BURUNDI, 2011. May, Bujumbura, the capital. Children living on the street play on the Tanganyika Lake's beach. © UNICEF/BRDA2011-00023/PAWEL KRZYSIEK
BURUNDI, 2011. May, Bujumbura, the capital. Children living on the street play on the Tanganyika Lake’s beach. © UNICEF/BRDA2011-00023/PAWEL KRZYSIEK

Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Business Administration, Engineering, or a related field? Do you have at least two years of relevant experience in information technology? Do you have excellent knowledge of office computer and information systems, including hardware, software, communication equipment technology, networking, or operating systems applications? Do you also have prior hands on experience in RapidSMS technologies in deploying, maintaining and supporting office applications on virtual machines? If so, UNICEF Burundi might be looking for you.

Under the supervision of the ICT Specialist, the Technology Officer will support design, testing, and identification of emerging technologies that help improve programme monitoring and management in the areas of health, education, protection, communication and WASH activities supported by UNICEF. The position entails work with open-source development communities, local innovators, youth organizations, cultural and religious organizations, NGOs, the private sector, local media, and academia to provide a space to nurture and test new and innovative ideas, develop the next generation of thought leaders, and build local capacity.

The post is established for the duration of the current programme cycle of 2014-2016. The contract is one year renewable.

Duty Station: Bujumbura, Burundi

Qualified applicants should submit their applications by December 23, 2013 through the e-Recruitment system (How to apply to regular vacancies).

For more information, see the Terms of Reference.

Check also other job opportunities within UNICEF innovation work