Non-profit Careers – Project Officer – Information Communication Technology (ICT) at Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)

Job Title:  Project Officer – Information Communication
Technology (ICT)
 

Organisation: Aga Khan
Foundation (AKF)
Duty Station: Arua,
Uganda
Reports to: AKF Lead
Project Officer
About US:
Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a
private, non-denominational, international development agency developing and
promoting innovative solutions that improve the quality of life. AKF seeks
sustainable solutions to long term problems of poverty, hunger, literacy and
health, with a special emphasis on the needs of rural communities in coastal
and other resource-poor areas,
Job Summary:  The Project Officer – Information
Communication Technology (ICT) technically support all project stakeholders on
the project’s ICT components and ensure that they utilise both laptop software
and mobile applications for use in teacher professional development, classroom
teaching and learning, school mentorship and monitoring.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage
    the computer software and mobile applications introduced through the
    project.
  • Work
    closely with the Project Officer – Education Community of Practice (ECoP)
    to provide ongoing support to district education officials and schools to
    address ICT related issues.
  • Work
    in liaison with district education offices and AKF’s M&E team to
    implement mobile school performance monitoring platform.
  • Technically
    support the collection and documentation of project results, including the
    effective documentation of lessons learnt and report to various
    stakeholders
  • Also,
    render support in the coordination and integration with other AKF projects
    in West Nile.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in ICT or
    related field.
  • A
    minimum of three to five years’ relevant experience in ICT management and
    facilitation skills.
  • At
    least two years of relevant education sector experience
  • Proficiency
    in data collection and analysis.
  • Excellent
    report writing skills.
  • Possess
    the ability to meet strict delivery deadlines and produce results.
  • Excellent
    spoken and written English.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested applicants are encouraged to send their updated CVs (not exceeding 3
pages), including contact details of three professional references, and a
covering letter explaining why they are best suited for the position to the
Country Director (AKF Uganda) via E-mail to akf.uganda@akdn.org with “the title
of the position applied for” in the subject line.
NB:
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 13th March, 2015

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