human rights defenders, media experts, and technologists, you will coach and mentor working groups on human-centered design methodologies to generate innovative solutions.

ABOUT NETFREEDOM PIONEERS

NetFreedom Pioneers (NFP) is a technology nonprofit committed to inspire and bring positive social change to the world. We harness the medium of innovative, digital technology to promote education, learning, and empowerment – the building blocks to lasting change. Our global team develops and employs innovative satellite, Internet, and mobile technologies to overcome the largest digital barriers to empowering and educating people around the world.

YOUR DAY TO DAY

Your responsibilities include and are not limited to: 

  • Develop a detailed 7-month work plan, including stages, milestones, expected outcomes for two international working groups
  • Design and lead workshops and activities to achieve the expected outcomes as stated in the work plan, and produce related materials, such as a curated human-centered design toolkit 
  • Coach and mentoring working group leads and participants on human-centered design methodologies
  • Routinely check in with working group leads to monitor progress
  • Compile the work plan, methodology, instructions and toolkit into a document

 

YOU ARE A GREAT FIT FOR THIS ROLE IF YOU ARE

  • Passionate about gender and technology
  • Great at building user-oriented solutions
  • Have experience teaching or training in human-centered design methodologies
  • Adaptable
  • Well-organized
  • Systematic thinker
  • Have excellent people (and communication) skills

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 

Required

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience working with human-centered design methodologies
  • Experience working in multicultural environments and teams, and strong cross-cultural communication skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and deliver tasks on deadline
  • Proficiency in one or more foreign languages

Nice to have

  • Experience with nonprofit organizations and/or social impact projects

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

Work will be performed remotely

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your application via this link before August 10, 2022:

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

NetFreedom Pioneers is committed to inclusivity and equity. We welcome talented humans with diverse backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences. As an equal opportunity employer, we value and encourage diversity and consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. Our commitment applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.

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