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Published: Jan 6, 2023 (24 days ago)

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Education: Bachelor’s degree in Industrial and product design, architecture, technology or other related degrees

Experience: Technical skills in Computer Generated Design (CAD) and Adobe design software. Bonus if the candidate has visual illustration capabilities

At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in an international design or innovation studio and working in the humanitarian/international development sector.


Responsibilities

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Industrial and product design, architecture, technology or other related degrees

Experience: Technical skills in Computer Generated Design (CAD) and Adobe design software. Bonus if the candidate has visual illustration capabilities

At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in an international design or innovation studio and working in the humanitarian/international development sector.


KEY ACCOUTABILITY 1

1. Learn and understand the needs of WFP people of concern

a. Conduct design research to generate value (utility) for the end users

b. Gather cumulative experiences of human interactions, experiences and artifacts

c. Use empathy thinking and modelling to gather research

d. Prepare multimedia presentations that use words, photos, drawings, and stories to present complex human archetypes, needs, patterns and narrative data

KEY ACCOUNTABILITY 2

2. Concept development

a. Develop written innovative concepts to present to programme teams and other stakeholders

b. Develop innovative and effective communication strategies and support in their execution

Key Accountabilities 3 and 4

KEY ACCOUNTABILITY 3

1. Lead ideation and brainstorming workshops

a. Organize and facilitate ideation and brainstorm workshops and boot camps where teams are supported by human centred design methods as they go through the innovation process

KEY ACCOUNTABILITY 4

Prototyping and testing

a. Enable low-cost, rapid testing and visualization of ideas by supporting teams to design prototypes.

b. Build representation of ideas c. Implement pilots using a lean approach to gather quick and measurable value propositions

Key Accountabilities 5 and 6

KEY ACCOUNTABILITY 5

Support implementation of scaling plans of successful prototypes and pilots

a. Together with the innovation advisor and a programme team member, develop and implement scaling plans for innovative ideas including the development of sustainable business models.

OTHER ACCOUNTABILITY

Innovation capacity development and external innovation programme management

a. Train teams on innovation methodology such as design thinking, lean start-up, and agile project management through in person, online or blended formats.

b. Manage innovation projects from regional bureau and the accelerator as needed


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