Consultancy For Rwanda TECH Enabled Innovation Policy
Deadline of this Job:
18 September 2020
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa
Date Posted: Thursday, September 03, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
The Deutsche GesellschaftfürInternationaleZusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a federally owned international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations. GIZ has worked in Rwanda for over 30 years. The primary objectives between the Government of Rwanda and the Federal Republic of Germany are poverty reduction and promotion of sustainable development. .
To achieve these objectives, GIZ Rwanda is active in the sectors of Decentralization and Good Governance, Economic Development and Employment Promotion, Energy and ICT (Information and Communications Technology).
The project "Digital Solutions for Sustainable Development"(DSSD) will advise Rwandan institutions on the implementation of the Smart Rwanda Master Plan (2016-2020) and its priority projects. The project aims at promoting the development of digital solutions in collaboration with sector ministries, local and international private companies, research institutions and civil society.
The development of those pioneering solutions will be supported and managed by a dynamic team of experts based in the newly created Centre for Digital Transformation DigiCenter – a project unit of DSSD.
The DigiCenter is a space dedicated at delivering impact driven digital solutions, developing the capacities of the local innovation ecosystem, and replicating / scaling-up digital solutions at regional and continental level.
Therefore, DSSD Program is currently working closely with the Ministry of ICT and Innovations (MINICT) to develop a National Tech Innovation Policy to strengthen the nascent ecosystem and ensure that Rwanda reaps the rewards that a truly innovative environment and ecosystem offers to socio-economic development.
Work Hours: 8
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