JOB AT JICA Rwanda Office : ICT for Development Advisor JICA Rwanda Office : ( Deadline : 07 May 2019 )
ICT for Development Advisor JICA Rwanda Office
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Rwanda Office is seeking for a consultant who will serve as ICT Sector Advisor to JICA Rwanda office.
Terms of Reference:
Under the direct supervision of Senior Representative and Program Manager, the Consultant performs following functions in ICT for Development.
To provide technical and administrative support to project formulation, preparation, and implementation;
To support the team of ICT Technical Cooperation Project with JICA program manager and program officer as necessary
To collect, analyze and report information about Rwandan ICT sector and related sectors;
To develop and maintain partner relations with relevant institutions in Rwanda (e.g.; Government of Rwanda, local private sectors, civil societies, development partners, regional organizations, and Japanese and other international companies/institutions
To conduct any other duties instructed by Chief Representative and/or Programme Manager.
Conditions of the Service Agreement:
The successful candidate will sign a service agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Rwanda Office. The agreement is concluded for one year following JICA’s regulations, particularly the fiscal year term (April-March). General conditions of the agreement will be negotiated with the successful candidate.
Qualifications and Experience:
Appropriate qualification at a degree’s level (Master’s degree is an advantage) in public management, management, development, business and administration/ project management option or a relevant social science;
A background in Information Technology is a distinct advantage;
Proven experience (at least 3 years) in program management and leadership working with INGOs, NGOs, CBOs, parastatal organisations and other civil society groups;
Experience of working with major international donors and/or in Japanese companies are preferable (includes internship);
Excellent written and spoken English (and French) language skills;
Strong coordination skills specifically with the ability to effectively coordinate among public and private sector institutions
Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with relevant stakeholders in the ICT sector
Thorough understanding of rights-based approaches (equity & inclusion, gender and protection issues) is preferable;
Experience in working or managing a consortium model of working is preferable;
Knowledge of the key tools used by donor agencies, such as logical frameworks, results chains, theories of change, results-based management and financial administration systems is preferable.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates must collect the Request for Proposal of this consultancy at JICA Rwanda Office anytime from Monday to Friday between 8:00-16:00 by 26th April 2019.
The deadline to submit applications to JICA Rwanda Office (Ground Floor, Ebenezer House, Kacyiru, and Kigali) is on 07 May 2019 by 10:00.