National ICT Experts to support ICT development at the PPAs

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United Nations Development Programme

Introduction :

Nation: Vientiane, Lao PDR   


Description of the Task:  

The Nationwide guide will work below the direct supervision of the UNDP STEPS Undertaking’s Chief Technical Specialist and dealing straight with the Nationwide Meeting, the Governance Unit Group, and different related companions, to assist inception part actions.

The ICT advisory & assist is required to:

–       To evaluate PPA preparedness for using ICT investments, and guarantee within the quick time period that the related ICT investments and belongings which are launched on the PPAs are deployed and operationalized as meant and anticipated.

–       To make sure that the PPAs progressively construct up processes, organizational constructions, capacities and information to make sure ongoing ICT and media operations.

–       To make sure that PPA management acknowledges ICT governance and their essential roles therein, and understands the out there administration instruments to make sure ample planning and mobilization of ICT assets in direction of a well-functioning PPA ICT perform.

The profitable applicant can be anticipated to be chargeable for the next:

 1.     Conduct pre-delivery missions to chose PPA, together with the next duties:

o   Assess what tools is already there 

o   Verify the place the tools can be positioned

o   Affirm what can be delivered

o   Determine and assembly the ICT focus

o   Assess points, wants, gaps in having the ability to use the tools, eg connectivity

o   Oversee the method for set up to happen

o   Perceive how coaching will happen after supply

2.     Overseeing supply and adoption of ICT tools and infrastructure – offered by UNDP STEPS, together with overseeing the work of the native ICT service supplier together with the verification, allocation and supply of ICT tools to the PPAs, and set up and handover of the tools at/to the PPAs.

3.     Supporting the roll out of the PPA web sites and helping the PPAs to determine associated inner content material administration processes, SOPs, together with by conducting web site workshops with PPA senior officers, and explaining facets of content material administration, internet hosting and associated obligations, establishing preliminary content material administration plans, roles and obligations, processes and following the roll out by monitoring and offering ad-hoc assist.

4.     monitoring and offering preliminary technical help, advisory and coaching assist to PPA workers for his or her position in sustaining the donated and put in WiFi community answer for every PPA.

5.     Constantly assessing ICT growth gaps on the PPA, together with on the ranges of ICT infrastructure, ICT insurance policies, ICT operations and common reporting these to UNDP STEPS, the PPA management and NA, with proposals for comply with up actions and initiatives.

6.     Formulating – in collaboration with PPA designated ICT workers – comply with up ICT actions and initiatives, as soon as endorsed by PPAs, NA and UNDP STEPS, and in the end the first ICT annual workplan(s). 

7.     Aiding PPAs management and ICT managers in growing their first ICT annual funds forecasts and proposed funds plans, based mostly on the preliminary ICT workplans.

8.     Aiding PPA management in establishing the interior ICT group/unit, defining an ICT service catalogue, talk about, outline ICT supervisor obligations and operational processes.

9.     Aiding PPA management in establishing ICT insurance policies for safety, information, entry management, belongings & acceptable use, and how you can implement and govern. 

10.   Taking part and selling innovation information sharing throughout all 18 PPAs on ICT points throughout numerous channels (incl. e.g., WhatsApp teams) and annual / common PPA-NA innovation information sharing boards and conferences.

Interval of task/companies: 90 working days. 


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Deadline :

08-Apr-24 @ 12:59 PM (New York time)


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