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ICT Officer

Summary

Nascent Solutions requires the services of an Information and Communication Technology officer for its Food for Education project in Kumbo Cameroon. S/he will work under the supervision of the Field Coordinator and will be responsible for providing ICT support to the field team and teachers in project beneficiary schools.

Location: Kumbo, Cameroon
Type of Employment: Salaried, full-time
Reporting: Reports to Nascent’s Program Manager

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct training needs analyses
  • Design course materials, handouts, manuals and exercises
  • Prepare the learning environment and resources, including setting up IT equipment
  • Deliver training programs to teachers
  • Support and coach learners during online leering activities or self-learning packages
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of the training and course outcomes
  • Liaise with external course providers, employers, clients, examining bodies and software companies
  • Maintain  hardware and software used for training purposes and recommending repairs and upgrades to management where appropriate
  • Stay abreast of advances in technology, systems, software and online training technology
  • Manage backup, security and user help systems
  • Meet with Country Director, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems

Qualifications required

  • University degree in education or communication
  • A certificate in ICT training
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in the training of beginners in ICT
  • Up-to-date knowledge of common IT applications and systems
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good organizational, planning, training and presentation skills
  • Patient and confident
  • Self-motivating and the ability to motivate others
  • A willingness to learn

About Nascent Solutions

Nascent Solutions (Nascent) is a US-based 501(c)(3) non-profit international development organization. Its mission is to enable vulnerable people, especially women and children in rural Africa, to develop skills for self-sufficiency. The organization’s areas of focus are food security and nutrition, health, literacy and skills development, and gender equity.

How to Apply

Please submit a CV and cover letter to: Apply@nascents.org

Closing date for applications is December 8, 2018 but candidates are encouraged to apply early as we are looking to fill the position quickly.