Education & ICT Specialist at Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA): (Deadline 19 October 2020)

Education & ICT Specialist at Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA): (Deadline 19 October 2020)
  • Full Time
  • Rwanda

KOICA

KOICA

Education & ICT Specialist at Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA): (Deadline 19 October 2020)

Background

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) was founded as a government agency on April 1, 1991, under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to implement Korea’s grants and technical cooperation programs. The Agency is also promoting sustainable development in developing countries while strengthening partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders and development partners.

KOICA started its first development cooperation with the Government of Rwanda in 2006, and the KOICA Rwanda Office was officially established in 2011, as attache to the Embassy of the Korean government, to extend and strengthen its development activities in the country. Located in the compound of the Korean Embassy, KOICA Rwanda Office is constantly seeking to enhance its performance, relations, and engagement with various stakeholders involved in development.
KOICA Rwanda Office is therefore looking for competent candidates for the position of

Education & ICT Specialist.

Vision

Contributing to poverty reduction and sustainable development of the Republic of Rwanda in line with Vision 2050 of the Republic of Rwanda and Country Partnership Strategy of the Republic of Korea; further strengthening the partnership of the two countries

Education & ICT Specialist (1)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise education and ICT projects
  • Communicate and coordinate with education & ICT partners
  • Identify new partnership opportunities in the education & ICT sector
  • Coordinate the implementation of all bilateral projects and capacity building programs
  • Survey and report key trends in the education & ICT sector
  • Manage office space to maintain good working conditions;
  • Arrange meetings and liaise with partners whenever necessary;
  • Assist Korean expert teams in carrying out their mission to Rwanda
  • Support office affairs including workshop, business trips, etc
  • Perform other administrative tasks as assigned and directed by the management.

 Details of duties and responsibilities>

Job

Description

Scope of Work

Output

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education & ICT Bilateral Project

① Manage and supervise education and ICT projects

  • Capacity Development for ICT in Education
  • ICT Innovation Capacity Building Project
  • EBM 2.1 and Tax System Development Project
  • Tax Policy and Administration Reform Consulting
  • Follow-up for School of ICT in the University of Rwanda
  • Spectrum Management Capacity Building Project
  • Other education & ICT-related projects or activities

② Communicate and coordinate with education & ICT partners

  • MINICT, RISA, RDB, RRA, REB, etc

③ Identify new partnership opportunities in the education & ICT sector

  • New bilateral projects, capacity building programs, etc

④ Survey and report key trends in the education & ICT sector

  • ICT Sub-Sector Working Group
  • ICT in Education Sub-Sector Working Group
  • Other policy-level dialogues

⑤ Assist Korean expert teams in carrying out their mission

Implement, support, and supervise any education and ICT project activities in collaboration with the Coordinator and under the guidance of the responsible DCD.

Progress Report

Report and manage issues pertaining to education and ICT project activities (initiation, implementation, and closure).

Progress Report

Issues Report

Prepare, arrange, support, or participate in any meetings, workshops, conferences, and seminars pertaining to project activities.

Stakeholder Engagement Report

Study trends in education and ICT sectors, gather relevant up-to-date information and data, and conduct analysis

Sector Trend Report

Engage and discuss with existing and potential partners to identify new potential education and ICT projects and provide technical assistance to preparing the Project Concept Paper (PCP).

PCP

Assist Korean expert teams in carrying out their mission during initiation, implementation, and closure phases.

Regularly communicate with project stakeholders for information sharing.

Stakeholder Engagement Report

Others

① Support office affairs, including workshops, business trips, etc

② Perform other duties as assigned and directed by the management

Support office activities whenever appropriate and possible.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Qualification and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree with 2 years’ relevant experience or
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Economics, International Development, Development Studies or any other related fields
  • Hands-on experience in implementing and managing development projects

Required (Preferred) Skills and Competencies:

  • Good command of English and Kinyarwanda with effective communication skills;
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of MS Office (Word and PowerPoint);
  • Familiarity with project design, planning, and M&E
  • Compliance with standards and regulations
  • Lead and Innovate – Develops innovative solutions
  • Collaborate within teams and across boundaries with a proactive attitude
  • Timely reporting skills and service-oriented skills
  • Negotiation – preparation for negotiations involving multiple parties
  • Strong work ethics (timeliness, collaboration, and integrity)

Job Application procedure

* Interested candidates are required to submit an application letter addressed to the Country Director of KOICA Rwanda Office, enclosed and sealed with a detailed C.V., a notarized copy of degree certificates and of past work certificates in a related field, and job applicant summary to the reception of the KOICA Rwanda Office in Nyarutarama, Golf course road, KG 34 from Monday 12th of October, 2020 and the deadline is Monday 19th of October, 2020.

* The C.V. must be written within 3 pages in English otherwise the application will be disqualified. The relevant experience will only be effective with a hard copy of the certificates presented at submission and candidates must not be in employment elsewhere when accepting the job offer.

* Submitted copies of letters and documents are not to be returned. Only successful candidates will be contacted for written tests and Interviews.

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