Digital Security Consultant Assistant - Terms of Reference

Job Type

Part Time
Temporary
Contract

Remote

Ok

Published

11/07/2018

Start Date

11/25/2018

Application Deadline

11/21/2018

Address

25 Owl Street
Auckland Park
Johannesburg
Gauteng
2092
South Africa

Description

ABOUT US:

At CIVICUS our focus is simple: to strengthen civil society and citizen action around the world. Our global alliance of activists and organisations in 175 countries is inspired by our vision of a global community engaged in confronting the challenges facing humanity. We work to together for a more just, inclusive and sustainable world.


WHAT WE DO:

·      Defend civic freedoms and democratic values.

·      Strengthen the power of people to organise, mobilise and take action.

·      Empower a more accountable, effective and innovative civil society.


HOW WE DO THIS:

·      Build solidarity among civil society across borders and at scale

·      Support civil society to connect with others

·      Produce timely and world-class knowledge and analysis

·      Advocate for open spaces and systemic change

·      Amplify voices of those not usually included

·      Promote the resourcing of a diverse and resilient civil society

·      Innovate and incubate bold initiatives

·      Promote, model and disseminate civil society best practice


CONSULTANCY


Outputs

Improvement and continuous support of the digital platform

 - Keep content of digital platform up to date

 - Create new modules and provide continuous feedback on existing ones

 - Provide comments and answers for the participants on digital platform


Support of the live sessions and presentation reviews

 - Review and commenting on facilitators draft presentations and plans

 - Provide necessary support to the live sessions and group discussions.


Network support and continuous learning

 - Preparation of periodical digital security newsletter with news and updates

 - Answer technical questions from the course participants, related to the course content

 

Qualifications and Experience of the Consultant

The consultant will be contracted with the following desirable qualifications and experience:

-      Relevant higher academic degree

-      Experience working with civil society with digital security

-      Responds to online communication between 24-48 hours unless prior arrangement made


Timeframe

The contract is expected to start in November and continue part-time through June 2019. An average of forty hours a month is expected.


Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

hannah.wheatley@civicus.org
http://www.civicus.org

To apply, please submit:

·      A detailed CV

·      Contact details of three current references

·      Hourly rate

·      Normal working hours in UTC

·      Language(s) proficiency


Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not have heard from us within 2 weeks after your application, please consider your application as being unsuccessful.

 




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