AI Skills and Ecosystem Advisor job at GIZ Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
AI Skills and Ecosystem Advisor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Data and Research ]

Jobs at:

GIZ Rwanda

Deadline of this Job:
09 December 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, November 25, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

GIZ Rwanda is searching for candidates for the position of AI Skills and Ecosystem Advisor for the FAIR Forward – Artificial Intelligence for all programme.

• Planning and implementing selected FAIR Forward activities in Rwanda under the guidance of the global FAIR Forward team
• Advising partners from government, academia, and private sector in Rwanda and globally on how to best leverage AI approaches, including building and maintaining relationships with programme stakeholders
• Contributing actively to effective project management, including planning and budgeting, steering of contractors, communication, and reporting, and monitoring and evaluation
• Identifying and actively pursuing synergies with other GIZ projects in Rwanda and beyond
• The AI Advisor performs the following tasks:
• Technical:
• Coordinate the design and implementation of FAIR Forward activities in Rwanda, including AI skills programmes and trainings, as well as policy-related activities
• Together with the global FAIR Forward team, work on establishing global networks and alliances around open AI
• Advise partners from government, academia, and the private sector on how to best leverage AI for sustainable development in Rwanda
• Contribute to the scaling of best practices from Rwanda to other countries in Africa
• Organize events such AI community meetups and workshops
• Project management and communication:
• Preparation of contracts, including Terms of Reference and other project documents
• Management of subcontractors and supervision consultancies and studies
• Ensure effective monitoring and evaluation of activities
• Manage meetings, workshops, and events with stakeholders and service providers (preparation, implementation, follow-up)
• Support in the field of communication, public relations, preparation of fact sheets, including social media and newsletters
• Facilitate administrative and logistical procedures for activities in coordination with the GIZ administration team
• Ensure knowledge transfer within the global implementing team of FAIR Forward
• Support and execution of any other tasks assigned to by the management

Required qualifications, competencies, and experience
• Qualifications
• Bachelors’ in computer engineering, business administration, public policy, international relations, or related field
• Professional experience
• At least 3 years’ professional experience in a comparable position
• Strong understanding of AI and emerging technologies more broadly, including its opportunities and challenges in the context of sustainable development
• Experience with ecosystem and community building around emerging technologies
• Experience in project management, ideally in the area of digital transformation and/or international cooperation
• Experience in organization and implementation of events and workshops
• Experience in developing and implementing training programmes for emerging technologies
• Applied knowledge in a relevant technical field such as programming, machine learning, statistics or similar is considered a plus, but not a requirement

Other knowledge, additional competences
• Finely tuned organizational skills and ability to work on one’s own initiative
• Ability to build and manage internal and external relationships and build strategic partnerships and networks
• Proactive in the development and implementation of ideas and proposals
• Willingness to and experience in working in a multi-national remote team
• Able to work under little supervision but at the same time being a real team player
• Good knowledge of English and Kinyarwanda. French or German would be an asset
• Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 09 December 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 25-11-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 25-11-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 25-11-2065
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