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We are looking for experts in textile and fashion sector in Africa

We are looking for experts for the Feasibility study for the Development of the Fashionomics Online Platform that will take place for three months starting on February 2016 approx. in the Ivory Coast and Zambia. The professional experts we are looking for are:

1. Market Research Specialist (Team Leader)

The Team Leader shall be a market research specialist with excellent knowledge in developing online interactive platforms in developing countries.  In addition, s/he should have experience in the textile and fashion sector in Africa. S/he shall be responsible for the overall management of the study, ensuring that the research and design phases reflect a proper understanding of the sector and the issues that the Bank is trying to address. Familiarity with existing platforms targeting job creation in Africa is required.  S/he should also have a firm grasp on the forms of statistical data which would be useful for an assessment of women and youth entrepreneurs.

2. User Experience (UX) Researcher

The User Experience Researcher shall be responsible for providing advice to the Team Leader on the design of the research phase and the appropriate research tools to use. S/he will also be responsible for the conduct of the research phase and the presentation of findings based on the information obtained. S/he should be familiar with market research in sub-Saharan Africa and would, ideally, be fluent in both English and French.  Significant experience of research design is required and should be demonstrated, alongside examples of past projects and outcomes. S/he will be driving user research activities such as gathering data for creating user personas, task lists and scenarios Demonstrated proficiency with empirical research methods and quantitative and qualitative analysis. 

3. Fashion Market Research Specialist

S/he will be providing insightful business analysis and analytical support to the Team Leader and should be familiar with fashion market research in Africa. S/he should have some professional marketing experience, 2-3 years of qualitative and quantitative research projects and product launch, customer research initiatives in Africa. S/he shall have experience with the way to identify and analyse market trends, leverage data and market research for understanding the business trends in the fashion sector, especially in Africa.  Creative out of the box thinking for identifying cutting edge innovation and tested and true marketing tactics is a must. Strong communication skills/he will also have experience of developing 'retail' platforms targeting the mass market. Ideally, be fluent in both English and French.

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Looking for a Junior Archaeologist for Afghanistan

ID_OPORTUNIDAD MULTILATERAL:  Consultancy Services Junior Archaeologist for Mes Aynak Archaeological Project (International)

ETAPA DEL PROCESO: Expresión de interés.

INSTITUCIÓN FINANCIADORA:  World Bank

ENTIDAD EJECUTORA: Ministry of Mines and Petroleum

PAÍS: Afghanistan

FECHA DE PUBLICACIÓN:  10 de Noviembre 2015

FIN DE PLAZO:  30 de Noviembre 2015

RESUMEN:  The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has received a grant from the World Bank toward the cost of achieving Sustainable Development of Natural Resources in Afghanistan.  The Project is being implemented through a Program Management Unit (PMU) within the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum. The PMU is now seeking a well qualified individual consultant for the position of Junior Archaeologist for Mes Aynak Archaeological Project.

Qualifications:

Candidates should fulfill the following requisites:

*Master Degree in Archaeology is Preferred, Art History, Anthropology, or Architecture but candidates with a Bachelor's Degree and extensive archaeological field experience will be considered.

*Minimum of 5 years of experience in rescue or contract archaeology.

*Previous excavation experience in Central Asia, the Middle East or East Asia also considered very favorably.

*Demonstrated experience in Museology and the management of large quantities of material culture will be considered very favorably.

*Previous experience with emergency conservation and some field conservation of artifacts also considered favorably.

*Previous experience in site, field unit, and artifact photography

*Ability to maintain detailed records of daily excavation activities, photography logs, artifact inventories, etc.

*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated experience and ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment.

*Some practical experience of mine archaeology or archaeology of the Buddhist period will be very favorably considered

*Fluency in spoken and written English

*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

 

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Tel.: +34 (954 462 399) 

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Américo Vespucio, 5. Bloque 2. Planta 1ª Oficina 14

C.P. 41092- Seville (Spain)

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