Information Technology/Innovations Expert

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/5/2018 2:43 PM)


International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over two hundred projects.  IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies.  IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.


Job Title: Information Technology/Innovations Expert                     

Department/Location:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports To: Home Office Project Director               

Type: Consultancy

Classification:  Consultant                   


Overview: IBTCI is seeking a mid to senior level information technology/innovations expert for the anticipated USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Contract. The five-year contract has the objective of achieving strengthened collaboration, learning and performance to enhance the impact and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to Uganda’s development.  The contract will help USAID/Uganda strengthen its Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) and overall performance through a broad range of technical assistance, professional development, logistics, small grants and other staff support. This position is contingent on award. Ugandan nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.


Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

  • Help USAID/Uganda develop and apply IT and other innovations to improve the efficiency, usefulness and use-friendliness of its:
    • (i) communication tools and processes; and
    • (ii) program, financial and personnel tracking, monitoring and reporting tools and processes. S/he will improve existing tools/processes, develop new tools/processes and train/coach/mentor USAID/Uganda staff in adopting improved tools/processes;
  • Promote the use of IT and other innovations to facilitate improved communications between USAID/Uganda and its IPs as well as among IPs collaborating toward shared objectives;
  • Support USAID/Uganda efforts to promote innovative practices among its IPS in delivering results and managing internal operations;
  • Promote the use of IT and other innovations to facilitate improved communications;
  • Lead and/or assist with Contract-supported science, technology, innovation and partnerships efforts.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience applying IT and innovation solutions to donor-funded development projects or donor operations;
  • Experience with USAID or another donor;
  • Understanding of the latest trends in IT for development and experience applying new technologies and solutions;
  • Quality past performance references related to the position.


Working Environment: Corporate office environment as well as field work.


Education:  Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field or equivalent experience required.


Supervisory Responsibilities:  This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.


Travel: The position is based in Kampala but may require travel to other areas of Uganda.


No phone calls please.  All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.


IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.


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