ICT Trainer NGO Jobs – Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI)


Job Title:   ICT Trainer  
Organization:  Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) 
Duty Station:   
Uganda
Reports to: Program
Coordinator

About US:
Whitaker Peace &
Development Initiative (WPDI) is an international Non-Governmental Organization
(NGO) founded by artist, social activist, and UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace
and Reconciliation Forest Whitaker, with the goal of helping fragile
communities affected by conflict, fragility and vulnerability transform into
peaceful, resilient and productive communities. To achieve this objective in
line with the Sustainable Development Goals proclaimed by the United Nations,
WPDI empowers young women and men from vulnerable and fragile places as peace
leaders and agents of positive transformation in their countries and
communities. An ambitious organization, WPDI collaborates with a range of local
and international, public and private partners to pursue its mission.

Job Summary: The
ICT Trainer will support and train youth and communities on Information and
Communication Technology in order to empower the youth and communities with
employability skills in Moroto and other communities within the Karamoja
sub-region.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Ensuring
the effective functioning of WPDI’s ICT infrastructure, including servers,
computer hardware, printers, scanners, routers, firewalls, switches, data
backup systems, WiFi networks, telephone systems, computer operating systems,
application software, and other ICT resources as applicable;
·       
Overseeing
WPDI ICT trainings in Moroto by ensuring that all trainings provided in our
CLCs follow WPDI guidelines and curriculum.
·       
Conducting
regular ICT trainings in basic, intermediate and advance level at WPDI CLC in
Moroto for youth and community members;
·       
Conducting
tailored ICT trainings at the Center for children;
·       
Conducting
tailored ICT trainings for the WPDI youth leadership program using the Trainer
of Trainees model;
·       
Ensuring
that the WPDI curriculum used for ICT trainings is updated and relevant to
local contexts;
·       
Mobilizing
community members for ICT trainings at WPDI CLC in Moroto;
·       
Maintaining
record and attendance list of the number of visitors and people trained in ICT
at WPDI CLC in Moroto;
·       
Monitoring
WPDI’s ICT system and network security to protect against unauthorized
intrusion, and maintaining a virus- and spam-free ICT environment and firewall;
·       
Maintaining
the local area network and WiFi network at WPDI’s Office(s) in Moroto,
troubleshooting any network issues, and monitoring network performance;
·       
Investigating
new technologies and applications potentially relevant to WPDI’s program(s) in
Moroto and assisting the implementation of such technologies and applications
as necessary;
·       
Creating
and maintaining electronic files of WPDI program participants and activities;
·       
Providing
support for the management of WPDI CLC in Moroto by designing appropriate
guidelines and ensuring they are fully implemented;
·       
Managing
WPDI Cinema for Peace program at the CLC and within the communities;
·       
Contributing
to WPDI’s Moroto office progress reports and social media inputs;
·       
Creating
and maintaining an interactive platform to promote active involvement of WPDI
program participants in Moroto;
·       
Such
other services as the parties hereto may agree to from time to time.





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must hold a University Degree in Computer Science, Information
Technology or other Computer-related courses suitable for the work of the
organization.
·       
At least
4 to 5 years of progressively responsible relevant experience with preferably
professional and field-based experience in Computer technology.
·       
Language:
Excellent written and spoken English, Ngakarimojong, Pokot and Leb Thur

How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants, who hold Uganda citizenship, are invited
to submit a cover letter (in English and referencing the Job Announcement)
accompanied by a full resume stating details of educational qualifications and
working experience, home and office telephone numbers, and a writing sample in
English by email below:

E-mail to: evelyn@wpdi.org

Deadline: 17th April 2020 by 5:00pm

NB: Due to the high
volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No
academic certificates should be attached; these will be required during
interviews. WPDI is an equal employment organization; female candidates who
meet the above selection criteria are encouraged to apply.

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