Position: ICT Research Assistant
Opening date: 30 October 2012
Closing date: 30 November 2012
R4D Intl is a research foundation working in close collaboration with health institutions in developing countries to promote the implementation of evidence-based practices. In particular, R4D Intl supports the achievement of MDGs at local level by engaging in research and interventions related to reduction of hunger and malnutrition (MDG1), girl child education (MDG2), economic empowerment of women (MDG3), child and maternal health (MDG 4&5), HIV/AIDS, Malaria and TB (MDG6), sustainable environment (MDG7), information communication technology (ICT) (MDG8).
Terms of reference
Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the incumbent will provide technical and management guidance as well as ensuring general co-ordination and supervision of the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of ICT (Information Communication Technology) projects of the foundation. In particular, the incumbent will play an active role in software development, systems and network management. He/she will perform other duties as required.
University degree or HND in ICT related field. Experience in software programming, network administration and website designing will be an asset.
Excellent knowledge of English, working knowledge of French. Good knowledge in programme management will be an asset.
How to apply
Please submit updated CV and motivation letter at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: 30 November 2012. Application submitted after this date will not be considered. Please note that this position may be filled before the deadline.