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Regional IT Specialist Job in Kenya

RTI International is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition.

With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services.

Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park.

The Nairobi Regional Office (NRO) supports RTI International growth and success in the Africa region by providing functional expertise and solutions.

We seek to recruit a qualified candidate for the Regional IT Specialist role.

This position will ensure that all Information Technology systems are functioning and maintained according to RTI policies and regulations, donor requirements and good business practice. In addition, he/she will provide technical support to all NRO staff as well as projects in the region.

The Regional IT Specialist will provide support of PCs (Windows 7/ Microsoft Office 2010 ), Windows 2008 server installations, network infrastructure maintenance, research, field testing, training and deployment of innovative technology, specifically; custom developed Android applications (Tangerine\Papaya), its hardware and connectivity.

He / She will also provide detailed feedback to development teams working remotely, with a demonstrated appreciation of the local context in which the projects operate.

He /She will be responsible for the project office network administration, including back-up and day to day troubleshooting as well as maintain regular contact with field staff on IT related issues whilst having a good understanding of field IT challenges.


Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology with six ( 6) years’ of relevant work experience with Regional Support for IT in Africa and General IT market awareness in the region.

Discreet in the judgment and management of confidential information, sophisticated IT equipment/materials, and sensitive data.

Must hold; Cisco certification and Microsoft (MCITP), ITIL/Prince Certification and relevant training in project management.

To apply, please email cover letter and CV to by 31st July 2013.

Please do not attach copies of certificates.

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

RTI International does not charge any fees for its recruitment and selection processes.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V

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