IT Intern Jobs career in in Ongata Rongai Kenya 2013

Required for a Civil Society Organization based in Ongata Rongai, an enterprising, imaginative, self-driven, results-oriented individual to fill the following position:

IT Intern

Job Purpose

  • Supporting and developing capacity of project team in data and ICT
  • Data mining, analysis and development of write-ups
  • Data management and visualization through various maps
  • Media monitoring
  • Support enhancement of systems for monitoring and evaluation
  • Advisory and/ or development of digital apps especially mobile apps
  • Management of web content
  • Supporting PC hardware components, desktop operating system softwares and application softwares
  • Development and coding of research materials
  • Other tasks as may be assigned
Required qualifications and Competencies:
  • At least a degree in Information Technology or IT related course
  • Demonstrable experience in tinkering and developing IT solutions
  • Thorough knowledge of programming languages like java, php and python
  • Familiarity and expertise in use of mapping tools
  • Strong social awareness
  • Excellent research and web skills
  • Extremely professional, personable and of reasonably high values and integrity
  • Ability to transform end-user needs into technical applications
  • Knowledge of at least one statistical analysis package (SAS, STATA, SPSS) is an added advantage
  • A good understanding of how Civil Society Organizations operate is an advantage
  • Be able to operate most of the time in Ongata Rongai and its environs
Required attributes and skills
  • High ethical and integrity standards
  • Excellent communicator, in speech and in writing
  • Amiable and of pleasant personality
  • Ability to prioritise, and exercise good judgment
  • Good understanding of donor funded water and environment projects is a plus
  • Good grasp of the New Constitution and Devolution
  • Flexible, energized, innovative, and able to undertake fieldwork
  • Excellent Computer Proficiency is a must
If you meet these specifications, send your application and CV, with details of three referees (one of whom should be current or immediate former supervisor if you have worked before) to on or before 30th March, 2013
(Internship will be for three months with a possibility of renewal. Those who had previously applied need not reapply).

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