USAID Project IT Jobs – Information and Technology Manager at RTI International

Organisation: RTI International
Funding Source: U.S. Agency for International Development
(USAID)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:  Finance and
Administration Director
About RTI:
RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated
to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff
of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to governments and
businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and
pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced
technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and
the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.
About USAID Project:
RTI’s International Education Division is supporting education
development around the world by strengthening education policy, management and
practice in order to achieve measurable improvement in teaching and learning.
From our well-established reputation in education system strengthening, to innovative
work in early grade assessment and learning, RTI is improving education
quality, relevance and efficiency through implementation of projects funded by
USAID, DFID, Australian Aid and other donors and clients. RTI International is
implementing the Uganda Literacy Achievement and Retention Activity Project
(2015-2020).
Job Summary: The Information and Technology (IT) Manager will
manage IT support to project staff. S/he will primarily ensure that Windows and
other software is maintained and timely updated, and that information is backed
up in accordance with RTI policies and procedures, and development and upkeep
of knowledge management systems. The job holder will provide user support and
ensure compliance with RTI Information Security policies, procedures and
standards.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID Project
    IT Manager vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science;
  • At least six years’ experience supporting
    Windows PCs, servers, and networks;
  • Past experience in Windows XP /Vista,
    Windows 2003 server / printers etc.
  • Supervisory experience desired;
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their
updated CVs and cover letters to: internationaledu@rti.org.
Please clearly indicate the position title in the subject of the E-mail.
Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only short listed
applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 30th April, 2015
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