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Senior Education Management Information System (EMIS) Advisor, Tanzania

Social Sciences Research
IDG International Education
170QI Requisition #
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Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalence from a recognized university; consideration may be given to alternative qualifications with 10+ years’ experience and demonstrated performance track-record.
  • At least ten (10) years working experience, with proven experience in ICT project management for national and decentralized public sector systems, with at least one (1) as a chief technical advisor or project chief (technical).
  • Experience with management information system development and roll-out,
  • Project management support to government within context of EMIS/ICT
  • Within government institutional capacity building experience
  • Proven business acumen and demonstrated ability to build business partnerships.
  • Proven organization skills and ability to manage competing time demands for multiple projects within given timeframes.
  • A creative thinker with an innovative approach to problem solving which is outcomes driven rather than process orientated.
  • Strong proven experience working within the public sector, working with the building of decentralized systems capacity and human resource capacity is required.
  • Experience in business process analysis preferably in a multi discipline environment.
  • Highly developed analytical skills with an ability to remain focused on outputs and to adjust delivery mechanisms to meet deadlines and client needs.
  • Demonstrated highly developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively negotiate and communicate specific issues where there are competing agendas and priorities.
  • Energy and enthusiasm with a strong client focus.
  • The ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures.


Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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