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Senior ICT Advisor

About Kaizen

The Kaizen Company is an incubator for innovative, scalable solutions that address emerging market challenges and opportunities. Our proven solutions catalyze locally driven organizational and institutional performance improvements and establish communities of practice that facilitate peer-to-peer learning and the achievement of shared goals.

Scope and Objectives

The Kaizen Company is recruiting a Senior Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Advisor to include on a bid to build the ICT capacity of the Government of Liberia (GoL). The Senior ICT Advisor will support capacity building within the Government of Liberia office responsible for GoL internet service provision services. This key individual will also support capacity development by working with select line ministries that will be procuring connectivity and international transport. The role requires a strong understanding of the technology space in development and multiple years of experience implementing digital technology solutions in the field under resources-constrained settings. A technology background in computer science or a related field, an open mind, and the ability to independently drive results are essential.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree (or higher) in computer science, information systems, telecommunications or a related field
  • Minimum of eight years of experience in implementing technology solutions in international development, including the development and management of e-government organizational structures and procedures/ICT policy/telecommunications infrastructure development at a national or complex state level
  • Minimum of six years of field experience in an emerging market; experience in West Africa is a plus
  • Minimum of six years of experience with software development and/or enterprise software support
  • Demonstrated experience in building digital capacity through support to country-based government staff
  • The ability to communicate complicated technical subjects to project and government counterparts
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Experience in knowledge management
  • Experience with user-centered design methodologies
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