Monday, July 17, 2017

CNFA, ICT Officer/Administrative Assistant Jobs in Rwanda



Feed the Future Rwanda Hinga Weze
ICT Officer/Administrative Assistant
CNFA
CNFA is a US-based nonprofit nongovernmental organization (NGO) that works to stimulate economic growth and improve rural livelihoods by empowering the private sector through five core capabilities: (1) Productivity, Food Security and Nutrition; (2) Input Supply and Farm Services; (3) Economic Resilience
and Rapid Recovery; (4) Value Chain Development; and (5) Volunteer Technical Assistance. CNFA assists smallholders in increasing household-level food security and nutrition through improved agricultural practices, introduction of new varieties, diversification of crop production, food preservation and storage, development of farmer-based organizations (FBOs) and strengthened linkages to markets.
Program Description Feed the Future Rwanda Hinga Weze
The primary objective of the Feed the Future Rwanda Hinga Weze activity is to sustainably increase smallholder farmers’ income, improve nutritional status of Rwandan women and children, and increase the resilience of the agriculture and food systems to the changing climate.
Position Description
Under the supervision of the Operations and Procurement Manager, the ICT Officer/Administrative Assistant will be responsible for ensuring reliable local communications and connectivity between the provincial-level and home offices. S/he will be required to supportthe adoption and rollout of any new technology required to implement program activities in the target provinces and districts. S/he will also provide overall administrative support to the Hinga Weze program.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The main duties of the ICT Officer/Administrative Assistantare:
  • Maintain and troubleshoot all network and computer related issues;
  • Integrate security, physical control solutions for all confidential data and systems;
  • Monitor performance and manage parameters to provide fast responses to front-end users;
  • Integrate and configure computer networking for best performance;
  • Troubleshootand repair of hardware, operating systems and applications;
  • Monitor and maintain computer systems and networks;
  • Identify security gaps and provide relevant solutions in consultation with the Operations manager;
  • Test and evaluate all new technology including M&E systems e.g. database systems, websites etc.;
  • In collaboration with ICT Partner and MEL Unit, develop participatory strategies and tools for monitoring and evaluating the project;
  • Conduct electrical safety checks on computer equipment;
  • Enhance office IT system through appropriate upgrades and advise Operations Unit on changes or improvements required;
  • Help install and support of all ICT hardware and software;
  • Provide overall administrative support to the Hinga Weze program.
Qualifications:
  • At least 5 years of experience providing information communications technology (ICT) and administrative support in a development context;
  • Bachelors in information technology or a relevant field required;
  • Fluency in English and advanced level of French and Kinyarwanda Fluent speaker of French and Kinyarwanda; and advanced speaker of English;
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work in fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Experience working on USAID or other international donor-funded programs a plus;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
Women and Rwandan Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must apply through the following link with “Rwanda FTF HingaWeze- ICT/Admin Officer” in the subject line.
Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for submission is August 17, 2017

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