Technology Specialist

Promoting Research Innovation through Development of Fintech Institute at GIFT - CS-01 ProjectManagement Support
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The engineer will:
(i) assist PMU and GIFT City in preparing technical documents, including technical specifications, cost estimates, standards, licensing and software renewal/update requirements, qualification requirements for prospective suppliers, and concept sketches for the procurement and installation of practical training equipment and tools which meet industry, training, and curriculum requirements and standards
(ii) assist PMU and GIFT City in evaluating bids and negotiating contracts with suppliers
(iii) assist PMU and GIFT City in preparing and organizing training on the use of equipment and tools conducted by suppliers;
(iv) assist PMU and GIFT City in inspecting training equipment and tools and requesting replacement and repair during warranty periods;
(v) assist PMU and GIFT City in preparing and updating procurement plans, detailed annual financial and physical activity plans, and progress reports;
(vi) Facilitate the preparing of technology transformation roadmap for the continuum of learning training and delivery of other pillars continuously using digital platforms
(vii) Should be responsible for preparing an integrated platform for reporting for the project (MIS) and evolve the same to the Decision Support Systems (with enabled business intelligence); facilitate the digital platforms to support international trainings and systems to anchor accelerators/ incubators for various hackathons/ big idea generation etc. including market interface for higher reach and advocacy of the institute as the global institute of the future etc.

Project Description
The objective of the assignment is to provide technical professional support and strengthen the capacity of Project Management Unit (PMU) to carry out day to-day project management activities and facilitate project implementation in accordance with ADB’s policies and guidelines, and laws and regulations of the Government of India. Specifically, the consulting firm will assist in:
(i) Project Coordination and implementation support
(ii) Planning, budgeting, financial management, and procurement
(iii) Technical Support to the PMU / Fintech Institute
(iv) Monitoring and reporting
(v) Safeguards
Screening Criteria 1
The engineer should have a master's degree in engineering/ technology/ or other relevant discipline
Screening Criteria 2
At least 8 years of experience in preparing technical documents for the procurement and installation of training equipment, including virtual reality-, augmented reality-, and simulation-based training equipment.
Screening Criteria 3
Senior roles in startup eco-system (CTO etc.) would be preferable with demonstrated experience of setting up the IT infrastructure and lay out the highest technology platform ready for the startups/ investors/ learners etc.

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