Dec 23, 20081. Background
The Government of Rwanda, as part of its policy, is committed to promoting infor-mation and communication technology (ICT) in order to facilitate the achievement of social welfare and to foster economic development.
As part of its strategy, The Government is committed to improving telecommunication facilities nationwide and to diversifying the means of access through the utilization of appropriate telecommunications systems.
Within the framework of the "Infrastructure, Equipment and Content" pillar of NICI II, the Government of Rwanda through Rwanda Information Technology Authority (RITA) is now establishing a robust nationwide broadband backbone, using optical fiber cables (OFC). Once deployed, the National Backbone will ensure resilient and affordable country-wide connectivity and facilitate deployment of e-services and e-applications, including e-government, e-commerce, e-tourism, e-education, e-health, e-agriculture, video conference, VoIP, etc.
In view of the above, RITA is in the process of recruiting experienced staff that will actively participate in the construction of the National Backbone and related projects.
2. Vacant Positions
We are looking for exceptional candidates to fill the following positions in the Infra-structure Unit:
- Project Manager
- Network & Transmission Specialist
- Civil Engineering Specialist
3. How to Apply
Online application letters accompanied by certified copies of relevant certificates together with Curriculum Vitae (CV) should be addressed to the following address before Friday 2nd of January 2009, at 4:00p.m local time:
Rwanda Information Technology Authority (RITA)
Telecom House- 5th Floor
PO BOX: 7229 Kigali
Telephone: +250 583220, email: tonys @ rita.rw
Done at Kigali on Wednesday, 17th of December 2008,
Nkubito M. BAKURAMUTSA
Deputy CEO RDB - RITA