New Job: Oracle Middleware Consultant

Title:  Oracle Middleware Consultant

Hiring Company: Accenture

Company Description: 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

Working at Accenture will give you an outstanding opportunity to develop highly-specialized skills that will help advance your career. Accenture is an Oracle Diamond Partner, and is recognized to be in the top quadrant for Oracle services by several market analysts. You will have great impact on selling and delivering medium to large Oracle projects, and will work with large domestic and international clients.

Application Link:
https://www.accenture.com/no-en/careers/jobdetails?id=00403927_en

Location: Oslo, Norway

Industry: Information Technology and Services

Job Type: Full-Time

Application Deadline:  None listed (Posted 9/8/2016)

Description:  

We are seeking Oracle technical consultants with a strong background and experience within Oracle Fusion Middleware solutions and a proven track record of delivering quality services to clients. We are specifically interested in strong candidates with competency within

  • Fusion Middleware
  • Oracle Service Bus
  • Oracle BPEL Process Manager
  • Oracle BPM
  • WebLogic
  • Oracle IaaS, PaaS and DBaaS offerings

 

As an Oracle middleware consultant, you have deep product expertise and work closely with clients to implement or improve their use of Oracle solutions to increase business value. You are interested and motivated to follow the product lifecycle and keep yourself up to date on new releases and future development.

 

Successful candidates will work both in large-scale projects run by Accenture where Oracle Fusion Middleware is a key element of a larger solution, and on integration projects where Oracle Fusion Middleware plays a central role in integrating diverse and disparate solutions such as legacy, custom, package, on-site and SaaS systems. They will also work in quality reviews, architecture assessments and performance reviews of new and existing Oracle Fusion Middleware implementations in Norway and abroad.

Desired Skills and Experience

Professional Skills

Candidates should desire to work in an information systems environment, and be:

  • Deep experience within Oracle Fusion Middleware (either Oracle Service Bus, or BPEL and/or BOM) – with 1+ year experience working with these products
  • Experienced in delivering large and complex solutions
  • Strong on building relations
  • Analytical, structured and meticulous
  • Self-driven and flexible
  • Solution-oriented
  • Strong communication skills verbally and written, both in Norwegian and English
  • Willingness to share experience and developing own and others’ skills
  • Project management skills are expected for experienced resources

Education

  • Relevant science or business Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with strong academic results
  • Preferably certifications on Oracle

How to apply:  Apply via company job portal.

New Job: Sales Consultant – Marine Division

Title:  Sales Consultant – Marine Division

Hiring Company: ASSA ABLOY Hospitality

Company Description: ASSA ABLOY Hospitality is a global leader in manufacturing, supplying, installing and servicing electronic door locking systems and safes for the hospitality industry: hotels, resorts, cruise ships and ferries. ASSA ABLOY Hospitality is represented in more than 166 countries on a global basis. As an industry leader, ASSA ABLOY Hospitality is committed to constant innovation within the industry.

ASSA ABLOY Hospitality belongs to the ASSA ABLOY Group of companies; the world leader in locks and secure entry systems, based in Stockholm, Sweden. ASSA ABLOY Hospitality, Marine Division is the world leader in access control systems for the cruise, ferry and offshore markets.

Application Link: http://www.assaabloy.com/en/com/career/external-job/?jobId=193712&jobProvider=Talent%20Recruiter

Location: Ski, Akershus, Norway

Industry: Hospitality, Industrial Automation, and Security and Investigations

Job Type: Full-Time

Application Deadline:  None listed (Posted 9/2/2016)

Description:  

The candidate will be responsible for the sales activities mainly in northern Europe. The main focus of the position is offshore vessels and passenger ferries, where we are introducing innovative solutions. The position provides good career opportunities for the future. The Sales Consultant will be responsible for sales and basic technical sales support to customers within Europe and will work closely with the technical, project and sales teams.

The position reports to our Sales Director, Marine Division in Ski.

Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Actively seek and follow up sales leads for all products/solutions offered by ASSA ABLOY Hospitality, Marine Division.
  • Initiate customer meetings, product presentations, price quotations and negotiations for prices and terms.
  • Participate at sales and technical meetings, exhibitions, training courses, etc., as instructed.
  • This position will require travel.

Requirements

  • Passion and willingness to learn.
  • Bachelor degree in business or other relevant degree.
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in a Sales or similar positions.
  • Experience in the marine, hospitality or a related industry is a plus (but not a must).
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral in English and Norwegian.
  • Another language is an advantage.
  • Good technical understanding.
  • Able to work independently but also as part of a team.

This is an exciting position in an industry-leading, global company. This position provides an opportunity to grow and influence and shape your own work and career objectives.

Women are encouraged to apply.
How to apply:  Apply via company job portal.

New Job: Firmware Engineer (Graduate 2017)

 Title:  Firmware Engineer (Graduate 2017)

Hiring Company: Texas Instruments

Company Description:  Texas Instruments (TI) is a global analog and digital semiconductor IC design and manufacturing company. In addition to analog technologies, digital signal processing (DSP) and microcontroller (MCU) semiconductors, TI designs and manufactures semiconductor solutions for analog and digital embedded, application processing, and Education Technology.

Application Link: https://xjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25329&siteid=5197&jobId=342976&Codes=W-LINKEDIN

Location: Oslo, Norway

Industry: Consumer Electronics, Semiconductors, and Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

Job Type: Full-Time

Application Deadline:  None listed (Posted 8/31/2016)

Description:  

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. By employing the world’s brightest minds, TI creates innovations that shape the future of technology. TI is helping more than 100,000 customers transform the future, today. We’re committed to building a better future – from the responsible manufacturing of our semiconductors, to caring for our employees, to giving back inside our communities and developing great minds. Put your talent to work with us – change the world, love your job!

Texas Instruments Norway designs, produces and markets high-performance radio frequency integrated circuits (RF ICs) for use in a variety of wireless applications.

Texas Instruments Norway is looking for a skilled and enthusiastic firmware engineer to our Firmware team.

As a firmware engineer at TI Low-Power RF you will be part of a world-class IC design team and work closely with our hardware design engineers. TI Low-Power RF is renowned for developing System-on-Chip solutions that integrate RF transceiver solutions with embedded microcontrollers, memory, peripheral and interface units.

Qualifications:
• BCs or MSc in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.
• Up to 1 year work experience after graduation
• C and C++ programming skills is an advantage.
• Familiarity with assembly language programming
• Knowledge of software engineering processes and the full software development lifecycle.
• Excellent writing and communication skills in English.
• Strong time management skills and the ability to work towards a deadline
• Knowledge of RTOS and driver development is an advantage

Other details:
As a person, you are self-motivated, proactive
and energetic with an ambitious approach to your assignments. You work with determination and persistence to achieve your goals. You are also flexible, adaptable and enjoy working in an international environment. The position requires a team player with a positive attitude.

We offer competitive compensation, a learning
and development environment and the opportunity to work with teams across the globe.

Learning doesn’t stop just because you’ve graduated. Make an Impact, a signature, one-year developments program for new college graduates, provides tools to help enhance performance and accelerate growth and success within TI. It offers classroom-style training, opportunities to connect with peers and senior leaders, online resources, and more. This program includes two boot camps in Dallas or Freising where you will get training specific to your role.

How to apply:  Apply via company job portal.

New Internship: Software Applications Engineer (Graduate 2017)

Title:  Software Applications Engineer (Graduate 2017)

Hiring Company: Texas Instruments

Company Description:  Texas Instruments (TI) is a global analog and digital semiconductor IC design and manufacturing company. In addition to analog technologies, digital signal processing (DSP) and microcontroller (MCU) semiconductors, TI designs and manufactures semiconductor solutions for analog and digital embedded, application processing, and Education Technology.

Application Link: https://danaher.taleo.net/careersection/tektronix/jobdetail.ftl?job=ESK001689&lang=en

Location: Oslo, Norway

Industry: Consumer Electronics, Semiconductors, and Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

Job Type: Full-Time

Application Deadline:  None listed (Posted 8/22/2016)

Description:
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. By employing the world’s brightest minds, TI creates innovations that shape the future of technology. TI is helping more than 100,000 customers transform the future, today. We’re committed to building a better future – from the responsible manufacturing of our semiconductors, to caring for our employees, to giving back inside our communities and developing great minds. Put your talent to work with us – change the world, love your job!

Texas Instruments Norway designs, produces and markets high-performance radio frequency integrated circuits (RF ICs) for use in a variety of wireless applications.

Texas Instruments Norway is looking for a skilled, enthusiastic and outgoing Software Applications engineer.

Applications engineers at Texas Instruments (TI) are technical experts who are focused on leading-edge digital, mixed signal and analog products. We have a strong customer commitment and a great team spirit. If you are looking for an interesting and challenging position with a wide range of exciting responsibilities, you’ve come to the right place.

In this position, you’ll work with TI customers to determine their major design challenges and partner with them on creating solutions that focus on ease-of-use and add value to their solution. You may also spend hands-on time in a TI lab tackling problems and delivering innovative development solutions that support our products and drive revenue.

Some of your responsibilities will include:
• Responsible for providing technical support to the company’s sales staff and customers
• Develops technical documentation including application notes, data sheets, user guides, design notes and white papers
• Provides applications support, making technical presentations and conveys a strong technical knowledge of company products and technologies.
• Internal and customer training, thru training events like FAE summits and TI Tech Days or written materials.
• Creates fully functional demonstration systems
• Reference designs, requires system design expertise, hardware, software integration and verification.

Qualifications required:
•BCs or MSc in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
•Less than 1 year work experience after graduation.
•C and C++ programming skills is a must.
•Familiarity with schematics, layouts and digital components is needed, along with a basic understanding of analog circuitry
•Hands-on experience with lab equipment, like oscilloscopes, along with debugging skills, are preferred
•Excellent writing and communication skills in English.
•Strong time management skills and the ability to work towards a deadline.

Other details
As a person, you are self-motivated, proactive and energetic with an ambitious approach to your assignments. You work with determination and persistence to achieve your goals. You are also flexible, adaptable and enjoy working in an international environment. The position requires a team player with a positive attitude.

Make an Impact Program
Learning doesn’t stop just because you’ve graduated. Make an Impact, a signature, one-year developments program for our new college graduates, provides tools to help enhance performance and accelerate growth and success within TI. It offers classroom-style training, opportunities to connect with peers and senior leaders, online resources, and more. This program includes two boot camps in Dallas where you will get training tailored to your role.

We offer competitive compensation, a learning and development environment and the opportunity to work with teams across the globe.

How to apply:  Apply via company job portal.

New Job: Territory and Digital Project Manager

Title:  Territory and Digital Project Manager

Hiring Company: Novartis

Company Description:  With more than 125,000 associates worldwide, Novartis associates share a vision of a better today and tomorrow for patients – a vision that drives our growth and success. The greatest job satisfaction for our associates is the knowledge that they improve the quality of life for patients with increasing precision and efficiency through breakthrough science and innovation.

Our performance-oriented culture and responsible approach attract top experts in all areas – research and development, marketing and sales, finance and administration. Our talented associates have made us a global leader in healthcare. Novartis is committed to rewarding the people who invest ideas and work in our company.

Application Link: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=2428890&partnerid=13617&siteid=5260&Code=LIIN

Location: Oslo, Norway

Industry: Sales

Job Type: Full-Time

Application Deadline:  None listed (Posted 8/22/2016)

Description:  

Main responsibility is to build, own and execute business plans to meet sales goals for assigned territory. To drive territory sales performance, market share and optimal resource utilization. To develop effective professional business relationships with customers that support delivery of business results in a specific therapeutic area. To implement robust action plans with complex customers including hospitals, institutions, local health authorities or private payers. To contribute to building, piloting and play a lead role in the field, driving execution of the digital communication tools within the country, in collaboration with the Nordic digital team. To differentiate Novartis as a leader in a specific therapeutic area.

• Coverage/frequency vs. plan
• Brand sales vs. targets
• Optimal alignment of sales plan with the Go-To-Market/Commercialisation plan for allocated product(s)
• Quality of sales plans and implementation of sales activities
• Evidence of partnerships with prescribers and other stakeholders who influence prescribing and market access decisions
• Feedback from customer-facing cross-functional team on level and quality of collaboration and input to cross-functional alignment of activities and cross-functional interaction
• Customer perception of Novartis
• Evidence of transformative impact on disease management and/or own hospital KPIs (shared team objective)
• Feedback from Nordic Digital Lead Respiratory

Qualifications And Professional Knowledge

• University degree in Science or Business Marketing
• Local language fluently.
• English good written and spoken
• 2–3 years’ experience in sales role in the pharma, biotech or devices industry
• Sound working knowledge of the funding and approval process for product usage in hospitals
• Experience establishing new customer relationships
• Experience within the digital field and working with digital channels
• Experience in project management
• (Preferred) therapeutic area experience
• (Preferred) experience working with launch period product sales

How to apply:  
Apply via company job portal.

New Job: Online Marketing Manager

Title:  Online Marketing Manager

Hiring Company: Libertech

Company Description:  Libertech is on the cutting edge of bringing consumers the highest quality experience they deserve within the financial sector. Our mission is to build consumer-centric technologies to revolutionise the way people access and use financial services globally.

We identify areas of the financial world that have stagnated and inject much needed life and energy combined with exceptional efficiency and cost control. As a result, our list of successful companies internationally is rapidly expanding. With new ventures becoming profitable in less than a year.

COMPANIES
CompareKing – https://www.compareking.no/se/
LendingHero – https://www.lendinghero.no
Nora – InsurTech startup launching in Q1 2016

Application Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/195338870?trkInfo=searchKeywordString%3AEnglish%2CsearchLocationString%3A%252C%2B%2Cvertical%3Ajobs%2CpageNum%3A1%2Cposition%3A10%2CMSRPsearchId%3A23809535_1471989883586&refId=23809535_1471989883586&trk=jobs_jserp_job_listing_text

Location: Oslo, Norway

Industry: Financial Services

Job Type: Full-Time

Application Deadline:  None listed (Posted 8/22/2016)

Responsibilities:

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Create media and marketing partnerships
  • Understand the different social media channels and their importance
  • Promote our brand name and concept to achieve maximum organic exposure online
  • Be creating and positioning top quality onsite and offsite content

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, equivalent experience accepted
  • + 1 years of experience in a similar position within a relevant department
  • Strong ability to communicate and work in the English and Norwegian language
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment
  • Previous and proven results

    What to Expect From the Team

  • Work with a young, extremely entrepreneurial, motivated team
  • A team that wants to learn from each other and grow as a collective
  • A commitment to increase group exposure to globally promising internet and mobile ventures
  • An international environment with a fun and professional working atmosphere

Desired Skills and Experience

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Online Advertising Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Web Marketing Marketing Social Media Google Analytics Social Media Marketing Google Adwords Email Marketing

How to apply:  Apply via company job portal.

New Job: Copywriter

Title: Copywriter

Hiring Company: Lionbridge

Company Description:  Lionbridge (Nasdaq: LIOX) is the world’s largest language services provider offering industry-leading translation and localization services and highly scalable global marketing solutions. We help organizations achieve international success through exceptional customer service, the most advanced technologies, and the industry’s largest and most sophisticated network of professional translators.

Application Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/153827673?trkInfo=searchKeywordString%3ANorwegian%2CsearchLocationString%3A%252C%2B%2Cvertical%3Ajobs%2CpageNum%3A1%2Cposition%3A14%2CMSRPsearchId%3A8ff6f561-47fe-4dbe-8441-2e3f87522761_1471283107504&refId=8ff6f561-47fe-4dbe-8441-2e3f87522761_1471283107504&trk=jobs_jserp_job_listing_text

Location: Remote

Industry: Translation Localization

Job Type: Contract

Application Deadline:  None Specified

Description:  Lionbridge is looking to expand its team of freelance creative copywriters in order to facilitate the sourcing of a wide variety of writing projects. We are looking for someone that is skilled in the art of creative and persuasive writing in numerous styles for various target markets.

We are especially interested in candidates that can create content in the following languages:

  • English (United States)
  • English (United Kingdom)
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • Danish
  • Dutch (The Netherlands)
  • French (France and Canada)
  • German (Germany)
  • Italian (Italy)
  • Norwegian
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
  • Russian
  • Spanish (Latin America)
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Swedish
  • Turkish

Responsibilities:

  • Discuss and understand the client’s core message and target audience
  • Design creative visual and copy ideas
  • Be willing to write and present a few options for Lionbridge customers

Qualifications/Skills:    

Our Ideal candidate:

  • BA and 2+ years of copywriting experience preferred, but we will consider more junior profiles
  • At ease with creative writing in a wide variety of styles and formats
  • Someone that is interested in working on projects for an assortment of clients and content
  • Can develop creative and clear concepts with a persuasive marketing approach
  • Is extremely responsive
  • Has a collaborative mindset
  • Native level fluency and understanding of target market

How to apply:  Apply via company job portal.

If interested please register and upload your CV/Resume in our Partners Portal (https://partners.lionbridge.com/WorkWithUs/Introduction.aspx?_ga=1.179017764.1699777796.1412714747) and enter campaign code COPYWRITING2016

We look forward to hearing from you!

New Job: Senior Editor/Music Programmer

Title:  Senior Editor/Music Programmer

Hiring Company: Spotify

Company Description:  All your music is here. Spotify gives you millions of songs at your fingertips. The artists you love, the latest hits, and new discoveries just for you. Hit play to stream anything you like. Listen free. On mobile, you can listen to artists, albums and playlists in shuffle mode. Or choose a ready-made playlist to suit your mood. On tablet and computer, you can play any song, any time.

Application Link: https://app.jobvite.com/CompanyJobs/Careers.aspx?c=qV49VfwN&j=ocPv3fwj&nl=1&page=Job+Description&s=LINKEDIN&?&s=LinkedInJobWrapp

Location: Oslo, Norway or Stockholm, Sweden

Industry: Computer Software

Job Type: Full-Time

Application Deadline:  None listed (Posted 8/17/2016)

We are looking for a Senior Editor, Content Programming for Norway, based in either Stockholm or Oslo.

You will identify and execute first-rate music playlist listening – and programming experiences for a multitude of moods, moments, and genres, demonstrate a passion for performance-oriented analytics, and will have your ear to the ground in the music community, focusing on Norway.

What you’ll do

  • Be the editorial voice of Spotify Norway and manage the daily programming and curation strategy.
  • Work with Global and Regional Programming Teams as well as other cross-functional teams to progress towards various content objectives.
  • Facilitate music meetings with relevant labels, artist managers and rights holders.
  • Curate and maintain a substantial number of varied playlists and stay on top of new music programming including Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist.
  • Analyze analytics and performance indicators of your own work.
  • Work from our offices in Stockholm and/or Oslo.
Who you are

  • 3 or more years of experience from the music industry, ideally programming music for radio, media networks or music services, working with a broad range of music content. Alternatively, you may have a background in creative roles on the label- or publisher side.
  • You have a deep knowledge of music and culture, with a focus on Norway and it’s music marketplace.
  • You possess a perfect level of written and spoken Norwegian and English and you’re also able to demonstrate a strong understanding of – and experience with – Spotify as a user and fan.
  • You are also able to lean on a good reputation and a strong network within the Norwegian music industry.
  • You care about attention to detail and organization, have a team spirit, strong work ethic, and a friendly, warm attitude… we are a very close-knit family!
  • You have a story that demonstrates your passion for music that you can tell us about!
  • Additional language skills and experience from working in Photoshop are welcome merits but not requirements.

    We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.

    How to apply:  Apply via company job portal.

New Job: Norwegian Instructor

Title:  Norwegian Instructor

Hiring Company: Washington Language Center

Company Description:  Washington Language Center is a respected leader in providing U.S. Government, military, and multinational corporations with top quality cross-cultural training. Our services include foreign language training, cultural awareness training, language testing and multicultural communications training.

Application Link: http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Washington-Language-Center/jobs/Danish-314c820c13cb105c?q=Norwegian

Location: Arlington, VA, United States

Industry: Education

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time

Application Deadline: None Specified

Description:   Language and Culture Instructor I will work onsite at the School of Language Studies (SLS) at the US Department of State’s (DOS) Foreign Service Institute (FSI) in Arlington, VA. FSI provides foreign language training, testing and other language support services to DOS employees and other government agencies in over 70 foreign languages. Enrollments in the school surpass 2000 students annually including up to 1000 distance learning enrollments.

SLS consists of approximately 450 technical and professional personnel with expertise in the field of foreign language teaching, culture, and applied linguistics. Successful candidates for the posted position may join existing teaching, testing, or program management staff composed of government employees and contractors. The settings within which the work is conducted include large- and small-group classrooms, most of which are equipped with interactive SmartPanels or Smart Boards; facilities for video and audio recording; multimedia and innovation labs; distance learning mentoring rooms; testing rooms; standard offices; and an information center.

Language Instruction

  • Plan and/or conduct small and/or large group language classes using a wide variety of language teaching methodologies and techniques, stressing speaking, listening comprehension, and reading skills. In most cases, the Government will provide the teaching materials. Using the foreign language as a tool to accomplish United States Government objectives is the ultimate goal of the training that SLS provides.
  • Use established training materials and work collaboratively and closely with other instructors, under the direct guidance of the COR, ACOR, or GTM, who is usually the Language Training Supervisor (LTS), on training and/or testing matters.
  • In collaboration with the COR, ACOR, or GTM and others, adapt teaching techniques and approaches to the students’ individual learning styles and needs. ·
  • Provide feedback and analysis of the students’ progress and problems to the COR, ACOR, or GTM and to instructional and other staff as appropriate.
  • Provide students with encouragement and constructive feedback.
  • Apply classroom management techniques to provide a respectful, student-centered environment conducive to learning.
  • Conduct informal or formal progress evaluations and/or administer weekly quizzes and assessments to evaluate student progress.
  • Attend all section and other meetings as appropriate.
  • Incorporate the use of instructional technology into the instructional program as appropriate and in collaboration with the COR, ACOR, or GTM.
  • Serve part-time as a mentor to distance learning students with COR, ACOR, or GTM approval. (Part-time DL instruction will supplement in class instruction on occasions where the amount of students cannot accommodate a full-time DL instructor provided in CLIN 7).
  • Collaborate with staff in the Learning Consultation Service (LCS) in whatever way deemed appropriate by the
  • COR, ACOR, or GTM. The LCS is a unit in SLS with specialists who assist language students with their learning by providing counseling and administering and interpreting diagnostic instruments which assess learning styles and preferences.
  • With pre-approval by the COR, ACOR, or GTM, plan and/or participate in non-classroom activities in the Washington area. Participation is strictly voluntary. Activities may include visits to foreign embassies, local community organizations, community centers, neighborhoods, shopping areas, and restaurants where heritage speakers live and congregate, and often involve pre-visit training and after-action follow up.
  • Participate in the planning and delivery of language immersions. Participation is strictly voluntary. Immersions may consist of one or more days of activities that take place outside of the Washington area, either domestically in the United States or overseas, and contain substantial non-classroom-like activities that foster practical, natural use of the language.
  • As required by the COR, ACOR, or GTM, follow techniques, methodologies, and approaches used by the office/ section.
  • As required by the COR, ACOR, or GTM, maintain attendance records for students.

Materials and Curriculum Development (If Needed)

  • Collaborate with the COR, ACOR, or GTM to participate in and support, on a part-time basis, the development of language training materials or SLS-relevant reference materials, including but not limited to text, audio, video, and technology-based media. All materials become the property of the United States Government, and the Contractor may not copy or reproduce them in any way for use outside of an FSI class, share them by any means outside of FSI, or publish them in any way without the express permission of the Government.
  • Assist with the creation and field-testing of new teaching, study, student advisory, and/or testing materials.
  • Assist with the recording of audio or video materials to be used in conjunction with established language training curricula or as ancillary resources for student self-directed study.
  • Assist in in-service staff development and orientation activities, including giving presentations or facilitating workshop sponsored by FSI.
  • As needed, assist with the development of SLS-relevant research and development projects, including but not limited to instructional research and development and institutional (management) data handling and analysis.
  • As needed, assist with reviewing and editing foreign language and/or English in instructional materials.
  • Adhere to all copyright guidelines and restrictions and follow FSI and SLS procedures regarding copyright.
  • As needed, assist with drafting required documents in the curriculum development project well as provide status updates on approved projects on request.

Testing (If Needed)

  • As needed and on a part-time basis, assist with testing for language proficiency examinations, interacting with the examinee in the instructor’s native language or language in which the instructor has near-native proficiency.
  • Support for proficiency tests may be face-to-face or by telephone or other technology-based medium (recorded audio, recorded video, videoconferencing). The instructor may support testing by providing information to an examiner about the examinee’s performance on various parts of the test and about the content of the texts used in the test, and assists with the selection and/or preparation of reading test materials.
  • On a strictly voluntary basis, may have the opportunity to become a certified tester by the FSI Language Testing Unit (LTU). Duties of the tester are defined by documentation in the LTU (provided post-award). FSI/
  • SLS/LTU provides all training required for attaining FSI Tester certification. The training process takes approximately one year to complete and includes a 40-hour introductory workshop, approximately 25 hours of review classes and mentoring meetings with a Testing Mentor, a written assessment on testing processes, observations of at least three official exams, conducting mock practice exams, and conducting official exams observed by the Testing Mentor or LTU Operations Manager to complete certification. (To become a certified tester the contractor must submit a request to their PM and the PM is to then send the request to the COR/ACOR for approval).
  • Assist with the creation and testing of new reading kits to be used in face-to-face, telephone or field testing.
  • Participate in producing audio or video materials for use in conjunction with LTU testing training.
  • May be requested to conduct end of training tests at one of FSI’s field schools overseas.
  • Adhere to all guidelines and follow all procedures regarding testing material security and safeguarding test score data.

Primary duties for all levels of instructors will be that which fall under the Language Instruction portion of this position description. Duties that fall under _Materials and Curriculum Development or Testing_ , will be to support those positions actually performing these services in a full time capacity, under the appropriate CLIN.

These should be extra, infrequent supporting duties that shall not be a majority of the duties provided by the Language Instructor CLINs.

Qualifications/Skills:   

Required Qualifications :

Possess independently-obtained work authorization with a minimum of one year remaining in US employment eligibility.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS/BA or MS/MA or foreign equivalent degree in relevant language education field preferred.
  • Experience teaching foreign language(s) to adult learners in a classroom setting preferred.
  • Experience developing foreign language instructional materials and/or curricula preferred.
  • Experience teaching with the communicative approach preferred.
  • Experience incorporating a variety of educational technology in teaching preferred.
  • Experience teaching blending learning activities valued.
  • Experience integrating social media applications for educational purposes valued.
  • Experience teaching with task-based learning materials valued.
  • Experience administering proficiency-based assessments valued.
  • Experience teaching with vocabulary-based language learning materials valued.
  • Experience delivering training targeted to needs of diplomatic community valued.

Clearance: National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI), background check

Location: The School of Language Studies (SLS) at the U.S. Department of State’s (DOS) Foreign Service Institute (FSI), Arlington, Virginia

How to apply:   Apply via job posting site.

New Job: Clinical Research Associate

Title:  Clinical Research Associate

Hiring Company: Quintiles

Company Description:  Quintiles helps biopharma and other healthcare companies improve their probability of success by connecting insights from our deep scientific, therapeutic and analytics expertise with superior delivery for better outcomes. From advisory through operations, Quintiles is the world’s largest provider of product development and integrated healthcare services, including commercial and observational solutions.

Conducting operations in approximately 100 countries, Quintiles is a member of the FORTUNE 500 and has been named to FORTUNE’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.” To learn more, visit http://www.quintiles.com

Application Link: https://quintiles.taleo.net/careersection/10000/jobdetail.ftl?job=1606900&lang=en

Location: Oslo, Norway

Industry: Pharmaceuticals

Job Type: Full-Time

Application Deadline: August 26, 2016

Description:  

This is the great opportunity to start in an home-based CRA or Sr CRA position at Quintiles Norway! We are offering home office solutions throughout Norway, not only in the Oslo area.

There is a definite trend amongst our key customers to use our Global Functional Resourcing model to establish a virtual presence in a region in order to deliver clinical trial management. During the past few years, we have seen a period of steady growth, geographic spread and expansion of the spectrum of models. Quintiles GFR is at the very forefront of this wave of Clinical R&D growth.

Within our GFR model, you will gain direct and in-depth experience of working with a pharma client.

By establishing strong relationships with the involved investigators and the associated support functions on site, such as nurses, pharmacists etc. you become a real partner in our Phase II/III trials. You will be responsible for monitoring the progress of a trial by ensuring that ethical, legal and scientific standards, expressed in ICH/GCP (Good Clinical Practice) are being upheld at all stages. As a CRA you will cover different trials and sites in located throughout Norway.

Independent whether working from home or the office, you will be fully integrated into our global team and the opportunities this presents.

As a Home-Based Clinical Research Associate, you will travel to conduct monitoring over complex clinical study sites to assure adherence to good clinical practices, standard operating procedures, and study protocols. You will be responsible for multiple projects, working independently and on a team. You will participate in clinical training programs, staying abreast of industry developments.

Other Responsibilities Of The CRA Include

  • Reviewing regulatory documents and preparing site visit reports
  • Participating in the study development and start-up processes
  • Reviewing and following study protocols
  • Designing and/or reviewing CRFs
  • Preparing informed consent forms and developing study documents
  • Organizing and presenting at investigator meetings
  • Working with management to develop project-specific CRA training

Quintiles is the world’s largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services. We bring a fully integrated approach to build biopharma and life sciences solutions – from pipeline through portfolio to population health™. A career with Quintiles connects you to great opportunity to achieve professional success and impact healthcare around the world.

Required Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of, and skill in applying, applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) guidelines
  • In depth therapeutic and protocol knowledge as provided in company training
  • Computer skills including proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and use of a laptop computer
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in Norwegian including a good command of English language
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

Minimum Required Education And Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a health care or other scientific discipline
  • Over one year of on-site monitoring experience

How to apply:  Apply via company job portal.