Information communication technology and connectivity specialist | Kenya Connectivity for Learning | 2021
Chemonics seeks an information communication technology and connectivity specialist for an anticipated education project in Kenya. The Connectivity for Learning project aims to strengthen the Government of Kenya’s (GOK) education system to ensure that all classroom environments are high quality, inclusive, and focused on the learning of foundational literacy skills. The activity will also aim to expand its distance learning programming toward more digitally relevant and impactful online learning solutions that are accessible to all students, especially children in the early primary grades. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
The ICT Specialist will be responsible for providing overall management of ICT related work. The ICT Specialist shall assess ICT infrastructure needs, formulating and directing information and communication technology (ICT) strategies, policies, and plans. The ICT Specialist will also provide guidance and technical assistance to the technical and management teams and will be expected to liaise closely with activity stakeholders, including but not limited to private sector actors, NGOs, CSOs, government counterparts in support of ICT related interventions.
Master’s degree in computer science, communications, or related field preferred.
5 years relevant experience
Experience in analyzing current customer processes and needs to identify gaps and inefficiencies and provide solutions for build/modify ICT systems
Experience in the translating customer needs to formal Business and IT requirements
Experience in evaluating various software products and technologies (including Open Source) against customer requirements to pick the best fit
Experience in design, development and support for Web Sites and Databases using latest software
Experience in designing and developing ICT systems, especially Case Management Systems, preferred
Experience in overseeing Software Development and Quality Assurance teams to deliver quality software systems
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
Please send your CV and cover letter to the email address KenyaRead@chemonics.onmicrosoft.com. In the subject line please indicate the position title to which you are applying. Finalists will be contacted. The deadline for submission of applications is Friday, July 30, 2021. For more information on Chemonics, please visit www.chemonics.com
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