Palladium D4I – Informatics Intern Jobs

Palladium D4I – Informatics Intern Jobs


  • Palladium is a consortium member of the USAID funded Data for Impact (D4I) Project. The D4I mission is to support countries to realize the power of data as evidence that can improve programs, policies, and outcomes. The D4I strengthens the technical and organizational capacity of local partners to collect, analyse, and use data to support their move to self-reliance.

  • Data for Impact (D4I) Rwanda is a USAID Displaced Children and Orphans Fund (DCOF)-funded project that contributes to the Rwanda National Integrated Child Rights Policy and the Strategy for National Child Care Reform. D4I’s main goal is to strengthen the collection, management, analysis, and use of routine data to support program planning and monitoring of alternative care provision.

  • The project works with the National Child Development Agency (NCDA), the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion (MIGEPROF), and its partners to improve the availability and use of data on children who have lost or risk losing parental care.


  • The informatics workstream is seeking to higher software engineer interns (2) to support the DHIS2 workstream that is to be undertaken by a consultant. The objectives of this task will be to:

  • Support the design
    and development of the NCDA DHIS2 instance for priority indicator reporting.

  • Support in the validation of the DHIS2 priority indicator, capacity building and rollout of the tool.


  • Possess any Information Technology, computer science, information systems or any other related and relevant degree.

  • Understanding of relational database management systems (RDBMS) specifical knowledge of PostgreSQL Lis highly desired.

  • Understanding of software engineering fundamentals including proper understanding of Backend, frontend and UI/UX languages.

    Job Specification:

  • Support the lead consultant in the requirements gathering, technical documentation and user guides.

  • Support in the installation, setup, support and overall maintenance of the DHIS2 instance at NCDA.

  • Support the design, development, and configuration of the DHIS2 datasets and data Elements as guided by the lead consultants.

  • Support in testing and validation of the DHIS2 platform as guided by the lead consultant.

  • Lead in the capacity building effort within NCDA, MIGEPROF and Child Protection stakeholders who are the prime users of the system.

  • Support in the process of change management especially covering NCDA and child protection stakeholders as the needs evolve during the development period.

  • Any other duties as assigned.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Palladium D4I – Informatics Intern Jobs

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