Sunday, October 23, 2011

Information Systems, Communication and Technology Adviser

Possibility of working with the Ministry of Education in PNG that is making great strides in improving access to education • Positive atmosphere of support from CDF • Opportunity to add value to improve the education system

In 2011, AusAID commenced a new program to support the PNG education sector. This support includes direct financing, procurement, scholarships and technical assistance. A major focus of technical assistance is the provision of high quality capacity development to the Department of Education to help sustain the gains the Department has recently made towards achieving Universal Basic Education.

The Information Systems, Communication and Technology (ICT) Adviser will advise and support the Government of Papua New Guinea at national and sub-national levels in educational planning and reporting. The ICT Adviser will supplement and facilitate the capacity of the DoE in these areas, through providing direct support and capacity building to the relevant sections.

To succeed in this role, you will have:

• At least 5 years experience working in a broad range of IT & Communications functions in a large government department or similarly complex organization in developing countries • Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and managing ICT systems. • Understanding of applying appropriate technology solutions in line with organizational resources and capacity • Experience in developing strategies, business and training plans relating to ICT. • Successful experience in capacity development methodologies including professional development, mentoring, participatory training and facilitation.

Attached is the full terms of reference including the selection criteria and responsibilities.

If you have what it takes to make a difference for children in PNG, please email your CV in AusAID format to following the steps below. a) State ‘ICT Adviser – PNG’ in the subject line and state where you saw this advertisement b) Download the attached CDF Application to be attached to the body of your email.

Applications close on 11th November 2011.

About CDF… CDF is a new facility, funded by Australian Aid and managed by GRM International on behalf of AusAID, responsible for sourcing and providing quality development expertise to the Papua New Guinea Education Sector. CDF provides full administrative, financial and logistical support to advisers located in Papua New Guinea.

About GRM International… GRM is a leading international professional services firm specializing in the provision of project design, management expertise and technical assistance to development projects for bilateral and multilateral funding agencies, governments and corporations. We assist developing regions globally to achieve sustainable economic growth……. and create a better future!


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