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Executive Assistant in Rwanda , Rwanda

Job Purpose
Carnegie Mellon University is seeking an Executive Assistant to be responsible for planning, managing and coordinating the administrative functions for the Director and the Executive Director of CMU-Africa.

About Carnegie Mellon University
Established out of a partnership between Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the Government of Rwanda, CMU-Africa is Addressing the critical shortage of high-quality engineering talent required to accelerate the economic development and digital transformation of Africa—home to the fastest growing workforce in the world. CMU-Africa was established in 2011 and is the only
U.S. research university offering its master’s degrees with full-time faculty, staff and operations in Africa. CMU’s presence in Rwanda provides a platform to engage in Africa’s most significant opportunities and challenges across the continent through world-class education and contextually relevant research.

Our vision is to educate and empower the next generation of African leaders and innovators by delivering a world-class educational experience. CMU-Africa’s mission is to produce creative and technically strong engineers, who have been trained in the African context, and prepared to make transformative impact in their communities and the world.

We are a fast-growing campus with about 150 enrolled students, aiming to grow to 400 in the next couple of years. Our size and exponential growth create a sense of camaraderie and excitement, with strong community ties and a compound sense of accomplishment in our team members, contributing towards mutually beneficial relationships between staff and students.

The role
As CMU-Africa’s Executive Assistant, you will regularly handle sensitive information and be required to maintain strict confidentiality and discretion. While specific responsibilities will vary, they will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

Responsibilities
• Manage time commitment (calendar) for the Director and Executive Director, and respective prioritization
• Facilitate and manage communications and collaboration with other members of the management team, and the main CMU campus.
• Prepare correspondence, reports, and other documents on behalf of the Director and Executive Director
• Plan and organize management meetings, committee meetings and other high level strategic meetings, creating agendas and preparing minutes. Prepares and collects documents and materials for meetings
• Troubleshoot problems and questions concerning office and University policies and procedures, responding to inquiries and routine questions, referring only those absolutely necessary to supervisor
• Communicate with high level officials both inside and outside the university. Handle highly confidential matters
• Welcome visitors and guests, and makes appropriate referrals to relevant departments
• Coordinate travel schedule/arrangements for the Director and Executive Director
• Coordinate record-keeping processes and organization, and multiplatform communications, such as web, email, and social media for the Director and Executive Director
• Provide general service and information to guests and visitors, and other duties as assigned
• Perform related duties as assigned by the Director and / or Executive Director

QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• A Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
• Experience in higher education or equivalent relevant experience in fast-paced office administration
• Preferred experience with complex calendaring for executives or faculty
• Fluency in spoken and written English and French a plus

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
• Demonstrated ability and flexibility, in a high pressure, fast paced and complex environment, to manage multiple, time sensitive assignments with the capacity to independently prioritize work with strong attention to detail.
• Proven ability to accomplish projects and assignments with strict deadlines.
• Proven ability with logistics and travel coordination.
• Demonstrated skills with organizing files, correspondence and documents and ability to recommend and implement systems to enhance related procedure and policy
• Superior interpersonal skills and ability to interact with University leaders, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and other stakeholders with a highly professional demeanor and strong customer service skills.
• Exceptional written, oral and electronic communication skills.
• Ability to exercise sound judgment, excellent discretion and maintain confidentiality.
• Demonstrated computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office suite.
• Proven ability with other systems and technology to improve administrative efficiency.
• Ability to learn new computer skills and systems

To Apply
Please follow the link below to apply for this position - https://talentacquisition.rightseat.rw/recruit/Portal.na

Expiring: Feb 03, 2022
Instructional Designer in Rwanda , Rwanda

Job Purpose
Carnegie Mellon University is seeking a professional Instructional Designer for its location in Rwanda, Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU-Africa). This position will work with faculty to repurpose and repackage existing and/or new graduate courses in Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning into a format that is suitable for online education delivery. This is a new and exciting position that requires expertise in both education and technology. They will work on a mix of independent and team-based projects, so we require strong communicators who are comfortable working with others, as well as self-motivators who can tackle projects on their own.

About CMU-Africa
Established out of a partnership between Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the Government of Rwanda, CMU-Africa is addressing the critical shortage of high-quality engineering talent required to accelerate the economic development and digital transformation of Africa—home to the fastest growing workforce in the world. CMU-Africa was established in 2011 and is the only U.S. research university offering its master’s degrees with full-time faculty, staff, and operations in Africa. CMU’s presence in Rwanda provides a platform to engage in Africa’s most significant opportunities and challenges across the continent through world-class education and contextually relevant research.

Our vision is to educate and empower the next generation of African leaders and innovators by delivering a world-class educational experience. CMU-Africa’s mission is to produce creative and technically strong engineers, who have been trained in the African context, and prepared to make transformative impact in their communities and the world.

We are a fast-growing campus with about 230 enrolled students, aiming to grow to 400 in the next couple of years. Our size and exponential growth create a sense of camaraderie and excitement, with strong community ties and a compound sense of accomplishment in our team members.

The role
As Instructional Designer, you will work closely with subject matter experts to design and develop engaging and interactive online education programs, which focus on engineering and technology in Africa, while creating learning experiences tailored to the unique needs of CMU-Africa’s target audience. You will manage the entire process of online program development from idea conceptualization to program launch. While specific responsibilities will vary, they will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

Responsibilities
• Collaborates with faculty subject matter experts to design content curated for the training needs of CMU-Africa target audiences
• Partners with faculty to design and develop engaging and interactive online education programs which focus on engineering and technology in Africa
• Plans, develops, and implements innovate online learning programs which are marketable across Africa and align to the vision of empowering and driving inclusive digital transformation across the continent • Creates supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games etc.)
• Consults with program directors and faculty program chairs in partner institutions to review curricula and make redesign recommendations to the director of knowledge creation and education networks
• Works with the Associate Director of Impact to develop KPIs and other criteria to measure impact of the online certificate programs
• Partners with CMU main campus and education alliance stakeholders to ensure effective delivery of the online certificate program
• Identifies opportunities for new program development in specializations related to technology and/or engineering
• Performs related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• A Master’s degree in instructional design, educational technology, learning methodologies, education and technology design or related field
• 5+ years of experience in instructional design with instructional technology, and/or implementation of online courses, blended courses, and/or instructional components/assets (an online portfolio demonstrating related work/past projects)
• Fluency in both spoken and written English required and fluency in French a plus

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
• Excellent knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models
• Lesson and curriculum planning skills
• Basic HTML and Flash programming knowledge
• Solid knowledge of course development software and at least one Learning Management System (e.g., Canvas)
• Exceptional creativity, with visual design skills (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator) and ability to storyboard
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts • Highly developed critical thinking skills, with ability to solve complex problems in innovative ways
• Broad project management skills, with demonstrable ability to handle multiple concurrent projects in a deadline-driven environment, work under pressure and with frequent interruptions
• Demonstrable ability to work with faculty and with other colleagues to achieve results
• Excellent analytical skills, with meticulous attention to detail; keep and maintain accurate and detailed reports and records
• Agile learner with the ability to adapt and thrive in an evolving, diverse environment
• Proven ability to exercise sound judgment, excellent discretion and maintain confidentiality
• Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds
• Highly developed research skills, with demonstrable ability to work independently and take initiative
• Demonstrable ability to get things done and produce results quickly—whether the tasks are large or small
• Sensitivity to the teaching and learning needs of a research university

To Apply, please follow the link below
https://talentacquisition.rightseat.rw/recruit/ViewJob.na?digest=ceZHICB16OHvBkFv92jST@6@fT.9yW9dAEb0VxmKAoE-&embedsource=CareerSite

Expiring: Feb 03, 2022
Education Network Program Manager in Rwanda , Rwanda

Job Purpose
Carnegie Mellon University is seeking a passionate, capable individual to serve as Program Manager for the Education Network initiative at its location in Rwanda, Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU-Africa). This position will work with the Director of Knowledge Creation and Education Network to oversee the fulfillment of larger Education Network Pillar goals. They will coordinate activities between multiple projects within the Pillar, giving detailed attention to program strategy, project delegation, and program implementation. This is a new and unique position that requires an individual with program management experience from higher education institutions, a team player with leadership qualities, excellent relationship building skills, a passion for education and innovation, and a desire to make a difference!

About the Education Network and CMU-Africa
Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU-Africa) is building a network alliance of engineering and technology education institutions across the African continent, which will create and enhance educational, knowledge creation, and industry-government connections to produce a workforce that drives inclusive digital transformation in Africa. They will work together to develop the capacity of network universities to deliver effective engineering and technology education, increase access through online certificate programs, and partner in creating practicum and internships to strengthen students’ employability skills.

Established out of a partnership between Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the Government of Rwanda, CMU-Africa is addressing the critical shortage of high-quality engineering talent required to accelerate the economic development and digital transformation of Africa—home to the fastest growing workforce in the world. CMU-Africa was established in 2011 and is the only U.S. research university offering its master’s degrees with full-time faculty, staff, and operations in Africa. CMU’s presence in Rwanda provides a platform to engage in Africa’s most significant opportunities and challenges across the continent through world-class education and contextually relevant research.

Our vision is to educate and empower the next generation of African leaders and innovators by delivering a world-class educational experience. CMU-Africa’s mission is to produce creative and technically strong engineers, who have been trained in the African context, and prepared to make transformative impact in their communities and the world.

We are a fast-growing campus with about 230 enrolled students, aiming to grow to 400 in the next couple of years. Our size and exponential growth create a sense of camaraderie and excitement, with strong community ties and a compound sense of accomplishment in our team members, contributing towards mutually beneficial relationships between staff and students technically strong engineers, who have been trained in the African context, and prepared to make transformative impact in their communities and the world.

The role
As Education Network Program Manager, you will work closely with the Director of Knowledge Creation and Education Network to further develop the Education Network Pillar objectives and strategy and guide all the various projects and initiatives housed within the pillar. While specific responsibilities will vary, they will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

Responsibilities
• Works with the Director of Knowledge Creation and Education Network to establish policies, procedures, and governance frameworks for the education network
• Partners with CMU main campus and education alliance stakeholders to ensure effective delivery of the Faculty Enhancement Program, Faculty Fellowship Program, Bridge Program, Online Certificate development, and any other initiatives under this pillar
• Works with the Associate Director of Impact to develop KPIs and build strategic progress reports for all initiatives in the Education Network Pillar
• Collaborates with CMU-Africa’s Finance Officer to manage budget burn rates, educate alliance network partners on financial accountability procedures, and ensure compliance
• Organizes various convenings and conferences for the network
• Builds and maintains relationships with education alliance partners, maintaining constant and consistent communication to ensure network activities are on track, and executed according to agreed timelines and budgets
• Works with external and internal Marketing teams to develop and implement marketing strategies for the various programs
• Coordinates all operational and administrative management requirements for the education network and works with other CMU-Africa departments to ensure objectives for the education network are achieved
• Performs related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Operations Management, or related field. Master’s degree a plus
• Project management professional affiliation
• 3-5 years of program or project management experience, managing delivery of educational initiatives, or network coordination. Experience at a higher education institution a plus
• Fluency in both spoken and written English and French a plus

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
• Highly developed critical thinking skills, with ability to solve complex problems in innovative ways
• Demonstrable ability to handle multiple concurrent projects in a deadline-driven environment; work under pressure and with frequent interruptions
• Superior computer and database management skills (including advanced knowledge of, and substantial experience with, email, word processing, spreadsheet, databases and presentation skills)
• Excellent analytical skills, with meticulous attention to detail; keep and maintain accurate and detailed reports and records
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrable ability to compose and appropriately format correspondence and reports
• Agile learner with the ability to adapt and thrive in an evolving, diverse environment
• Proven ability to exercise sound judgment, excellent discretion and maintain confidentiality
• Demonstrable ability to maintain composure when dealing with difficult situations and/or individuals
• Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds
• Demonstrable ability to work independently and take initiative
• Demonstrable ability to get things done and produce results quickly—whether the tasks are large or small

To Apply, Please follow the link below:

https://talentacquisition.rightseat.rw/recruit/ViewJob.na?digest=ceZHICB16OHvBkFv92jST8XAdQbSJz3nIpwE4H9GtcA-&embedsource=CareerSite

Expiring: Feb 03, 2022
Managing Director in Uganda , Uganda

Are you the Managing Director we are looking for?
Are you ready to lead the company of our client, which aims to tackle Africa’s emerging development challenges? Do you have a passion for social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) and capacity building? Then we might be looking for you.

Position Overview
The Managing Director is a dynamic and inspiring leader of the team, and is accountable for the sustainability and growth of the company. He reports directly to the board, which includes experienced professionals from both NGOs and the private sector.

Core Roles

1. Leadership: Motivate and mentor the team
• Being a team player on projects and lead by example.
• Creating an atmosphere of appreciation and respect for all partners and colleagues
• Create a learning environment and seek and give constructive feedback

2. Business Management: Overseeing the financial health of the company and providing strategic direction for growth and sustainability
• Regularly review financial reports and approve expenses
• Ensure the organization is adhering to local laws and operating as a socially responsible business
• Engage the organization's Board of Directors in key decisions, prepare regular updates, and support recruitment of new board members as needed
• Lead the creation of operating procedures, financial forecasts and targets, annual and strategic plans, updated governance manuals, quarterly reviews, and performance reviews

3. Partnerships: Build and maintain relationships with staff, potential project partners and consultants
• Recruit new consultants and team members
• Manage relationships with key partners
• Represent the organization's interests in partnerships, while looking for synergy and collectively beneficial opportunities

4. Marketing and Communication: Lead and oversee new business opportunities and company sales
• Watch trends in the creative and or communication industry and the development sector
• Brainstorm with colleagues, partners and clients on new proposals
• Write and review bids and new proposals
• Review and approve external communication

5. Creative: Contribute to the development of new services and products
• Lead and oversee design reseach and co-creations
• Conceptualise innovative social and behaviour change communication and capacity building strategies and tools
• Work with designers, content developers, illustrators and researchers to define or refine solutions
• Occasionally develop content for company communication and new products
• Ensure services and products apply user-centered design principles and meet the organization's quality standards

Experience, Skills and Abilities
• Minimum of 7-10 years of professional experience in a relevant field (social sector enterprise, communication, design, SBCC etc.)
• Experience in mentoring, motivating and supervising teams and individuals
• Experience with volunteering or working in Africa, working with local counterparts
• The ability to facilitate workshops, strong presentation skills and influence internal and external discussions at all levels
• Strong English writing and communication skills
• Business acumen, with business strategy development, operational planning experience and financial planning
• Knowledge of Human-Centered Design in the creative industry is preferred
• An entrepreneurial mindset
• Ability to travel frequently within East Africa and Uganda itself

Are you interested in becoming a Managing Director in Uganda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Mar 07, 2021
Quantitative Researcher in Rwanda , Rwanda

VVOB – Education for Development is looking for a Quantitative Researcher to strengthen our team in Rwanda.

Background:
VVOB – Education for Development, is a Belgian non-profit organisation that focuses on improving the quality of education. VVOB has its headquarters in Brussels (Belgium) and is implementing education programmes in 8 countries in the global South, including in Rwanda.

In cooperation with Rwanda Education Board (REB) and the University of Rwanda – College of Education (URCE), VVOB started in 2017 with a multi-year programme (2017-2021) on “Leading, Teaching and Learning Together”. The programme is currently being upscaled in primary and secondary schools in 17 districts in Rwanda and aims to improve the quality of education through the professional development of school leaders and induction of new teachers.

VVOB is currently looking for a Quantitative Researcher. The Quantitative Researcher carries out and coordinates quantitative and mixed-method research on the implementation, effectiveness and efficiency of VVOB’s capacity development programmes in Rwanda.

The Quantitative Researcher works in a team of Education Advisors, works closely together with the MEAL Advisor as well as with the Communication Advisor. The Quantitative Researcher reports directly to the Programme Manager.

Tasks:
As a Quantitative Researcher, you will:
 Design and carry out quantitative and mixed-method research, including collecting and analyzing data (e.g. survey data), on the effectiveness and efficiency (cost-benefit) of professional development trajectories for head teachers and new teachers, and impact at the level of schools and school children;
 Integrate and complement quantitative research with qualitative research (e.g. focus group discussions and observations).
 Create a clear evidence-base to underpin decisions and changes to our programmes
 Actively promote evidence-based learning within VVOB Rwanda
 Assist other VVOB Advisors in monitoring and evaluating programme results, through further development and implementation of a VVOB Rwanda M&E system; This includes capacity development on research and M&E for VVOB and partners and supporting the collection and analysis of high quality data, with a focus on quantitative data;
 Take part in networking and advocacy in education sector working groups and taskforces in which VVOB Rwanda is active; This includes dissemination of research findings on different platforms and through different channels, like the VVOB Rwanda website and magazine, publications in journals, conference presentations, …;
 Establish and maintain strong linkages with regional research partners in the development sector (e.g. through participation and presentation at regional conferences);
 Contribute to internal and external knowledge development by systemizing lessons learned and sharing pro-actively lessons learned between partners, colleagues and other VVOB country teams.
 Be actively engaged in expanding VVOB’s funding base (liaising with potential donors, writing proposals);

Profile:

Essential:
 Relevant Master degree, preferably in statistics, social or educational sciences;
 Min. 2 years of research experience, proven experience in quantitative research and outstanding empirical research skills;
 Expert-level knowledge of statistical techniques and practical experience with statistical software;
 Experience with the integration of qualitative data into quantitative analyses
 Fluent in English.
 Experience in international development cooperation and working in a multicultural team;

Desirable:
 A PhD degree and a track record of published research in social sciences is an asset;
 You will be quantitative leaning, but a good understanding of qualitative methods will be beneficial as this is a mixed methods role.
 Demonstrated understanding of cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis
 Knowledge of and/or experience with programme management, preferably Project Cycle Management;
 Experience with M&E methodologies and frameworks (both quantitative and qualitative) used in an international development context
 Understanding of the education sector and educational institutions like teacher training institutions, in-service providers for teachers and school leaders and ministries of education is an asset;

Required competences:

VVOB core competences:
 Result orientation
 Continuous improvement
 Cooperation

Function specific competences:
 Analytical and synthesizing skills
 Creativity
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 360° Empathy
 Reliability
 Development oriented

We offer:
 A dynamic working environment in an international context; our team in Rwanda consists of a multi-disciplinary team of more than 20 Rwandan and international professionals;
 An exciting job with varied responsibilities and opportunities for professional development;
 A competitive expat salary (salary scale A111 of the Flemish Government with a gross annual salary between € 43 737 and € 67 512 depending on relevant working experience) plus benefits package (including housing allowance, hardship allowance, insurances, contribution to school fees and professional development budget)

Note that this is a long-term position with secured funding up to 31st December 2021.

Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Start date: As soon as possible.
Procedure: Submit a motivation letter, and your C.V. before Thursday February 8, 2018.

Are you interested in becoming a Quantitative Researcher in Rwanda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Feb 08, 2018
Finance Manager / Deputy Team Leader , Mozambique

Job Profile
For one of our ongoing programmes in Mozambique, we are looking for a Deputy Team Leader (DTL) / Finance Manager. The programme is called Skills for Employment (S4E) and the working title is JOBA. JOBA is focused on the development of a more robust labour market and a better prepared work force that is ready to meet the demands of a modern Mozambican economy.

The JOBA programme is targeting the improvement of the training market to overcome the mismatch between the supply and demand of labour. JOBA aims to build constructive partnerships between non-state technical and vocational education and training (TVET) providers, the private sector, and the Mozambican government, supporting an inclusive approach to job creation.

Job Description
The Financial Manager /Deputy Team Leader forms part of the senior management team of the JOBA Programme, implementing the S4E programme of DFID. The FM/DTL is the overall in charge of the finances of the programme and of the financial aspects of the Employment Fund. In addition the FM/DTL leads the JOBA team in terms of operations, including administration, human resources management and the functioning of the team. This includes issues like safety and security, team meetings, budgeting and forecasting, financial reporting, quarterly reporting.
S/he deputises the Team Leader where and when necessary.

The Financial Manager /Deputy Team Leader is responsible for the following:

1. Contribute to programme planning (logframe, ToC, annual and quarterly plans);
2. Establishment of financial management systems to plan, monitor and report expenditure (both for the investments and the Fund Manager’s own expenditure);
3. Overseeing the Accountant and the Office Manager in preparing of and reporting on the project accounts;
4. Preparation of revolving 3 monthly budget forecasts and monitoring of the same;
5. Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial and HR reports;
6. Support TL and Grant Manager in strategic positioning of the Employment Fund;
7. Development of processes for disbursing funds and the oversight of the same, including the monitoring and reporting systems;
8. Supervising the contracting and management of the investments under the Fund;
9. Preparation and finalisation of contracts between BMB Mott MacDonald (acting on behalf of DFID) and the successful applicants, incorporating the conditions of the grant disbursement set out by the Investment Committee. Contracts must be in alignment with the World Bank’s anticorruption guidelines and with the DFID Guidelines on investment in the private sector;
10. Ensuring that the funds are disbursed in accordance with the signed contract;
11. Contribution to the annual work plans for the Employment Fund;
12. Support the development and management of the Grievance Redressal Mechanism for the Employment Fund.

Candidate Specification

Requirements:
- The FM/DTL is a holder of a Masters degree in Economics, Accounting or a similar field
- Experience in project management is a plus, in particular in the field of grant management

Additional requirements:
1. Must write excellent English (preferably native speaker) and speak/read Portuguese
2. Have proven analytical capacity (we are NOT looking for an accountant)
3. Be familiar with (financial) management donor projects and project management
4. Preferably have a background in grant management
5. Have proven knowledge and experience in administration and HR
6. Is able to represent the JOBA Programme through presentations and in client and stakeholder meetings.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. The employer will do the recruitment process himself. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but we don’t have any influence on this concerning this job.

Expiring: Apr 23, 2017
Meteorologist , Kenya

For an upcoming programme in Kenya, Mott MacDonald is currently proposing for, we are looking for a METEOROLOGIST.

Background of the programme:
The Kenya Water Security and Climate Resilience Project aims to improve the water resources management of Kenya’s 6 main catchments. The current catchment plans require substantial revision, especially in relation to spatial information and strategic visioning.
The governmental agency, Kenya’s Water Resource Management Agency (WRMA), responsible for catchment plan development and implementation requires consultancy support to realise state-of-the-art knowledge and database management and to facilitate stakeholder processes for decision-making. The scope of the programme is thus to develop the capacity of WRMA in terms of tools, skills and infrastructure, to deliver on the core functions of project component “Strengthening Water Management and Planning”. This includes on-the-job development capacity building on the development of databases and new information systems, models, tools that will support WRMA’s work. The expected results of the programme are:
- A stronger WRMA institution that has strengthened capacity to carry out its core functions;
- Six integrated catchment management plans that outline the critical land and water resources development and management elements in a manner that is based on extensive knowledge-driven analysis and meets the expectations of all key-stakeholders.

Job Description
Tasks of the METEOROLOGIST are, among others:
- Take the lead in the design, operation and maintenance of meteorological network instrumentation
- Coordinate with other staff setting up/improving monitoring systems for hydrological, geo-hydrological, water quality and flood forecasting data
- Apply satellite imagery in reinforcing missing data
- Build capacity of WRMA staff to use, operate and maintain meteorological network instrumentation

Candidate Specification
Requirements:
- Post-graduate degree in Meteorology.
- At least 20 years of international experience in meteorological network design and operations.
- Experience in applying satellite imagery to reinforce missing data.
- Experience with seasonal weather and climate modelling is preferred.
- Experience of working in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams.
- Experience of working on International Development Agency (IDA) or bilateral funded projects is preferred.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

The expected input for this role is [INTERMITTENT]. The total duration of this programme is 3 years. Employment will be on freelance basis.

Expiring: Jul 05, 2016
Innovation Intervention Officer in Uganda , Uganda

Innovation Intervention Officer for the Teacher, Training & Education project (m/f/x) – Uganda

Context
The Belgian bilateral cooperation has been active in Uganda for more than 20 years, supporting the Government of Uganda in its development agenda in various (sub)sectors: health, teacher education, skills and employment, environment, climate-smart infrastructure, etc.

The Government of Uganda is currently working with the Kingdom of Belgium to improve secondary teacher education in the National Teacher’s Colleges (NTCs). These interventions are referred to as the Teacher Training Education (TTE) project. Their specific objective is that NTCs produce competent teachers through:
- The effective use of acquired management skills;
- The proper use of improved infrastructure and facilities;
- The improved pedagogical competencies.

In this context, Enabel is looking for an Innovation Intervention Officer.

Job description
In your area of expertise and under the supervision of the Sector Expert Pedagogy,
• You identify, design, implement and monitor the project activities that are assigned to you
o Pilot the implementation of a Digital Hub in Kabale NTC (elaborate the business plan, ensure the communication, build the services offered such as training, computer repairs, etc.);
o Pilot a leasing scheme of ICT devices for students in the 5 NTCs (by which students could acquire ICT devices);
o Pilot the use of a digital box allowing remote access to digital resources on campus.
• You provide the necessary technical input for achieving the expected project results, specifically on the below topics:
o Roll out of different management software (finance, academic, learning, human resources…) used in NTCs;
o Online courses for management of education institutions and for pedagogy.
• You contribute to quality assurance as well as knowledge building and knowledge management;
• You contribute to change and capacity development of partners.

You are a full part of the project team and are committed to its values and vision; you reflect a dynamic and engaged image of Enabel and the local team in Uganda.
In addition, you regularly update your knowledge of the sector (meetings, (e-)conferences, participation to expert networks…) and share it with your colleagues with a view to improving practices and know-how in relation to the project.
You are committed to introducing new technologies into the learning process of staff members of the project and of the partners and you foster digital development with Enabel’s Digital for Development (D4D) experts.

Your profile

Required qualifications
· Master’s degree in human sciences related fields (preferably in adults’ education, educational sciences, development studies, human resources, sociology …);
· An additional diploma in IT is an asset.

Required experience
• Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in the education and the capacity development sectors;
• Experience in managing the process of innovation in a team / in an institution.

Required skills and knowledge
• Knowledge of the latest trends in education (EdTech, online courses, technology enhanced learning…);
• Awareness of / or interested in Virtual Reality;
• Knowledge of Open Educational Resources (OER);
• Ability to produce a wide range of information, education and communication materials;
• You show you are an initiative builder allowing your colleagues to count on your commitment to the team;
• You build strong proposals and bring innovative solutions to issues you encounter;
• You are able to work and evolve in a changing environment;
• You are familiar with results-based management;
• You are familiar with theories of change;
• You master knowledge management and knowledge building;
• You have a strong affinity with and easily use various digital tools and new technologies;
• You are fluent in spoken and written French or Dutch. Considering the working language of Uganda and the international environment in which you work, excellent knowledge of English is required.
You commit to respecting the vision, mission and values of Enabel (https://www.enabel.be/content/enabel-vision-mission-values).

We offer you
• A fascinating and varied job in an international environment.
• A contract of 15 months. You are based in Kampala with very frequent travels to Kabale National Teachers’ College and also travels to Kaliro, Mubende, Muni and Unyama NTCs.
• A salary package that comprises the monthly gross salary, in accordance with our salary scales (Class 5), and Enabel expat benefits such as a remoteness, assignment and hardship allowance, (capped) coverage of housing expenses, a moving compensation, an installation compensation, (capped) coverage of school expenses for children accompanying, an insurance package for the whole family, including repatriation insurance, and an annual round-trip flight ticket for each family member.
• In case of expatriation without the (dependent) members of the family, up to six additional round-trip flight tickets to the country of origin or another destination (capped in accordance with Enabel rules).

The amounts vary in function of relevant recognised experience for the function and family composition.

Following this procedure a recruitment reserve of successful applicants may be constituted which may be sourced in the next three years for similar job openings.

Every person who fulfils the conditions listed in our job advertisements may apply. Enabel is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability status or any other factor other than competence.

Are you interested?
Apply here at the latest by 14 December 2021 and include your motivation letter and updated CV.

Are you interested in becoming an Innovation Intervention Officer in Uganda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Dec 14, 2021

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