will Support Windows PCs and Windows Servers and maintain network infrastructure including ISP, router, Ethernet switch, PABX and VoIP.
S/he will set up, maintain, and support the IT infrastructure for additional project offices as they are established.
S/he will assist with technical specifications, budget, and forecast the IT requirements for the offices and coordinate the procurement for the same.
The IT Specialist will ensure compliance with RTI Information Security policies and procedures and supervise the performance of any local IT firms or staff hired to support the project offices.
Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field with 6 years experience supporting and troubleshooting Windows PCs, servers, printers and networks of similar work environment;
Microsoft or networking certifications on the above platforms preferred;
Supervisory and NGO experience preferred;
Local IT market awareness desired.
Logistics Specialists (2 positions)
will manage procurement of office furniture, IT equipment, IT services, and vehicles.
S/he will plan and organize daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly projections for logistics needs and movement.
S/he will ensure accurate inventories of RTI assets and resources.
The Logistics Specialist will manage other logistic duties relating to project activities as may be assigned by the COP.
Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years of experience in logistics, supply chain management, or related field;
Experience working with USAID or other US government-funded projects desirable;
Must have strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and be detail and deadline-oriented.
District Education and Health Coordinators (DEHCs) (2 positions)
will facilitate the transfer of knowledge, and ensure smooth implementation of logistics and funding flows without interruptions.
DEHCs will assist with the central and local governments in improving and coordinating the implementation of project activities aimed at improvement of literacy in early grades and HIV/AIDS education in primary and post-primary schools.
DEHCs will provide support to the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and impact assessment efforts.
Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, public health, or related field with 6 years of increasingly responsible experience in coordinating projects in the education/health/social sector;
Fully competent in information systems skills, particularly in publications software;
Strong planning, community mobilization and inter-cultural communication skills required;
Experience working on a USAID-funded or other donor project pertaining to technical and organization capacity development.
Preferred: Experience working with district local governments.
Professional Development Specialist (PDS)
will translate the vision of the improved curriculum into more effective and innovative teacher training in both pre- and in-service teacher training institutions, as well as support the Ministry of Education (MOE) to integrate these new practices into the policy and financial framework.
S/he will work with the COP and Senior Management team in very close cooperation with education officials at the central and local governments and relevant pre- and in-service institutions to accomplish this task.
The PDS will provide support to the MOE and the project staff in joint efforts to improve pre- and in-service teacher training in the early grades, training of teachers in the use of active learning methods, reinforcing teachers’ understanding and use of English and Mother Tongue as languages of instruction, and strengthening the capacity of TTCs and the TSC to design and deliver pre-service and in-service teacher education activities.
- Masters degree in education with 6 years or relevant experience;
- Experience in developing teacher training curricula;
- Significant experience in education development for reading and/or literacy in early grades;
- Track record of performance excellence meeting targets and objectives;
- Strong relationship with government counterparts in order to reach national scale with improved reading performance;
- Experience in providing technical assistance, planning and coordinating program field work; Experience with USAID-funded projects preferred.
How to Apply
All positions are expected to be based in Kampala, Uganda and require fluency in English and excellent interpersonal, communication and team work skills. Please email cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 13, 2012. Applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of their email. To learn more about RTI and our work in international development, please visit www.rti.org/idg. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.