Fresher National Young Professional – Digitalization in Skills Development NGO Jobs – Enabel

Organization: Enabel 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX 1,900,000/= to
UGX 2,000,000 /=
Reports to: Finance and Contracting Co-ordinator
About US:
Enabel (Belgian development agency, formerly BTC), together with
different Government Ministries, are implementing the bilateral co-operation
between Uganda & Belgium.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  
Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for piloting of utilisation of ICT and
digital resources in Skills provision in the SSU project (40%)
  • Pilot and practice integration of digital
    resources in skills training, in partnership with the project partner Vocational
    Training Institutions (VTIs) and other relevant project stakeholders, by:
    • Piloting e-learning practises
      (where relevant) in skills development
    • Promoting digital Online
      Educational Resources (OER) in BTVET
    • Nurturing set-up small scale
      pilots of utilization of e.g. mobile apps, VR and robotics in skills
      training within a controlled pilot environment.
  • Support the set-up of model Digital hubs
    on VFI campuses to foster integration of digital resources in skills
    provision, in partnership with the D4D actors and VT1 management, by:
    • Supporting the set-up of
      model ICT hubs and networks on VTI campuses, and
    • Liaising with other actors
      and service providers in terms of operation and maintenance of Digital
      Hubs.
  • Capitalization Officer on Digital for Skills
    Development
        
Assisting the project team in documenting
lessons learned and good practices on integrating digital resources in skills
development.
        
Setting-up an online open-source
platform/knowledge base in order to share good practices on integrating ICT as
a tool for Skills Development with other D4D actors and stakeholders from the
education sector
  • Capacity building officer for D4D
    innovation (30%)
        
Fostering relations and pro-active networking
with ICT and D4D actors in Uganda, including ICT departments of universities,
ICT-hubs, ICT focussed start-up incubators, innovation driven private sector
companies, etc
        
Enhancing the capacity of project’s key
stakeholder, such as the partner VTIs and other relevant stakeholders of the
SSU intervention to integrate ICT usage in skills provision
        
Advocating roll out of innovative D4D practices
by bringing pilots to scale.
        
Coming up with digital solutions to address
emerging needs within the project



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in Telecommunications, Engineering, ICT, Computer Engineering or any other
    related fields 
  • Proven experience in ICT management is an asset
  • One to two years’ experience in ICT,
    Digitalization.
  • Good understanding of the practical
    complexities of set-up of ICT networks
  • Knowledge and experience in Digital for
    Education (E-learning, OER, etc.) is an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in
    English Person Profile
  • ICT skills: a minimum of hands on skills
    in: ICT-maintenance, set up of ICT- equipment & software and/or
    ICT-programming skills
  • Skills in designing digital solutions and
    hands on implementation of ICT networks and digital hubs
  • Strong communication and interpersonal
    skills
  • Independent research skills, investigating
    relevant D4D practices
  • Adaptability: Maintaining effectiveness by
    adapting to changing circumstances, tasks, responsibilities and people
  • Taking initiative and creativity:
    Recognizing opportunities and acting on them; self-starter, coming up with
    original solutions for job-related problems, devising new methods of work
    and solution oriented.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their hard
copy applications including a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV) of 4 pages
maximum and copies of relevant academic documents with names of at least 3
professional referees; their emails and telephone contacts to:
The Human Resource Officer;
Enabel in Uganda,
Plot 1B Lower Kololo Terrace P.O. Box 40131, Kampala.
On-line applications to be submitted here: Click Here
Deadline: 30th March 2018 by 4pm.
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