Information Technology Officer (IT) at GVTC
GREATER VIRUNGA TRANSBOUNDARY COLLABORATION
Intergovernmental Organization- Organisation Intergouvernementale
P.O. Box 6626 Kigali Rwanda
Telephone Mob. +250 788573965 E-mail: [email protected]
Position: Information Technology Officer (IT)
Supervisor: Executive Secretary (ES)
Duty Station: Kigali, Rwanda
The Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration (GVTC) is an intergovernmental organization established through the GVTC treaty signed in 2015 between DRC, Rwanda, and Uganda. GVTC is the Transboundary Collaboration Framework for programs and activities on wildlife conservation and tourism development within the Greater Virunga Landscape, which covers the Central Albertine Rift (CAR) and is shared by the three countries of Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda. The GVTC�s goal is the improve conservation of species, habitats, and ecological services contributing to increased socio-economic benefits to the people of the CAR, through effective transboundary collaboration. GVTC works with and through partners toward synergising the conservation efforts across the three countries. The Greater Virunga Landscape comprises seven national parks and one wildlife reserve disseminated along the shared boundaries of the three countries. The Vision of the Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration is: �The Central Albertine Transfrontier Protect Area network together with the surrounding landscape is conserved sustainability� while the goal is: �Sustainable conservation of the Central Albertine Rift for long term socio-economic development through strategic transboundary collaboration management,�
It is against this background that GVTC is hiring an Information Technology Officer for a 2-year contract of employment to strengthen its capacity for the effective management of the Greater Virunga.
The primary purpose of the position
The Information Technology Officer in GVTC will be responsible for all hands-on and day-to-day IT aspects; to manage existing systems and lead the development of new projects including change requests, installations, and upgrades software where is required in GVTC. Analysis data to generate and share information among the stakeholders and the general public for the effective long-term conservation of the GVL.
The Information Technology Officer is responsible for managing information systems as well as analysing and tracking data needed to facilitate Transboundary collaboration for effective management of the GVL under GVTC coordination and partnership with all the concerned stakeholders and the general public.
Duties and Responsibilities
Hold an installation and repair/ spare replacement register and keep the GVTC management informed of the state of its equipment
To exercise constant monitoring of technologies development and give to GVTC management the proposals to adopt
Ensure the follow-up and validation of information and technology development
Recommend methods and technologies derived from gathered data to maximise the efficiency of GVTC operations and implementation of transboundary activities
Work together with the GVTC Management in the development of the institutional capacity for information management of the GVL
Participate in strategic planning related to IT development
Ensure the supervision of the GVTC hierarchy of information and technology tools
Participate in the process of IT and software tenders
Supervise the Network infrastructures and ensure its functioning and maximum security
Be capable to set up and manage internet and intranet for the organisation
Other duties as assigned by the GVTC Management.
Working condition, Skills, Qualifications and Duration of contract
The Information Technology Officer (IT) should have a bachelor�s degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or related fields (Application development; Information technologies; systems analysis, software development).
A Master’s degree in a related field will be an advantage.
Five years of proven experience
Fluency in either English or French. Knowledge of the two will be an added advantage.
The ideal candidate will have clear experience with designing, managing websites, databases, and social media
Must be willing to work in a multi-cultural and multi-lingual working environment
Must be a self-starter who can solve problems.
A range of experience in hardware, operating systems, software and application development and project management.
This position is for 3-year contract renewable depending on the availability of funds, satisfactory performance, and relevancy to the program.
High analytical thinking to effectively analyze information
Good oral and written communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and work with departmental staff, the management, and the stakeholders in GVL conservation.
The high result, strong orientation, drive for excellence and self-motivation,
Excellent team player abilities and have a keen client focus.
Proactive with the ability to make decisions.
A driving license at least with 3 years of experience is an added advantage.
To apply for this position:
Interested candidates should send electronically a copy of: their motivation letter addressed to the GVTC Executive Secretary including a Detailed CV; Certified academic documents at the following Email addresses: [email protected] and [email protected] and [email protected]. For any clarification required, contact this Mob. +250 78830 0913. The deadline is on 29th August 2022 before 5:00 pm.
Only the shortlisted candidate will be contacted.
Dr. Andrew G. Seguya,
GVTC Executive Secretary