IOM the Netherlands has started the second phase of its Connecting Diaspora for Development (CD4D) programme.
Through the transfer of knowledge and expertise, CD4D2 engages diaspora to support the development of their countries of origin.

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Name of Host Institution

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)

Background Information about Host Institution

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) was established in April 2001 to implement the Nigerian Information Technology Policy and co-ordinate general IT development in the country.
The National Information Technology Development Act (2007) mandates the Agency to create a framework for the planning, research, development, standardization, application, coordination, monitoring, evaluation and regulation of Information Technology practices, activities and systems in Nigeria.

The Agency has the role to develop, regulate and advise on Information technology in the country through regulatory standards, guidelines and policies. Additionally, NITDA is the clearinghouse for all IT projects and infrastructural development, and the prime Agency for e-government implementation, Internet governance and general IT development in Nigeria.

Duration of the Assignment

From:  15 July 2020    To 15 October 2020

Objectives of Assignment

To transfer knowledge and develop Public Sector capacity in Developmental Regulation; Digital Literacy & Skills; Solid Infrastructure; Service Infrastructure; Digital Services Development & Promotion; Soft Infrastructure; Digital Society & Emerging Technologies; and Adoption of Improved Indigenous Content Promotion.

Output/Deliverables

  • Improved Developmental Regulation;
  • Increased Digital Literacy & Skills;
  • Improved Service Infrastructure;
  • Improved Development & Promotion of Digital Services;
  • Improved Soft Infrastructure;
  • Increased interaction and knowledge on Digital Society & Emerging Technologies;
  • Adoption of Improved Indigenous Content Promotion.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

To transfer knowledge and develop Public Sector capacity in Developmental Regulation; Digital Literacy & Skills; Solid Infrastructure; Service Infrastructure; Digital Services Development & Promotion; Soft Infrastructure; Digital Society & Emerging Technologies; and Adoption of Improved Indigenous Content Promotion.

Competencies

Behavioural

  • Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
  • Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders
  • Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others
  • Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
  • Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
  • Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve the performance of self and others.
  • Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
  • Professionalism –  displays mastery of subject matter
  • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.
  • Technological Awareness – displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;

Technical

  • Capacity to conduct a detailed training needs analysis
  • Ability to develop a training plan capturing training requirements of the organization and the appropriate training delivery method to be utilised.
  • Ability to work closely with stakeholders to help formulate and deliver effective timely training materials across departments
  • Excellent Capacity in the use of SharePoint Online
  • Application Development and Support
  • Demonstrated learning and development experience particularly in technology refresh, MS Windows and productivity suite upgrades
  • Capacity in Design, Development and support of technology infrastructure, hardware, software and office systems support and distribution

Education and Experience

Education

  • Computer operations,
  • IT service management,
  • Technology development and architecture,
  • IT infrastructure management,
  • Business Unit/Customer support,
  • Cloud computing
  • Application service

Experience

  • 5 years’ experience in conducting research, providing short term training
  • Demonstrated 5 years’ experience in project management and implementation
  • Knowledge and experience of Government and Public Sector Administration
  • 5 years’ experience in Cyber Security Administration
  • 5 years’ experience in Cyber Security Architecture
  • 5 years’ experience in Enterprise and Platform Architecture
  • 5 years’ experience in Internet Consultancy
  • 5 years’ experience as Application tools specialist
  • 5 years’ experience in Developing Soft Infrastructure
  • 5 years’ experience in Digital Literacy & Skills
  • 5 years’ experience in Developmental Regulation
  • Experience in Business Process Outsourcing
  • Experience in Artificial Intelligence  

Language Requirements

  • Fluency in English is required
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